Thermal Shock Resistance of Ceramic Tiles - Test Method - BS EN ISO 10545-9:2013


Ceramic tiles. Determination of resistance to thermal shock.


A test method for determining the resistance to thermal shock of whole tiles. Thermal shock resistance is determined by cycling between 15°C and 145°C.

Defects are assessed by viewing the tiles with the naked eye from a defined distance and light intensity.

A weak staining solution can be used to aid visibility of defects. 

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