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FACTS AND FIGURES Types of ceramic tiles are classified by the amount of water that they absorb and by their method of production - either dry pressed or extruded. The less absorbent a tile is, the stronger it will be and the more resistant to frost. However, adhesion is easier with more absorbent tiles.

Production method Ceramic tile types Water absorption (usual names) (E) Dry pressed Wall tiles E > 10% Dry pressed Stoneware oor tiles 0.5%

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