The Orientile collection of wall tile is
Canakkale Seramik & Kalebodur’s latest. A highlight of the range is Aya,
inspired by the rich design of a “Sultan’s ceremonial robes,” according to
Kale. The tile is offered in a range of contemporary colors, including White,
Black, Beige, Bordeaux, Mink and Petrol Blue. For details,
circle 295 on the Reader Inquiry Card.
Sparkling style in tile: GranitiFiandre's Crystal
presents the Crystal collection of porcelain slabs. True to its name, the
product features crystal inclusions over its surface, resulting in a rich,
dynamic style the company says. Featuring patented technology for its crystal
look, the product is offered in 36” by 18” and 18” by 18” formats as well as
mosaics and other pieces. For
details, circle 299 on the Reader Inquiry Card.
ProVa-Flex from Loxcreen is underlayment, membrane
Loxcreen Flooring Group has taken the wraps off of ProVa-Flex, a
multi-functional polypropylene underlayment for use in ceramic and stone
installations. The product is also designed as an “uncoupling” membrane and can
help prevent substrate moisture. For details, circle 291 on
the Reader Inquiry Card.
Persia from Keraben for ‘elegant' installs
Persia is Keraben’s latest.
Featuring a platinum metallic brocade pattern, the wall tile is designed for
use in “elegant” installations such as “a grand hallway or petite powder room,”
the company says. The tile is offered in a 13” by 13” format. For
details, circle 287 on the Reader Inquiry Card.
Recycled glass in Reviglass mosaics
offers a wide range of 100 percent recycled glass mosaics. Products are offered
in a choice of 250 colors and four sizes (1/2”, 1”, 1 1/2” and 2” squares).
Additionally, five mountings are available, including the new Polyurethane
Cord. The company also offers customized blends, special design and luminescent
looks. For details, circle 281 on the Reader Inquiry
With new grouts, ProSpec goes on the ‘Micro Defensive'
ProSpec has reformulated its line
of grouts with Micro Defense Technology. The antimicrobial additive aims to
prevent the growth of mold and mildew. Additionally, both sanded and unsanded
grouts now carry a color consistency guarantee. For details,
circle 293 on the Reader Inquiry Card.
Rex looks to gold leaf for Gold wall series
introduces Gold. Inspired by the gold leaf found on old stuccos and precious
furniture, Gold is a decorative wall accessory made using gold leaf and sheets
of polished glass. The product is designed to complement several Rex floor
styles, the company notes. For details, circle 289 on the
Reader Inquiry Card.
Tesoro's Marmaris is ‘Old World' tile
Marmaris porcelain tile is new
from Tesoro. Inspired by the various travertine stones that are mined
throughout the Anatolia region, Marmaris is aimed at projects that require “a
classic old world appeal,” the company says. For details,
circle 285 on the Reader Inquiry Card.
Vitromex's Angra inspired by stones
has unveiled the Angra line of ceramic tile. Featuring distinctive stone looks,
Angra is available in two colors: Hueso (bone with beige tones) and Café (a mix
of dark beige, light brown and grays). The tile is available in sizes including
18” by 18”. For details, circle 279 on the Reader Inquiry
NAC's ECB membrane included in new warranty
Applied Construction Products has announced a lifetime system performance
warranty for thin set and medium bed mortars installed using the company’s ECB
anti-fracture membrane. ECB is designed to protect flooring surfaces from
structural movement and moisture caused by vapor transmission.
For details, circle 297 on the Reader Inquiry
New Ardex 8+9 looks to reduce installation times
8 + 9 Waterproofing Compound has been formulated to allow flood testing in four
hours. According to the company, ARDEX 8 + 9 has been engineered to offer “the
ultimate in speed and protection against water before the installation of tile
and stone.” For details, circle 283 on the Reader Inquiry
In the October 2019 issue of Floor Trends, find out what's resonating with LVT. Also in this issue, we shine a spotlight on the latest innovations in surface preparation tools and flooring installation materials.