Tile Testing 101: A Behind-the-Scenes Look at How Products are Tested for Quality and Performance - 1 LU/HSW

Tuesday, September 24, 2019, 12:00 - 1:00 p.m. EST

The tile industry prides itself on its stringent standards for product quality and performance. Ceramic tile and related installation material suppliers, specifiers, and users rely on laboratory testing to evaluate conformance with industry standards and ensure that the right products are being used in the correct applications. This session provides a glimpse into TCNA’s Product Performance Testing Laboratory, including an in-depth look at the tests that are most heavily relied upon by the industry.

Learning Objectives:

  • Understand how ceramic and glass tiles are tested for conformance with industry standards.

  • Understand how tile mortars, grouts, and other installation materials are tested for conformance with industry standards.

  • Obtain a visual demonstration of common testing procedure.

  • Learn how test results are reported, represented, and used throughout the industry.

About the Speakers

Katelyn SimpsonKatelyn Simpson

Director of Laboratory Manager and ASC A108 Committee Secretary

 

 

 

 

 

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Grant Davidson

Standards Development Engineer

 

 

 

 

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