4 August 2020
Here are our tips for industry professionals installing ceramic tiles from the HIGHKER® collections with next generation materials and adhesives developed by Butech.
PORCELANOSA Group has spent years researching new formulas for laying ceramic tiles, endorsed by the quality and guarantee its eight firms offer. Digitalisation, combined with an increase in the number of R&D&I teams, has led to the firm developing technical solutions and bonding materials that reduce installation times and make spaces safer, always taking individual characteristics into account.
In an ever-more globalised and demanding market, PORCELANOSA has always paid attention to shifts in architecture in the hotel, residential and public sectors, and has developed HIGHKER, a large format, precision ceramic tile collection.®.
Part of the firm's Premium range, the four finishes available in the collection (Stones, Concrete, Oxides and Marbles) represent one of the greatest advances the multinational has made in overcoming traditional tile sizes in the ceramic sector. The designs open up a range of possibilities and combinations for architecture, interior design and property development professionals, with an increase in dimensions (80 cm x 80 cm, 120 cm x 120 cm, 59.6 cm x 180 cm) to give more durable, extensive solutions.
Bottega Caliza 120 cm x 120 cm
Its numerous technical properties include excellent resistance to extreme temperatures, blows and wear due to heavy use,its waterproof nature, the purity of materials, and its realistic textures based on marble, natural stone and concrete. What's more, now that effective hygiene is more important than ever, playing a pivotal role in the fight against Covid-19, HIGHKER® tiles are easier to clean thoroughly, and prevent the accumulation of dust and dirt on their surface thanks to the uninterrupted, joint-free design.
The PORCELANOSA Group firm Butech, a specialist in the development of materials and technical solutions for installing ceramic floor and wall tiles, provides a step-by-step guide to safely installing these large format ceramic tiles: