Tests on Tiles

TRANSVERSE STRENGTH TEST ON FLOORING TILES

AIM To determine the breaking load of Terrazo flooring tiles APPARATUS The tile testing machine The unit consists of an angle iron frame. A double lever system with a ratio 1:12 provided for applying the load . The lower lever is supported on ball bearing and carries a counter balanced weight and a receiving pan. […]

WATER ABSORPTION TEST ON ROOFING TILES

AIM To determine the percentage of water absorption of roofing tiles APPARATUS A sensitive balance SPECIMEN Two tiles shall be used for this test from the sample selected. PROCEDURE (I) Dry the tiles selected in an oven at a temperature of 105 ° TO 110 °C till they attain constant weight and then cool and […]

TRANSVERSE STRENGTH TEST ON ROOFING TILES

AIM To determine the breaking load of clay roofing tiles (Mangalore pattern) APPARATUS The tile testing machine The unit consists of an angle iron frame. A double lever system with a ratio 1: 12 provided for applying the load. The lower lever is supported on ball bearing and carries a counter balanced weights and a […]