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CHARACTERISTIC EUROPEAN STANDARDS - EN 1778 11A,IS 13755 AAKRUTI FLOOR TILES SPECIFICATIONS METHOD OF TESTING
A - PHYSICAL DIMENSION SIZE 300 mm x 300 mm THICKNESS 8.5 mm
1. Deviation in length +0.5% Max. +0.5% Max. EN 98M BS 6431 Part10, is 13630 Part 1
2. Deviation in Thickness +5.0% Max. +4.0% Max. Same as above
3. Straightness of sides +0.5% Max. +0.1% Max. Same as above
4. Rectangularity +0.6% Max. +0.25% Max. Same as above
5. Surface flatness (Warpage) +0.5% Max. +0.5% Max. Same as above
6. Surface quality Minimum 95%of tiles free from defects Minimum 99%of tiles free from defects Same as above
B - PHYSICAL DIMENSIONS
1. Water absorption (%) (E) 3% EN 99, BS 6431 PART 11, IS 13630 PART 2
2. Bending Strength (N/sq. mm) >22 Average 20 min Above 380 Kg. / cm2 EN 100, BS 6431 PART 12, IS 13630 PART 6
3. Scratch Strength (mohs) > =3 Minimum 5 Minimum 5 EN 101, BS 6431 PART 13, IS 13630 PART 13
4. Resistance to Surface abrasion To be specified by the Mfr. Class III EN 154, BS 6431 20, IS 13630 PART 2
5. Crazing resistance Minimum 5 cycles Minimum 5 cycles IS 13630 PART 9
C - CHEMICAL PROPERTIES
1. Resistance to staining Minimum class 2 Minimum class 2 EN 122 (3.1), is 13630 PART 8
2. Resistance to household chemicals Minimum class B Minimum class B EN 122 (3.1), is 13630 PART 8
D - THERMAL PROPERTIES
1. Thermal shok resistance Required Resistance as per STD EN 104, BS 6431 PART 16, IS 13630 PART 5
2. Thermal expansion Max. 9 x 10-6/k-1 for 1000c Max. 9 x 10-6/k-1 for 1000c EN 103, BS 6431 PART 15, IS 13630 PART 4