Endless Taupe

Product overview

Endless Taupe

Endless collection inherits the expressive power of concrete, a material that wrote important pages in the history of architecture and plays a fundamental role in modern design thanks to the capability to radiate a strong tactile energy to every context surrounding it.

Nexion examined to the smallest the remarkable artifacts made by Italian craftsmen, characterized by the intense touch and feel of this matter. In its design lab, Nexion worked to give large size slabs the delicate variations of tones that we find in the small, renown Italian cementine, creating the soft effect of an “endless” surface.

The result is a ceramic collection made unique by the shade variations, sharp patterns and a high tactile vocation, which transmits a timeless and contemporary personality to the surrounding space.

Color


Sizes


120x120cm
120x240cm
30x60cm
60x120cm
60x60cm
80x160cm

Thickness


9 mm

Specifications


DIMENSIONS AND SURFACE QUALITY
Technical feature Standard method ISO Nexion values Requirements
SIZE < 1200 mm SIZE ≥ 1200 mm
% mm % mm
Width ISO 10545 - 2 ± 0,1 ± 0,8 ± 0,1 ± 1 ± 0,3%
Length ± 0,1 ± 0,8 ± 0,1 ± 1,2 ± 0,3%
Thickness ± 4 ± 0,5 ± 4 ± 0,5 ± 5,0%
Straightness of Side ± 0,1 ± 0,8 ± 0,1 ± 1 ± 0,3%
Rectangularity ± 0,1 ± 1,3 ± 0,1 ± 1,5 ± 0,3%
Surface Flatness ± 0,1 ± 1,8 ± 0,2 ± 3 ± 0,4%
Surface Quality 95% A minimum of 95% of the tiles are to
be free from visible defects which can
impair the appearance of a major area
of tiles
PHYSICAL PROPERTIES
Technical feature Standard method ISO Nexion values Requirements
Water Absorption ISO 10545 - 3 ≤ 0,5%,
Individual 0,6%
Modulus of Rupture ISO 10545 - 4 Min. 42 N/mm² Min. 35 N/mm²,
Individual Min. 32 N/mm²
Breaking Strength ISO 10545 - 4 Min. 1800 N Not less than 1300 N
Moisture Expansion ISO 10545 - 10 0,02 mm/m -
Surface abrasion ISO 10545-7 CLASS IV Minimum Class - II Report abrasion class and cycles passed
Mohs Hardness of surface NA 7
Coefficient of linear thermal
expansion from ambient
temperature to 100 °C
ISO 10545 - 8 6x10⁻ ⁶ K⁻¹ max As declared by the Manufacturer
Thermal Shock Resistance ISO 10545 - 9 No damage
Crazing Resistance:
glazed tiles
ISO 10545 - 11 No damage for
Min. 10 Cycles
Required
Bulk Density ISO 10545 - 3 2,2 g/cc 2,2 g/cc
Impact Resistance ISO 10545 - 5 0,55 As declared by the Manufacturer
Frost Resistance ISO 10545 - 12 No change
Slip Resistance ANSI A137,1
DIN 51130
As declared by the Manufacturer DCOF > 0,51
R-10
Small colour differences ISO 10545 - 16 No change Plain coloured tiles only where required
GL: ∆E < 0,75
UGL: ∆E < 1,0
CHEMICAL PROPERTIES
Technical feature Standard method ISO Nexion values Requirements
Resistance to staining ISO 10545 - 14 Class 4 Minimum Class 3
Resistance to household
chemicals and swimming pool
salts
ISO 10545 - 13 Minimum A Minimum B
Resistance to acids & alkalis Minimum B As declared by the Manufacturer

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