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Pinocchi is an ink jet porcelain tile by Italian manufacturer, 14OraItaliana. Pinocchi features the surprisingly realistic look of raw plywood and OSB, or particle board. The series was designed to inspire an element of surprise; it looks as if it may be a rough, unfinished surface, yet, as a porcelain, it's unexpectedly smooth and cool to the touch. Pinocchi is suitable for many applications and can be used in spaces where the look of plywood an particle board would not typically be expected, such as bathrooms and poolside floors.
Colors + Sizes
The Pinocchi series includes one style: Pioppo, which resembles a light wood. Sizes are noted as nominal (and actual).
Pinocchi is suitable for interior and exterior walls and floors including heavy-traffic commercial flooring applications. Most notably, Pinocchi may be used in spaces where the look of plywood and particle board would not typically be expected, such as bathrooms or poolside floors.
Recommended Grout Line: 1/8"-3/16"
Water Absorption - ISO 10545-3: <.5%
Breaking Strength – ISO 10545-4: > 35N/mm
Abrasion Resistance – ISO 10545-7: PEI 4
Thermal Shock Resistance - ISO 10545-9: Resistant
Frost Resistance - ISO 10545-12: Resistant
Chemical Resistance - ISO 10545-13: UA ULA UHA
Stain Resistance - ISO10545-14: Class 5
Coefficient of Friction – ASTM C1028: Wet > 0.60, Dry > 0.65
Installation + Maintenance
Tiles can be installed using standard installation methods for thinset adhesives. A grout joint of 1/8" or greater is recommended. Use high quality adhesive from manufacturers such as Laticrete and Mapei, following manufacturers’ recommendations, depending on conditions. Clean with a neutral detergent.
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