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Finish: Natural
Material: Porcelain Tile and Slabs
Collection: Porfirica

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Special OrderTile12"x24"9mmNatural
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Special OrderTile30"x30"10mmNatural
Limited StockTile30"x60"10mmNatural

Porfirica

The name Porphyry comes from the ancient Greek meaning purple, a color frequently found in this type of rock, along with red, brown and grey. It is this rock that has inspired the Porfirica collection. Porphyry is a magmatic material formed by the cooling of lava flows. It has an extremely variegated, complex composition, on which is created a “porphyritic” (porfirica in Italian) structure that also comprises minerals and crystalline elements. This particular characteristic is featured in 2 patterns: a fine-grain version inspired by the original stone and a coarser-grain agglomerate. The stone-effect porcelain stoneware by Coem restores prestige and value to this stone, thanks to three surface finishes: unpolished, half-polished and outdoor, with 5 intense colors and two textures that allow for creative compositions on floors and walls.

Applications

  • Exterior Cladding: Yes
  • Exterior Pavers: No
  • Interior Walls: Yes
  • Interior Floors: Yes
  • Kitchen Countertops: No
  • Other Countertops: No
  • Wet areas: Yes
  • Traffic: Heavy Commercial

Care + Maintenance

  • Pre-Grouting Protection: Not Applicable
  • Initial Cleaning: Deterdek/Fila CR10
  • Protection Natural Effect: Not Applicable
  • Protection Color Enhancing: Not Applicable
  • Standard Maintenance: Fila Cleaner
  • Special Maintenance: Fila PS/87
ABRASION RESISTANCE

High

This material has relatively high abrasion resistance. It rates as a 7 or higher on the Mohs scale. Quartzite or granite typically fall into this range. This material is less likely to scratch than marble, limestone, onyx, slate, etc.

ABSORPTION

Low

This material is virtually non-porous. No sealer is required and it is less likely to stain.

ACID SENSITIVITY

Minimal

This material is minimally sensitive to acids. It will not acid etch or lose its surface sheen when exposed to acidic liquids such as lemons or tomatoes.

FREEZE-THAW

All Exteriors

Due to this material's Minimal or Moderate Absorption rating, its Abrasion Resistance rating, color fastness and tensile strength, this material is suitable for all exterior applications where freeze-thaw cycles are a concern. Use TCNA standards for setting in exteriors and consult an engineer regarding fastening systems and tensile strength required for your project.

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Graphite

Finish: Natural
Material: Porcelain Tile and Slabs
Collection: Porfirica

Care + Maintenance

  • Pre-Grouting Protection: Not Applicable
  • Initial Cleaning: Deterdek/Fila CR10
  • Protection Natural Effect: Not Applicable
  • Protection Color Enhancing: Not Applicable
  • Standard Maintenance: Fila Cleaner
  • Special Maintenance: Fila PS/87

Applications

  • Exterior Cladding: Yes
  • Exterior Pavers: No
  • Interior Walls: Yes
  • Interior Floors: Yes
  • Kitchen Countertops: No
  • Other Countertops: No
  • Wet areas: Yes
  • Traffic: Heavy Commercial
ABRASION RESISTANCE

High

This material has relatively high abrasion resistance. It rates as a 7 or higher on the Mohs scale. Quartzite or granite typically fall into this range. This material is less likely to scratch than marble, limestone, onyx, slate, etc.

ABSORPTION

Low

This material is virtually non-porous. No sealer is required and it is less likely to stain.

ACID SENSITIVITY

Minimal

This material is minimally sensitive to acids. It will not acid etch or lose its surface sheen when exposed to acidic liquids such as lemons or tomatoes.

FREEZE-THAW

All Exteriors

Due to this material's Minimal or Moderate Absorption rating, its Abrasion Resistance rating, color fastness and tensile strength, this material is suitable for all exterior applications where freeze-thaw cycles are a concern. Use TCNA standards for setting in exteriors and consult an engineer regarding fastening systems and tensile strength required for your project.

The name Porphyry comes from the ancient Greek meaning purple, a color frequently found in this type of rock, along with red, brown and grey. It is this rock that has inspired the Porfirica collection. Porphyry is a magmatic material formed by the cooling of lava flows. It has an extremely variegated, complex composition, on which is created a “porphyritic” (porfirica in Italian) structure that also comprises minerals and crystalline elements. This particular characteristic is featured in 2 patterns: a fine-grain version inspired by the original stone and a coarser-grain agglomerate. The stone-effect porcelain stoneware by Coem restores prestige and value to this stone, thanks to three surface finishes: unpolished, half-polished and outdoor, with 5 intense colors and two textures that allow for creative compositions on floors and walls.