Koru Apple Tile is a special product by Italian Mirage, revitalizing expensive fruit trees in porcelainware. This fantastic tile has a unique multi-layer decoration technology that delivers the most detailed graphics on a porcelain tile. It also comes with 80 different prints making it almost impossible for the eye to catch repetition. This is a flagship product that represents the company’s innovations in the ceramic industry.
Mirage Koru Apple Tile is characterized by light veining effects, distinctive gnarls, and compact fibers on a bone-like background color that goes throughout the porcelain body. Moreover, It generates over a 0.42 Dynamic Coefficiency of Friction (DCOF) value. This tile is a safer option for bathroom and kitchen floors.
THERE IS NO SUCH THING AS PEI. IT’S ASTM C1027.19 VISUAL ABRASION TEST AND IT DOESN’T APPLY TO UNGLAZED TILES.
Porcelain is a product of ceramic. Ceramic tiles with water absorption of 0.5% and lower are called porcelain tiles. Most Ceramic and Porcelain tiles are glazed. Whereas some companies have been pushing ASTN C1027.19 classes as the hardness and durability of the tile. This is a visual abrasion test measuring the wear and tear of the GLAZE. The only indicator of the hardness is the water absorption level. Wood Look Tile Mirage Koru Apple Tile comes with a water absorption level below 0.1%. Therefore It’s an extremely hard product. Moreover, its color is consistent throughout its porcelain body(color-body tile), and it’s not glazed.
Porcelain is an extremely durable product. However, its durability depends on the installation as much as its hardness. If you want your tile to last, you may want to sure that your installer is using a good thinset and he’s not leaving hollow spots under your tile.