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Tough Bottoms for Improved Bonding

The bottoms of those tiles are left deliberately tough from gritty mildew launch (chalk) for improved bond energy. In my expertise, and tough, scratched, or etched glass is simpler than embossed ridges. Tough bottoms additionally has one other essential benefit over embossed ridges: they don’t intrude with reducing.



After reducing, each halves of the penny tile will fly out and generally far throughout the room (security glasses are a good suggestion!). I discovered it was greatest to stay the tile nippers right into a container (jaws going through down) as I reduce, in order that the halves of tile bounced off the partitions after which into the container, stopping the five-minute treasure hunt for misplaced items. No have to get fancy right here–I used an outdated tupperware container which labored nice.

Another choice is to go away the penny tile connected to the mesh backing that it comes on, which can stop it from flying away when it’s reduce.


These tiles have a nominal thickness of 1/8 inch (4mm), which is identical nominal thickness as a lot of the glass tile we promote. You should utilize these with different manufacturers of recycled glass and even vitreous glass, though the graininess of some vitreous colours may not look good when mixed with the homogeneous glassiness of recycled glass tiles.


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