Ceramic Materials

A note about ceramics. The word “ceramics” comes from the Greek word keramos, which translates to – “Clay.” And in fact, the basic material for the production of all types of ceramics is clay. Initially, burnt clay bricks made from any local clay and loam, and were in demand as a material for construction. But over time, with the development of culture, pottery, more and more began to serve a decorative part of the decoration exteriors and interiors of the temples and palaces, and houses of the nobility. Art, comparable to the art of ceramic tiles of the building told me all about the high status of its owner. Therefore, along with the development of manufacturing processes decorated fine pottery and a variety of items to decorate the rooms, expand and manufacturing techniques of decorative pottery for decoration internal and external horizontal and vertical planes.

Emerging artists, legends, masters, and, of course, anxiously stored amis and decorative enamels. Now the decorative finishing ceramics (in particular, tiles) represents the one of the basic materials for the design of the walls and floor covering. But, despite the development of evidence-based decorative materials and ceramic materials, ceramic industry in the world, thousand-year experience of mankind in the art of creating decorative ceramics, to date, finishing the production of ceramics is associated with numerous difficulties. And all More like a century ago, fundamental “artists” who “and” awe stored compounds. Without looking at a large number of different clays on the chemical composition and shades of colors and properties, there is no such ideal clay, so out of it one could make the ceramic products of the highest quality. To make the tile amount of important and sometimes unique features, recipes, the proportions of ceramic materials and enamels for the manufacture of tiles have in their composition are many different ingredients.