How will workplace design change after the COVID-19 pandemic?
The COVID-19 pandemic has forever altered the traditional workplace but what will the workplace of the future look like? That was the question posed to speakers on a design panel entitled Technology used by Architects, Designers and Spec Writers in Present Lockdown, Stay at Home Times, which was part of the CSC Building Expo, Construction […]
Ceramic tile and its relevance in post pandemic construction
It is close to a year since the pandemic struck us. Millions have died since then and millions are suffering. Lockdowns, curfews and stay at home orders have been the norm to reduce the spread. The vulnerable segment of the population are the maximum sufferers. The sick, the ailing and the seniors. High number of […]
What do you need for a nicer tile installation?
For a tile installation to last a long time, you not only need a good tile and a good installer. But also, products that pay attention to details. Some of the Products are not seen but do their part and ensure a successful tile installation. I am not talking about adhesives and grouts, but trims, […]
An episode dedicated to behind the scenes in installation of ceramic and porcelain tiles. Let’s say you have come across a very nice-looking tile for your home in your favourite dealer’s store. If you are a commercial rep or a product rep, let’s say you are in Bologna, Italy at the famous Cersaie show. The […]
Ceramics – A specifier’s Perspective
Specifications are an integral part of the project document in commercial projects. It’s important that the products specified offer clarity in terms of their technical characteristics and performance. This episode tries to unravel the perspectives of a specification writer on use of ceramics and porcelain tiles in a commercial project. Today we will talk to […]
Features Advantages and Benefits Part 2
This Podcast is continuation of where I left of on features advantages and benefit analysis of ceramic and porcelain tile: Dimensional Consistency ANSI 137.1 Warpage ASTM C-485 Facial Dimension ASTM C-499 Moh’s Scale of Hardness Crazing Resistance ASTM C-424 PEI Ratings Aesthetic Classification Dynamic Co-Efficient of Friction Listen to the Podcast below or on PodBean.
Ceramic & Porcelain Tiles: Features Advantages and Benefits Part 1
Welcome back to TileTalk Episode 2 with your host Shamanna Kelamangalam. This podcast is for all those interested in knowing more about ceramic and porcelain tiles for a commercial or residential project, the topics that I discuss in my podcast will be useful to an architect, designer, specification writer, technologist, contractor, product rep, end user […]
Exploring Ceramic and Porcelain tile
Welcome to TileTalk Podcast Episode 1 with Shamanna Kelamangalam. This podcast is for all those interested in knowing more about ceramic and porcelain tiles, their differences, applications, features, advantages, benefits, installations and maintenance. Broadly speaking the Tiles in construction would comprise of glass tile, quarry tile, mosaic tile, granite tile etc. But I will restrict […]