This publication presents voluntary standard specifications for ceramic tile. It lists and defines various types, sizes, physical properties, and grading procedures for ceramic tile, including mosaic tile, quarry tile, pressed floor tile, glazed wall tile, porcelain tile, trim units, and specialty tile. This standard provides quality criteria for buyers, specifiers, installers, manufacturers, and the public in general. It is intended for reference or inclusion in the ceramic tile section of project specifications and contracts.
Note: This standard includes the new testing method and requirement for dynamic coefficient of friction.
Changes to A137.1-2018 were balloted and approved in 2019. ANSI A137.1-2019 is available in digital format through the TCNA website.