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Porcelain stone detail

Known For Its Strength, Durability And Elegant Appearance

Porcelain is a popular choice for a wide range of products. To learn more about its unique properties, get in touch with Crescent Stone in Felixstowe.

Porcelain paving laid at a home


Porcelain is a type of ceramic made from a combination of clay, feldspar, and other minerals. The term "porcelain" is often associated with a specific type of translucent and white ceramic, but it can also refer to ceramics with a variety of colours. Porcelain is fired at very high temperatures, resulting in a dense and hard material with a smooth, glass-like surface.

Water And Stain Resistant

Porcelain has a low water absorption rate, making it highly resistant to water damage. This property is particularly advantageous in applications such as bathroom tiles and kitchen countertops, where resistance to moisture is crucial. The non-porous surface of porcelain makes it resistant to stains and easy to clean. This feature is especially valuable in kitchen settings, where spills are common, and maintaining a clean appearance is important.

Interior of public toilet. Many faucet and sink in public toilet at hotel
white porcelain slabs in garden

Versatility in Design

Porcelain is a versatile material that can be moulded into various shapes and sizes during the manufacturing process. It allows for intricate designs, patterns, and textures, making it a popular choice for decorative items, tiles, and artistic creations. Fine porcelain can have a translucent quality, allowing some light to pass through. This property is often associated with high-quality porcelain and is particularly valued in items like fine China and decorative lamps.

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Due to its durability and resistance to wear, porcelain products have a long lifespan. Items like porcelain dinnerware, tiles, and sanitary fixtures can maintain their appearance and functionality for many years, contributing to their overall value. If you require porcelain for your projects, contact Crescent Stone in  Felixstowe today.

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