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Learn more about CTEF's Tile Inspection Course scheduled November 12-16, 2007.
Understanding and Installing
What is the minimum
wet-film thickness of a dry-set mortar bond coat?
What is the minimum recommended coverage under industry standards
in dry interior conditions? ANSWER:
Exterior? ANSWER: 95%
What is the allowable deflection on a floor with a 15-foot
ANSWER: .50 OR 1.2"
What type of absorption must a porcelain tile have?
ANSWER: Less than .5
Most large floor tile is made by what manufacturing process?
ANSWER: Dust press
What is the allowable size variation for most floor tile?
Is a tub enclosure considered a wet area according to TCNA?
Is OSB an acceptable substrate for any tile installation method
under industry guidelines?
Metal studs should be what gauge for walls to receive ceramic
ANSWER: 20 gauge
Interior tile work exposed to direct sun should have joints
placed every how many feet?
What is the maximum allowance for variation between sheets
of plywood under industry standards?