Some Things Made Out Of Porcelain

porcelain floor tiles and other porcelain items Floor tile isn’t the only thing that can be made of porcelain. The list of items you’ll often find made from this material is pretty long. For instance, here are some common everyday items you’ll often see made of porcelain.

  • Toilets – Porcelain is sturdy and water-resistant. Plus, it’s sanitary and doesn’t collect fungus and bacteria like other materials.
  • Bathtubs – As long as we’re in the bathroom, let’s talk about another common item that needs to be water-resistant and sanitary.
  • Sinks – Both kitchen sinks and bathroom sinks are often made of porcelain.
  • Dolls – Some dolls are made of porcelain.
  • Dishes – Plates, bowls, and other fine dinnerware can be made of porcelain, as well.
  • Knick Knacks – Statues, statuettes, figurines, and other knick knacks are quite commonly made from porcelain.
  • Masks – Party masks, or masquerade masks, are often made of porcelain.
  • Collectibles – If you want to increase the value of something, make it out of porcelain: Chess pieces, sculptures, piggy banks, you name it.
  • Dentures – Porcelain is one of the first materials used to make false teeth.
  • Vases – Flower vases are made of porcelain.

A lot of things are made of porcelain. It has qualities that make it a fine material for many useful and valuable items we use everyday, including floor tile.

One of the reasons porcelain is used for making things is because it is a form of ceramic clay, which makes is pliable and easy to mold into shape. Add that quality to its other useful characteristics – sturdiness, sanitation, water-resistance, insulation from electric currents, permeability, and the list goes on. All of these qualities make it a great material for making floor tiles. As a result, porcelain floors are long-lasting, water-resistant, and easy to maintain.