Known throughout the industry as Thin Porcelain Tile, or TPT, ultra-thin, large format porcelain tiles have been steadily growing in popularity since they first started finding distribution in the United States almost 10 years ago. Also called large porcelain panels or thin porcelain panels, these big tiles are a distinctive product characterized by minimal thicknesses of anywhere between three to six millimeters, with dimensions as large as five feet wide and ten feet tall. One thin tile panel can cover up to 50 square feet! Less grout lines create a modern, seamless look, and because they are less than a quarter-inch thick, they can be used on vertical surfaces without the worry of the unwieldy weight of full-thickness porcelain. And as an added bonus, thin porcelain tiles can often be laid right on top of old tile, eliminating costly (and messy!) demolition.
GIO_Thin 5.5 is, as the name implies, 5.5 millimeters thick, making it suitable for floors as well as walls, surrounds, and backsplashes. Like all porcelain, our thin tiles are nonporous and stain-, heat-, and etch-resistant, making them a durable and easy-to-maintain choice for commercial applications. And with their installation capabilities, they are also a cost-efficient option for renovations. Panel sizes up to 39″ x 118″ (that’s about 30 square feet!) make for fewer grout lines disrupting the flow and pattern of the design. The result is a modern, sophisticated look at an affordable price point. From stone and concrete looks, to everything in between, we offer a range of on-trend thin tile styles in both polished and matte finishes to suit any design scheme. Here’s a look at some great options from our GIO_Thin 5.5 collection.
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We hope you’ve enjoyed this look at our innovative thin tile line! Samples for GIO_Thin 5.5, in addition all our tile collections, are available free to the trade. Contact us anytime – we’re here to work with you!