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Eagle Beak.
A 6 inch X 3/4 inch outside corner trim shape. (AC106).
Efflorescence.
The residue deposited on the surface of a material by the crystallization of soluble salts.
Encaustic.
Tile decorated with colored clays inlaid and fired. Also colored tile laid in a wall or floor to form a pattern.
Epoxy grout.
A two-part grout system consisting of epoxy resin and epoxy hardener, especially formulated to have impervious qualities, stain, and chemical resistance, used to fill joints between tile units.
Epoxy mortar.
A two-part mortar system consisting of epoxy resin and epoxy hardener used to bond tile to back-up material where chemical resistance of high bond strength is a consideration.
Estimate.
Projected cost of materials and labor for a construction project or portion of a project.
Expansion joint.
A joint through tile, mortar, and reinforcing wire down to the substrate.
Extruded tile.
A tile or trim unit that is formed when plastic clay mixtures are forced through a pug mill opening (die) of suitable configuration, resulting in a continuous ribbon of formed clay. A wire cutter or similar cut-off device is then used to cut the ribbon into appropriate lengths and widths of tile.

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