Tiling Glossary – F

Tiling Contractor’s Glossary.



Field tile.
An area of tile covering a wall or floor. The field is bordered by tile trim.
Fire, bisque.
The process of kiln-firing ceramic ware prior to glazing.
Fire, single.
The process of maturing an unfired ceramic body and its glaze in one firing operation.
Flat trowel.
The flat trowel is used in conjunction with the hawk for the transferring of mortar from the mortarboard to the wall or to other vertical surfaces. It is frequently used for spreading pure cement on the finished float coat. The flat trowel also is used for spreading mortar on floor surfaces before tiles are set.
Float strip.
A strip of wood about 1/4 inch thick and 1 1/4 inch wide. It is used as a guide to align mortar surfaces.
Floor tile.
A ceramic, glazed or unglazed paver, quarry or mosaic tile resistant to abrasion and impact.
Frost proof tile.
Tile produced for use where freezing and thawing conditions occur.

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