Encaustic tile manufacture process
Step 1: Preparation of divider mould and material
Cooper mould is pattern making tool of cement tile. The quality of cement tile regarding sharpness is mainly depend on cooper mold quality.
Also thank to cooper mould, we can make as per any customized pattern in cement tile production.
Step 2: Put copper mould into form.
Step 3: Pour color into cooper mold
To make pattern, normally the color thickness is 3-4mm, after that we take cooper mould out of form.
This is very important step to make a nice surface cement tile.
Step 4: Making second layer and body of tile
This is step to make the body of tile and also to absorb water from the first layer.
The quality of material will make a good looking cement tile body and back.
Step 5: Hydraulic press by machine:
All the materials will be pressed by hydraulic pressing machine.
Step 6: Take the tile out of form
This is difficult step, require skillful artisan.
Step 7: Cement tile curing, quality checking and cleaning
Any small defect will be fixed in this step
Step 8: Place tile on racks to make them dry at room temperature.
Let the tiles dry naturally in the room temperature
Step 9: Sealing, quality checking and packing.
The last step is checking cement tiles quality and process to packing deparment