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Tile Testing

Check each test you would like performed. The number of tiles required to complete the test are noted by each test method. Expedited testing is offered on a time available basis and will incur the following additional charge: initiated within 24 hours - 100% surcharge or initiated in 3 to 5 days - 50% surcharge.

*Tests marked with one asterisk may be outsourced to another laboratory. Please contact TCNA Lab for further information.

**If interested in this test for Porcelain Certification, you must fill out the Certified Porcelain Tile Testing form instead of this one.

***Additional chemicals may be available for USD 100.00 per chemical plus cost of chemicals.

Samples are discarded upon completion of testing. If you would like the samples returned, please note that when submitting your order.

Client is responsible for all shipping charges.

Prices do not include cost of additional materials required to perform tests. Prices are subject to change without notice.

If any deviation from standard materials used or test procedure followed is desired, the client must provide the request when the order form is submitted prior to starting the test. Any additional cost will be charged accordingly.

Note: Requests for format and labeling changes or additional copies of a test report will be billed at USD 25.00 per reprint.

TCNA test reports are sent electronically to the email address submitted with the order. A hard copy is only provided upon request for an additional charge of USD 20.00 (postage included for mailing within the US only). Requests for changes to previous reports or requests for additional hard copies of a test report will be billed at USD 30.00 per report.

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$350.00

ASTM C370 Moisture Expansion

5 tiles – 1" x 4"

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$250.00

ASTM C372* Linear Thermal Expansion — T from 86°F (30°C) to 212°F (100°C)

1 tile – any size

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$450.00

ASTM C372* Linear Thermal Expansion — T from -4°F (-20°C) to 212°F (100°C)

1 tile – any size

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$225.00

ASTM C373** Water Absorption

5 whole tiles

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$250.00

ASTM C424 Crazing Resistance

10 whole tiles

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$400.00

ASTM C482 Bond Strength

5 whole tiles

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$175.00

ASTM C482 (Modified) Bond Strength

4 tiles per cure parameter – whole tiles.

The client is responsible for sending or specifying what thin-set or adhesive to use. If TCNA purchases materials locally, the cost will be re-billed to the client. Please specify the thin-set or adhesive and curing time.

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$275.00

ASTM C484 Thermal Shock Resistance

5 whole tiles

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$750.00

ASTM C485, ASTM C499, ASTM C502 Warpage, Facial and Thickness Dimensions, and Wedging

10 whole tiles – For tiles with any side larger than 24" contact TCNA Lab for quotation. Also, please provide the nominal size.

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$450.00

ASTM C501 Taber Abraser

4 tiles - 4" x 4"

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$450.00

ASTM C609 Measurement of Light Reflectance Value and Small Color Differences

5 tiles - 4" x 4"

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$1,750.00

ASTM C627 Robinson Floor

16 sq. ft./all materials, except substrate16 sq. ft./all materials, except substrate.


Please contact TCNA Lab for the additional form required for this test.

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$200.00

ASTM C648 Breaking Strength

10 whole tiles

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$300.00

ASTM C650*** Chemical Resistance

15 tiles - 2" x 2"

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$375.00

ASTM C674 Modulus of Rupture

10 whole tiles

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$550.00

ASTM C895* Lead and Cadmium Extracted from Glazed Ceramic Tile

6 whole tiles

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$750.00

ASTM C1026 Freeze-Thaw (up to 300 cycles)

5 tiles - 3" x 3"

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$400.00

ASTM C1027 Surface Abrasion

16 tiles - 4" x 4"

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$350.00

ASTM C1028 Static Coefficient of Friction (wet-dry)

3 tiles - 6" x 6" or larger

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$250.00

ASTM C1243 Deep Abrasion

5 tiles - 4" x 4"

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$225.00

ASTM C1378: Staining Resistance

4 tiles - 2" x 2" and 2 tiles - 4" x 4"

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$1,500.00

ASTM G21 Resistance of Synthetic Polymeric Materials to Fungi

Contact TCNA Lab for sampling information.

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$200.00

DCOF Acutest® Dynamic Coefficient of Friction (wet only)

3 tiles - 10" x 10" or larger

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$750.00

ISO 10545-2 Warpage, Facial, and Thickness Dimensions, and Wedging

10 whole tiles - for tiles with any side larger than 24", contact TCNA Lab for quotation. Also, please provide work size and thickness.

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$225.00

ISO 10545-3 Water Absorption/Boiling Method

10 whole tiles

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$200.00

ISO 10545-4 M.O.R. and Breaking Strength

10 whole tiles

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$350.00

ISO 10545-5 Determination of Impact Resistance by Measurement of Coefficient of Restitution

5 tiles - 3" x 3"

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$250.00

ISO 10545-6 Deep Abrasion Resistance

5 tiles - 4" x 4"

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$400.00

ISO 10545-7 Surface Abrasion Resistance

16 tiles - 4" x 4"

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$250.00

ISO 10545-8* Linear Thermal Expansion

2 tiles

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$275.00

ISO 10545-9 Thermal Shock Resistance

5 whole tiles

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$350.00

ISO 10545-10 Moisture Expansion

5 tiles - 1" x 4"

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$250.00

ISO 10545-11 Crazing Resistance

5 whole tiles

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$300.00

ISO 10545-13 Chemical Resistance

40 tiles - 2" x 2"

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$225.00

ISO 10545-14 Stain Resistance

5 whole tiles

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$90.00

Mohs Scratch Hardness

3 whole tiles

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Check each test you would like performed. The number of tiles required to complete the test are noted by each test method. Expedited testing is offered on a time available basis and will incur the following additional charge: initiated within 24 hours - 100% surcharge or initiated in 3 to 5 days - 50% surcharge.

*Tests marked with one asterisk may be outsourced to another laboratory. Please contact TCNA Lab for further information.

**If interested in this test for Porcelain Certification, you must fill out the Certified Porcelain Tile Testing form instead of this one.

***Additional chemicals may be available for USD 100.00 per chemical plus cost of chemicals.

Samples are discarded upon completion of testing. If you would like the samples returned, please note that when submitting your order.

Client is responsible for all shipping charges.

Prices do not include cost of additional materials required to perform tests. Prices are subject to change without notice.

If any deviation from standard materials used or test procedure followed is desired, the client must provide the request when the order form is submitted prior to starting the test. Any additional cost will be charged accordingly.

Note: Requests for format and labeling changes or additional copies of a test report will be billed at USD 25.00 per reprint.

TCNA test reports are sent electronically to the email address submitted with the order. A hard copy is only provided upon request for an additional charge of USD 20.00 (postage included for mailing within the US only). Requests for changes to previous reports or requests for additional hard copies of a test report will be billed at USD 30.00 per report.