Mettlach Tiles

The following article is from The Great Soviet Encyclopedia (1979). It might be outdated or ideologically biased.

Mettlach Tiles

 

ceramic floor tiles, in the category of baked ceramic articles with water absorption of up to 4 percent. The tiles are shaped from a powdery ceramic mass and then dried and baked. The tiles are named after the German city of Mettlach, where as early as the Middle Ages they were mass produced.

The Great Soviet Encyclopedia, 3rd Edition (1970-1979). © 2010 The Gale Group, Inc. All rights reserved.
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