If you have a small bathroom, you are suggested to purchase a shower tray which is available in a wide range of dimensions and designs. The ceramic shower tray has three sizes 800×800,700×700 and 900×900 millimeters with the same height of 20 centimeters. This product is mostly used to separate the shower area from the toilet.
The shower tray is an integrated and prefabricated piece. These are used to maintain water in the enclosure and prevent water outflow from the edges. The shower tray is a good alternative for floor tiles. The components of the shower tray are a flat surface for taking a bath, a water drainage system, and edges that prevent water leakage.
Using the shower tray is an attractive orientation in designing the bathroom, they don’t cost you so much and have a remarkable effect on the bathroom environment. Note that, if you install the shower cabin (including frameless and framed models), it will not require the stone and ceramic edges. The shower trays are made in the shapes of a square, rectangle, and round. It is said that the ceramic shower tray increasingly is popular due to its affordable price, high efficiency, and integrated design.
porcelain shower tray
If you are looking for a collection of beauty, resistance and lightweight shower trays the Porcelain shower tray can be a good choice. Porcelain is the newest generation of ceramics. Currently, shower tray manufacturers tend to use porcelain in the construction of shower trays.
Porcelain is cooked at a high temperature that’s why it is less permeable. Porcelain is a waterproof material and its water resistance is about 3-tenths of a percent while water absorption in ceramics is 5-tenth of a percent.
One of the reasons for the popularity of porcelain in different industries is the variety of designs and colors. They are covered with a layer of glaze to get the proper shape. Many minerals are used in the production and preparation process of the porcelain glaze, each of which has its special properties. By increasing and decreasing the amount of these minerals, the various properties of the porcelain shower tray such as the gloss and matte can be improved or reduced.
There are various kinds of porcelain shower trays :
The Glazed porcelain shower tray
Matte or Unglazed Porcelain shower tray
Polished Porcelain shower tray
Full Body Porcelain shower tray
The porcelain shower tray is highly resistant to frost, it can withstand sub-zero temperatures.
The significant points mentioned above distinguish the porcelain shower tray from other ceramic shower trays.
real stone shower trays in the UK
The artificial stone factory has established In the UK, and after that, it is highly demanded in different industries. Although artificial stones have become very popular, real stone has not lost their popularity yet. Real stone shower trays have a higher weight compared to other types of shower trays. However the real stone shower trays are so expansive, they are so durable and perdurable.
The combination of the real stone shower tray with a glass shower cabin is one of the luxurious choices for improving the beauty and elegance of your bathroom.
Marble Stone shower tray: it is considered an expansive and extremely luxurious kind of stone, it is seldom polluted and retains its beauty in the long run. The transparency and brilliance of marble stone have caused its popularity in the sanitary ware industry.
However the marble stone is resistant to moisture, It should not be exposed to moisture permanently. Polishing the marble stone greatly reduces the friction so that, the risk of skidding and slipping on its surface gets higher, for this reason, it is not suggested to be installed in the bathroom.
Granit stone shower tray: The Granit used in shower tray construction has considerable tolerance to heating, it has a long life span due to its natural essence. it is a natural stone as same as the marble stone.
stone resin shower tray
Stone resin is a transparent, colorless liquid that prevents water penetration, it covers the surface and makes it waterproof, it never changes the surface color and gives the wet state to the shower tray which makes it look shiny.
Manufacturers use stone resin for filling the holes and seams of the shower tray. It protects the shower tray against sun rays and prolongs the shower tray’s lifespan. Different kinds of stone resins are available in the market, but the best type of stone resin is Naphthalene base which has high resistance. Stone resin is not suitable for floor tiles.
The process of applying the stone resin on the surface of the shower tray should be done as well as possible. Presently, there are two types of stone resins in the stone industry, Polyester resin, and Epoxy resin Most manufacturers use Polyester resin for shower tray coating because of its affordable price, in addition, Epoxy resin is used for expansive and modern shower trays.
Manufacturers should consider some main points during applying the stone resin:
The volumetric and longitudinal expansion coefficient of stone resin should be close to real stone.
It shouldn’t subsidence after consumption.
The chosen stone resin should have high Permeability.
The high adhesion capability of stone resin is another remarkable point.
ceramic shower trays b&q
There are so many companies that professionally work on improving gardens and house design. b&q is a trading company that works in the field of retail, it is not exclusively present the specific product, it covers all kinds of products, for this purpose you are recommended to purchase premium shower trays from those companies that specialize in the sanitary ware industry and have a worth of experience in this field.
Notice that most sanitary ware companies present their updated and exclusive models of shower trays to the market annually. A ceramic shower tray is one kind of model that each company can specifically design it. Ceramic shower trays are produced Seamlessly and are resistant to moisture.
The ceramic shower trays are divided into fixed and movable:
Fixed shower tray: as its name implies, once the fixed shower tray is installed, you will no longer be able to move it. The installation process of a fixed shower tray takes only a few minutes also its maintenance and cleaning are so facile.
Movable shower tray: its place can be changed, you can move it to each desirable point of your bathroom.
Eventually, we as a sanitary ware company are honored to say that we are experienced in this industry for years and our products meet the quality expectations hence we do not charge extra for our services, we provide the possibility for our potential customers to choose the premium product.