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Ricardo Kuhn
Construction Foreman
Asked a question 2 years ago

What is China mosaic? What is benefit of China mosaic?

What is China mosaic? What is benefit of China mosaic?

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Timmothy Ferguson
Assistant Project Manager
What is China mosaic? What is benefit of China mosaic?

Let’s discuss the definition of China mosaic.

Definition of China mosaic :

China mosaic tile is waterproofing material in which China chips inserted in it in some proportion.

Important : China mosaic is a type of TERAZZO FLOORING.

Cost :

58 rupees per box of thickness 6-8 mm

(Cost will vary place to place )

Uses of China Mosaic

It is used in floor as well as roof.

Advantages :

  • It can’t be easy break
  • Higher strength and durability
  • Waterproofing Building Construction Material used in a floor and roof
  • Low permeability property.
  • Highly fire resistive preperty.

The answer to your first question is,

Flooring which has a mixture of stones and glass chips with an attractive finish and multicolour flooring called as a China mosaic flooring. As shown in the figure. China mosaic is also available in tiles most of the people are used for the terrace as a waterproofing material. But nowadays it is not used because of its short lifespan and becomes useless within three to four years because of losing the bond between binding materials and stones or glass chips.

In the second question to ask about the advantages,

It looks very decorate you and many times blow away as a person minds. It contains a glass chip which gives you a premium look at a very reasonable rate. It consists of stones which are cut to perfection and I installed within glass tiles or mixed with cement.


China mosaic tiles are about 6 to 8 mm thick. Around 60 rupees per box which contain 8 ceramic tiles.

Wilma Caldwell
Architectural technologist

It is much commonly as purpose water-proofing used for terrace surface because of stone and glass chips set inside it. These look very attractive and unique finish. But because of weathering in 3 to 5 yrs, the joints between stones and glass chips begin to expand.