Tesselle has announced Silacrete tiles, made from 50 percent recycled glass, and 50 percent concrete. These new tiles are available in a variety of finishes, including printed designs, photorealistic, murals, custom designs and solid colors. Silacrete can be installed indoors on floors or walls, and outdoors on walls.
Silacrete digitally printed tiles allow brilliant designs with an unlimited number of colors, perfect registration and thin grout lines. Made from an engineered concrete composite that contains cement, glass and polymer, these tiles are just 1/4-inch thick, and come in sizes up to 18-by-24-inches. These tiles can be used to imitate many ceramic techniques or create photo-realistic designs, painterly effects and murals. Prices start at $14 per square foot.
Silacrete tiles are made in the United States from 50 percent concrete and 50 percent recycled glass. They are .24 inches thick and weigh 2.5 pounds per square foot with a maximum size of 18-by-24-inches.