Sintered Glass is a material used for walls and backsplashes as an alternative to stone, porcelain or ceramic tile. It’s created when colored glass is crushed and pulverized, and the powder is heated and pressed into a glass sheet. This glass is fired in a kiln like a porcelain. This produces a through-color effect in the final tile.
New technologies allow for the glass to have a solid appearance, rather than translucent or opaque, and digital printing allows for a marble appearance. This effect isn’t typically achievable in other types of glass, such as back painted glass.
Our VANGUARD series including the new Nordic Stone and Quartz Grey, and the new ECOSTONES series are sintered glass and dot back mounted which offers a solid bonding to the surface.