TERRACOTTA PANELS - WHAT IS IT?

October 11, 2018

A panel in this relation is a building system for construction. Terracotta panels just like other panels are not naturally occurring substances but are processed and made into the final product in companies. They are made from natural clay. That’s not all they can also be made in various shades. These panels, if well taken care of, are long lasting and effective.

Terracotta panels basically are made of bricks. Some shades associated with the panels include; Soil Brown, Chocolate, Coffee, Charcoal Grey, Dark Red, Natural Red, Coral Red, Light Red, Dark Grey, Orange, Medium Grey, and Bright Yellow. A type of the panel known as terracotta façade panel is a blend of urban tradition and material with latest technology in facades.

Terracotta panels have got high water absorption ability due to the use of pure natural clay without incorporation of other chemical and harmful ingredients that would have otherwise damaged the final product’s structure. They also have great strength and hardness since the production equipment used is hi-tech, therefore highly effective. The panels are of high quality due to the complex nature of the production process and the high costs involved. The panels also give highly positive results due to their high performance. One major setback is that they are brittle and may be damaged if poorly handled, but if handled correctly the problem is well taken care of by the structure of the panel.

Terracotta panel sticks

The terracotta panel stick is in a way similar to the terracotta panels from the production process, the use the same handling equipment, raw material which is natural clay and they both are brick in nature. The difference comes in their individual appearances and in some cases probably the equipment used in handling them, due to their shapes and sizes. However the panel is made into sticks therefore referred to as terracotta panel sticks.

These particular products also have varieties in terms of physical structures and also colors just like the panels. Some of the shapes include cuboids, triangular prisms, cylinders, rectangular cuboids, divided rectangular cuboids and semi cylindrical square cuboids. LOPO Terracotta of these different shaped structures serve different purposes in the same process.

Terracotta panel sticks just like the panels have got high water absorption ability due to the use of pure natural clay without incorporation of other chemical and harmful ingredients that would have otherwise damaged the final product’s structure. They also have great strength and hardness since the production equipment used is hi-tech.