About terracotta cladding introduction

About terracotta cladding introduction

The versatility of terracotta is used to improve the appearance of many buildings for hundreds and even thousands years. Terracotta is derived from two Italian words, "terra", meaning earth, and "cotta", meaning baked. It refers to an oxidized clay. The application of clay tiles or panels to the external surfaces of buildings is called Terracotta Cladding. This unique material offers an attractive combination of durability and sustainability. Terracotta is available in a variety of shapes, colors and sizes. This allows architects to design visually stunning facades. It is known for its versatility, blending well with traditional as well as contemporary architecture styles. This makes it an excellent choice for both commercial and residential buildings. The thermal insulation, weather resistance and low maintenance needs of this material contributes to its increasing popularity.

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The following are the characteristics of Terracotta Cladding:

Terracotta Cladding: This is a technique that covers the outside walls of a building with clay slabs or bricks. Terracotta, a material made from natural clay and fired at high temperature to extrude it, is environmentally-friendly. Terracotta can come in varying thicknesses and shapes. It can also be transparent, opaque, or smooth.

Terracotta can be used to provide insulation and protection against moisture, heat, and corrosion. Terracotta can reduce light pollution and protect buildings from radiation.

Terracotta can be used to reduce the need for heating and air conditioning. For better energy efficiency, terracotta cladding is often used with other insulation types.

Terracotta is a beautiful material that can be customized to suit your design preferences and needs. Terracotta can be used in combination with metal, glass or wood for a more stylish look.

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Terracotta is produced using natural clay and fired at high temperatures for 8 hours. It is a strong and environmental-friendly material. The terracotta panels can be used as Rainscreen system, and terracotta baguettes/louvers can be applied as Sunscreen system. Both of them will be good choices for exterior decoration with a wonderful natural view.

Terracotta cladding featuring green natural materials, it's a stylish, bright, soft, modern coating for rain and sun protection. It is durable and colorfast. Also available in a variety of shapes, colors, textures. It has good sound insulation and heat insulation performance, and is a safety material with a fire rating of A1.

Our advantage lies in our strong research and development capabilities, which can be customized to develop irregular shapes. For different products, we can combine different processing methods such as extrusion, pressing, and casting. With detailed design plans for installation, 3D images, perspective renderings, and structural budgets can also be provided.

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