Glitter effects on ceramics

Receive a beautiful glittery, sparkling finish of your ceramic wall or floor tiles using LKAB Minerals DekorFlake products.

The ceramics industry and especially the tile manufacturing companies need specialities such as distinctive natural patterns or effects. A glitter finish through our ceramic paint additive DekorFlake to your ceramic floor or wall tiles can bring your product the brilliant finish it needs.

The sparkle to your floor and wall tiles

DekorFlake, from the natural minerals Muscovite Mica and Phlogopite Mica, is available in four metallic colours:

  • black
  • bronze
  • silver
  • gold

and a variety of particle sizes. Various decorative finishes and effects can be obtained mixing the colours and particle sizes of DekorFlake. You can also receive a more uniform finish by adding only one colour in one particle size.

Golden DekorFlake applied to a ceramic floor tile.

Using DekorFlake for glitter and sparkle

The method which LKAB Minerals uses to manufacture the DekorFlake range of decorative Micas ensures a very stable product for tile glaze manufacturers. DekorFlake will remain stable both in colour and shape at temperatures up to 900°C used in the tile firing stage.

Addition levels of this ceramic paint additive vary to suit the aethetic effect desired by the manufacturer. DekorFlake is applied to the tile during glaze stage.

Please get more information a sample for your trials or a quotation on DekorFlakes in the ceramics industry by contacting your regional sales partner, to be found in the application expert box on the top right of this page.

Application expert

Steve Banahan
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