If the tile-to-tile joints between ceramic tiles are the essential elements for reducing the rigidity of a tile covering on its outermost layer (that formed by the tiles themselves), then the movement joints constitute the multilayer construction solution for absorbing the different types of forces arising from the movements generated in the substrates and/or the
In the beginning of 2018 there were almost 4 million different apps available for smartphone users. For the specific branch of construction this number is much smaller but can still be a labyrinth with over 1000 different apps to choose from. RUBI would like to guide you offering a unique all-in-one APP that includes: information
We’ve interviewed Mark Scott during his training at City of Glasgow College. Mark, who’s sponsored by RUBI UK & Ireland, will represent the UK in Wall and Floor Tiling at EuroSkills Budapest 2018.
Today we will talk about the most common mistakes in the placement of ceramic tiles. I am convinced that many of you will say that I have missed some … and I am sure you are right, but I have focused with those who, in my opinion, are unfortunately more recurrent.
Discover the manual cutting system for SLIM SYSTEM, from the manual cutter to the breaker, designed for the manual cutting of large format tiles and thickness ranging from 3 to 8 mm. The system is well-known, not only for its versatility in adapting to different formats, but for its ease and ability to make the
Once we’ve learnt how to measure the size of a trowel, how much adhesive will a trowel leave under the tile and which shape of tile trowel to use, is it better to use a u-notched or a square notched trowel, in a previous post –the first part of this article, it is time to
Before you begin fixing tiles, you must decide which tile trowel you’ll use. And here comes the tricky part: What notch size should I use? Should I use a U-notched or a squared-notched trowel? Those are common questions you must ask yourself before starting your tiling project. However, there is not a standard trowel size
April 2018… for many, this will not mean anything, but for the RUBI brand it means a lot… RUBI turns 67! On April 10, 1951, a young Joan Boada, presented in the Registration and Patent office of Barcelona, the request for the invention of a new tool: the manual cutter for mosaic and tile, a
The C3 System has been designed and patented by RUBI, only for DU-EVO and DV electric cutters. Thanks to the C3 System, the user can select the water diffuser’s position depending the material being cut, getting more efficient blade cooling and cleaning, and so, a better blade care. The names of these 3 concepts have
For the first time, RUBI UK & Ireland sponsors the WorldSkills UK program, as one of its main sponsors, beside to Schluter Systems and Johnson Tiles. WorldSkills creates medal winning, world-class champions from all backgrounds, to inspire others to follow in their footsteps. But what is the program about and its competitions? What do they