What is a Thin Porcelain Tile (TPT)?

- Thin porcelain tile (TPT) AKA thin porcelain panels, are characterized by their minimal thickness of anywhere between 4mm to 8 mm and a dimension of up to 5x10 feet in length and width.

- Some TPT 4mm to 6mm is structurally reinforced with a 0.5mm glass fiber mesh

When you wish to achieve a one-of-a-kind, elegant look in any interior or exterior, Thin Panel Porcelain are an excellent option. Specifically, thin porcelain tiles from Dekton, Crossville, Neolithic, Dal Tile all provide the versatility needed to achieve just about any look, anywhere. Available in a wide range of colors, styles, textures, and finish options, you can turn your design dreams into a reality with these thin porcelain tile products.

Unrivaled Durability and Versatility

Because thin porcelain panels are just a quarter-inch thick, they’re among the most lightweight porcelain tiles available on the market. This makes them easy to transport with specific ways of transport and even installing the products take a great skill from our installers. At the same time, the thin porcelain maintains its incredible durability, making it ideal for use in many interior applications. In fact, these tiles can and have been used for everything from fireplace facings and shower walls to wall cladding and even flooring.

Homeowners will also love how easy to clean and maintain these porcelain tiles are, especially as a flooring solution. They’re extremely resistant to scratches, water damage, and other elements that can be problematic on tile, laminate, and even wooden floors. Furthermore, cleaning porcelain tile is as easy as wiping it down with a damp cloth or using a trusted floor-cleaning product to remove dirt, dust, and debris. Simply put, these stylish and elegant porcelain tiles are meant to stand up to the test of time while saving homeowners the time and hassle of keeping them looking beautiful.

Seemingly Endless Design Options

Whether you’re aiming for a contemporary, traditional, or modern look in designing a home’s interior, you’re sure to find a thin porcelain tile design that suits your tastes. Tiles also come in a wide variety of shapes and sizes, and they can be laid out in various configurations and patterns to make your design pop. Consider using thin porcelain tiles from Dekton, Crossville or several other manufacturers to create a unique accent wall that will be the focal point of any home’s living space, or choose this durable and water-resistant tile as a flooring solution for kitchens and bathrooms. We even have tiles designed to mimic the look and texture of real wood—but without the maintenance that comes along with real wood floors (staining, sealing, repairing scratches, etc.).

Due to its easy-to-clean nature, porcelain also makes an excellent choice for any kitchen backsplash or even kitchen and bathroom counter tops. And of course, the wide variety of styles offered by manufacturers make it easy for you to make a bold, unique statement.

Dekton has literally dozens of different thin porcelain tile options from which to choose, so we invite you to browse the manufacturers online inventory today for inspiration. To find out more about any porcelain tile products. We’d be happy to assist you in selecting the right tile for your needs, and we have years of experience in working with architects, designers, and builders with Contract Furnishings Mart or our favorite designer Kristi Park with Designing Elements. Feel free to reach out to us on our contact form!



Here at Durend Construction we are more than excited to now offer this product for installation on your project. After several classes, seminars, certification, training classes we are educated with all the proper knowledge and tools for any Thin Panel Porcelain project. With any installation, training with certifications is a must for any installer to be able to provide the proper knowledge to the customer that the end result will be to industry standards at a minimum to follow all TCNA and ANSI guidelines for a successful installation.

Thin Panel Certifications

  • Cosentino Dekton – 2022 Tualatin, Oregon
  • Ardex Academy Gauged Panels Certification - 2021 Idaho Falls, Idaho
  • Cosentino Dekton Certified Installer - 2021 Tualatin, Oregon
  • TEC Gauged Porcelain Panel Installation - 2021 Bend, Oregon
  • NTCA Gauged Porcelain Panels/Slabs Certification - 2020 Portland, Oregon
  • Ardex Thin Panel Certification - 2020 Tigard, Oregon
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