What is Sanitary ware? Definition & Meaning

Introduction

Sanitary ware is a division of ceramic wares. It is proven that ceramic sanitary wares are cost-effective and useful for the long run. Sanitary wares can withstand more than 400 kg load and excellent resistance to chemical attacks. Sanitary ware items can be easily cleaned because of its glossy surface properties.

What are sanitary ware products?

Sanitary ware items are made up of ceramic ware used in bathrooms. Some of the sanitary ware products are

  • Toilets
  • Wash basins
  • Pedestals
  • Bidet
  • Urinals
  • Sinks
  • Bathtubs

Accessories like

  • Soap holder/trays
  • Ash trays
  • Towel Rod
  • Toilet paper holder

And some other products are made by ceramics.

what is sanitary ware

what is sanitary ware

Sanitary ware – Meaning

Sanitary – Hygienic and Clean. Ware – Product / article

Sanitary ware – Definition

Sanitary ware is a vitreous china body fired above 1200°C to get the required sanitary model to use for domestic and industrial purpose.

Properties

Some of the essential properties that are required for sanitary ware body.

  • Water absorption should be below 0.5%.
  • Can withstand a minimum of 400 Kg load.
  • Good glossy surface for easy cleaning.

Sanitary Ware is made using three main components.

1) Clay

2) Quartz

3) Feldspar

All these raw materials are mixed in a proper position, cast and fired to get the final sanitary ware product. Some of the Sanitary ware products are Washbasins, pedestals, Urinals, Wall hung, one-piece toilet, bathtubs and toilet tanks.

Sanitary ware is made in different colours as per the requirement. It can bear a heavy load and has good scratch resistance property.

Sanitary ware comes in a variety of designs and variety of shape and sizes.

To know more about sanitary ware production look at Sanitary ware manufacturing/production process. And also find the top sanitaryware brands in India.

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Vaibhav 29 July 2020 - 8:36 pm

Sir,
Please advise can sanitary ware absorb water and if a sanitary ware is exposed to water, can it be re-fired in kiln.

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Venkat Mani
Venkat Mani 16 August 2020 - 7:14 am

Sanitary ware body have less than 0.5% water absorption. Can be re-fired after drying the wares.

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N L CLAYS 26 July 2019 - 6:18 pm

For a common person to know about what is sanitary ware will be ok . but for a professional with technical knowledge needs Bit of more explanation .. I have clay mine. If u like we can provide more details..

Just kidding nice work!!!

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PRADEEP G 26 July 2019 - 6:17 pm

the article about sanitary ware was quite good to learn ,easy to gain knowledge on the sanitary ware ….

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Venkat Mani
Venkat Mani 28 July 2019 - 4:46 pm

Thank you Mr.Pradeep

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ABRAR 26 July 2019 - 6:17 pm

good effort

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BHASKARAN 26 July 2019 - 6:16 pm

How to avoid green crack and drying crack?

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SAMEER HASAN 26 July 2019 - 6:16 pm

all information about sanitary ware is helpful …
and good for knowledge …
thank you ..

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PUTAWAN 26 July 2019 - 6:16 pm

That very great to share the knowledge bro, cheers

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THULASI K 26 July 2019 - 6:15 pm

Thank you sir..Am doing b.tech ceramic in anna university

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OSE 26 July 2019 - 6:15 pm

This is quite informative. Thank you

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SANDY 26 July 2019 - 6:14 pm

nice sanitaryware meaning and top snitary ware guide.

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