Swimming Pools

Introduction

Tiles provide the best value whole of life solution, to commercial swimming pool finishes.  The durability and minimal maintenance of tiles provides the greatest advantages for indoor swimming centres  which essentially never close and can not afford the lost amenity and patronage from a shutdown. Other finishes that require regular repairs, maintenance or replacement, may […]

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Tile Set Out Drawings

Metz offer a set-out drawing service for projects that include a range of Metz tiles in their swimming pools.  These drawings provide guidance to clients  and contractors about what tiles go where in terms of colour, profile/shape, format and surface finish etc.  Simply provide the pool drawings in AutoCAD “.dwg” format together with your tile […]

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Fixing Materials

Metz manufacture specialty swimming pool tile fixing materials in our Melbourne factory including:- Metz 27 – C2TES2  2 part super high strength flexible adhesive in 20kg bags and 20kg pails. Metz 19C – colour stable epoxy grout for high UV exposure areas Metz 20E – flexible epoxy sealant Metz 22 – polyurethane membrane Metz CG2 […]

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Amenities and Concourse Areas

Metz offer a broad range of concourse and pool surround tiles, as well as tiles for walls,  amenities areas, entry lobbies, external terraces and cladding. Metz have a huge range of styles from simple commercial products in profiled surfaces through to elegant products in stone replicas to create a visually stunning precinct.  All recommended  floor […]

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Signage Tiles

Metz can supply  made to order signage tiles including safety warning symbols, depth markings and cautionary text.  These are created  by heavy duty glazes applied to the tile and re-fired. Some items may be possible to produce via water jet cutting. A range of standard artwork  is available and custom sizes and formats can be […]

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Special Pieces

More than most other tiling applications , swimming pools benefit from a range of special production shapes and profiles. Metz offer long and short rounded edge nosings in smooth or antiskid, with flat or ribbed profiles.  Also stocked are handhold / finger grip tiles, external radius pieces and internal cove pieces. Metz stock a selection […]

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Slip Resistance

Slip resistance is achieved by surface profile or surface texture, or a combination of both.  Barefoot slip resistance benefits from both factors in combination, as the soles of feet can vary significantly in their thickness and rigidity from one individual to the next. For the most critical applications such as pool edges, stairs, steps, raised […]

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Colour Combinations

Metz can supply around 50 standard colours and carry stocks of white, dark blue, ivory and black  in both smooth and slip resistant surfaces. A further dozen or so colours are stocked in smooth glazes and when combined with Metz broad range of Stone, Modern, Timber and traditional styles offer the opportunity to create a distinctive […]

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Technical Characteristics

Swimming pool tiles must have low water absorption and low growth characteristics.  They can be produced by two different production methods, each with their own advantages.  Metz carry stock of  pressed production swimming pool floor and wall tiles which offer excellent dimensional accuracy and high finish quality. 

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