Quarry Tile for Demanding Applications

QuarryBasics® unglazed ceramic quarry tile  offers the combination of long wear and great looking colors and shapes. The colors coordinate to fit high traffic, multi-use, commercial and residential design needs. QUARRYBASICS are the foremost natural, unglazed, high density ceramic quarry tile made in the U.S.A.

Metropolitan Ceramics’ QuarryBasics® quarry tiles are designed for areas of heavy use. The products are extruded and fired in kilns at high temperatures to create quarry tile that is very low absorption (vitreous), slip resisting and extremely durable. Metropolitan Ceramics’ QuarryBasics® quarry tile meets or exceeds eight durability tests, including breaking strength and abrasion resistance.

Specified for commercial kitchen floors throughout the United States and abroad, use QuarryBasics® tiles for the most formidable commercial flooring applications. Places like food processing plants, convenience stores or public spaces, anywhere extremes in temperature and wet conditions are prevalent will benefit from having a QuarryBasics® quarry tile floor.

QuarryBasics® unglazed quarry tiles are available in seven natural earth tone colors, including Raven, a nearly black color. QuarryBasics® quarry tiles are ½” thick for added strength.


Metropolitan Ceramics

QuarryBasics®

Through-The-Body-Color

Different from glazed tile, no wearing off or scratching the glaze.

Low Absorption

Resists soiling, suitable for areas subject to spills and moisture.

Relieved Edges

Less susceptible to chipping, more natural-looking.

Extremely Durable

Resists thermal shock, impact and abrasion.

Proven Performance

Years of providing durable floor covering. Millions of square feet have been installed.

QuarryBasics®

Color Options

310 Mayflower Red

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105 Buckskin

Quarrybasics®

107 Boulevard

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108 Chestnut Brown

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505 Plaza Gray

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507 Puritan Gray

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710 Raven
(Premium Color)

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310 Mayflower Red

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105 Buckskin

QuarryBasics®

107 Boulevard

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108 Chestnut Brown

QuarryBasics®

505 Plaza Gray

QuarryBasics®

507 Puritan Gray

QuarryBasics®

710 Raven
(Premium Color)

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QuarryBasics

710 Raven | 6x6


Available Sizes

QuarryBasics® - All Sizes are 1/2" Thick

6x6-Field

Size : 6" x 6"

6" x 6" - Actual Size


8x8-Field

Size : 8" x 8"

7 5/8" x 7 5/8" - Nominal


4x8-Field

Size : 4" x 8"

3 5/8" x 7 5/8" - Nominal


310, 507 & 710 4x8’s available in stock. All other 4x8 colors available for special order only.

Product Details

QuarryBasics®

Surface Type

Unglazed & Smooth


Edge Type

Cushioned


Shade Variation

V1 Uniform Appearance


Breaking Strength

800 LBF


DCOF Rating

≥0.60


Thickness

1/2" Thick


Trim Options

QuarryBasics®

Note: 710 Raven is only available in Q3565, Q3565 L/R, Q3565 B, Q3585 & Q3585L/R

Q1665 Bullnose

Q1665

Bullnose


Q1665 C

Bullnose Corner


Q1485Bullnose

Q1485

Bullnose


Q1485 L-R Bullnose Corner

Q1485 L/R

Bullnose Corner


Q3565 Cove Base

Q3565

Cove Base


Q3565 L-R Cove Base Outside Corner

Q3565 L/R

Cove Base Outside Corner


Q3565B Cove Base Inside Corner

Q3565 B

Cove Base Inside Corner


Q3585 Cove Base

Q3585

Cove Base


Q3585 L-R Cove Base Outside Corner

Q3585 L/R

Cove Base Outside Corner


Q3485 Cove Base

Q3485

Cove Base


Q3485 L-R Cove Base Outside Corner

Q3485 L/R

Cove Base Outside Corner


Q3566 Flat Top Cove Base

Q3566

Flat Top Cove Base


Q3566 L/R

Flat Top Cove Base Outside Corner


Q3566 B Flat Top Cove Base Inside Corner

Q3566 B

Flat Top Cove BaseInside Corner


Stair Tread Q1485 T Trim Quarry tile

Q1485 T

Stair Tread


Transition Tile Q8485 Trim Quarry Tile

Q8485

Transition Tile


Product Literature

QuarryBasics®

Deluxe Brochure


Sixteen page color brochure designed to show color and texture options and provide detailed technical information including, piece dimensions, spec information, and estimating data.

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Specifications


Word Document template to use in preparing a final, quarry tile specification incorporating products manufactured by Metropolitan Ceramics, by Ironrock Capital, Inc.

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Test Results


Single page PDF of Metropolitan Ceramics test results. Contains results for thirteen standards, including results for Breaking Strength, DCOF, and Stain Resistance.

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Metropolitan Ceramics® Warranty


Download a PDF version of Ironrock dba Metropolitan Ceramics limited warranty.

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Commercial Kitchen Comparison


This single sided sales sheet compares Metropolitan Ceramics quarry tile to a variety of commercial kitchen floor finishes..

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Features & Benefits


Use this sales sheet to learn all about the many features and benefits specific to a Metropolitan Ceramics quarry tile floor installation.

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Quarry Tile Vs. Epoxy


Want to better understand the difference between a quarry tile vs. epoxy floor? This sheet compares quarry tile to epoxy in the commercial kitchen setting.

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Vertical Market Sheets


These 14 Sheets relate all the vital features and benefits and speak directly to the needs of targeted market segments.

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Green Documents

QuarryBasics®

Green Squared Certificate


Green Squared is North America’s first sustainable product program written exclusively for tiles and tile installation material. Ironrock has gone through the certification process and has obtained Green Squared Certification for all quarry tile and thin brick products. Download the certification from SCS Global Services.

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Environmental Product Declaration (EPD)


Ironrock has taken part in an industry-wide Environmental Product Declaration – EPD. The EPD reports the environmental footprint of North American made ceramic tile across all major impact categories within a 60 year building service life. This EPD is an initiative of the Tile Council of North America. Use the EPD to fulfill requirements of leading green building programs.

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Health Product Declaration (HPD)


Health Product Declarations provide full disclosure of a manufacturer’s product ingredients. Ironrock has third-party certified material ingredient disclosures (HPD’s) verified for accuracy by WAP Sustainability and in compliance with the LEED v4.0 and v4.1 requirements for material ingredient reporting and optimization. Download the disclosures for each Ironrock product line here.

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Sustainability Product Report (SPR)


Ironrock has sustainability product reports for all product lines. These reports encompass all green information for each product in an easy-to-use and share pdf format.  The reports include links to information on VOCs, material ingredients, EPD, recycled content, regional materials, and Green Squared Certification, as well as product-specific links. The product SPR’s are your one-stop resource for environmental information about Ironrock products.

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Available Sizes

QuarryBasics® - All Sizes are 1/2" Thick


6x6-Field

Size : 6" x 6"

6" x 6" - Actual Size


8x8-Field

Size : 8" x 8"

7 5/8" x 7 5/8" - Nominal


4x8-Field

Size : 4" x 8"

3 5/8" x 7 5/8" - Nominal


310, 507 & 710 4x8’s available in stock. All other 4x8 colors available for special order only.


Product Details

QuarryBasics®

Surface Type

Unglazed & Smooth


Edge Type

Cushioned


Shade Variation

V1 Uniform Appearance


Breaking Strength

800 LBF


DCOF Rating

≥0.60


Thickness

1/2" Thick



Trim Options

QuarryBasics®

Q1665 Bullnose

Q1665

Bullnose


Q1665 C

Bullnose Corner


Q1485 Bullnose

Q1485

Bullnose


Q1485 L-R Bullnose Corner

Q1485

L-R Bullnose Corner


Q3565 Cove Base

Q3565

Cove Base


Q3565 L-R Cove Base Outside Corner

Q3565

L-R Cove Base Outside Corner


Q3565B Cove Base Inside Corner

Q3565B

Cove Base Inside Corner


Q3585 Cove Base

Q3585

Cove Base


Q3585 L-R Cove Base Outside Corner

Q3585

L-R Cove Base Outside Corner


Q3485 Cove Base

Q3485

Cove Base


Q3485 L-R Cove Base Outside Corner

Q3485

L-R Cove Base Outside Corner


Q3566 Flat Top Cove Base

Q3566

Flat Top Cove Base


Q3566

L R Flat Top Cove Base Outside Corner


Q3566 B Flat Top Cove Base Inside Corner

Q3566 B

Flat Top Cove Base Inside Corner


Stair Tread Q1485 T Trim Quarry tile

Q1485 T

Stair Tread Trim


Transition Tile Q8485 Trim Quarry Tile

Q8485

Transition Tile Trim




Samples & Distribution

Want to see a product? Request a sample here or locate your nearest quarry tile distributor.