Quarry Tile for High Traffic Environments

QuarryBasics® Ironspot products are designed with heavy use, functionality and aesthetics in mind, setting them apart as the unique and specifiable choice for high traffic environments. They excel in eight rigorous durability tests, which include breaking strength and abrasion resistance, upholding the quality and longevity from trusted Metropolitan Ceramics products.

QuarryBasics® Ironspot is a durable matte finish tile with a subtle through-body salt and pepper look. Designed with a focus on heavy use, functionality and visual appeal in mind, QuarryBasics® Ironspot stands out as the preferred choice for demanding projects.

QuarryBasics® Ironspot unglazed quarry tiles  are available in two popular colors, including 57IS Puritan Gray Ironspot and 31IS Mayflower Red Ironspot. QuarryBasics® Ironspot quarry tiles are ½” thick for added strength and performance. 


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Metropolitan Ceramics

QuarryBasics® Ironspot

Unique and Specifiable 

Durable matte finish surface and through-body speckling provides a product that performs and stands out with unmatched distinction.

Aesthetics & Functionality Combined 

Our most desired colors with a Dynamic Coefficient of Friction ≥ .60 at time of manufacture.

Outperforms Other Commercial Flooring Options 

Extremely durable floor covering that saves on long-term maintenance and replacement costs.

Metropolitan Ceramics products are Green Squared certified
Metropolitan Ceramics products are made in the USA
Metropolitan Ceramics is a USGBC member
QuarryBasics® Ironspot

Color Options

15IS Swatch uai
15IS Buckskin

Available Size(s)
6"x6" & 8"x8"


31IS Swatch uai
31IS Mayflower Red

Available Size(s)
6"x6" & 8"x8"


57IS Swatch uai
57IS Puritan Gray Ironspot

Available Size(s)
6"x6" & 8"x8"


QuarryBasics® Ironspot

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15IS Buckskin

Available Size
6"x6" & 8"x8"


31IS Swatch uai
31IS Mayflower Red

Available Size
6"x6" & 8"x8"


57IS Swatch uai
57IS Puritan Gray

Available Size
6"x6" & 8"x8"


Size Details

QuarryBasics® Ironspot - 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


Product Details

QuarryBasics® Ironspot

Surface Type

Unglazed


Edge Type

Cushioned


Shade Variation

V1 Uniform Appearance


Breaking Strength

800 LBF


DCOF Rating

≥0.60


Thickness

1/2" Thick


Trim Options

QuarryBasics® Ironspot

Trim is available in corresponding QuarryBasics Clear Tones and Ironspot colors. XA Abrasive uses Ironspot trim.

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


Q1485Bullnose

Q1485

Bullnose


Q1485 L-R Bullnose Corner

Q1485 L/R

Bullnose Corner


Product Literature

QuarryBasics® Ironspot

Metropolitan Ceramics Brochure

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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Metropolitan Ceramics® Specifications

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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Metropolitan Ceramics® Test Results

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

Metropolitan Ceramics® Warranty


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

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Metropolitan Ceramics® Safety Brochure


Eight page color brochure designed to show color options, applications and safety benefits of Metropolitan Ceramics® slip resisting Unglazed Quarry tile.

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Metropolitan Ceramics® Specifications-2023


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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Metropolitan Ceramics Test Results 2023 uai

Metropolitan Ceramics® Test Results-2023


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

Metropolitan Ceramics® Warranty


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

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Metropolitan Ceramics Commercial Kitchen Comparison

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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Metropolitan Ceramics Features and Benefits

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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Metropolitan Ceramics Quarry vs Epoxy

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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Metropolitan Ceramics Commercial Kitchen Comparison

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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Metropolitan Ceramics Features and Benefits

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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Metropolitan Ceramics Quarry vs Epoxy

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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Metropolitan Ceramics Vertical Markets

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® Ironspot

Green Squared certificate Metropolitan Ceramics

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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EPD Tile Guide Metropolitan Ceramics

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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Material Ingredients Guide (Industry Wide)


Ironrock is a participating manufacturer in the Tile Council of North America (TCNA) Material Ingredient Guide (MIG). The MIG is the result of a North American tile industry collaboration, led by WAP Sustainability through the support of TCNA and its members. It is a resource for ceramic tile, mortar, and grout manufacturers to use when providing the content and chemical makeup of their products or “material ingredient transparency”.

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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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Life Cycle Costs Study


This study examines the life-cycle costs of various flooring options in commercial buildings, offering a comprehensive comparison of floor coverings. With Quarry Tile being the most economical of all floor finishes. Visit WhyTile.com to read the full report.

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Size Details

QuarryBasics® Ironspot - All Sizes are 1/2" Thick


Size : 6" x 6"

6" x 6" - Actual Size

6x6-Field

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

8" x 8" - Nominal

8x8-Field

Product Details

QuarryBasics® Ironspot

Surface Type

Unglazed


Edge Type

Cushioned


Shade Variation

V1 Uniform Appearance


Breaking Strength

800 LBF


DCOF Rating

≥0.60


Thickness

1/2" Thick



Trim Options

QuarryBasics® Ironspot

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


Q1485 Bullnose

Q1485

Bullnose


Q1485 L-R Bullnose Corner

Q1485

L-R Bullnose Corner




Samples & Distribution

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