In our range you will find several different types of china like hard-paste porcelain, bone china and stoneware. But what are the differences and benefits of the different materials? Below we will review some different facts about the various porcelain materials so that you get more information about the type that suits your business best.
Hard-paste porcelain is the most common type of china and is characterized by its resistance to both bumps and food stains. The material is burned at high temperature, about 1400 °C, which makes the material tight and durable. Hard-paste porcelain are usually white in color due to the high burning temperature. The composition of the material gives the surface a glassy impression.
Hard-paste porcelain can be used for heating in microwaves, if it is not decorated with any kind of metal. It can be washed in the dishwasher. Hard-paste porcelain cant be used in ovens.
Examples of series in porcelain are: Cupid, Eros, Hercules, Maria Teresa, Pegasus and Quadro.
Ben china is a material that in addition to the classic ingredients, also contains at least 25% bone ash. Bench porcelain is white in color and burns at 1200 ° C. The material is characterized by a strength that makes it possible to manufacture thin and exclusive shapes without losing its durability.
Examples of bone china series are: Letho, Victoria and Zeus.
Stoneware is technically not china because it is not made of the subject of koalinite. Stoneware consists of clay and quartz that burns in high temperatures and becomes very tight and durable. Products made of stoneware are usually oven-proof due to the high temperatures in manufacturing. The appearance of the material is characterized by a rustic feeling. Stoneware can be used in the microwave and dishwasher.
Examples of stoneware dishes are: Fortuna and Minerva.