The roof system of a house can be divided into two systems: slope roof and roof. The history of slope roofing system can be traced back to ancient times. From the recorded history of China to the end of qing dynasty, almost all the buildings are slope roofing. The same is generally true in foreign countries, but more distinctive and diverse, such as a variety of pointed roofs, ball roofs and so on. The flat roof system actually evolved from the ancient castle structure. With the development of modern concrete components, it has been widely used in many high-rise buildings. Roof tiles are used in slope roof.
As one of the oldest building materials, tile has been widely used for thousands of years. Tile is one of the main roof material, it not only have the effect of the rain and indoor daylighting, and has important decorative effect, with modern new materials constantly emerging, of other functions also appear constantly.
Roof tile is a lot of more phyletic, the classification of the main methods are classified according to its raw material, of clay and clay water mixing, color concrete tile, asbestos tile, glass fiber magnesia wave tile, glass fiber reinforced cement (GRC) wave tile, glass tile, color PVC tile, glass fiber reinforced polyester lighting products, polycarbonate lighting products, color aluminum alloy molding products, color coating steel molding products, colored asphalt linoleum tiles, steel insulation sandwich panel, glazed tile, etc. The clay tile, color concrete tile, glass, tile, glass fiber magnesia wave tile, glass fiber reinforced cement wave tile, roofing tile type is mainly used in civil construction of the slope roof, polycarbonate lighting products, color aluminum alloy molding products, color coating steel molding products, steel insulation sandwich board, etc for industrial buildings, asbestos water mixed wave tile, steel mesh cement tile, etc used for simple or temporary buildings. Glazed tile is mainly used for roof or wall tiles of garden architecture and archaize architecture.
For a long time people have been using more clay tile, but because of the clay tile from major, not environmental protection, the energy consumption of large, poor quality, adornment effect such as faults, now gradually replaced by other products. The following mainly introduces several roof tiles commonly used in civil buildings, including clay tiles.