The Palatina Series from Daltile is a high quality porcelain tile made to replicate the classic and elegant look of natural stone. Daltile uses Outstand Technology? which provides glazed porcelain tiles with unparalleled surface-wear-resistance for outstanding durability and style. These tiles are also infused with Microban® Antimicrobial Technology, which provides a long lasting, durable layer of protection from stain and odor causing bacteria. Aside from its durable nature and stylish characteristics, these tiles are also PTCA Certified. This means that these tiles have all met the U.S. standards for porcelain, protecting you from foreign imports that may be inferior to the product you have specifically chosen. The porcelain tiles in the Palatina series are extremely durable and highly resistant to moisture, stain and wear. The ability to withstand temperature extremes, allow the tile to be used in specific exterior applications. When considering the look of natural stone, you can make a confident choice in Daltile to provide the look you want with the easy maintenance of ceramic.