The search for sufficiently high-quality clays for use in the tile industry represents a significant challenge. This study aimed to prepare Muttalip green clay tiles with flexural strengths adhering to the TS EN 1304:2016 standard. Muttalip green clay was subjected to sieving, vacuum pressed, dried and then baked to obtain galette tiles. The tiles were analysed subsequently using optical techniques, including X-ray diffraction, X-ray fluorescence spectrometry and field-emission scanning electron microscopy. The influence of various firing temperatures (900, 950 and 1000°C) on the flexural strength of the tiles was also investigated. The tiles obtained at 950°C exhibited a maximum flexural strength of 153.91 kg cm–2. Fourier-transform infrared spectroscopy revealed that the tiles reflect ultraviolet A radiation and absorb infrared radiation. Muttalip green clay is a suitable material for preparing tiles for roofing applications.

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