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Brand Focus: RUBI


RUBI began it’s life in Spain in 1951, when the Boada brothers invented a manual tile cutter for hydraulic mosaic work. This new tool proved extremely popular and even won a diploma of honour and the gold medal at the first national exhibition of inventions, held in Barcelona in 1953. The tool was christened ‘RUBI’ and was the first in a long line of tiling and construction tools. RUBI now designs, manufactures and distributes these tools from their headquarters in Spain, which also includes a showroom, museum and an area exclusively dedicated to training.

RUBI in Focus

  • Founded in 1951
  • Based in Spain
  • Products are distributed and sold in over 140 countries worldwide
  • Design, manufacture and distribute machinery and tools for the construction industry, specialising in tile laying equipment
  • Created the RUBIĀ® Technology Center to expand the business’ capacity to succeed in different areas of research
  • Launched Club RUBIĀ® to keep professionals up to date with the ongoing expansion of their product range
  • Manual tile cutters all have a 5 year warranty


RUBI Products on Tile Fix Direct

Tile Fix Direct stock a great range of products from RUBI including manual tile cutters, gloves, masks, drill bits and replacement wheels for tile cutters. Browse the full range of RUBI products available to order from Tile Fix Direct.

RUBI Manual Tile Cutters

RUBI tile cutters are widely used due to their great quality and ease of use. Tile Fix Direct stocks several RUBI tile cutters including the TS40, which has chromed and rectified steel guides, with anti-corrosion treatment and can cut tiles up to 43cm. For tiles up to 66cm, use the TS60 Plus which has an ergonomic shape and reinforced base.

RUBI Tungsten Wheels

RUBI tungsten wheels are available in a range of sizes and are suitable for use with TS and TR tile cutters. These are suitable for sharp cuttings of hard ceramics and are made with high technology RUBI alloy which offers maximum precision and resistance to wear.

Check out the full range of RUBI products available to order online at Tile Fix Direct.

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