Schlüter-SCHIENE-V  Finishing profile made of aluminium

Schlüter-SCHIENE-V is a aluminium finishing profile without joint spacer for wooden floors or other rigid covering materials such as terrazzo, with a right angled transition from the anchoring leg to the finishing leg. The evenly shaped finishing leg allows for grinding of the covering.

  • Radius perforation
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Cross-section drawing SCHIENE-V 1

General product information

How to install this product

  1. Select the profile height according to the tile thickness and the installation method.
  2. Apply tile adhesive to the area where the tile covering will end, using a notched trowel.
  3. Press the trapezoid-perforated anchoring leg of the profile firmly into the adhesive and align it.
  4. Trowel additional tile adhesive over the trapezoid perforated anchoring leg to ensure full coverage.
  5. Fully embed the adjoining tiles and adjust them in such a way that the upper lip of the profile is flush with the tile.
    Note: The profile should not be higher than the tiled surface, but rather up to approx. 1 mm lower.
  6. The tile is set to the lateral joint spacer, which creates an evenly spaced joint of 1.5 mm. In the case of profiles without joint spacer, a joint of approx. 1.5 mm is recommended.
  7. Completely fill the space between the tile and the profile with grout.

What this product is made from

The profile is available in the following finishes:

  • A = aluminium

Material properties and areas of application

In special cases, the suitability of materials must be verified based on the anticipated chemical, mechanical, and/or other stresses.

Schlüter-SCHIENE-V are profiles made of aluminium. Technically, these are so-called semi-finished products, in which minor manufacturing traces also cannot be avoided. The suitability of the profiles should be reviewed based on the anticipated chemical stresses. Aluminium is sensitive to alkaline media. Cementitious materials, in conjunction with moisture, become alkaline. Since aluminium is sensitive to alkaline substances, exposure to the alkali (depending on the concentration and time of exposure) may result in corrosion (aluminium hydroxide formation). For this reason, remove adhesive or grouting material immediately from all visible areas and do not cover freshly installed coverings until the adhesive and grout have dried. Solidly embed the profile in the setting material to prevent alkaline water from accumulating in small cavities.

How to look after this product

Tile adhesive and grout should be immediately removed from all visible surfaces using clean water. Visible surfaces may be susceptible to scratches so acidic, alkaline or abrasive cleaning chemicals should not be used.



How to install tile profiles for floor transitions - Schlüter®-SCHIENE