Schlüter®-KERDI-TS | Installation | Schlüter-Systems



A sufficient adhesive bond between the installation adhesive KERDI-FIX (see product data sheet 8.3) and the shower tray and bath tub material is required. Remove any protective foils etc. prior to installation.

  1. Thoroughly clean the surface area of the bath tub or shower tray with the enclosed cleaning cloth and allow it to dry for at least 2 minutes.
  2. Remove the protective film from the selfadhesive corner piece(s) and adhere it/ them to the shower tray and bath tub in the corner area (dependant on the number of corners that abut the wall, additional corner pieces may be required).
  3. Cut the sealing strip Schlüter®-KERDI-TS to 25 mm longer than the side of the shower tray or bath tub and adhere it firmly in a single piece. Use the marking line for a minimum installation depth of 5 mm (= upper edge of insulation strip to upper edge of tub) for guidance. Remove the protective film of the self-adhesive sound insulation strip during the installation. Trim off any excessive lengths.
    Note: The sealing strip should not be cut and folded to form a corner and has to be installed in conjunction with the associated corner pieces in all cases.
  4. The building component must be in its final position, fully levelled, and professionally attached.

  5. 5a. Fully embed Schlüter®-KERDI-TS at the adjoining surfaces, using the sealing adhesive Schlüter®-KERDI-COLL-L (available separately) and a notched trowel (3 x 3 or 4 x 4 mm).
    See section 5b for special solutions for connecting surfaces.
    5b. The expansion set KERDI-TS-ZC should be used to create a waterproof seal around the corner to any adjacent horizontal surface. Attach the installation corner piece included in the set (see step 2) and adhere the previously cut waterproofing collar as shown in Fig. A, B or C with KERDI-COLL-L. The fleece-free area of the collar is used for proper sealing with KERDI-FIX. The thickness of the tiles must be taken into consideration for horizontal connection surfaces.
  6. Clean the joint area with the second cleaning cloth and cover the edge surface of the built-in component with masking tape. Use the installation adhesive Schlüter®-KERDI-FIX to seal the joint up to the upper edge of the tub. Remove the masking tape. Fresh residue of KERDI-FIX can be removed with spray oil (such as WD-40), followed by thorough degreasing of the area. Warning: Prior to using consider that oils, cleaning agents can have a damaging effect on tile, stone and composites
    Note: The installation adhesive Schlüter®- KERDI-FIX is a system component that may not be replaced with other products.

As an option, the cutting protection strip Schlüter®-KERDI-CP can be embedded in the freshly installed adhesive Schlüter®- KERDI-FIX. It protects the connection seal when the silicone joint is removed and replaced at a later time. To this end, pre-fold the previously cut plastic profile and adhere it to the adjoining wall with KERDI-FIX if applicable. As an alternative, the joint can also be covered with the maintenance-free connection profile Schlüter®-DILEX-AS.

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Units 3-5 Bardon 22,
Beveridge Lane, Coalville,
Leicestershire, LE67 1TE
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