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Innovative Installation Systems for Ceramic and Stone Tile

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By the installer, for the installer. It BEGAN with the SCHIENE... 1975 - 1981 1981 - 2000 2000 - present We are committed to the improvement and promotion of tile installations worldwide through the development of practical, innovative products, educational programs, and personalized service.

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A profile of innovation Based on his extensive knowledge of tile assemblies, Werner Schlüter has consistently met the needs of a rapidly evolving industry by developing practical solutions to tile installation challenges. What began as a modest idea has since evolved into a company with over 40 product lines that are promoted in countries around the world. After having observed a tile setter on his way home from school when he was only 12 years old, Werner Schlüter decided to become a Master Tile Setter. Seven years later, he had completed the required training as an apprentice and a...

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Schluter ®-SCHIENE Schluter ®-TREP Schluter ®-TROBA Schluter ®-KERDI Schluter ®-DITRA 1000-1960 A.D 1960’s 1966 1975 1980 1983 1985 1987 Traditional mortar bed technology Development of new adhesives and tile setting techniques Mr. Schlüter establishes his tile setting business Schluter ®-SCHIENE Introduction of Schluter ®-TREP non-slip stair nosing Schluter ®-TROBA Schluter ®-DILEX series Development of Schluter ®-DITRA and KERDI mattings

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One of the most influential advancements in the tile industry was the introduction of the uncoupling membrane, Schluter®DITRA. Developed in 1987, Schluter®-DITRA is the solution to a problem that actually emerged during the1960’s. For thousands of years, tile was successfully installed using a sand strata method. This method incorporated a layer of sand to uncouple the tile surface from the substrate, allowing the two surfaces to move independently. Thin-set mortar was developed in the 1960’s, and tilesetting techniques took a new direction. Force conductive bonding, or bonding the tile...

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Schluter ®-KERDI-DRAIN Schluter ®-RONDEC Schluter ®-DECO Schluter ®-BEKOTEC Schluter ®-DILEX 1990 1991 1992 1994 1995 Schluter ®-RONDEC Rounded edge profile for wall corners Schluter ®-RENO Schluter ®-DECO Schluter ®-DILEX-KS Schluter ®-RENO-TK Schluter ®-KERDI-ST /-SC 1998 2001 2003 Schluter ®-KERDI-ST Schluter ®-BEKOTEC Schluter ®-DITRA ® shower tray Schluter -SCHIENE in new design available in radius Schluter ®-KERDI-DRAIN Schluter ®-KERDI-SC shower curb

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By the installer, for the installer Like Mr. Schlüter, 60% of our sales and technical staff have a background in tile installation. This assures that their advice is derived from education and extensive hands-on experience. Education and training As the industry’s source for innovative solutions for ceramic and stone tile installations, Schluter®-Systems is committed to education and training in industry-approved installation methods. -Registered Continuing Education provider for AIA/CES -Nationwide on-site seminars and training sessions -Competent and qualified technical support both...

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Schluter Systems L.P. 194 Pleasant Ridge Road, Plattsburgh, NY 12901-5841, Tel.: 1-800-472-4588 • Fax: 1-800-477-9783 Schluter Systems (Canada) Inc., 5626 Thimens Blvd., St-Laurent, QC H4R 2K9, Tel.: 1-800-667-8746 • Fax: 1-514-336-2410 E-mail: w w w. s c h l u t e r. c o m

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