Schluter®-DITRA-HEAT-E-HK are twisted pair heating cables designed for integration with the DITRA-HEAT uncoupling membrane in interior floor warming applications.
All substrates must be clean, even, and load bearing. Bond inhibiting surfaces must be removed prior to the application of DITRA-HEAT. For complete installation guidelines and warranty criteria, please refer to the downloadable Schluter®-DITRA-HEAT Installation Handbook or to the installation video online.
Note: Type, thickness, and format of the tile or stone surface covering must be suitable for the intended application. Minimum tile format is 2" x 2" (5 cm x 5 cm).
Alternate Floor Coverings over DITRA-HEAT
Please refer to detail DH-AFC (see the Alternate Floor Coverings over DITRA-HEAT Technical Bulletin available for download below,) and the Schluter®-DITRA-HEAT Installation Handbook for complete installation guidelines.
Use our DITRA-HEAT calculator to find out what products you need to complete your specific installation.
What is the minimum stud spacing when installing the Schluter®-DITRA-HEAT-E-HK heating cables?
A cable spacing of 3 studs between runs is standard. However, cable may also be spaced at continuously alternating 3 stud – 2 stud intervals in isolated...Read more
Can Schluter®-DITRA-HEAT-E-HK heating cables be installed on a shower bench?
Yes, DITRA-HEAT-E-HK heating cables can be installed on the top surface of shower benches. Care must be taken to install...Read more
Can other manufacturer’s heating cables be installed with Schluter®-DITRA-HEAT membrane?
The DITRA-HEAT-E-HK heating cables are specifically designed to integrate with the DITRA-HEAT membrane...Read more
Why is megohmmeter testing strongly recommendedfor Schluter®-DITRA-HEAT-E-HK heating cables?
The insulation resistance test is intended to detect very small breaks throughout the cable insulation before, during, and after installation...Read more
Where can I find a megohmmeter to perform the insulation resistance test?
Megohmmeters may be found at local electrical supply wholesalers or online retailers such as Grainger, Mouser Electronics, Amazon, etc...Read more
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