Schluter®-DILEX-PHK

Schluter®-DILEX-PHK is a PVC, cove-shaped profile with a single anchoring leg for inside wall corners, countertop/backsplash transitions and floor/wall transitions where limited movement is expected.

  • Eliminates the need for caulking
  • Features a 3/8" (10 mm)-wide radius to prevent water penetration and dirt accumulation, making cleaning simple
  • Ideal for tiled environments with high sanitary requirements, such as commercial kitchens, bathrooms, and food processing plants
  • Designed for applications where limited movement is expected
  • Available in various colors of PVC
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Schluter®-DILEX-PHK is a PVC, cove-shaped profile with a single anchoring leg for inside wall corners, countertop/backsplash transitions and floor/wall transitions where limited movement is expected.

  • Eliminates the need for caulking
  • Features a 3/8" (10 mm)-wide radius to prevent water penetration and dirt accumulation, making cleaning simple
  • Ideal for tiled environments with high sanitary requirements, such as commercial kitchens, bathrooms, and food processing plants
  • Designed for applications where limited movement is expected
  • Available in various colors of PVC
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Schluter®-DILEX-PHK

PVC cove-shaped profile for corners for inside wall corners and floor/wall transitions with limited movement
Schluter®-DILEX-PHK
Schluter®-DILEX-PHK
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Schluter®-DILEX-PHK features a single trapezoid-perforated anchoring leg, which is secured in the mortar bond coat and a cove section that forms the visible surface. The profile’s 3/8" (10 mm) radius makes DILEX-PHK an attractive option for countertop/backsplash transitions, as it prevents the accumulation of dirt and makes cleaning simple. The profile separates tile fields that meet at inside corners where limited movement is expected. DILEX-PHK prevents surface water penetration and meets the maintenance and hygienic requirements of commercial kitchens, bathrooms, and food-processing plants, or any tiled environment where a sanitary cove base is desired. DILEX-PHK is made of rigid PVC with a pre-colored, rigid PVC cove section. Accessories for DILEX-PHK include: inside and outside corners, connectors, and end caps.

1. Select profile according to tile thickness and format.

2. Using a notched trowel, apply thin-set mortar over the area where the trapezoid-perforated anchoring legs will be placed.

3. Press the perforated anchoring leg(s) of the profile into the mortar.

Note: Install inside and outside corners, connectors, and end caps prior to setting tile. The use of thin-set mortar or similar may be required to achieve a proper fit.

4. Trowel additional thin-set mortar where the tiles are to be installed.

5. Solidly embed the tiles, ensuring full coverage and support of the tile edges, and align flush with the top of the profile, leaving a joint of approximately 1/16" – 1/8" (1.5 - 3 mm) between the tile and the profile. For DILEX-AHK, set tile to the integrated joint spacer, which ensures a uniform joint of 1/16" - 1/8" (1.5 - 3 mm).

6. Fill the joints completely with grout or setting material.

DILEX-PHK requires no special maintenance or care and are resistant to mold and fungi. Clean profile using common household cleaning agents.

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