Schluter®-DITRA-HEAT-E-HK

Schluter®-DITRA-HEAT-E-HK are twisted pair heating cables designed for integration with the DITRA-HEAT uncoupling membrane in interior floor warming applications.

  • Cables snap into the membrane; clips and fasteners are not required
  • No self-levelers required to encapsulate the cables; installation time significantly reduced
  • No return to thermostat required
  • Produces virtually zero electromagnetic fields
  • 120 V and 240 V options available in a variety of lengths
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Schluter®-DITRA-HEAT-E-HK are twisted pair heating cables designed for integration with the DITRA-HEAT uncoupling membrane in interior floor warming applications.

  • Cables snap into the membrane; clips and fasteners are not required
  • No self-levelers required to encapsulate the cables; installation time significantly reduced
  • No return to thermostat required
  • Produces virtually zero electromagnetic fields
  • 120 V and 240 V options available in a variety of lengths
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Floor heating cables used with DITRA-HEAT membrane
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  IMPORTANT Ordering Information for Schluter®-DITRA-HEAT Cables

  • Do not purchase a heating cable the same size as the area to be tiled; this will be too much heating cable!
  • Very important: Never CUT the heating cable. This would change the cable resistance and could lead to a fire.
  • Install the heating cable at a spacing of 3 studs (3-1/2" – 9 cm).
  • Minimum spacing from walls or fixtures (e.g., cabinets) is 3" (75 mm).
  • Minimum spacing from other heat sources (baseboard heaters, fireplaces, forced air heating ducts, etc.) is 8" (200 mm)
  • Minimum spacing from any plumbing drain is 6" (150 mm).
  • The heating cable section of the cable must be entirely installed under the floor covering. In order to prevent a fire hazard, do not install it anywhere else (e.g., in a wall).
  • Never install heating cable under vanities, bathtub platforms, kitchen cabinets and islands or any other fixtures. Excessive heat could build up in these confined spaces and may cause a fire.
  • It is helpful to plan the location of a buffer zone, as it is not possible to predict where the heating cable will end. The buffer zone is an area where heating is not essential, typically behind a toilet or adjacent to a door opening. This area allows for placement of excess heating cable.
  • Heating cable testing is required while the heating cable is on the spool and at two subsequent steps during installation to ensure cable quality and for warranty purposes. A megohmmeter is required for the insulation resistance testing of the heating cables.

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).

Use our DITRA-HEAT calculator to find out what products you need to complete your specific installation.

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