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I'm starting a large shower job and the owner wants to use the metal bullnose corners from schluter. I've never used them. Are they a good product? I assume they install by mudding and no fasteners. Do you guys use them on the curb? I have a walk in with knee walls on each side.

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You mean RONDEC? Stuff is awesome. Never touched stainless but I'm sure it's a complete pain in the ass and should be avoided unless you need the chemical resistance properties.
 

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One other question, is stainless worth using instead of aluminum?. I figure aluminum would be much easier to cut, besides being cheaper.


Yes I would stay with the aluminum if you can. Just cut them on your regular miter saw.

I have used some of the stainless profiles and they are definetly more of a pita to work with than the aluminum.


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You already have a diamond blade on you grinder sitting, it will cut profile alright...less to carry in.
 

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that works. used to use my dewalt tile saw to cut then but the joints were never perfect. a chop saw cuts them so much nicer even without alloy blade.
I've had it gunk up the diamond blades a bit and I didn't love the results. Throwing 2 pieces of scrap on the chop saw was easier and cleaner.
 

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Aluminum, specifically Schluter profiles, won't corrode unless a cementitious product is left on the surface of the profile. Alkaline water sitting on an aluminum surface can corrode it. A properly built shower would not allow alkaline water to collect on a profile, therefore, it's no problem using a Schluter profile on a curb.

Yes, I've done it many times.
 

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angus242 said:
Aluminum, specifically Schluter profiles, won't corrode unless a cementitious product is left on the surface of the profile. Alkaline water sitting on an aluminum surface can corrode it. A properly built shower would not allow alkaline water to collect on a profile, therefore, it's no problem using a Schluter profile on a curb. Yes, I've done it many times.
Good to see ya angus.
 
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