Bio Luminum Info
Bio-Luminum tiles are made of
recycled aluminum from aircraft
and contain a variety of alloys
making them strong and durable.
The tiles are beveled on one
side and have a straight edge on
the other allowing the purchaser
to determine which side they
would like to face out.
First determine what side is to
face out and what pattern
(running bond, grid, other).
Determine whether the Bio-Luminum™
tiles will be butt jointed or
installed with a grout joint.
Clean tiles thoroughly. Use a
metal cleaner, rinse and dry
Clean the substrate free of oils
KEEP AREA VENTILATED DURING
Cuts are easily made with a tile
saw /cutter with a metal cutting
wheel and grinder.
Installation can be made with a
liberal, thin coating of silicon
adhesive. For exterior
installation, use a silicon
adhesive plus 3M recommends
using “VHB” (very high bonding)
Tiles are not pre-sealed.
Aluminum can tarnish or slightly
discolor if not sealed or waxed.
There are a variety of metal
sealers available and commercial
metal wax is also a good sealer.
Select the appropriate sealing
method for the location of
installation. Sealing is not
Grouting is optional. Tape the
tiles before grouting to speed