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ProMelt 75 Sq Ft 240V Snow Melting Cable

SKU SC50240075

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Specifications

Specifications

Voltage 240 VAC
How to choose 120 or 240 Volt Same Energy efficiency & same Watts/SF. More Sq Footage per circuit with 240v
Watts Per SF 50 Watts per Sq Foot
Heat Output BTUs per SF 170 BTU per Sq Ft/Hour
Heating Power : Total BTU's 12750 BTU total
Manufacturer SunTouch Watts Radiant
Brand Name SunTouch ProMelt
Power Lead Type Armored, NEC color code, Single point connection at 1 corner of mat. No return wire like inferior products
Power Lead Length 20 Feet
Power Lead Wire Gauge 18 AWG
Thickness 1/4" in. inch
Heating Wire Spacing 3" - 3.5" - 4" on center
Minimum Bend Radius 1 inch
Ohms Reading (resistance value) 11 - 15 ohms
EMF (Electro Magnetic Field) Yes. Verified by Independent Testing Laboratory as ultra low.
Controls/Thermostat is required for operation Automated Snow Sensing Controller recommeded for safety and lower energy use
BTUs/SF/Hr 1 170
BTUs/SF/Hr 2 150
BTUs/SF/Hr 3 130
Spacing between runs 1 3
Spacing between runs 2 3.5
Spacing between runs 3 4
Watts Per SF 1 50
Watts Per SF 2 44
Watts Per SF 3 38
Heated SF 1 65
Heated SF 2 75
Heated SF 3 85
Packaging Easy Open Cardboard - no frustration. Easy to dispense cable from spool
Instructions + Video

Instructions + Video

Instruction Manual
Skill Level Installation only by qualified persons. Electrician recommended for wiring. Read More
Passes Impact Testing (CSA-130 impact rating) Yes. Exceeds the required rating
GFEP / GFCI Protection (Ground Fault Circuit Interrupter) Required for each circuit at the panel.
Maximum Circuit Load 30 or 50 Amps @ 240v, depending on controls chosen
Maximum Circuit Overload Protection 70 A Breaker.
Recommended Insulation Resistance test by Electrician Use a Megohmeter - see manual
Electrical Box Size (Where Mats connect to Thermostat) Suitable outdoor junction boxes as needed
Full Length End-to-End ground wire Yes. Braided copper ground plane
National Electric Code reference ANSI/NFPA 70 especially Article 426. Plus any local code requirements
Spacing of attachment to Mesh/Rebar or surface Every 24" using cable ties (no metal)
Distance from Edges of Concrete/Asphalt Minimum 6" from edge of slab or 12" for asphalt without a curb
Minimum Depth 1.50" inches below top of heated surface-completely covered : See Installation Manual
Recommended Method and Depth for Slab Use Chairs/dobies so rebar/Mesh ProMelt is attached to is in top 2" of slab - See Installation Manual.
Recommended Method and Depth for Asphalt Attach ProMelt over cooled asphalt base layer- Cover with hand shoveled final asphalt layer min 1.5 inch thick-DO NOT DRIVE machines on exposed ProMelt. Roll with small roller or compactor. - See Installation Manual
Recommended Method and Depth for Pavers in sand Minimum 1.5 inches sand over cables, max paver thickness of 2.50 inches - See Installation Manual
Recommended Method and Depth for Pavers in Concrete Maximum 2.50" total thickness over cables - See Installation Manual
Recommended Method and Depth for Tile/Stone See Installation Manual and TCNA guidelines; 1.25 inch minimum
Suitable Installation Surfaces / Materials: Embedded in Concrete, Asphalt, Pavers in sand or concrete, Thickset mortar on slab. -See Installation Manual
Do Not Install in other surfaces Not in Dirt, gravel, walls, etc. ONLY approved installations
Maximum exposure temperature 285°F (140°C) Short-term max. for asphalt covering
Minimum Installation Temperature 40°F (4.5°C)
Installation Layout Map customized for my project No - example in manual. We provide Layout Maps only for MATS
Insulation Recommended No Insulation. Vehicular traffic can compress insulation causing problems.
Outdoor Installation Only Outdoor Snow Melting or Heating Application only.
Cut Warning No. Never cut the heating elements to shorten
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Why Helps

ProMelt Cables provide the most flexible and low cost installation than any snow melting system in 3 easy steps once you have read all instructions, planned the electrical details, and prepared your jobsite:

  1. Determine cable spacing and layout we suggest using a spacer like a piece of wood
  2. Unwind cable(s) to fit any shape area and around obstacles or up steps
  3. Secure the cable onto the prepared base surface using CableStrap or cable ties to wire mesh/rebar

The ProMelt radiant heating cables are built tough for Permanent installation within virtually any surface to provide efficient melting of snow and ice automatically. They must be completely embedded and at least 1.25 inches below the top of the new layer.

  • New Concrete Surfaces install in top 2 inches secured to rebar or wire mesh on supports/chairs
  • New Asphalt on top of base layer. ProMelt's polyurethane outer insulation layer withstands 300 Degrees F
  • Pavers or brick set in compacted sand beds or in mortar
  • Stone or tile set in thickset mortar. Building Code requires all outdoor systems to be 1.25 inches below the top of the new surface
  • Not for use in gravel or dirt - must be embedded as described above
Warranty from Manufacturer 10 year warranty backed by USA Manufacturer since 1873
Amp Draw 15.6
Heating Wire ETFE Fluoropolymer, Braided copper ground plane, Foil shield and Outside polyurethane jacket
Heated Area $75.00
Total Watts 3750 watts @ 3" inch spacing
Custom Size Options None. Standard lengths only. No customization
Safety Listing ETL Listed for U.S. and Canada under UL (Underwriters Laboratory) 515, IEEE 515.1, and CAN/USA C22.2 No. 130-03 : Listing file number: 3151992
Canadian Electric Code reference Section 62 (CEC) Part I. Plus any local code requirements
Repairable Heating Wire Yes, Wire can be repaired. Repair kits and assistance available.
Made In USA Made in USA

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