SlabHeat Cable is a complete heating cable consisting of a series resistance heating cable and a single power lead for easy single point connection. The heating cable length cannot be cut to fit. Constant wattage output is approximately 5 Watts per Linear Foot.
SlabHeat cable should be installed in all interior floor areas to be warmed. It cannot be used for exterior applications, snow melting, or in ceilings.
Primary Heat Applications
A properly designed heating system begins with an accurate heat-loss calculation to determine whether the system will provide enough energy to function as the primary heat source for the space or provide floor warming only. If it is a primary heating system, we recommend a detailed heat-loss be performed first, then select wire spacing based on heat output. If you have already know the BTUs required, the calculation is simple. If you need us to perform a heat-loss calculation, please download the form and return it to us with all details completed.
Voltages: 120 and 240 VAC, 1-phase
Watts: 15 W/sqft (51 Btu/h/sqft), spaced at 4 inches on-center - 10 W/sqft (34 Btu/h/sqft), spaced at 6 inches on-center
(Cable is designed to operate at approximately 5 W/linear foot of cable at rated voltage.)
Maximum heater current: 15 amps
Maximum circuit load: 15 amps
GFCI Class A (ground fault circuit protection) required for each circuit
Listing: UL Listed for U.S. and Canada under UL 1673, and CAN/CSA C22.2 No. 130-03
Listing file number: E185866
Application: indoor use only, embedded in concrete. (see Installation Step 1.1)
Minimum bend radius: 1 inch
Maximum exposure temperature (continuous and storage): 194°F (90°C)
Minimum installation temperature: 50°F (10°C)
Installation must be performed by qualified personnel, in accordance with local codes, ANSI/NFPA 70 (NEC Article 424) and Section 62 of the CEC Part I.
10 Year Warranty: For complete product warranty information, please refer to the installation manual.
Skill level – Intermediate skills in electrical wiring required. Normally the heating product may be secured in place by qualified installers. However, consider hiring an electrician to rough in the wiring, especially if it is necessary to route from the circuit breaker panel. Please be aware that local codes may require this product and/or the thermostatic control be installed or connected by an electrician.