The Nuheat R8P5-120-250 cable is a self-regulating heating cable designed for residential and commercial roof and gutter de-icing. Choose 8-watt 120v cables for smaller runs or when limited power is available. We also offer 13 Watt-Foot cables.
This 250 Ft Spool of 120v cable can be cut to length as needed on the job site and is also available in 500 Ft. Use a heat shrink Power Connector at the beginning of the cable and an End Seal to terminate. We also have T splice connectors available and all Nuheat Heat shrinks are UL listed and of the highest quality.
It creates and maintain paths for melted snow and ice to drain, preventing major damage and expensive repairs that can be caused by icicles and ice dams. This 8 watt cable is suitable for most roof and gutter types, as well as downspouts. The cable's ability to self-regulate allows it to overlap across itself (without risk of overheating or burnout) for easy installation along roofs, gutters and inside downspouts.
- R8 means 8 watts per foot of cable at 32° F on roof or in gutters or downspouts.
- R5 means 5 watts per foot at 50° F in a pipe heat trace application
- 120 = 120v
- 250 = length in feet
- former Part Number was 8FP05W1
Spools of bulk cable are ideal for Roofing or Electrical contractors and offer significant $ savings.
Acceptable Roof materials
- Shake / Shingle
Acceptable Gutter/downspout materials
- Instructions + Video
Instructions + Video
Install Steps Check cable resistance, attach cable to roof with roof clips and to gutter and drainspout using cable clips, check the resistance a second time after installing the cables, then attach the cable to the control.
UPC 620713022146 Voltage 120v Manufacturer Nuheat Brand Name Nuheat
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What's In The Box Weather-Ready R8P5-1 (watts=5-8) 120V - 250' spool Warranty from Manufacturer 10 Year Outdoor Warranty Cable Length (inches) 3000 Cable Length 250 Cable Length (meters) 76.2