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Weather-Ready • 500' Spool (120V / 5-8W)

SKU# R8P5-120-500

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The Nuheat R8P5-120-500 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

This 500 Ft Spool of 120v cable can be cut to length as needed on the job site and is also available in 250 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
  • Rubber/Tar
  • Wood
  • Metal
  • Plastic

Acceptable Gutter/downspout materials

  • Metal
  • Plastic
  • Wood
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 620713022184
Voltage 120v
Manufacturer Pentair Thermal Management
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More Details

What's In The Box Weather-Ready R8P5-1 (watts=5-8) 120V - 500' spool
Brand Name Nuheat
Warranty 10 Year Outdoor Warranty
Cable Length (inches) 6000
Cable Length 500
Cable Length (meters) 152.4

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