OPEN PRESSURE SYSTEM
heat cable has an output of 2 watts per foot. One cable will give good
performance to about 20. Two cables installed in the same pipe will give
protection to about 0. If two cables are required for your climate, install two
cables, putting one on a thermocube and
operating the other manually. This prevents both cables from coming on at the
first drop in temperature, thus saving electricity. This is the cable we used in
our rabbitry and has been installed throughout the nation with good results.
Operates on 110 volts. See diagrams on previous page for installation
Heat cables can NOT be spliced or cut! Please read entire instruction sheet and
wiring diagram sent with each cable.
For routing heat cable through water lines in a closed pressure system.
two-part brass body, cotton packing and instructions. For low pressure only
click here & read below for more Heat Cable instructions
The heat cable is a solid copper resistance wire with a braided copper
The resistance wire can not be shortened or lengthened because each spool is
engineered to create the right amount of heat from the resistance in that given
The cable is made to install inside the PVC water line.
They work best if the lead wire is not submerged under water, just the heat
The customer would need a 110 plug to wire to the heat cable.
The cable needs to make a loop so that both lead wires can be wired to this
You can lengthen or shorten the lead wires as needed, just not the heat cable
The heat cable does not need a controller, it is just an on/off product.
We recommend the thermo cube to go along with the heat cables. It just automates
things a little, by plugging the heat cable into this it will kick on/off with
the temperature of the room.
When using the the compression fittings you may need to cut the wire were the to
wires join to allow it to pass through the fitting.
Then reconnect after it is pulled through the fitting.
Once it is through the fitting you pack the cotton string in the base a tighten
the cap to compress the string around the cable.