240 volt mats are standard. Other
voltages are available upon special request. You should always consult your
electrician on what to buy and on connecting to your power supply.
Double pole, single throw switches, or tandem
circuit breakers to open both sides of line should be used except where cables are common
phase to neutral. Locate switch gear in any protected, convenient location. It is also
advisable to include a pilot lamp on the load side of each switch so that there is a
visual indication when the mats are energized.
Castings having more than one heat mat should
be wired in parallel. Secure all splices with approved pressure crimped connectors or set
screw type wiring clamps. Thoroughly tape all power splices with plastic electrical tape.
All connections in below grade unction boxes must be protected by a suitable potting
A listing of heat mat voltage and wattage is
located on inside of junction box cover plate.
Shawnee's heating mats are
made from cables supplied by The Easy Heat Company
of New Carlisle, Indiana. We have had excellent results using them for the past twenty
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