Ice build-up on roofs and in drains can result in hazards for personnel and equipment. Processes that generate heat during winter conditions can often result in significant ice build-up over doorways and on rooflines that can cause structural damage.
Drexan HeatTracer MultiTrace products are ideal for maintaining gutters, downspouts and roofs free of snow and ice buildup on buildings and other structures. MultiTrace is designed to self-regulate its heat output by tailoring its current flow to ambient conditions in the most extreme climatic temperatures. This cable can be cut to length in the field allowing for quick and easy installation.
The integrity of a trace heating system depends upon on how accurately the cable is selected and how well it is installed. An improperly designed and installed trace heating system could result in cable failure and possible physical injury.
Drexan provides recommendations for designing a pipe freeze protection system or roof and gutter de-icing and snow melting using MultiTrace.
Our design guide provides:
Drexan’s instructions provide a step-by-step procedure for determining the best solution for roof and gutter de-icing and snow melting. Guidelines and installation instructions are included with the connection kits, controllers, and accessories.
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