The integrity of a trace heating system depends upon design accuracy, cable selection and the quality of the installation. 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 for fire sprinkler piping, using Drexan HeatTracer MultiTrace cables.
Our design guide provides:
Drexan’s instructions provide a step-by-step procedure for determining the best solution for fire sprinkler system freeze protection applications. The installation manual provides general guidance for installing the heating cable and components on fire sprinkler piping. Additional installation instructions are included with the connection kits, controllers, and accessories.