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TXLP Heating CableOctober 17, 2017

The heating cable units are ideal for floor warming and radiant heating in concrete and wood floor constructions. They are also used in snow melting installations, frost protection of roof, gutters, drains, pipe tacing and soil heating. Each unit has a unique factory made internal splice which is marked =>SPLICE<= on the cable surface. There is no need for a return conductor. The sealed end is 100% waterproof (factory made seal). The cold end is marked with snowflakes on the cable surface.

Construction:

• Solid resistance wire
• XLPE insulation
• Tinned copper earthing conductor
• Aluminum screen
• PVC outer jacket
• Overall diameter: approx. 6.5 mm (1/4”)

Technical data:

• Element values from 300 to 3300W
• Linear load: 17 W/m
• Series resistance
• Maximum continuously operating temperature outer jacket: 65 °C (149 °F)
• Minimum bending radius: 5 x cable diameter
• Tolerance on conductor resistance: -5 to +10 %
• Highest system voltage: 300 - 600 V

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Emergency Lighting PrinciplesBy Kevin Smee, Vice President Sales at AimLite

Most of us take light for granted. It has become so ubiquitous and cheap to use that we don’t really stop to think about emergencies. Thankfully most buildings are required by law since 1974 to be equipped with emergency lighting that automatically activates during power failures to facilitate our exit.

Emergency lighting is only one component of a building’s life safety systems, but perhaps one of the most important. 

 

 

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