Snow Melting Slab Sensor Kit (ETOG-56 Sensor + Housing)


Snow Melting Slab Sensor Kit (ETOG-56 Sensor + Housing)

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Snow Melting Sensors Description

This sensor kit includes a ground sensor and a sensor tube. The sensor tube functions as a housing, which allows for the ground sensor to be more easily replaced than if it was directly embedded in the outdoor surface.  This kit is compatible with the SCE-120 Snow Melting Economy Control. The ground sensor, type ETOG-56, is designed for embedding in the outdoor surface using the ETOK-1 sensor tube. The ground sensor detects both temperature and moisture.

The sensor tube, type ETOK-1, is a mounting tube for ETOG-56, supplied with a wood plug for covering the ETOK-1 hole during installation.

Two ETOG-56 ground sensors can be connected to the SCE-120 Controller to keep large areas ice-free, even if they are exposed to a range of different conditions. Where an asphalt surface is used, or where easy installation is desired, installing ETOG-56 together with ETOK-1 is the obvious choice.

Cannot be used as a replacement for ETOG-55.

Specifications

Electrical

Activation Temperature Set at the controller
Lead Length 82′
Sensitivity Temperature and precipitation

Logistics

Country of Origin (COO) Malaysia

Installation

Installation Area Pavement
Screw Size 5x40 mm stainless steel screw with countersunk head

Product Dimensions

Length 8.5″
Width 8.5″

Identifiers

SKU SCE-SLAB-SS-KIT
UPC (GTIN-12) 881308055936

Warranty / Certifications

Warranty 2 years

Customer Questions & Answers

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How quickly do these systems melt the snow?

That depends on a number of variables (like the temperature outside) but generally speaking these snow melting systems are designed to melt 1" - 3" of snow per hour. Anything above 3" per hour is typically considered blizzard conditions. 

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Is it okay to cut the snow melting cable if it is too long for the application for which it was designed?

Never cut the heating cable. A heating cable will not work if it has been cut. If the heating cable is too long, call WarmlyYours to consult with a technician who will guide you in utilizing the additional length of cable.

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May I cross or overlap the WarmlyYours snow melt heating cable?

When installing outdoor WarmlyYours snow melting cables for your driveway, patio, walkway, terrace, stairs, ramp, etc. - NEVER cross, overlap, or allow the heating cables to touch each other. Doing so will quickly cause a circuit failure due to excessive heat build up. Always follow the installation instructions and/or design layout plan to ensure the cable is installed with the correct spacing required for proper operation.

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How does the electric snow melting system compare to hot water tubing (hydronic) systems?

The material costs are similar. However, electric systems are easier to install, with fewer components and significantly lower maintenance costs. Electric systems will run for a shorter period of time to give the same level of performance but with much higher energy efficiency (typically 95%-98% efficient). Controls and sensors required for the two types of systems are very similar. Electric systems do not usually require slab insulation and do not create the concerns typically associated with hydronic systems. These concerns include, but are not limited to, return temperatures, flue gas venting, waterway shrinkage and property damage caused by leaking pipes or tubes.

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Does the factory splice need to be completely embedded during installation?

Yes. The manufacturer's splice that connects the heating element to the cold lead should be entirely embedded in a noncombustible material (like asphalt, concrete, or mortar) within the outdoor surface that is being heated. 

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Customer Reviews

Snow Melting Sensors achieved an average rating of 5.0 stars with 7 reviews by our customers.

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Very professional

Llc G., White Plains, NY on 04/19/2024

I needed this product asap.. They were on time and readily available for any questions!

Good choice

Mike M., Lakewood, CO on 12/11/2023

The WarmlyYours ice melt I recently installed is working great. They clearly have a 5 star product. I have only two slight complaints: none of the contractors referred by WY ever bothered to call back, so I had to find electrician and concrete guy myself. The plastic cover on the Snow Switch should be hinged instead of fastened with screws.

Great experience

Bill, Hawthorne, NY on 10/30/2023

From customer service to product quality, it was nice to have a company in your corner to help tackle a project.

Wonderful as usually

Jasmine U., Oak Grove, MO on 06/04/2023

Pedro and the tech team were wonderful as usual

Great Customer Service for an Excellent Product

Richard K., Lakewood, NJ on 03/17/2023

Our experience with WarmlyYours was great from the beginning. They were easy to work with and provided a custom plan and all the necessary hardware to accomplish the job. We changed the design in the process and we were helped every step of the way. The system was on just this week and everything functioned accordingly.

Must have this if you live in a snowy region

Anonymous, Colorado Springs, CO on 01/03/2023

Works great! No more salt or shoveling!

Mary knows her stuff. If she doesn't know , she calls you bac

Ken S., Commerce Township, MI on 09/28/2022

Mary knows her stuff. If she doesn't know , she calls you back within minutes with an answer.

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