WarmlyYours Snow Melt Sensor, Slab Mounted (120V)


WarmlyYours Snow Melt Sensor, Slab Mounted (120V)
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Features

  • Detects Snow And Ice On Concrete Or Asphalt: Reliably detects snow and ice on concrete or asphalt when used in conjunction with the Sce-120 Economy Snow Melt Control, in particular, it detects moisture and temperature

  • Fastest Response: The Slab-Ss offers the fastest response time with the sensor in direct contact with the asphalt or concrete to be heated, sensor wire must remain separate from any high-voltage wire to avoid a distorted sensor signal

  • Mounts To The Snow-Melting Cable: The sensor mounts in close proximity to the snow-melting cable to ensure the pavement and sensor become dry at similar time intervals, maximum distance between the sensor and the control is 650 feet using 18 Awg wire

  • 24/7 Technical Assistance: The WarmlyYours troubleshooting team is available 24/7 to provide technical assistance or support at 800-875-5285

Snow Melting Sensors Description

This slab-mounted snow sensor reliably detects snow and ice on concrete or asphalt when used in conjunction with the SCE-120 Economy Snow Melt Control. This sensor works by detecting moisture and temperature. The sensor mounts in close proximity to the snow-melting cable to ensure the pavement and sensor become dry at similar time intervals. Maximum distance between the sensor and the control is 650 feet using 18 AWG wire. Note: Sensor wire must remain separate from any high-voltage wire to avoid a distorted sensor signal.  Cannot be used as a replacement for ETOG-56.

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

Product Dimensions

Length 8.5″
Width 8.5″

Identifiers

SKU SLAB-SS
UPC (GTIN-12) 881308020620

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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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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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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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 6 reviews by our customers.

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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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