Tuff Cable is a very durable,
10 gauge coated copper cable
that is chemical and gasoline
resistant. This heating
element is designed to be
installed in concrete, asphalt,
mortar bed, pavers or thin set.
Applications for Tuff Cable
heating, floor warming,
snow melting, and roof deicing
Tuff Cable is perfect for snow and ice melting on
ramps, stairs, walkways and driveways. For new concrete Tuff Cable
is set 2" below the surface and spaced 4 - 6" apart.
The heating element is attached to remesh (welded
wire fabric) which acts as an anchor for the Tuff Cable
Tuff Cable can be retrofit into
existing concrete or asphalt.
Grooves are saw cut into the pavement
1/4" wide and 1" deep. Tuff Cable
is installed in the grooves and filled with
Backer Rod then sealed with a polyurethane sealant for concrete or a silicon sealant for asphalt. Saw cuts can also be covered with a slurry coat or another layer of asphalt..
The Tuff Cable heating system provides innovative
methods for radiant heating. Utilizing state of the
art components and low-voltage electricity, our
systems are virtually maintenance free, and are safe
and efficient in operation. Tuff Cable has a limited
25 year warranty and is engineered to provide simple
and problem-free solutions. Our low-voltage
products have been in use since 1978.
Tuff Cable in a mortar bed under tile
for Kitchen and Breakfast Nook