Self-Regulating Heating Cable


nVent Thermal LLC

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September 01, 2023 - August 31, 2024

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Product Information

The nVent RAYCHEM XTVR self-regulating heating cable is designed for freeze protection or process temperature maintenance of pipes and vessels with high continuous operating temperatures 302°F (150°C).
The XTVR heating cables can withstand exposures temperatures up to 482°F (250°C).
The XTVR cable incorporates a high power retention (HPR) heating core. This innovative heating core technology and product design results in: 
  • Highly reliable power output for long operational life 
  • Ease of stripping, flexing and installation 
  • Seven wattage levels (240 V range) for efficient heat trace designs and lower installation costs 
  • Long circuit lengths for minimized total installation cost
Power retention: Minimum 95% after 10 years at maximum operating temperature of 302°F (150°C). 
Certified for use in hazardous and ordinary areas and comes with a 10 year product warranty.

* This information was provided by nVent Thermal LLC and may contain additional information outside the scope of this Claim Verification.

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RAYCHEM XTVR self-regulating heating cable

Marketing Claim Verified by UL Solutions

100% power retention after 18 months continuous exposure at 150°C/302°F

Verification Method

The verification method is based on procedures from the following standards: IEEE 515-2017, IEEE Standard For The Testing, Design, Installation, And Maintenance Of Electrical Resistance Trace Heating For Industrial Applications; IEEE 515.1-2012, IEEE Standard For The Testing, Design, Installation, And Maintenance Of Electrical Resistance Trace Heating For Commercial Applications; CSA C22.2 No. 130, Requirements For Electrical Resistance Trace Heating And Heating Device Sets; and IEC/IEEE 60079-30-1, Explosive atmospheres - Part 30-1: Electrical resistance trace heating - General and testing requirements. Samples of the cable are placed in a fixture and exposed to an elevated temperature. The output power is measured at the beginning of the test and periodically throughout the test.

About the Company

nVent is a leading global provider of electrical connection and protection solutions. We believe our inventive electrical solutions enable safer systems and ensure a more secure world. We design, manufacture, market, install and service high performance products and solutions that connect and protect some of the world's most sensitive equipment, buildings and critical processes. We offer a comprehensive range of enclosures, electrical connections and fastening and thermal management solutions across industry-leading brands that are recognized globally for quality, reliability and innovation. Our principal office is in London and our management office in the United States is in Minneapolis. Our robust portfolio of leading electrical product brands dates back more than 100 years and includes nVent CADDY, ERICO, HOFFMAN, RAYCHEM, SCHROFF and TRACER.

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