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Heat Tape XGR


Self-Regulating Ice Dam Heat Tape

The Extreme Gutter and Roof (XGR) Series cable is a favorite with professional installers around the country due to it’s industrial-grade, injection molded cable terminations. 

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Product Description

Heat Tape XGR: A New Generation of Self-Regulating Heat Tape for Ice Dams

Heat Tape XGR is designed for residential and commercial ice dam prevention in gutters an rooflines. Heat Tape XGR is perfect for any roof and gutter de-icing application where long-term ice dam prevention is desired. Heat Tape XGR plug-in ice dam cables are suitable for virtually ALL roofing materials. Factory assembled with a standard three-prong plug, each cable can simply connect to any grounded 120V receptacle. Also, unlike cheap ice dam prevention heat tape, our cables can be overlapped without risk of overheating and/or burnout. When used with Grip Clips, the XGR heat cable can be installed and adjusted quickly to result in the most effective ice dam management system available. Click here to see all of our innovative heat cable installation accessories.

  • Contractor-Grade self-regulating cable that adjusts heat output according to surrounding outdoor temperatures
  • 6′ to 100′ cables produces 7 watts per foot (at 50ºF) and up to 13 watts per foot (at 32ºF) when in snow and ice.
  • 117′ to 150′ cables produce 5 watts per foot (at 50ºF) and up to 9 watts per foot (at 32ºF) when in snow and ice.
  • Suitable for gutter de-icing and ice dam prevention applications on asphalt shingles, metal, wood, rubber and synthetic roofs.
  • 10-foot unheated power cord length that plugs into standard 120V receptacle (this lead length is in addition to the rated length of your cable, i.e.: a 100ft heat tape has an actual length of 100ft+10ft but only the 100 feet is heated)
  • Illuminated plug so you can see when the cable is running
  • UL listed
  • 10-year manufacturer’s warranty

Calculating how much heat cable you need for your ice dam prevention project can be tricky. Click here to visit our amazing online calculator to make that job easy.

Maximum Circuit Lengths – 120 Volt HeatTape PRO™ Heat Cable

For a detailed PDF manual on our HeatTape PRO heat cables click the following:

Heat Tape Pro Manual

The table below indicates maximum circuit lengths for 120 volt HeatTape PRO heat cable at different start up temperatures. The figure in black represents the maximum length of a HeatTape PRO heat cable in feet.

Heat Cable Selection Start-up Temperature Breaker Sizes
15A 20 A 30A 40A

120 Volt

HeatTape PRO™
(6 watts/ft)

50 10 200 ft 235 ft 245 ft 245 ft
32 0 200 ft 235 ft 245 ft 245 ft
14 -10 160 ft 200 ft 235 ft 245 ft
0 -18 125 ft 170 ft 235 ft 245 ft
-20 -29 110 ft 150 ft 220 ft 245 ft
-40 -40 100 ft 130 ft 195 ft 240 ft