FrostGuard - Pipe Freeze Protection


nVent RAYCHEM FrostGuard for Pipe Freeze Protection

RAYCHEM FrostGuard energy-efficient preassembled heating cable offers an easy-to-use solution to prevent frozen pipes and avoid the significant expense of repair associated with frozen or burst pipes.

120 V FrostGuard kits, featuring a lighted plug and 6-ft power cord, are available in these lengths:

FG1-6P6 ft
FG1-12P12 ft
FG1-18P18 ft
FG1-24P24 ft
FG1-36P36 ft
FG1-50P50 ft
FG1-75P75 ft
FG1-100P100 ft

240 V FrostGuard hardwire version, featuring a 6-ft power cord for terminating in a junction box, are available in these lengths:

FG2-6L6 ft
FG2-12L12 ft
FG2-18L18 ft
FG2-24L24 ft

Key benefits:

  • Easy to design and install; simply fix to the pipe, cover in pipe insulation, and plug into the GFI-protected electrical supply.
  • Safe: no overheating possible: even when overlapped or closely spaced
  • Energy-efficiency through self-regulating technology
  • Ideal for metal and plastic pipes up to 2-1/2 inches in diameter
  • Maintenance-free: no moving parts

Note: 30-mA equipment or 5-mA personnel ground-fault protection must be used on each FrostGuard heating cable branch circuit.

Technical Specifications

Nominal Power6 W/ft @ 40°F (5°C)
Voltage120 V for heating cable kit with lighted plug
208-240 V for heating cable hardwire version
Max. Exposure Temperature150°F (65°C)


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