SunTouch TapeMat Kits ship from our warehouse and include everything you need to install floor heat in your home easily and quickly.
With SunTouch TapeMat Kits, you get everything you need to install a floor heat system in one box.
All SunTouch Mat Kits Contain:
- One 10 Ft Armored power lead factory-attached to each mat
- One or two SunTouch Floor Warming Mats (depending on the size of the room you are ordering for)
- One thermostat - the SunStat PRO II Thermostat Model 500775, which features dual Voltage, a built-in timer, GFCI protection, LCD display, a 15 Ft floor sensor wire, and more.
- LoudMouth installation monitor and battery to alert you if continuity is broken while you install your floor heat system. This SunTouch-designed monitor is created to save you a lot of hassle.
- Ultra-thin double sided super-adhesive tape to keep your mat stuck to the floor surface while you trowel over it.
- Detailed installation instructions, including examples of floor heat layouts as well as suggestions for easy installation.
- Bilingual DVD showing you step-by-step how to install your floor heat system.
When you order fromSun-Touch.com, you will also get a few exclusive bonuses:
- A Digital Multi Meter and battery that lets you test your mats at any time (even after installation).
- SunTouch installation suggestions and secrets, compiled by expert contractors over the years.
Transform your home today with SunTouch Floor Heat! Purchase the kit or contact us any questions!
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SunTouch = Zero EMF
An emerging issue in the electric radiant heat industry is EMF (electromagnetic field) radiation. SunTouch pioneered and sells only ZERO EMF products constructed with active dual wire EMF-canceling technology.
All SunTouch products use a complex wire construction with two heating elements in parallel with an added and patented helical twist to eliminate EMF. Other electric radiant floor heating companies sell single-wire systems that release high levels of EMF when compared to SunTouch.
What is EMF? Electromagnetic fields (EMF) come from all electrical appliances, but studies show an average American's daily exposure is less than 1 unit (mG) of EMF. But. when you sit on an unshielded electric radiant floor, you may be exposed to 20, 40, or more times the average daily exposure. This Data comes from Independent testing. Read More Here
Is limiting exposure to EMF important? No one is certain. The World Health Organization says the data is inconclusive to date, but continues their research. We provide this EMF information because it is important to some people, not to frighten you or exaggerate any risk.
For many years customers have chosen SunTouch Zero EMF systems, but we leave the choice to you after explaining what we do know.
What's In The Box TapeMat, NEW SunStat PRO II Programmable Thermostat, Floor Sensor, LoudMouth, Sm. Roll of Double-sided Tape, Meter Reader. Detailed Installation Manual. DVD on request Individual Items (1) 2' x 30' 12003024 Warranty from Manufacturer 25 Year backed by 140 year old USA Manufacturer Heated Area Size Covered 60 Amp Draw 6.0 Heated Area 60 SF (Sq. Ft. Square Feet) Heating Wire construction ETFE Fluoropolymer insulation, metal shield and Outside layer of PEX combined with heating elements Wattage : Total watts 720 watts Size in Feet 2' x 30' (2x30 feet) Size in Inches 24" x 360" (24x360 inches) Size in Meters 0.61m x 9.14m (0.61x9.14 meters) Installation Style Open Mesh Mat. Heating wire secured to Mat with Tape. attach to floor with double-sided tape affixed to the mat. Custom Size Options None. Standard Mats only. Safety Listing UL (Underwriters Laboratory) Listed for U.S. and Canada under UL 1673 and CAN/CSA C22.2 No. 130-03, File No. E185866 Repairable Heating Wire Yes, Wire can be repaired. Repair kits and assistance available Color None Acceptable Floor Coverings Natural Stone,Tile, Laminate, Engineered Woods, Carpet, Vinyl, Linoleum, Solid Hardwood (if you use sleepers) Made In USA Made in USA
Instruction Manual SunTouch12003024-KIT-MA TapeMat kit 60 SF 12003024-kit-MA Installation Manual Skill Level : D-I-Y Simple for Install, PRO for Electric Installation only by qualified persons. Electrician recommended for wiring. Read More GFEP / GFCI Protection Required (Ground Fault Circuit Interrupter) Required for each circuit - INCLUDED in SunStat Control Circuit Breakers and Supply Wire (always follow local code) Mats or Wire Supply Wire Breaker VAC total amps (AWG*) qty type rating 120 up to 12 amps 14 1 single pole 15 or 20 A 120 up to 15 amps 12 1 single pole 20 A 240 up to 12 amps 14 1 double pole 15 or 20 A 240 up to 15 amps 12 1 double pole 20 A
* Recommended only. Follow local codes for wire gauge size.
Maximum Circuit Load 15 Amps Maximum Circuit Overload Protection 20 A Breaker Electrical Box Size (Where Mats connect to Thermostat) Extra-deep single-gang box for 1 or 2 leads, Or 4" square deep box for 3 cables (extra room needed for Wire, wire nuts, control) Heating Elements (Dual Wire) Oxygen-free copper or nickel-copper Full Length End-to-End ground wire Yes Shower Installation Permitted Yes, can be installed in a tiled shower. UL listed, verify local code Installation Layout Map customized for my project Yes Expected Floor Temperature Dependent on Many factors, insulation recommended. Read More Insulation Recommended Yes; under slabs or framed floors. Cork or similar on top of Concrete Subfloor as thermal break Indoor Installation Only INTERIOR floor heating Application only. Embedded in Mortar or self leveling concrete only Installation On Sub Floor on TOP of Sub Floor (Plywood, backer board, concrete) Distance from Wax Ring at toilet flange install 4 - 6 inches away; can be under front of toilet. Approx 20" from wall Trowel Size recommended Minimum 3/8" x 1/4". Dependent on tile size - verify with tile/mortar manufacturer Trowel type Recommended Heavy Duty Plastic PRO-Trowel Cut Warning No. Never cut the heating elements to shorten Minimum Installation Temperature 50° Degrees F / 10° Degrees C
Voltage 120 VAC How to choose 120 or 240 Volt Same Energy efficiency & same Watts/SF. More Sq Footage per circuit with 240v Watts Per SF 12 Watts per Sq Foot Heat Output BTUs per SF 41 BTU per Sq Ft/Hour Heating Power : Total BTU's 2460 BTU total Manufacturer SunTouch Watts Radiant Brand Name SunTouch Tape Mats Power Lead Type Armored, NEC color code, Single point connection at 1 corner of mat. No return wire like inferior products Power Lead Length 10 Feet Power Lead Wire Gauge (varies by heated area) 14 AWG Product Thickness 0.122 (less than 1/8") Heating Wire Spacing 2.5" inches Minimum Bend Radius 1 inch Weight 7.9500 Ohms Reading (resistance value) 14-17 ohms ZERO* EMF (Electro Magnetic Field) Yes. Verified by Independent Testing Laboratory as ultra low. REET test Controls/Thermostat is required for operation SunStat Floor sensing thermostat Conduit required for Power Leads Conduit does make installation easier in new construction (not required) Packaging Easy Open Cardboard - no frustration Width of heating area Feet 2' ft. feet Length of heating area Feet 30' ft. feet Width of heating area Inches 24" in. inch Length of heating area Inches 360" in. inch Width of heating area Meters 0.61m meter metre Length of heating area Meters 9.14m meter metre
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