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FailSafe Super (FSS)

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Product Features

          ATEX - European Hazardous Area Approval IEC - Conforms to IEC international standards
 

FailSafe Super is an industrial grade self-regulating heating cable that can be used for freeze protection or temperature maintenance of pipework and vessels up to 225ºC. It can be cut-to-length at site to match exact piping lengths without any complicated design considerations. 

FailSafe Super can have a continuous metal outer jacket which is ductile, yet withstands high mechanical loads, thus averting damage when installed in arduous environments. Its self-regulating characteristics improve safety and reliability.

FailSafe Super will not overheat or burnout, even when overlapped upon itself. Its power output self-regulates in response to the pipe temperature.

FailSafe Super is available with a fluoropolymer or silicone outer jacket when greater corrosion resistance is required. 

The installation of FailSafe Super is quick and simple and requires no special skills or tools. Termination, splicing and power connection components are all provided in convenient kits. See Product, Application and Documentation Links below.

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Product Specification

Maximum Withstand Temperature 225°C (437°F)

 

FailSafe Super is available in 15, 30, 45, 60 and 75 W/m outputs as illustrated on the graph to the right.  The graph shows the nominal power output at 230V when installed on insulated metal pipes.  For 75W/m and above, the use of aluminium overfoiling is strongly recommended to optimise the thermal transmission to the pipe and achieve the stated thermal ratings. Click on the graph to see a larger version.

 

Maximum Continuous Exposure Temperature
(Power On)

225°C (437°F)
  Maximum Permissable Exposure Temperature
(Power Off)  
225°C (437°F)
 

Minimum Operating Temperature

-65ºC (-85ºF)

 

Temperature Classification:

15FSS, 30FSS, 45FSS & 60FSS

75FSS

 

T3 (200°C/392°F)

T2  (300ºC/572ºF)

  Power Supply

12 - 277 VAC
  

 

Cable Dimensions                                  FSS-CF

11.45 x 5.25mm +/- 0.5

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Nominal power output  against pipe temperature

 

  Minimum Installation Temperature -40°C (-40°F)
  Minimum Bending Radius FSS-C   - 30mm
FSS-CF - 35mm
  Weight kg/100m FSS-C   - 10.4 kg
FSS-CF - 13.4 kg
  Maximum Resistance of Protective Braiding 18.2 Ohm/km
  Cable Gland Thread Size M20

 

 
 
Maximum Circuit Length (m)  for various circuit breaker sizes
 
 
Product
Reference
Start-Up
Termperature (°C)

230v
10A

16A 20A 32A  50A    
 
 
  15FSS 10   76   122   154   172   172           
    0   70   112   140   172   172           
    -20   62   98   122   172   172           
    -40   52   82   102   164   172           
  30FSS 10   52   82   102   122   122           
    0   46   74   92   122   122           
    -20   40   66   82   122   122           
    -40   34   54   68   110   122           
  45FSS 10   38   62   76   100   100           
    0   34   56   70   100   100           
    -20   30   50   62   98   100           
    -40   22   34   44   70   100           
  60FSS 10   30   50   62   86   86           
    0   28   44   56   86   86           
    -20   20   32   40   62   86           
    -40   12   18   24   38   60           
  75FSS 10   24   40   50   76   76           
    0   18   30   38   60   76           
    -20   14   22   26   42   66           
    -40   8   12   16   26   40           
 
 
For use with Type C circuit breakers to IEC 60898
 

 

 

Product, Application & Documentation Links

Standard Terminations

DESTU
Terminations
 

 Stripfree Terminations

Associated Products

Associated Applications

Approvals and Certification
FSS
Trace Heating Cable Systems 08ATEX3096X
FSS SIR 11.0120
EU DoC FSS-CF, FSS-NF
Self Reg Cable TC RU C-GB MЮ62 B 06041
Product and Application Datasheets
FSS
DataSheet

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