RX kits - for roof and gutter deicing in residential buildings

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Danfoss RX kit with clips for residential roof and gutter de-icing

Residential solutions for roof and gutter deicing

Danfoss RX Kits provide the protection needed to prevent ice dams and build-up from damaging residential buildings, roofs, and gutters. The RX Kit heating cable is constant watt ensuring maximum energy efficiency, and designed for use with metal or asphalt roofing.

Simply plug the RX kits directly to the power receptacle for excellent moisture, corrosion, and impact protection.

Features and benefits

Professional grade cable and AC Plug

100% aluminum foil screen

Electrical shock resistant (ESR)

High grade heating element

Tough UV rated cable with withstand the harshest conditions

Kit comes complete with necessary shingle and spacer clips

Two year warranty

Technical data

Technical data

  • Cable Construction: Twin conductor, constant watt
  • Cable Diameter: 1/4" (6mm)
  • Rated Voltage: 120V
  • Max. Rated Temperature: 220°F (105°C)
  • Conductor Insulation: Teflon™ FEP
  • Outer Insulation: PVC
  • For Use With: Metal or Asphalt roofing
  • Cable Lengths Available: 30 ft. - 265 ft.

All RX Kits come complete with a 120V ground plug heating cable, spacer & shingle clips, 6 ft. power lead, & instructions.

Basic product selector

Basic product selector

To determine cable length needed use the guide below:

  1. Total length (ft) of roof line (A) X 5 = RL
  2. Total length (ft) of all down spouts (E) X 2 = DS
  3. Add RL + DS = estimated length (ft) of cable required

*See installation manual for more complicated roof lines


Type Name Language Valid for Updated Download File type
Catalog Electric Heating Product Catalog VKAPA1022_2 English United States 13 Mar, 2019 2.5 MB .pdf
Data sheet RX Kit Datasheet English United States 31 Aug, 2014 196.8 KB .pdf
Data sheet RX Kit Specification Sheet English United States 18 Dec, 2008 26.6 KB .pdf
Operating guide RX Kits For roof and gutter deicing applications (Installation and Operation Manual) English; French Multiple 05 Mar, 2020 6.0 MB .pdf
Brochure RX Roof and Gutter Cable Trifold Brochure English United States 20 Aug, 2017 1.2 MB .pdf

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Technical Support

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