Undercarpet Heating

house warmth undercarpet heating

The heat pattern from heaters and radiators shows that much of the heat rises to the ceiling and is lost through windows, leaving the living area of the room as the last area to heat up.

house warmth underfloor heating

With undercarpet heating the heat rises gently through the room, delivering heat directly to the living area with minimum heat loss.

Safe

Warmup undercarpet heaters are safety tested and are completely waterproof. It is encased in a tough "earth shield" which withstands heavy traffic and eliminates the risk of electric shock.

Unobtrusive

Discreetly hidden from view, this wafer-thin undercarpet heater lies hidden between the carpet and underlay. There are no visible elements or radiators. No summertime storage problems.

Technology

Warmup components have the benefit of over 30 years of European technology for applications that demand high flexibility, continuous operation at high temperatures and long working life.

Carpet Type

Under any modern polypropylene or hessian-backed and woven carpet. Even coir or sisal carpets, but not under rubber or foam-backed carpets.

Control

While Warmup heaters have been designed to never overheat – and may be left on continuously – timers and thermostats are available as optional extras for additional control.

Installation

Quickly installed under new or existing carpets by any competent carpet fitter, or D-I-Y installations under loose rugs.

Underlay

A good quality acrylic underlay will prevent downward heat loss, a minimum of 1000gsm should be used. No foam or foam-chip underlays.

Economical

This is not underfloor heating, and is effective within 30 minutes of switch-on. You heat the area you need, when you need it.

Warranty

A 5 year factory-backed warranty is provided. Warranty forms are issued with each heater.

Versatile Shapes and Sizes

Shapes and sizes have been designed to better suite common room layouts, making installation even easier:

  • Unique 1500 Watt, “U-shaped” bedset to encircle a double bed – perfect for the 18sqm bedroom.
  • Unique 750 Watt “L-shaped” unit for alongside and at the foot of a single bed.
  • 1000 Watt bedset (2 X 500 Watt) for medium sized bedrooms with a double bed.
  • Versatile 500 Watt split unit for passage ways or for the smaller double bedroom.

Spirally wound heating element

The heating wire, is spirally – wound around a high – tensily rayon core, provides these unmatched features:

  • Unsurpassed flexibility – this element has passed the flexing test laid down in international specifications for flexible heating elements. This element withstands a minimum of 50 000 flexings without failure, while a good – quality stranded element may fail at less than 1 000 flexings in the same test.
  • The internal cushion provided by the rayon core makes this a resilient element with a high resistance to crushing.
  • Inherent elasticity allows a degree of elongation and subsequent recovery without imposing strain on the heating wire or causing any damage to the element as a whole.

New Insulation Coating

Leading European manufactures, at the forefront of polymer technology, have developed a special insulation formulation for Warmup. This insulant is based on specialist plastic materials perfected over 30 years for applications that demand high flexibility, continuous operation at high temperature and a long working life. These materials are also used where extremely harsh operating conditions are encountered, such as wiring looms in engine bays in the aerospace and motor industries.

About the insulation:

  • Shows excellent operating characteristics including long life at high temperature, and very good resistance to abrasion and mechanical loads.
  • Is impervious to most chemicals, including all those it is likely ever to encounter in this application.
  • Is suited to thin – wall application, enabling the manufacture to a miniaturized element while maintaining high dielectric strength. At all stages of production our cable is continuously spark and flash tested at 5kV, and is manufactured and tested to the IEC 967 international standard. FOIL BASE The Warmup Heating elements are encased in a tough “earth shield” which withstands heavy traffic and eliminates the risk of electric shock. The foil ensures an even heat distribution and is waterproof.

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