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Compare tekmar Snow Melting Controls

Choose a level of snow melting control to match your project needs.

From residential driveways and walkways to emergency entrances and multi-zone campuses, tekmar controls operate the system safely and efficiently through better temperature control.

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System Requirements

654

670

671

680

Heat Source

Electric (E), Hydronic (H), Steam (S)

E/H/S

E/H/S

E/H/S

E/H/S

On / Off Boilers

Modulating Boilers

Number of Stages

One or two on/off boiler stages

1

2

1

1

Mixing Operation

Protect non-condensing boilers by controlling return water temperature

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Floating Action Output

Control for floating motor

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-

Analog 4-20 mA or 0 - 10 V (dc)

Options for control of valve actuators or VFD pump

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Variable Speed Output

Precise mixing injection using a standard wet-rotor circulator

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BACnet® Modbus Communication

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Features and Benefits

654

670

671

680

Automatic Snow/Ice Detection

Slab Outdoor Reset

Vary the slab core temperature as the outdoor temperature changes

Slab Protection

Control heat delivery to the slab to prevent cracking

tekmarNet® Communication

Network communication allows for greater functionality

User Switch 480 enable/disable

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-

Gateway 482 or 486 enable/disable

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tekmarNet® System Control communication

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Remote Enable

Remotely start melting through a contact closure signal

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-

Compatible with Snow / Ice Sensor 090 or 094

Supports the installation of the inslab, automatic Snow / Ice Sensor 090 or 094

Tandem Snow / Ice Detection

Two Snow / Ice Sensor 090s or 094s in a single zone for added accuracy and redundancy

*

*

*

Compatible with Snow Sensor 095

Supports the installation of the aerial retrofit Snow Sensor 095

Melting Setpoint

Control the melting surface temperature for efficient system operation

Idling Setpoint

Maintain a warm slab surface for faster response time

Storm or Temporary Idle

Timed slab pre-heat for anticipated snow fall

Warm Weather Shut Down

Avoid snow melt operation in warmer weather for energy savings

Cold Weather Cut Out

Avoid snow melt operation in extremely cold weather for energy savings

Programmable Schedule

Scheduled snow melt operation for commercial applications

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Mobile App Remote Access

Operate the snow melting system using the Watts Home app from your mobile phone

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Auto Storm

Automatically pre-heats the slab in anticipation of a storm based on internet weather data

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Snow Melt Zoning With Priority

Supports zoning and the prioritization of zones

Number of Snow Melting Zones

The maximum number of coordinated snow melt zones in a system

12**

12**

1**

1**

Snow Melt Zone Tracking

Automatic operation for multiple zones with a single Snow / Ice Sensor 090/094

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EconoMelt

Follow mechanical snow removal with a shortened melt cycle (Requires the Snow / Ice Sensor 090 or 094)

Manual Start with Timer

A manual enable with a timed disable can result in large energy savings