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Radiant layout

Jim Pompetti
Jim Pompetti Member Posts: 552
What would be the amount of tube that can be laid a day. Its a  warehouse area not any upstructions.

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  • STEVEusaPA
    STEVEusaPA Member Posts: 5,972
    Jim......

    What size tubing & how are you fastening it? Staple up w/without plates, staple down for wet bed, subray, warmboard, tying to wire mesh?
    steve
  • Jim Pompetti
    Jim Pompetti Member Posts: 552
    radiant

    18 ins on center , tying to wire mesh
  • Mark Eatherton
    Mark Eatherton Member Posts: 5,839
    It depends upon the method used...

    If you will be tying by hand, you can figure about an hour to an hour and a half per 250 foot loop.



    If you spend the money for a nice rebar tying tool, the time falls back significantly to about an hour per loop.



    It also depends upon the person doing the work. You or I will probably take a lot longer than the young Jamie would take... We don't get up and down as easy as we used to...



    ME
    It's not so much a case of "You got what you paid for", as it is a matter of "You DIDN'T get what you DIDN'T pay for, and you're NOT going to get what you thought you were in the way of comfort". Borrowed from Heatboy.
  • zacmobile
    zacmobile Member Posts: 211
    tracking

    I like tracking and have been using it exclusively for the past 10 years, I can lay a 250-300ft loop in a 1/2 hour average. Tying to rebar or mesh really sucks. ;P
  • Jim Pompetti
    Jim Pompetti Member Posts: 552
    ME

    If I was tying it ,I'm sure it would be 1 1/2 days per loop
  • CMadatMe
    CMadatMe Member Posts: 3,086
    Alot

    Use the radiant matts and you can drop alot of tubing in a day.



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