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aluminium

  1. Marcus Vaughan

    How Old is Copper Clad Aluminium etc

    Hi All, I'm part way through testing an empty old house with all sorts of older wiring and a 3036 board in order to work out whats needed. First circuit is copper clad aluminium ring final. I measured one of the strands and have it as 7/036. Question - am I wrong to assume is imperial? I do...
  2. Electron

    Fibreglass or Aluminium Stepladders?

    I am about to invest in some new stepladders. I was thinking of getting Youngman fibreglass stepladders but have been told they are not as stable as aluminium. Also, are they really much safer for domestic electrical work? Aluminium stepladders have rubber insulated feet, which should give...
  3. Gavin John Hyde

    25mm Aluminium SWA in domestic setting!

    Was asked to quote for a job today wiring up a summerhouse/playhouse in a garden to run the usual sockets, lights and garden tools etc... When on the job the guy who is a scrap dealer/collector points to a roll of 25mm Aluminium 4 core SWA and says can you use that to run down to the summer...
  4. F

    Attaching a thermocouple to smooth, thin aluminium vessel

    Hi guys, I am looking for any advice to attach a thermocouple with a spade connector to a thin aluminium vessel. Is there an adhesive I could use to glue it to the vessel? I will have liquid in the vessel that will be heated to potentially 100%. Thanks in advance.
  5. Pete999

    Pete's Videos Surely not

  6. H

    Aluminium cables

    Ccc of what looks like 1.5mm single core aluminium cable also 7core 2.5mm aluminium does anyone no ? Ally only starts at 16mm I think in 7671 if I remember not got it with me,let me no what you think guys please if I remember a long time ago I read that it halfs? Correct me if I'm wrong cheers
  7. amlu

    my new universal crimper

    arrived in the post, whole set of the frame + 6 sets of dies was under £100... 4 times less than comparable knipex. frame is aluminium really lightweight and there is a steel version too. all machined metal no wobbly plastic bits and feels well made. dies click in place no messing with the...
  8. Andy78

    led extrusion/channel.

    Does anyone know of a good online supplier of recessed aluminium channel for led tape ? The numerous wholesalers round here all do not seem to carry it.
  9. VoltzElectrical

    Cable Fault

    Today's first job. Householder is building a retaining wall and we have lost supply on one of our street lighting cables. Inspector has done cut and test and got voltage to one point but lost it further on. No visible damage to exposed section of cable. My job was to cut out section of cable...
  10. W

    Conduit support in marquee

    Have a job to fit 9 fluorescent fittings in a very large marquee made up with large aluminium poles . I want to run the circuit in conduit , can anybody tell me if there is anything out there I can use to secure the conduit to the aluminium poles making up the roof of the marquee . I have found...
  11. M

    Anyone worked with AWCO cables before..

    As some know from a previous thread am working on a report for some clients.. upon trying to find manufacturers details for the cable rating, all i can see on the side of the cable is AWCO Electric cable 600/1000V BASEc. I could find nothing but someone helpful told be AWCO was a subsidiary...
  12. roukel01

    Scrap 3 Phase Motors

    I have a few knackered 3 phase motors in my garage, anyone know what the going rate per kilo is for them at the scrappers?
  13. H

    LED lighting

    hi everyone , has anyone else installed LED tubes in the uk that were made in china. We have just put a few in and after removing the choke and ballast and rewiring the light so we had 230 volts at each end of the tube as per the manufacters instructions. I kept getting tingles from the...
  14. H

    Commercial LED technology help

    hi everyone , has anyone else installed LED tubes in the uk that were made in china. We have just put a few in and after removing the choke and ballast and rewiring the light so we had 230 volts at each end of the tube as per the manufacters instructions. I kept getting tingles from the...

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