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first time since amendment 3 came out that I have had to install a TT system
I need to install site temps on a plot of land ready for new build flats.
UKPN will be installing a new PME temp supply
Am I right in thinking I am ok to take my tails through a nylon Wiska tail gland-...
Currently looking for something to protect a Sub Main in a house. Supply is TT and consumer unit is to be located aprox 10m away from the incoming service. Sub main will be 25mm armoured, and all final circuits will have RCD protection.
As far as I can see, I will still need an up...
Ive changed several CU's all with rear cable entry,
Ive just been to look a job to change a CU with the majority of the cables surface clipped twin and earths...what is the preferred method on cable entry into the CUs?
Ive been looking and found some cable glands that are suitable for twin...
Hi , I am wiring in a 2.4kw oven into a 6 mm cooker circuit (the hob is gas ) . The oven doesn't come with any flex , but does suggest 1.5 3 core 90degree flex (16amps ) ,so no problem fit with 16amp mcb. My question is if at a later date the hob was changed over to electric then the MCB size...
Looking to upgrade my onw CCU
Gives me 12 usable ways after the 2 RCD spaces taken.
Its metal so current. What do people think? Not used that brand before.
Hello, I've got 4 dual rcd boards for sale:
3 x 5/5/2
1 x 7/7/2
10 x mcbs
1 x plastic gland
1 x metal gland
New and in original packaging. £300 ono for the lot.
They are amendment 4 boards. Prefer cash and can deliver in the following areas:
happysteve submitted a new resource:
MEIWC - PDF form (editable) - BS7671 Amendment 3:2015 model form - PDF form, with fields you can fill in using any PDF reader. Pretty close to the IET model form.
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High Tower Electrical are reliable and friendly NICEIC registered domestic electrical contractors based in Stanley, Co. Durham. We provide free estimates and offer evening and weekend appointments for your convenience. All our work is fully insured and compliant with BS7671:2008 Amendment 3.
think they will- but not really used much hager...
will the attached pic of rcbo fit fine inside 3rd ammendment hager c/u (link below)
Hager Design 10 Metal 20 Way Consumer Unit - 100A Main Switch (Amendment 3) VML120 - The Electrical Guys
i have been doing EICR for caravan sometimes now. On 16A or 32A hookup box with 30maRCD protection mostly found 1ohms or more Zs at hookup and more inside the van. When you put the results in schedule of test sheet which will not comply with maximum Zs value table from regs book...
Can anyone clarify for me the requirements regarding either the RCD protection of tails or glanding of tails entering a metal consumer unit in a TT system. With specific forethought to the upcoming amendment enforcing all metal consumer units.
Like no doubt many others, e.mails from the NIC are coming through thick and fast relating to the 3rd ammendment.
All these guys must sit around a table for hours working out what changes can be made to current regs, at cost to us sparks "of course" and even to the point of changing consumer...
Just reading through my NICEIC gubbins on what is required on Friday and noticed a couple of points. Such as my written health and safety policy and my risk assessments (neither of which i have) and also my regs book is Amendment 1 NOT Amendment 2.
Do we think i am going to get pulled...
The BS 7671:2008 Amendment 3 changes are coming ever closer. We are producing a range of white papers highlighting the main changes affecting electrical contractors and designers. Our latest concentrates on Risk Assessments for the Omission of RCDs for Socket outlets.
Amendment 3 proposes...
I read in this forum some days ago about the amended 17th and a new book. So, we have to buy a new 7671 book, a new on site guide and of course the guidance notes as well? :eek:
I think they should go for an electronic version which then can be updated easily and cheap and it won't...
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