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  1. Jamie'

    Is this asbestos? Or Not?

    Hi all, just wondering what you all make of the insulation bellow? Is this asbestos? Never seen it before was changing a fuse board and loads of started coming through the ceiling.
  2. PJH2903

    Domestic Asbestos testing advice sought

    I am in the process of quoting for a full house rewire in a 1930’s 2 up 2 down property, currently unoccupied. Having been in the loft and generally looking round the property it is obvious no work has been done in a long time (lath and plaster ceilings, VIR cable etc). I have completed the...
  3. C

    Asbestos testing......

    Hi, wondering if we should get something tested to see if they are asbestos. Currently they (wall tiles) are considered as being, but life would be easier if they definitely weren’t and we were able to drill them. What sort of cost is getting them tested? Thanks.
  4. J

    Asbestos TPN board needs replacing

    Hi everyone, I did an EICR on a village hall last year and the tpn board appears to be one with asbestos fuse carriers (see image) I didn't disturb any of the fuses as they wanted it upgrading soon as funds were given. They now have funds and want this replacing. Have any of you replaced one...
  5. L

    Storage Heater- ASBESTOS????

    Hi, I’ve been asked to replace some old storage heaters from a flat - they seem very old and I’m a bit worried they contain asbestos. I couldn’t find any make or model numbers on them. I’ve attached photos , it’s a long shot but if any storage rad experts out there and knows please help.
  6. B

    Is this Asbestos? In an old Ceiling

    Is this asbestos? From an old house not sure very dated on the cieling
  7. D

    Electrical inspection and old boards with asbestos

    Hi Guys just been asked to carry out an inspection at a warehouse. Got there and first two boards I saw were the really ones with rewirable fuses asbestos flash tape and exposed bus bars. There are a couple of new boards as well My question is should I just carry out a visual and fail it...
  8. Vortigern

    My house was built in 1873 ish, what are the chances of asbestos being used.

    So especially on the covings. I ask because I am getting an en suite shower installed and the guys came through the coving and suggested I get rid of the mat at the front door as some dust came down on it. Is there any credence in this? Was asbestos invented then?
  9. Daniel Jones

    Asbestos cables????? Rewire periodic inspection

    Experts opinion required. Ask to add some addition fittings to a lighting circuit within a shop. Opened up the consumer unit to access the circuit. And noticed the tails from the service head to the meter and from the meter to the consumer unit look very suspicious. I have experience with...
  10. alexander jackson

    Asbestos exposure or not.

    Last week I had finished fitting a mains board inside a lighthouse and had started to clip the flex for a tubular heater. First bash of the hammer on the cable clip produced a large cloud of dusty debris that came outfrom behind the wood pannels onto which the flex was going to be held. I was...
  11. 0003djc

    BS3036 Asbestos Fuse Carrier??

    Hiya guys, been taking our tonnes of bs3036 Wylex boards recently and have noticed a little pad on the carrier for the fuse I presume is to be heat resistant when the wire melts, anyone know whether these are asbestos? I have attached a picture of the little piece in question! (It’s the little...
  12. C

    Does this look like asbestos

    Found this lining a cupboard containing a CCU. Property is central London Town house so very old. Just about to start drilling into and thought it looked suspicious? Fire retardant lining perhaps?? Any thoughts...
  13. rolyberkin

    Electricians Asbestos Training - Chelmsford, Essex

    Hi All I have been speaking to a local asbestos firm about the possibility of organising some bespoke electrician asbestos training. This would cover, Awareness Training, Sample Taking and Non Licensed Works. If you are interested than drop me a PM with your e mail address and I will add your...
  14. NDG Elecs

    Asbestos?? (Why 20 characters min????!!)

    Went to a customers house today to start first fixing after customer had done chasing out (as agreed). All seemed ok at first, ran cable around a few sockets thinking I wish all customers would do this prep work! But then when I got onto the internal walls I saw a wall composition I have never...
  15. B

    Red Spot/GEC Fuseboard, asbestos door seal/gaskets?

    Hi, I'm Ben and I work in various quarries around the Peak District where most of the gear is 70/80s. Asbestos reports on quarries are terrible and when you query things you just get told to not touch the gear. I have been doing testing and inspection of various small power items in the...
  16. SparkyChick

    Soffit Vent - Recommendations

    Hi all, Been asked to install an extractor fan in a bathroom and am looking to go down the soffit vent route. Having looked on-line, there are quite a few to choose from. Does anyone have any recommendations based on past experience? At the moment, my favourite is this:- Lambro Under Eave...
  17. L

    Asbestos removal

    Hi Guys, Has anyone ever witnessed asbestos removal from a textured (artex) ceiling. Currently installing extract fans in social housing where the ceilings are known to have asbestos present in the artex (Chrysotile). An asbestos removal crew come and scrape the ceilings where we...
  18. F

    asbestos covered cable removal from conduit

    Hi, I went to a commercial site recently to reconnect a motorised valve after replacement. There is something odd going on electrically as the black is live and red neutral but that's another issue. Connected to the terminals in the fused spur that feeds the actuator are 2 white cables covered...
  19. B

    EICR debate with client!

    Hi Chaps, Sorry its late but im after some advice from some maybe wiser men.... I have carried out a EICR on a multiple unit trading estate owned by a farmer. I have discovered that nearly all the 3 phase DB'd are corroded and have asbestos flash guards with bs3036 fuses. I have put the fuses...
  20. charlie76

    Domestic Asbestos light switch accessory boxes

    I've come across what I think are asbestos accessory boxes. 1938 wire VR. Just popped light switch off and came across this. What do you think?
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