1. M

    Ceramic hob partially working

    Got a 5 ring ceramic hob, all ring power on and can select heat setting on them but only 2 heat up? On the flex there's 4 cores I've connected brown, blue and earth but have left black could that be anything to do with it? On a 32A Rcbo as required and fed by a 10mm which is plenty!
  2. R

    DiY: Where can i get hold of a 13a 20mm ceramic fuse

    For Vax pressure washer. Internal fuse is blown but can only fine 10a and 15a online. Any recommendations appreciated
  3. S

    Light On Ceramic Hob Cooker

    I have bought a cooker with a ceramic hob which has a warning light to show that the top is hot, the light goes out when the hob cools down. I have noticed that if the cooker is switched on at the wall but well cooled down, in a dark room this light is still faintly illuminated but goes out...
  4. flabbagasted

    Single oven and ceramic hob install

    Hello hope you can help I have a single oven 2.4kw max and a ceramic hob 6kw max I would like to put then both on the same circuit so i was thinking 10mm cable from consumer unit to a junction box then 6mm from jb to hob via isolation switch then another 6mm from jb to 13amp fused isolation...
  5. kreatiff63

    Wiring a 6kw / 30A ceramic hob to existing 40A 6mm wall plate

    I've installed a ceramic hob and would like to check if I've done it correctly as I have a replacement coming tomorrow and would like to get it right. The configuration is as follows: 40A circuit breaker feeds original wall plate and is now burried in the wall and has the new 6mm cable...
  6. B

    Ceramic fuse?

    Seen a few of these lately, are they old ceramic fuses inside? Any idea when they date back to and what the common fuse size is in them?
  7. K

    AEG ceramic hob wiring.

    Hi I have an AEG ceramic hob and it is 6.4kw nominal power can I use H05v2v2 ff heat resistant cable.
  8. K

    UK Fitting new ceramic hob

    Hi, I’m after a bit of advice please, my ceramic hob has cracked so I’ve bought a new one with the intention of fitting it myself. The new hob has now arrived but it’s got a cable already fitted which has 4 wires, L1, L2, N and E. The cable fitted to my old hob has only three wires, is it...
  9. R

    Replacing ceramic hob for induction - basic questions

    Hi all, planning to replace my electric ceramic hob for an induction one. Current ceramic hob is: Baumatic B12SS - 230v/400v 3N 50/60Hz 6kW 26.1A, min fuse protection rating 30A. The current setup is as follows: CCU>1xB32 MCB>connected to 2x red cooker switches: Switch 1: connected to hob...
  10. N

    Advise on a new 4 wire ceramic cooker hob

    I have just bought a new cooker hob which has 4 wires however my connection points only has 3 connectors do I connect 2 of these wires together in order for it to function properly or would I need to buy a new connection point with 4 pins on. I will more than likely have to get an electrician in...
  11. D

    infrared ceramic heaters with PID controller

    I'm looking for confirmation or otherwise, that the following bits of kit will go together to create a temperature controlled heat source for a curing application via a standard 13a plug fitting. - 2 x 400W ceramic elements in reflectors (1 fitted with Thermocouple) - PID temp controller, 1...
  12. U

    Heat resistant backing for ceramic bulb holder

    I have recently installed a ceramic bulb holder onto the ceiling of a virarium (a tank for a reptile). The bulb holder holds an infra red heat bulb to provide a basking area for the lizard. The bulb holder is screwed directly onto the ceiling of the vivarium which is made of chipboard. The...
  13. J

    Wiring Ceramic heater element or bulb to IEC plug. Help needed!

    Hi all, My name is Josh & I'm just starting to get into electronics and working on some projects to further develop my skills however have reached and impasse so seeking your assistance. Nice to meet you all :) I have some basic electronics skills from messing around with breadboards etc to...
  14. A

    Osily ceramic core heaters

    I recently got these installed and dumped the instructions by accident for setting up etc. I seem to use alot of electric as I have them set to 18 degrees so they maintain that temp all the time. Does anyone know where I can get a user manual to re asses the set up? My sparky is a nightmare at...
  15. L

    Storage heater / Oil filled radiator / Ceramic radiator?????

    I’ve just bought a 1 bed apartment with storage heaters from the early 1980’s with no thermostat. The apartment is electric only and I’m trying to work out what is the best replacement for the old storage heaters. I have economy 7 What I can’t work out is am I best to go for: 1. Storage...
  16. J

    Dry ceramic wall heaters

    Are dry ceramic wall heaters a modern version of storage heaters, i've just got an old cottage that i'm going to renovate, it has old storage heaters in each room aswell as an open fire (coal type). There's no gas supply to the area as it's in the country and i didn't want to go down the route...
  17. S

    Induction or Ceramic hob

    Hi peeps. I am just about to do up my kitchen and currently have a gas hob but want to change it to either induction or ceramic but have found that most of these are around the 32amp mark. I have a dedicated 32a fuse running to my cooker via a cooker switch (about half a meter from where the...
  18. Soulsurfer

    Asbestos in old ceramic 3036 consumer unit ??

    Hey all, Friend and client who rents out a flat has some works to do on electrical installation there, problem I have is old / very old consumer unit likely MEM 4 prong ceramic 3036 type re-wireable fuses / carriers, and the asbestos rope / weave webbing in the casing of them, prob Chrysotile...
  19. S

    Ceramic bottle fuse holder, sudden short to DIN rail (earth)

    Hello... Anyone had any extended experience with ceramic bottle fuse holders. Shortly after turning on isolator switch there was phase to ground short between one of fuse terminal metallic parts and DIN rail (35A gL/gG fuses have been taken out to test the correct working order of contactors)...
  20. A

    Swap Gas Hob for Ceramic Hob

    Hi, I am a newly qualified spark and I just want to confirm I am doing this small job correctly. The job is to swap my grandmas cooker and hob. At the minute she has a gas hob and electric cooker. There is a 10mm cable supplying a 45A switch with socket outlet backed by a 40A breaker. At the...


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