Welcome to our Electrical Forum - We started out providing electrical advice just
for the UK - But now we have specific advice for the USA too! - Register for free and
share American Electrical Advice.
Can somebody please advise?
We recently had our gas meter moved to a box outside our house after the service was found to be leaking. The company that did it have sent somebody round to do the bonding from the new gas outlet pipework to our fuse board but the route he's said he has to take I...
OK......I know I'll get slaughtered for asking this question because I'm not an electrician but I'm working my way through Level 2 Diploma in Electrical Installations for no other reason than I like to learn. I've searched the web till my head hurts and watched YouTube videos by John Ward...
Gone to look at a rewire of a flat. Communal cupboard is a 3 phase supply, with 3 cut outs for each of the flats one of which is split for the landlords CCU.
TN-S system, each flat has an old KMF switch which in turn feeds a 16mm twin and earth cable, approx 1970's build.
Perhaps a few of you could help my understanding of the following query.
The situation I am about to describe is purely hypothetical to help my understanding of the issue.
Let's assume within a domestic bathroom, I have a combination of exposed conductive parts and suspect...
if you install a new circuit in a farm shed, does the equipotential bonding need to be in place right back at the supply in the house (onto oil and water), or as its a seperate building does the full electrical installation certificate mean the equip zone within that shed only required??
Apparently its terrible.
Check out the reviews they are pretty funny........im quite tempted to buy it just to see what they are on about lol
I have a question, this has been puzzling me for a while.
If a put an earth rod in the ground and use it as my main earthing method and measure the resistance I find it to be 160 Ohms.
Ok, Assume there are no RCD's and a link is made between the phase/line and earth at the...
Was working on an installation a few weeks ago (PME domestic) which had a sub to a garage which in turn had another sub which supplied a c/u in a shed about 20 meters down the garden.
Got talking to mate of mine on Saturday who said that both the subs should be protected by an an individual...
ElectriciansForums.net (formerly known as ElectriciansForums.co.uk) was setup in April 2006 to provide free electrical advice to both professional and DIY electricians. Whether seeking advice for auto electrics, trying to find electrical installation condition reports (EICR) form downloads, or whether you're here just to talk to other electricians; we've been a first-choice website for tens of thousands of sparkies for well over a decade.