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  1. S

    Industrial gas supply bonding.

    I've got to earth a new 50mm steel gas pipe. The pipe fitter didn't fit an earth stud to it and now he's gone. Am I just looking at a large earth strap or something else? Any ideas are welcome?
  2. M

    Domestic Gas Bonding to MET or consumer unit

    sorry if this has been covered but I cannot find answers - 1st floor flat TNS supply from basement - the water is bonded at the stop cock within the flat to the consumer unit . The Gas enters in 2 places for cooker and boiler . Some "brightspark" has earthed this via a rod at the meter - does...
  3. D

    Domestic Gas meter earth bonding

    When running the 10mm Main Protective bonding to the Gas in a semi recessed gas meter box, how do you enter the box with the cable? The reason I am asking is: 1) The pipe sleeve for the gas pipe can not contain the earth as it is not 25mm separation. (yes I know it will attach to the pipe...
  4. N

    Voltage on gas meter

    Not been on for long while, so hello again, but just walked in and got a call, person had gas leak, whilst being repaired they tested gas meter and had. 230v from live to gas meter. Disconnected sup bonding and still had 230. It’s TT system, anyone came across before.
  5. bigspark17

    British gas smart meter no power

    I have a customer with a bg smart meter. The meter has £16 credit but no power coming out of meter to consumer unit. Anyone had issues like this? Trying to get to speak to a bg advisor is a nightmare. Help please :)
  6. F

    Domestic Gas & Water bonded to 1 x 10mm cable?

    I have read this previous thread (2012): gas and water bond, can i use 1 x 10mm cable? - https://www.electriciansforums.co.uk/threads/gas-and-water-bond-can-i-use-1-x-10mm-cable.66838/ I have a situation where the gas and water enter the building parallel to each other. The gas meter is some 3...
  7. G

    I know I’m a gas engineer, but....

    Hi, I have only recently delved into central heating fault finding and boiler breakdowns. I have no come across a few Honeywell room thermostats (t6360), and some are just 2 wires linked back to clamps 3&4 on Vaillant ecotec pro 28, they still get live, but via the boiler. I’m just concerned as...
  8. R

    Gas cooker - mains lead for ignition and clock

    I have just replaced my electric cooker for gas and now have the lead for the ignition and clock training along the worktop to the cooker isolater on the wall. I am capable of doing the following, but would like confirmation. I cannot just cut off the plug and wire directly into the dedicated...
  9. J

    Heating changed from gas to electric - overloading or safe???

    In this large community center they decided to replace the gas central heating with electric. Upstairs some 19 new panel heaters were connected to about 4 ring main circuits, some were spurred, others just with 13a sockets. The heaters are 1 Kw but 2 are 1.5Kw. Upstairs everything runs off a...
  10. Doomed

    Gas bonding in block of flats

    Old block of four flats now having gas installed for the first time, all gas meters together just outside front door, main earthing terminal (and earth rosd) just inside front door. Gas pipes run to boiler in kitchen of each flat, less then 1 meter of pipework inside the flat, rest on the...
  11. C

    Wiring gas rangemaster cooker

    hi all. So I’ve just got (an older) leisure rangemaster cooker but it doesn’t come with any wire or plug. It’s all gas so just needs to power the spark, hot plate and lights. Any idea what cable I need? Read that it could be 6mm but not 100% sure.:)
  12. C

    Wiring leisure rangemaster gas cooker

    Hi all. So I’ve just picked up an all gas range cooker and just wondering how I wire it up? It was only cheap so if any work needs doing then that’s fine. Does live and neutral go into the holes in the last pic? If so where does earth go? Will attatch pics thank you !
  13. J

    Domestic Earthing cable to gas meter damaged

    Hi Everyone I have just damaged my earthing cabling that connects to the outside gas meter while hedge cutting! The cable is not severed completely but for now, I have taped up. However, what is the best way to repair this cable? Unfortunately, the cable is not long enough if I cut it before the...
  14. Vortigern

    Bonding to gas and 544.1.2

    Called today as client wanted boiler serviced/fixed. Gas safe man looked at meter boxed outside and said "No bonding! No fix!" Called me to assess. So...Clearly bonding x 2 are leaving the CU. Correct size. Test to water and Gas outside and readings below/within 0.05 ohms continuity. Suggesting...
  15. S

    Left side gas pedal wiring problem...

    Hi all. Hope someone can help me. I have mounted a left side throttle pedal in my Cee'd CRDI (Diesel 1.6 Auto 2010) for my disabled wife. The pedal is mounted but now comes the interesting part! I drive the car also and need to keep the right side pedal. Which connections on the throttle pedals...
  16. 7

    Bonding Gas and Water

    Been to a property today to look at a potential board change and ended up confused. Gas meter has stickers saying All PE do not use as earth - I sort of understand why but the documents from previous check state that the bonding for gas is in the loft. And it is but what's the point of this...
  17. Gavin John Hyde

    Bonding of gas when pipe is plastic

    Under the 18th there is the new line Regulation 411.3.1.2 'Metallic pipes entering the building having an insulating section at their entrance need not be connected to the protective equipotential bonding.' Got me thinking as in the last half hour a regular customer has rung me up asking if I...
  18. N

    Gas Boiler flue enquiry......

    My gas boiler is wall fitted and is set up in my kitchen close to my sink. The housing association has done a half arsed job and the flue has yellow expansive foam coming out of it with no cover over it. I was putting lining paper up in my kitchen ready to be painted. I was trimming the lining...
  19. L

    Gas Safe- Electrical Connections

    I follow a few plumbers on youtube throughout their daily job tasks etc etc, just watched a video and the bloke claimed you had to be gas safe to remove a boiler cover. I never knew this and i have connected and carried out PCB fault finding on a fair few, i must be a rule breaker.
  20. S

    Cooker switch and gas pipe electric shock, aahhhh help?

    Hi guys Ive just installed a new kitchen, connected the 3 year old range cooker back in with a new cooker connection unit as the old one broke by overtightning screws . Once I connected the 2 gang cooker switch and earthed it to the metal back box and checked all cables were tight enough, and...
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