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  1. C

    NAPIT Certification Scheme Pat Tester and testing help please

    Hi all, new to this forum and could do with some advice re Pat Testing. As the new law relating to EICR's to the private rented sector is coming up, I'm getting calls from my clients about the inspections but now they are also starting to enquire about having PAT testing done. I'm fully...
  2. M

    Hi I have to draw a lighting circuit that has a time clock in.... I cannot find the official symbol for the drawing anywhere . Can you help please ?

    Hi I have to draw a lighting circuit that has a time clock in.... I cannot find the official symbol for the drawing anywhere . Can you help please ? Source URL: Lighting Forum -
  3. sythai

    After some help please ;-)

    I can't seem to find where my old PM's are stored ? Could some one help me out please Thanks Sy
  4. B

    Hi from the UK

    Hello folks, my name is Matt, I live in Cambridgeshire in the UK. I started working for a scientific maintenance company in October as their new Storeman. I was asked to look at the PAT testing equipment and familiarize myself..(a Seaward Pat Tester 250+). I have done the Pass/certificate on the...
  5. S

    Hi, could anyone help please. I’m looking for a UK plug adaptor for this

    Hi, I’m looking to find a UK plug adaptor that attaches to this please. Where could I source this? Thanks.
  6. MarkRibbands

    Timer and local thermostat control of 3 x heaters on 3 phases. Wiring logic help please!

    I'm fitting oil-filled panel heating into two rooms of a remote workshop, with (currently) a 20A x three phase supply. Control, for occasional use only, is needed as follows: 1. A wall-mounted and easily-adjustable mechanical timer to set all the heating to come on an hour or two before people...
  7. H

    USA What is this?!

    This Bulb is attatched to a pendant style light over a center island. What style is it and whats the best route to replacing it?
  8. C

    Need some advice. - 12V to 240V

    Hello! I've just joined the forum and am looking for a little advice. - As what I am attempting to do will never be attached to the electrical grid (and why this is relevant will be obvious in a second) it should bypass any laws around such. (and if it doesn't, I have a licensed mate who will...
  9. J

    Ring off a ring ! Help please

    Hi, I know you can’t put a ring off a ring, you should join a cable in the back box of a socket, take it to your new socket, then continue the ring until you get back to your original socket But I don’t know the reasoning why you can’t make a figure of 8 ring main if you like, Could someone...
  10. D

    Help please - Is this acceptable?

    Hi, I am currently doing a small kitchen. It needs to be wired, however the elctricians can't do it for a while, so what im thinking about doing is chasing out the walls and putting in 25mm round conduit, then plastering over it, so when the electrical work can be done they can just push the...
  11. A

    Nest heat link help please

    Could someone please help me on the wiring: I have oil central heating and am looking to remove my programmer and replace with a nest thermostat, just need help wiring the heat link. Please see attached pictures Thanks
  12. J

    Domestic Unknown Wire Found - Help Please

    Hi Everyone,. My wife has asked me to tidy up our airing cupboard, which is next to the bathroom... Pipe boxing in and a paint job... Nothing too serious... I'm a complete novice but should be able to manage this... When I've looked at it today there appears to be a Green electrical wire...
  13. Cornish1984

    The city and guilds 2391-52 or the eal version. Help please

    Hi I haven't posted for a while. But any information on the following would be appreciated. Thankyou Hi I am in for my level 3 inspection exam and may be dyslexic. I really want to go for the 2391-52 but my tutor is asking me to go for the eal version. Could any 1 in the group advise me what...
  14. R

    Electrician gone Awol

    Hi all, looking for some urgent advice please. Purchased a property, old Victorian. 1 circuit running across all upstairs room sockets. Electrician came in killed the old circuit, wired up new and left unconnected as I was having the rooms plastered and decorated. I now need him back to...
  15. G

    New to group and appreciate a bit of help please

    Hi guys I'm new to the group so firstly hi to everyone and hope all well I'm 54 yrs old so still a young one . 24yrs ago I did some studying one day a week for 3 yrs and got some qualifications but never took it any further so am now studying and plan on doing my 18th etc this year. My question...
  16. F

    float switch diy help please

    hello, im trying to diy a float switch, the switch will turn on a 13.5w submerged water pump on, once tank reaches the level to turn the pump on. I have bought the switch & it comes with a 12v relay board. here's some pictures: can anyone help me wire it please, draw a diagram for me...
  17. M

    Problem with mains outside light, any help please?

    Hello! I've put up a mains outside light, Been working fine for about 2 weeks, Now it's not working! When I turn it on and off at the mains, the bulb flashes once like a camera, and doesn't light up. I've checked all wiring connections in the light and the plug, Everything is connected. Left it...
  18. A

    AM2 help for Monday please

    Got my AM2 Monday, just wondered if anyone could give me any advice if they have taken it before or things to be wary of. Could someone please explain to me using fly earth leads, when to use and when to jot? Might seem simple but my college have basically put me for the AM2 with barely any...
  19. M

    Input from electricians needed

    hi all i am looking for help in regards to a research project, I need to do for a uni dissertation, it’s about quality and electrical safety, I would be greatful if you would take a few minutes of your time to complete it, no personal details are required,you may need to sign into google if your...
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