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    Domestic Sparky Job Satisfaction

    I had one of those jobs today. I got a call from a neighbour of an old couple who had totally lost their power in the house and there had been lots of smoke and arcing behind a kitchen socket they were really scared the whole lot was going to go up in flames. I don't normally do call out but...
  2. Soulsurfer

    Ring final fault.

    Hi I have just looked at a friends place and she asked for a test on the CU as she thought it looked tatty ! It is, ran first ring o.k. Next ring seems to run zig zag fashion up & downstairs and to random outlets like a drunk wired it in ! Problem came when testing end to end I got r1 > 2000...
  3. M

    TN Distribution circuit to an outhouse

    Evening gents, I'm just looking for some guidance/clarification on a supply to a summer house I installed. I had to put in a small CU (the existing one had no spare ways left) with a 63A 30mA RCD main switch and a 45A B type feeding the distribution circuit. 6mm2 2 core SWA around a 25m run to...
  4. P

    Hot tub installation upgrade of cable help please

    I am buying myself a hot tub which requires a 6mm/32 amp service. I have a garage unit which has a spare to fit this extra supply to (no problem). i have measured the diameter of the cores on the SWA cable running from the weatherproof junction box outside of my house to the garage and the flat...
  5. Simon-0116

    neutral to earth high voltage

    Been to look at a faulty socket on a rcbo and wont hold in, tried to test trip times etc but reading voltage on earth. Supply is tt, 3ph and 1 ph to a domestic property. Shared earth rod. Cant turn house off as belongs to separate person. So tested voltage at 3 ph db, 230, 400 v etc but...
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