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  1. J

    Career path question

    So I'll give you a brief catch-up, I will be starting college next month and contacted a lot of sparks,companies about work etc I managed to have a chat with a lighting company that does floodlights, streetlights, schools, football stadiums etc. They have offered me work one day a week around my...
  2. Steve888

    Industrial distribution board

    Hello I have a new warehouse with 100aA three phase supply. Can you recommend a switch board ? If any of you is near Coventry you can quote me for the full installation (lighting, sockets, etc)
  3. O

    Industrial light fixture wiring

    I am trying to create a custom light/chandelier to hang above a kitchen island. The roof above this island is irregular (see image 1) and I have 2 points to connect to (the larger one actually has a double cable). I don't necessarily need to use all the points, I can just use one then...
  4. 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?
  5. S

    Three phase INDUSTRIAL fuse board recommendation

    Hello I have a small industrial unit with a messy distribution board. It has 100A breaker and around 10 circuits (lights, sockets, air compressor, three phase 16A fuse etc....) Can you recommend a quality new board from Schneider Havell or Hager?
  6. G

    Commercial New to the electrician forum....

    Hi All!! New to this electricians forum.. I have used it in the past to point me in the right direction thanks chaps!! I am self employed gold and black card holder in central London looking to expand and start up my own company!! Any else in the same boat?? Whats everyone else doing?? :cool:
  7. D

    Trainee Just Passed! Next Qualification ???

    Just Passed! Next Qualification ??? So last month i passed my Achievement Measurement 2 (AM2) with N.E.T I work in a commercial / industrial background mainly maintenance but some installation now i'm wondering what to do next, I really want to go down the high voltage / substations route...
  8. Davehaywire

    PFC removal industrial unit

    Hi Been asked to remove a pfc unit in an industrial unit Has any1 had any experience in removal of a pfc unit and if so is there a safety procedure to follow and a way of discharging the unit correctly Any advice would be great
  9. C

    MCG Industrial anyone else used.

    Hello guys My suppliers CEF recently gave me an MCG consumer unit instead of my regular Hager. After installing i will not be using again as it was very poor quality, has anyone else used an MCG product before and am i just being paranoid when i say i feel uncomfortable installing such an...
  10. J

    Industrial Brief help from the industrial guys on required quals (415v)

    Hi all, new here and just dropping by to try and get a few pointers from experienced people already in the trade. Sorry if it seems a bit like a hit & run but this seemed like the best place to get proper advice. Quick outline - We're an engineering & maintenance company that does a lot of work...
  11. B

    Career advice - industrial

    I'd like some advice on career planning if anyone could help. Recently gained some electrical qualifications and am doing some more soon. Currently I have... City and guilds - 2365 level 2&3 2377 2391 2393 (part p) Ecs card - experienced worker grade Pasma Profibus installation and...
  12. A

    Commercial industrial washing machine

    Hi Guys, we are a charity and we have have been donated a washing machine it is a industrial washer. In our premises we have both 3 phase and single phase. the machine can work on both phases, with some adjustments. this machine has been converted to single phase. was working perfectly...
  13. J

    10 Industrial Cable Rollers

    I have for sale 10 Industrial Cable Rollers, only used once. Selling for £170 for all 10. If you have any questions please feel free to ask. Buyer to collect from WA10 St Helens. Thanks
  14. A

    Could anyone give me some ideas on tools

    Hi I’ve just started working with industrial work and looking to stay in this type of work for as long as I can. Because I’m new to this my tools are mostly for domestic and commercial. Could someone please give me some ideas of what tools I should get that will help me working in this field...
  15. I

    Industrial electric powered heaters

    Hi folks, I'm pricing a job which includes a heating solution for a former small warehouse. The area that requires heating is approximately 400 square mtrs with suspended ceiling at around 2.5 mtrs high. the space is going to be used for light manufacturing where the workers will be sitting at...
  16. T

    TS Electrical Services

    Domestic, industrial and commercial NIC EIC approved electrician in Hastings offering a wide range electrical services to clients in the South East of England. From changing a simple light fitting to a complete house re-wire contact us today, no job is too big or too small. If you require...
  17. S

    Industrial Unit Earthing Arrangement - Lack of

    We’re in the process of replacing the 3 phase installation in our premises, the electrician that came said we should contact Western Power and request a PME, Western Power have said they can’t, we have also asked if they can supply a main earth terminal for us to connect to - they say they...
  18. S

    painting enclosures of industrial electric motors

    Hi all , I am new to this forum, just looking for your advice for industrial electric motors, my question is there any reference standards for painting the enclosures of industrial electric motors when needed as part of the PM. Appreciate your guidance and advice for any international references...
  19. L

    Industrial Warehouse lighting

    Hi, My name is Louis - I am new here and am struggling with a lighting query. Hopefully someone can help me. I have a large workshop which is rigged out with industrial warehouse lighting. We have high ceilings (approx 35ft) and the current lights are not suited to the building. The bulbs are...
  20. DeanoRN

    Commercial desperately Looking for experience after completing lvl 3 2365. (west midlands)

    Hi all, ok before i start, i have another thread i made back in January but i have no idea how to delete it but since then a few things have changed so i decided to make a new thread. Anywho as the title suggests i am looking to gain experience in the commercial/industrial sector, i have just...
  21. Zack McCoo

    Commercial and Industrial Lockout Kits

    Hey guys, lockout kits. What sort of lockout equipment do i need for commercial and Industrial work? Cheers, Zack.
  22. W

    A DIYer's question about Industrial wiring

    First, apologies for the lengthy explanation that follows. What's more, I'm not sure that my questions fit into here, or the DIY bracket. Bump if necessary. More important, I'm NOT doing the work myself, a professional will be. However, I'm after a bit of advice, so I'll try and set the...
  23. J

    I failed to complete my NVQ..

    I shall cut a long story short, I started my apprenticeship to gain my NVQ level 3 just over 3 years ago when 20 and a year into it I had to deal with a few issues in my life including a couple of bereavements in the family and other personal issues which ended up causing me to lose complete...
  24. T

    Help needed testing for small industrial unit (electrical check)

    I am thinking of going self employed in the next few months so I have been doing a bit of advertising before. I have been contacted to do some testing for someone who I know. The testing involves a industrial testing of a small unit, which has been asked for by the owner of the unit, the local...
  25. Morris19911

    Industrial heater wiring

    Hi I was wondering about how a 23kw 400v 32A electrical heater would be wired, e.g what mcb and what size cable?? With 32A commando socket. From what I’ve learned in college, I’m a level 2 apprentice, when it comes to cable calcs the design current P/V=I that would give me 100A and the cable...
  26. D

    Looking for Industrial Electricians in Northamptonshire

    We are currently looking for a number of Industrial Electricians / Electricaly bias Multi Skilled Engineers to carry out the following: Check contactors Electrical PPMs DC motor and brush gear checks Electrical repairs Equipment possible 3.3Kv, 400v, 50Hz and variable frequency Some...
  27. S

    Minimum IP rating for wall mounted external industrial socket?

    What is the Minimum IP rating for wall mounted external industrial socket? It's to be outside & only used for plugging in a generator that will give house temporary power through a changeover switch in the case of power cuts.
  28. AllenShek

    Driverless Aluminum reflector Industrial led high bay

    Just want to know if UK user likes this one?
  29. J

    Your thoughts required on industrial production qualifications and tests

    Hi Guys, I work for a international packaging company and we have had a death of an engineer in South Africa. He was changing a motor on a strapping machine and electrocuted himself, further details are not for coming yet. It has raised questions as follows and i was looking for your...
  30. Pete999

    Domestic, commercial or Industrial Electricians

    Right people, you have done all the courses, have all the cards required to get you onto sites, including the pseudo qualification "Part P". you're an Electrician. You start out on your own, but the only work available to you at the moment is house bashing and the odd Domestic job, suddenly an...
  31. P

    PFC Test Industrial RCD

    Hi all, most of my work is industrial, I'm required to test a consumer unit in a hydro generation unit. This is not an issue I'm just struggling with the PSCC Live test as there is an industrial RCD directly after the incoming supply from Scottish power due to us having to supply our own earth...
  32. E

    Federal Electric

    hi, Does anybody have any information on old federal electric MCCB's? I'm looking for the Max Zs values for MCCB's with the cat number HEF3P125 and HEF3P100R I know they are obsolete and I know Schneider brought federal electric, I have contacted them and all they provided was info on how to...
  33. D

    INDUSTRIAL ELECTRICIAN REQUIRED ESSEX AREA

    Testing and inspection,fault finding,industrial electrician
  34. D

    INDUSTRIAL FIRE ALARM

    HI AGAIN ALL INSTALLING INDUSTRIAL FIRE ALARM FOR FIRST TIME. FOLLOWING INSTRUCTIONS BY MATE. CAN SOMEONE EXPLAIN HOW THEY WORK ? I THOUGH THEY HAD AN EOL RESISTOR TO GIVE A FIXED RESISTANCE VALUE THAT THE PANEL WOULD MONITOR. BUT WHEN INSTALLING HEAT DETECTORS EACH HEAD SEEMS TO HAVE A...
  35. R

    Diversed Experience 16+yrs.

    Hi, I am pleased to be part of the Electrical community. My yrs have been diverse from control to 2500kva transformers installation maintenance and support. Industrial and commercial domestic. I don't cut corners. Love the graft.....
  36. Andy-1960

    Looking for Industrial Electrical Contractors in Wrexham

    Looks like we have just won a large contract in the Wrexham area and may be looking for some local labour to assist us on site. Start is within the next couple of weeks, inbox me if you are interested.
  37. D

    3-phase wiring in industrial unit

    Hello! I'm new to the forums and I'll be honest, I'm no electrician. I do however use the infrastructure provided by electricians, mainly in the form of 3-phase power to run my welding plants. You guessed it I'm a fabricator/welder by trade. Anyhow I've got a query that I'm hoping someone on...
  38. gazdkw82

    ligting suggestions Industrial Unit

    Family member has just moved into a larger unit and wants to look at some alternative lighting as the current lighting isn't very energy efficient and doesn't provide that much lighting. There are 2 areas that he would like changing. An area which will hold metal tubing/poles on a rack system...
  39. koldwater

    Industrial Instructor here

    Hi all. Don here. I run an Industrial automation controls training company called Koldwater. So just wanted to reach out to UK if anyone has questions about Industrial automation, PLCs, etc, I might be able offer answers or at least some additional insight or perspective. Just reach out to me...
  40. L

    Rcd or not

    Morning guys, Need some quick advise without having to look through the bible to find the answer. Installing a small 4 way unit into a domestic property to supply a new oven which requires 3 seperate supplies of 16amps. Does the new sub board im installing need to be rcd protected or not...
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