I am a wind turbine maintenance technician and commissioner, with a level 3 nvq in electrotechnical Installation and maintenance. I am finally done with the industry and want to work at home in one of the local manufacturing companies, I have come across a course which I think may help...
Hi Guys, My name is Adrinsola David,
From Nigeria, Working as an Electrical Technician In a Foaming Company here in Nigeria and have been practicing electrical for the 8 years now also still learning (lol). I will love to share ideas and also learn from you guys. Thanks for having me here
i'm trying to identify this plug,it looks industrial and for the heavy machinery. So far google search doesn't help. I have only picture in my hand. Please those who ever have seen something like this, help me to identify what is this.
Hoping someone knowledgeable can give me an idiots guide to power for an industrial unit we are leasing. Please bear in mind I have close to zero electrical knowledge.
We need 3-Phase power 400V connections for around 6 drilling systems we run on an intermittent basis, no more than 2...
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...
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...
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?
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??
Just Passed! Next Qualification ???
So last month i passed my Achievement Measurement 2 (AM2)
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...
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
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...
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...
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
2393 (part p)
Ecs card - experienced worker grade
Profibus installation and...
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...
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...
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...
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...
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...
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...
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...
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...
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...
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...
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...
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...
We are currently looking for a number of Industrial Electricians / Electricaly bias Multi Skilled Engineers to carry out the following:
DC motor and brush gear checks
Equipment possible 3.3Kv, 400v, 50Hz and variable frequency
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.
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...
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...
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...
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...
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...
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.....