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Had DB changed a couple of years back in my house that I was renting that I now live in. I was out of the country at the time. No certs were handed over and I am unable to get in contact with the guy that my parents got to do the work. I am in the process of selling the house.
The 6mm bond to...
Two years ago I installed some garden lighting, using u/g SWA to Wiska boxes, then 3-core 0.75mm rubber flex downleads from each LED fitting.
This week the 30mA RCBO kept tripping. I assumed a luminaire fault, or moisture in a Wiska box, but no. It was leakage across all three cores of one 10m...
Been googling away but can't find what I'm looking for :-(
I'm hoping someone could advise please, ideally online somewhere?
I've eventually run out of my supply of P-clip/ loops 'not too sure of the technical name.'
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I was wondering what makes rubber a good insulator. I understand less dense materials make better insulators, as insulators absorb/trap heat. But I want to know why rubber is a good insulator.
For example, wood makes a good insulator due to...
As you can see I have a Citroen C4 5dr, hatchback with a high brake light fault, it doesn't work. I replaced the light with a new one and that won't work also. On the C4 owners web site forum it says there is a known fault with the rubber boot/wiring entering the boot. It says the wires...
Hi everyone, newbie here to this forum.
i have been asked to see whether it is possible to adapt 3phase supply to single phase using 5 x pin & 3 x pin 64a trailing sockets
it is to run a catering van which has equipment pushing 50a if everything was on. i was thinking of using 10mm braided cable...
My electrician is currently working at my home doing some general rewiring in an extension room. I had asked to also rewire two brass wall lights and a brass chandelier. They are old pices of equipment from 1970 and they have been in store here for eight years. He found that one of the wall...
Guys, need some advice.
When measuring across some cctv cables, im getting around 0.80 v of AC, which in turn is causing mass problems with the system.
I have seen in our basement that the lv cables are run less than 2 inches away from the mains cables, so im sure the magnetic field is...
Sorry if this has been covered I but couldn't find anything.
Nor could I find information as to when white pvc t&e was first used in domestic installations.
When filling out test forms they ask the estimated age of installation, and if possible i'm after a timeline for the years that rubber...
I did a PIR and noted that a T/E cable enters a 20mm steel conduit without a grommet to protect against the sharp inner edge. I now have the job of rectifying it and I can't find where to buy the grommets! Any one know?
Just wondering if anyone has ever come across a perfect PIR?
Nearly had one today, but a busbar point without a rubber topping stopped it. All tests where fine though, and that and no rubber gromits in some back boxes. So not a major deal.
Just wondering what PIR Code you would give old stranded cable? And for what reason?
Whts is the best way to tell the customer this is no longer good enough for service? Or is it if the IR test comes out acceptable?
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