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Hi.Have an question. It is possible that when turning on oven make a 0,5-1second power spike,without tripping fuse or breaker? I ask because when my mother in kitchen turned on oven,diablo 1 crashed to desktop on my old laptop. Nothing get tripped etc,lights not. So it was coincedence that game...
Customer thinks first spark is over egging the pudding and it's not really that bad.
Opened door took pictures and closed door, yes it is that bad.
Not a bad days work, 5 hours travel, 15 minutes taking pictures, 15 minute write up.
After years of renting I'm currently in the process of purchasing our first property. We've had an offer accepted on a 1 bedroom flat in Surrey. However there are questions over the electrics, and knowing little about electrical wiring I'm a bit stumped on how bad the electrics are and...
Hey guys, just finished the first year of my apprenticeship and am now looking for a new employer to carry on my second year with. If anybody knows of anyone taking on in the North West (Bolton, Bury, Wigan, Manchester, ect) I'd be eternally greatful for the heads up.
Bit of back story...
Returned to install/second fix led pir flood, switched live hidden in kitchen cupboard to over ride, did all connections, worked perfectly, went to check night time performance and nothing, for some reason no voltage going to the switch live in the kitchen cupboard, nothing tripped, everything...
I was wake by a friend to have a look at an Eicr that was done on his rental property .
The Eicr says I quote :
"Due to the c2 codes listed in section k , this report is unsatisfactory. The old consumer unit has type 4 (D) breakers where make it impossible to achieve test...
Rubi TS60 Tiler Cutter For Sale Second Hand? advice reviews and feedback 2017
Just wondering if anyone knew where id be able to pick up a cheap rubi??
I'm just starting out and one of the lads I work with sometimes gave me his old rubi because he got a new one....
Rubi TS60 Tiler...
I'm looking for the section in my on-site guide that covers disconnect times for circuits over 32a. In my regs class my homework features a circuit with a type B 45a RCD.
EDIT: oops never mind I now see it says anything exceeding 32a must not be more than 1 second.
I thought there was a more...
Going to buy this Fluke MFT 1652b from someone on eBay, can anyone tell me if this is a good tester can't find it can only find the C version or 1653
I know flukes a good brand and the person has looked after it very well
I am going to pay around £310 all in all is this a decent price?
Does anyone know why manufacturer's instructions would state not to have more than one fitting on the circuit? These are customer supplied "frog eye" external floodlights, each fitting has 2, 20W eyes.
We weren't aware of this instruction and fitted the two fittings on one radial, the second...
I have an old peoples home that I do work for, called out to black out. The main fuse blown, holder pretty well cooked. DNO have replaced cut out and installed a voltage recorder which is showing several spikes around meal times which are approaching or exceeding the 80A main fuse. Opinions...
Just finishing training and about to take exams. Have years of experience but formalising for part P.
So whats the best low cost starting out it.
I'd love a megger 1720 but can't stretch to that. So what do people suggest?
Hey all, so I'm rewiring a nightmare house while girl still living in it ! Plumber gets a cylinder and says direct 1 X 3kW standard immersion. So I run a 2.5 through most of house to loft.. Comes today saying just worked out he got wrong cylinder and where he wants it there is no space for vert...
Picked up an eBay police siren to replace my stock horn. It has 5 different tones but I only wanted the air horn sound so I glued that button down and hid the controller. I cut the stock horn wires and plugged them straight into the siren so when I hit the horn it powers the siren and since the...
Anyone had problems with these rcds? Control Gear Direct, 30mA, 63A 2 pole..
I recently bought two 10-way dual rcd boards from denmans.. first one had an rcd which didnt trip on test button, even with load removed. Second rcd didnt trip under 300mS, but button worked.
Swapped them for the...
So further to my previous thread
Been an electrician now for fifteen years
So I have started with a new firm and I'm realizing I have some major gaps in my knowledge base
I've always worked big jobs
Move onto the next one
Separate data and...
I've been doing some revison and came across 2 different equations for voltage drop.
The first one is;
Vd = mV/A x Ib x L divided by 1000
The second one is;
Vd = (R1 + R2) x Ib x Multiplier
The multiplier is to compensate the difference in conductor temperature at the time of the test...
3 months ago I installed the Envirovent eco dmev 100HT (humidity & Timer) Bathroom fan for a customer, and have been called back twice since to replace it! has anyone had any similar experiences? any helpful input would be much appreciated
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