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Going to be running a sub panel underground 100+- ft to new steel building will be running a 2-2-2-2 Aluminum SER Cable. (Planning n 100amp svc even thought I doubt I will EVER need it.)
If the #2 SER Cable is
Why am I running a ground all the way back to the panel...
About 10 days ago, my trusty Metrel MFT stopped working.
A few calls later established that Metrel UK in Epsom, could not only fix and calibrate my tester in 1 week, they would also loan me an MFT whilst they had mine free of charge.
They also updated the firmware at the same time.
i have been asked to quote for a new supply to x4 new build flats and a commercial unit below, i am not to keen on supplying remote buildings from a PME and i am really conflicted about how i choose the earthing conductor and bonding conductor sizes so can anyone help.
New service head located...
A Wholesaler told me me this week that the RCDs in the new '18th' split load boards have to be rated at 100a because the 100a service fuse is only means of upstream overcurrent protection. But I was once told that service fuses, although marked as 100A on the cutout label are actually...
Well it is a first for me!
Sent one of the lads out this morning to connect a couple of welfare cabins on a site in the centre of the village where our office is , and he phoned up saying that all we have is a live service cable just sitting in the box !?
This is the photo I received
Until last year, servicing for Steca inverters in the UK was provided by CTDI, now it appears this has been discontinued. Is anyone offering an alternative for Steca warranty support now? I have a problem with an inverter which will not remember the time and date after a power cut, could this be...
I have just done an EICR... Havnt finilised coding yet.
Property is TN-C-S
Incoming oil to boiler... Copper oil line with pvc sheath, buried to metal oil tank sat on slabs on ground (it is not raised up) technical said it should be bonded.... Imo by bonding im taking pme potential out to the...
For the last few days I am hearing audible warning from the device, I am assuming that it is due to Service Interval due but my boiler was services recently but the gas engineer not reset the the service interval. Can any one help how to check the service interval date in TP9000 and...
I know that this is a pipe dream
but i was thinking about the fires in california and i know they have problems like this in other countries!
maybe its time we suggested to our governments to form new branches of military dedicated to just firefighting.
if a fire is too big for local depts to...
I have the same problem as the OP in this old thread
service interval timer help! - https://www.electriciansforums.co.uk/threads/service-interval-timer-help.100630/
I tried the solution offered there but unfortunately the instructions must be for older models of the thermostat. My model is...
I have been asked to relocate a consumer unit from a cupboard outside a house into the inside of the property. The main fuse and meter will be remaining outside however the run is about 6/7 metres long, i believe it states in BS7671 that the meter tails cannot exceed 3m in length...
I'm sure this subject is on a sticky thread somewhere, so apologies.
Got asked to look at a shower that was tripping the MCB as soon as isolator turned on. House is rented, so tenant just wanted advice for a pint.
Took me 2 minutes to tell him to get landlord to have it replaced.
I took the...
Newish to group, Electricial engineer for a few years on and off.
Satellite installation engineer
Air insulation engineer
17th edition engineer with testing and inspection
I do subcontracting and private work
J E A K S SERVICE LTD
Newish to group, Electricial...
I had some glands recently that were not the usual decent quality.
The rubber inserts were stiff and wouldn't compress too well.
Annoyed me as I bought them for a Cu change and had to use some horrid membrane glands instead to get the job done.
I emailed the customer services asking why the...
I'm installing my own 208Y/120 3P 4 wire 200 amp service for my shop in lake ariel, PA. I have a few questions regarding the Neutral and the ground. So let me get things up to speed. This is a Brand new service installation. My poco is installing a new pole and a transformer for me after I pass...
My brother has just bought a new house, which is to be fully refurbished. The wiring is appaling and barely meets a single reg; current or historical. (no part of either RFC seems to actually be a ring, lighting on 15A 3036 fuse in 1mm, spurs under the carpet etc etc)
All of this will...
So I was at a 2 bed flat today, ground floor on 4 storey block. 3 years old flats. The supply head holds a red fuse holder reading " solid link, do not fuse". TN-S and the CU is just off the bottom of this shot below the 100A isolator. ~75 cm tails.
"Fuse" is all crimp sealed, I didn't pull...
Just had a phone call.
ARE YOU THERE!
Who is this? say I
I CANT TELL YOU WHO I AM I HAVE A SECRET CRUSH ON YOU
Put the phone down
Check the internet for who the number is, it is CEF. Call them and someone answers and like me finds it very weird. They say they will ask technical...
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