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  1. Uheat – Jake

    uHeat New Website - Forum Special Offers

    Recently we've launched our new website with a stylish new design and some new products but with the same exclusive discounts to forum members. All forum members receive 5% discount using the code electriciansforum at the checkout. Trade members can get a 15%...
  2. H

    MFT for sale special price?

    I’m looking to purchase a MFT, that can do all the required tests. Hopefully I can save a small fortune and strike a good deal prior to shelling out a wedge. To that end... (waffle over) Is there anyone on here with such an instrument for sale?
  3. G

    Special Purpose Machines

    Good morning, I wonder if anyone can help me. My company produces special purpose machines for the global market. We have built an impregnation machine for a client in Brazil. Three phase power in Brazil is 380 V @ 60Hz. Our client now wants to send this machine to Turkey instead. Three phase...
  4. S

    Bonding required when alterations in special location

    hi guys Just a quick question as I’m being told I don’t have to Would I have to install bonding to water and gas services if I’m to install a fan in bathroom due to it being a special location

    New Sponsor. Special 10% discount code off Van Tilt Bins for forum members

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  6. EalingBadger

    Where to get special tool to undo light fitting screw?

    The pictures are of a type of anti-tamper cover retaining screw (M5 x 60mm) that is fitted as standard to a whole slew of lamp fitting in a local church complex. None of the bulbs have ever been changed since the place underwent a major refurb 20 years ago and all the new stuff was...
  7. D

    CE mark for self designed/assembled Special FX triggers/relays...

    Hi all, A question about regulation... I design and assemble fairly basic mobile kit used to trigger SFX, which is part of my work. The devices are fairly straight-forward, typically an 8 way IP enclosure with a 12vdc transformer and a timer relay to respond to signal input from the FX trigger...
  8. 7

    Special location - bathroom

    Quoting for new lights in bathroom along with adding extractor fan Reading into the regs, above 225cm is out of zone and therefore a swapout only requires minor cert. Fan motor will be in the loft with only the vent being in the location however out of zone. Am i right with the requirement to...
  9. Electrical2go

    October Special 10% Off Click Scolmore Inceptor Omni Colour Selectable LED Downlight

    The Inceptor Omni is the latest addition to the Inceptor range of cost effective integrated fire rated downlights. The Omni allows the installer to select the colour of the light upon installation ranging from warm white, cool white all the way through to daylight. We're offering an extra 10%...
  10. S

    CPC screwdriver special offer

    For anyone interested CPC have a Wera 7 piece VDE Insulated screwdriver set on offer @ £12.98+ vat
  11. T

    Special Forum Exclusive Offer from Vansdirect

    Fully Loaded Fiat Fiorino Cargo with only £500 deposit, ONLY £145 per month! Fully Loaded extras included in the Fiat Fiorino: USB, Rear parking sensors, Bluetooth, 5” touchscreen Sat Nav, Cruise Control, Alarm, Air Conditioning, Panelled bulkhead, Front fog lights and Ply-ling If you...
  12. Dan

    EICR - Special Location Sheet

    Dan submitted a new resource: EICR - Special Location Sheet - Editable Special Location Sheet for Certification and Inspections Read more about this resource...
  13. 0

    Outdoor socket notifiable

    Sorry to go over old ground but just need clarification. I have extended the ring main in a kitchen and customer now wants an outdoor socket. Is this now notifiable? I believe not as ammended rules state notifiable for new DB, new circuit, work in special location? Thanks.
  14. kingeri

    Correct cable for SELV circuit

    Hi guys, at a job tomorrow and looking through the spec. Bathroom is to have 12v SELV downlighters (not sure why). What cable is best to use for the run between trannies and lights, i.e. the 12v parts of the circuit? It's been a while since I've had to deal with these, as I don't recommend...
  15. R

    Inspection camera

    If anybody is interested, Aldi have inspection camers on special buy this Sunday. £69.99 with 3 year warranty. ALDI - Home page
  16. R

    Drill Bag

    ALDI - Sunday Special Buys 5th August 2012 Just a heads up... In on Sunday. I bought one last year to keep my 10.8V drills and bits ect in. Works really well and will be buying another on Sunday.
  17. S

    RCBO - Question 2

    Sorry to be a pain gents - just filling my brain matter with info. Are there any special requirments when testing and inspecting RCBOs? Are they vulnerable to testing in any way? or any special requirements needed when testing? Thanks All
  18. telectrix

    di-log voltage tester

    saws this . looks a good buy. DI-LOG DL6780 Voltage / Continuity Tester SPECIAL OFFER | eBay
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    I went to my local gym yesterday to handout a fyer and some cards, the owner asked how much I would of charged for the install he just had. Run Down: 2 x 3 Phase DB (33 circuits in total) 15 x floor sockets 10 x wall sockets 1 x 32A socket 10 strip lamps all cabling All prep work was done by...
  20. T

    Domestic 16th Edition Paperwork

    Hi Guys and Gals. Have been passed some 16th edition minor certs for an installation in feb 2008. 2 of these are for installs in a kitchen. one for the cooker and one for sockets. Question 1. Was a Minor adequate for a special location in the 16th? Question 2. What was the requirement for...
  21. S

    Cooker switch replacement

    I just had someone ask me to replace a cooker switch, like for like - thats not Part P is it? Has someone got a list of whats Part P and not?
  22. K

    Passed with elecsa yesterday

    Passed my assessment with elecsa yesterday, assessor chris thomas put my nerves at ease stright away very helpful fella. For those who want to know it went like this, firstly spoke about what experience i had then went through all my paperwork, required a healthy and safety policy and risk...
  23. P

    Lighting circuit additions

    Have I got this right?; If adding a couple of lighting points to an exisiting circuit and the fuse board contains rewireable fuses, I need to provide RCD protection because of the addition (cables not more than 50mm deep). New CU or seperate RCD unit for that circuit? Just trying clear...
  24. S

    Fused spur in toilet

    Can anyone tell me if there is a reg for fitting a fused spur in a toilet cubicle for a saniflow pumped toilet ? i.e is the minimum distance going to be 300mm ?
  25. M

    Fitting a fused spur Part P

    Hello, I currently fit CCTV and I'm looking for a course in the birmingham area ideally in the evening or weekend were I can learn to legally fit a fused spur to conform with Part P reg's looking on line it looks like I have to pass power wiring level C if someone can confirm if this is right...
  26. Dean Williams

    Laboratory Testing

    Hi gang has anyone vere tested a lab, my boss has just asked me to find out if there are any special requirements. is it classed as a special location, hazardous area etc, i'm told its wired in pyro and has flameproof fittings etc. any help would be appreciated. thanks
  27. S

    Domestic Changing sockets from single to doubles

    Hi there, I have been asked to change out single socket outlets for doubles and add another few sockets. What do i need to do in regards to paperwork for the customer. I'm a bit rusty on this as not done any installations for over a year now and just getting back on the job. Any information...
  28. P

    touch voltages 50V and 25V

    anyone tell me where in BS7671 it says what touch voltage is allowed for which special location - looked in individual special locations but can't see any mention :confused: cheers.
  29. steamboatwilly

    Shower Off, Tile, Shower Back On - Notifiable?

    Gents, Just checking....isolate shower, remove for tiling, change to switch, cable and shower. Is this notifiable work or nay? Thanks!
  30. J

    REG for supply to outbuildings ?

    Hi all anyone know the pages for regs on supplying outbuildings, (garage, shed etc) cant seem to find it :( thanks alot jack
  31. B

    does heating radiator needs bonding?

    i have seen quite a lot of photos showing radiators having bondings, but most dont have, is it really needed? cheers
  32. A

    Supply to OUTBUILDINGS

    Hi Folks Please post all your ideas and suggestions here so we only have one place to look Thanks Chris
  33. P

    minor works

    Asked to add additions to an exsisting ring main of a couple of double sockets, and put another liight on an exsisting radial lighting circuit to supply a newly built extension. Do I write out two minor works certificates for these additions to the exsisting circuits,The have to submit both to...
  34. D

    Notifiable Work

    Hi Guys, It has been my belief that all notifiable work, even if just a new spurred socket in a Kitchen had to have a Full Electrical Installation cert. During a telephone conversation today it was implied that something like this could still be done on a Minor Works Cert and still be...
  35. C

    Last Job

    Any contributions here to Regs compliance, either deviation or all fine & dandy... Have just fitted, along with my boss 12 Fire rated down lighters into an ongoing kitchen conversion. Original down lighters were low voltage. The ceiling had been dropped by 100mm(ish) and plaster boarded when...
  36. B

    240v on site are you sure

    I am currently studying for the 17th and in my course notes I came across something quite unusual. Now correct me if I am wrong but the course states that in the Special Locations section of the regs 240v hand tools are allowed as long as you comply with the regs. Check it out Special...
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