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    Technical advice required - metal socket or plastic? / Trunking?

    Hi all Recently my company (I'm just an employee) moved into a new unit and have installed some shelving, the BigDug kind. We've had plug sockets located above (2) each unit to provide power. This was done by the electrician so that's all good. I need a plug socket on each shelf (5 in total)...
  2. Z

    Technical info guidance

    Hello all. Is there any technical info regarding pv installation and guidance for installation etc that I can download or acquire. For example installation set ups and requirements. Cheers in advance
  3. Z

    Just some technical information

    Hello to you all. I have some needed input of a solar setup since im not too savvy with installing any. My question is regarding the consumer unit side and how the solar is connected within the consumer unit. I have come across installs in the past but not taken much notice on the connection...
  4. Gavin John Hyde

    Is the forum experiencing technical issues?

    Logged on over lunchtime and kept getting this page. if i refreshed after a couple of times it loaded as normal - not sure if its a archived version or not though?
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    Intro from a newbie and technical advice needed!

    I am a qualified maintenance electrician working in the natural gas industry, as such I have some specific training in electrical installations in explosive atmospheres. Just finished my HNC in Electrical Engineering and now looking to climb the ladder in my organisation. My question is - I...
  6. Pete999

    A technical question regarding the use of AFDDs

    I seem to remember whilst at the NICEIC film show (oh by the way I believe NAPIT are doing a roadshow as well, lets hope its better than the NICEIC one, see Julys PE for details) One of the things I remembered from the very limited information given out, was the fact that AFDDS would not be...
  7. Gavin John Hyde

    NICEIC Certification Scheme NICEIC Online technical issues..

    Anybody else getting emails constantly updating them with the now not so new news that the NICEIC online certification site is still not working after they upgraded it? My email is now directing them to spam without any input from myself. guess Microsoft take the same view about them! I am...
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    PAID WORK, help needed with technical drawings assignment work

    Hi there, I have just moved from Cambridge to Plymouth upon completing my Level 2 & 3 Electrical installation training (2365). I have some assignment work to finish off for it and I'm stuck on the last task of technical drawings (cable routing). As I have now moved from Cambridge I'm not able...
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    Help needed on Technical drawings (last section of assignment work)

    Hi there, I have just moved from Cambridge to Plymouth upon completing my Level 2 & 3 Electrical installation training (2365). I have some assignment work to finish off for it and I'm stuck on the last task of technical drawings (cable routing). As I have now moved from Cambridge I'm not able...
  10. NDG Elecs

    Shoddy technical helpline question!

    Just read as below in the NAPIT quarterly. I mean, come on, what a ridiculous question, and one I am astounded gets asked a lot... Surely it takes approx one second to realise the utter futility of rodding an extraneous part in such a manner...and then people still ring up!! Bonkers! Happy...
  11. Midwest

    ELECSA Certification Scheme Elecsa Technical Support

    I'm registered with Elecsa, and quite often use their Technical Support facility. Recently I emailed Elecsa with a couple of questions for their tech support, using the main email address. As I hadn't received a within the week, I emailed again on Monday, no response. Today, I rang customer...
  12. Auto Technician

    Land Rover P1260 Fault Code Fix (FreeLander) Td4 BMW Installation

    My customer read on many forums about people suffering to solve a problem with the above Land Rover with regards to a fault code known as P1260. It seems many people have used trial and error methods to resolve the problem but as far as he could see nobody found a fix, or nobody had posted a...
  13. Sintra

    Welcome LondonSparky87 to ElectriciansForums.co.uk The Electrician Talk Forum.

    This is an automatically generated notification, @LondonSparky87 has registered to ElectriciansForums.co.uk Welcome to the forum! Be sure to have a click around and let us know what you think. If you could let us know what brings you here that would be cool. :-)
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    What rcbo for wylex ns cu

    What wylex rcbo would fit the ns range of consumer units? I've seen nsb, nsbs and nhx... Cheers
  15. M

    Scam provider

    We'll I had my first assessment to become a qs for the i I work for. Very disappointed no technical questions asked seems like anybody can pass.
  16. mhar

    701.753 vs manufacturers instructions

    Customer wants underfloor heating in his bathroom and wants to use a B & Q Homelux mat. Downloaded manufacturers instructions and technical data to see if this mat complied with the above reg. As it didn't appear to be in compliance (fibreglass mesh as opposed to earthable metal) I emailed...
  17. M

    PV solar surplus energy to immerision devices

    Hi Im a install solar for a small company and a new customer has asked about devices that put any export power into the immersion instead of back into the grid, have looked at several devices like solarimmersion and they say you just clip onto the main incoming tails, put it on a new 16A...
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    JIB Electrotechnical Certification Scheme (ECS) JIB card when you have not gone to college?

    I have a friend that's been working in the industry for ten+ years but never went to college? he has been told he can get a NVQL3 and a jib gold card without doing his 2330 l2+l3? surely this cant be right? Whats the deal with the ''time served'' thing now with the jib?
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    Main Fuse ID

    Hi guys . Got a main 80amp fuse with just BS 1361 -1978. Type R Wondered what the rated KA is for one these? Is this a type I or II ? even though it says Type R.. Never seen one before... hope you all well and good.
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    NICEIC Certification Scheme Newbie from the NICEIC

    Hi Chaps,new to the forum,signed up after seeing alot of posts that puzzled me. i am a technical operations engineer for the NICEIC and deal with technical enquiries within the business. So if your approved with the NICEIC youll most probably had me respond to a phone enquiry or email of a...
  21. S

    Technical Reference books

    I am trying to get hold of a copy of the Electrical Safety Council technical manual. its proving really illusive! does anyone know where i could get hold of a copy. cheers
  22. P

    SMA UK telephone number

    Does anyone know if there is a uk contact number for SMA. Thanks
  23. I

    Which books?

    Hi, Can anyone recommend books for helping complete C&G 2356 NVQ3? Cheers :cool::cool:
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    books for2330 level 2 and 3

    hello starting my city and guilds 2330 level 2 and 3 this week does any one any good books that would help me study cheers
  25. L

    Underfloor Heating (Devimat)

    Hi - is anyone familiar with the devimat underfloor heating system? The system is being used in a bathroom to heat tiles. The system uses a floor thermostat as well as a room thermostat. The controller is situated outside the bathroom. For some reason the floor is not heating up - this happened...
  26. S

    advice on infinite wireless alarm system

    a couple of months ago i fitted this type of expensive alarm and now the customer phoning up that the 3 smokes arnt working.thoughout the system the smokes is the only thing what talk to each other before going to the receiver board.batterys[cells] have been changed but still doing the...
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