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  1. Y

    Main rcd tripping even though its 100 ma

    Hi There's a workshop outside the main building with a couple of sockets protected by a 30ma rcd. Even though the rcd inside the main fuse box is 100ma the 100 ma rcd trips without the 30ma not tripping. Changed 30ma rcd still same. How can I get the rcd in the workshop to trip without tripping...
  2. S

    See though RCD video

    One for pete
  3. Andy-1960

    What we have to compete with!

    My daughter works for a fashion company and one of the factories she deals with in a Pakistan is having an extension. Note the attention paid to health and safety! Love the fact they are mixing the concrete on the floor and pouring it into the shuttering with a bucket! Hope to get more pics as...
  4. J

    switch heights!!!

    started a new job today full refurb+extension builder wants the switches 920 ffl to middle of box -I did say blimey thats low!- he said architect wants them all inline with door handles :s know this aint too much of an issue as isn't a new build- but any of you guys been asked to do it that...
  5. A

    6mm split concentric

    Hi, can anyone tell me the maximum current carrying capacity for 6mm split concentric? Beried underground in a duct Thanks
  6. Ib≤In≤Iz

    Does anyone use Jarsoft Cable-mate

    I have and normally use Castline, but I found this online for £19.99 and while it's got it's bugs, it's not bad. Has anyone else used it?
  7. DPG

    UPS spec - help required.

    Morning all, and happy Friday! I've been asked my advice on what UPS would be suitable to run an ICT machine (ICT=In Circuit Test, it's machine that tests electronic PCB assemblies). Now it is fed from a standard 3 phase supply, but I am confused a little by the rating plate - I've attached a...
  8. S

    Done a job for a friend and they paid me with a spit pulsa 800e

    hello all, I've researched these tools and had one purchased for me after completing some work for a friend, I was interested in using it on the slabs instead of traditional sds drill and plu method. I used it this week and it's brilliant. Has anyone else used these and are they going to...
  9. S

    spur out to garage....

    I'll keep it to the point as poss. Just asking for you guys to please check if the following spur off is ok. Please see the pic below in conjunction. House C.U is at the opposite end of the house to the garage. Not looking to run more than 13a out in the garage. So for those reasons am just...
  10. Leesparkykent

    Work clothing

    What make do you go for? looking at ordering in some new T-shirts, sweaters etc but want something that's going to last.
  11. B

    Looking for weekend work in or near Peterborough

    Looking for weekend work in or near Peterborough
  12. J

    17th edition exam

    Hi, is it possible to do just the exam without doing the course, can't see anything online for just the exam. Thanks
  13. B

    Swimming pool help

    Could someone please give me some advice on a friends swimming pool installation. It is an indoor pool, one Side wall is approx 1.5m from the edge of the pool and the other is just over 2m from the edge. He wants to put some heating in and is talking about haverland rc12e electric oil rads...
  14. D

    Tv above an open fireplace?

    Morning all. I have been asked by client to fit a TV point above an open fire place. Bit dubious but can't find anything saying not to. What's your thoughts/experience?
  15. Pete999

    Pete's Videos Kin idiot

  16. M

    'Amd 3" apply to switch fuse in meter cabinet

    As above, what is the consensus here. If a switch fuse is fitted in an external meter cupboard, does this count as a similar assembly and have to be non combustible? I've had to do a couple recently and have used the Wylex A3 unit, which is a really nice bit of kit, but its a bit of a beast...
  17. stitch

    Fuse Replacement

    I came across this while browsing. It may come in useful if you need a quick solution. :D
  18. J

    Cooker disconnected, RCD trips

    Recently had an electric cooker removed, the wire was left hanging out of the connection unit having been disconnected at the cooker end (all switched off at the consumer unit). I think the bare earth was touching one of the other two wires. My question is why did the RCD trip when I turned the...
  19. mrloy99

    know it alls

    I havn't had much time for electricians forum lately ,due mainly to the attitudes of certain members who, when reply to sometimes simply queries, demand that a full test report be given and continue to berate the posters with the usual are you an electrician at all ********,sometimes over a...
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