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  1. M

    Types of fuses for apartment

    Hello, I bought an apartment and i want to add new dedicated circuits and also to change the fuses panel ( very very very old one). So i was thinking to buy for main fuse a 25 - 32 A RCCB (2P), for power sockets (4 circuits) 1 x 16 A RCBO for 4 x MCB ( 1P + N ), 1 x 10 A RCBO for 2 x MCB (10 A...
  2. S

    RCD types and DC current

    So, this article...
  3. B

    Alarm systems types

    Hi all, My boss has told me to set the system type of 2 smokes and a heat alarm as LD3+. Can anyone send me a link or reply with a description of what each grade of fire alarm system is? I always thought LD2 was smoke hall, smoke landing and heat alarm in kitchen, and LD3 was as above without...
  4. Gavin John Hyde

    Different types of plaster in ceilings

    Been installing downlights today in a kitchen and dining room. nothing fancy electrically speaking but a pain in backside as one part is new the other old. The new is bog standard plaster board. the old is lath and plaster. Using charcoal in the plaster so its like concrete. makes repairing the...
  5. Pete999

    NICEIC Certification Scheme Got this from NICEIC today if you are interested regarding types of OCPDs of differing makes

    file:///C:/Users/Pete/Desktop/Safe%20Selection%20of%20Devices%20for%20Installation%20in%20Assemblies%20(1).pdf Hope you can read it
  6. S

    Underground street lighting duct types

    Hi All, I am currently preparing a document where i need to know the duct types used in street lighting electrical design. Could someone help me with the street lighting duct types and sizes normally used in UK. Preferred sizes are 50mm, 75mm, 100mm and 150mm. If not could you guide me to...
  7. S

    Underground street lighting duct types

    Hi All, I am preparing a document where i need to understand the street lighting duct types used in UK. Could someone help me with the street lighting duct types and sizes normally used in UK. Preferred sizes are 50mm, 75mm, 100mm and 150mm. If not could you guide me to someone who could help...
  8. M

    BTEC Level 3 Extended Diploma, Electrical Engineering

    Hello, my name is Martin and I'm from Sweden. I studied for 3 years in Sweden to become an electrician and I've now had my Swedish diploma compared to the UK standards by the UK Naric. Since I'm moving to London to move in with my English girlfriend and will try to find a job as an electrician...
  9. M

    Want to become an electrician

    HI, I'm thinking to become an electrician.I want to take a course online with practical training over the weekends because I work a full time job. I've seen a course Domestic electrical installer that qualifies you in: PART P defined scope Part P Full scope C&G 2382-...
  10. J

    EAL level 3 engineering maintenance electrical

    Hi all, I've just started the course and am in the process of trying to answer the knowledge questions. However am struggling with some of the answers. Has anybody completed these and are able to help. Maybe have there old questions ( god loves a tryer). Or do you know any decent books or...
  11. B

    63amp commando plug pilot terminal

    what's the pilot terminal for?
  12. polo1

    Facom slimline screwdrivers....

    Can anyone recommend a good supplier for these ... SET OF 8 PROTWIST® BORNEO® SCREWDRIVERS FOR MIXED HEADS AB.J8TVE Cheers.
  13. D

    PFC on EICR

    Came across a PFC result on an EICR today of 10KA. My meter is calibrated and I carry out monthly checks with a check box to ensure the on-going accuracy of the equipment and all tested fine up to today. Im not sure if I should quote my customer for C type R.C.B.Os with a higher breaking...
  14. G

    Electronic time lag switch

    Hi all. Got another query regarding time lag switches. One of my lads has fitted some led lights which are switched from multiple points via time lag type. Normal switches were in use before and all worked ok. Now the time lag switches are in place all lights are on constantly. (They work with...
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    anyone know what is in a 3 phase power correction capasitor

    Disconnected a old one today stood about 600mm off floor said on front contains hazardous substances. Does anyone know if they full of copper or just oil.there was some copper links in top . Has anyone ever dismantled one
  16. S

    JIB Electrotechnical Certification Scheme (ECS) JIB card in scotland

    I have worked as a marine electrician for the last 10years, four years ago I started studying through a training provider and have obtained the city and guilds 2330 level 2 and 3, the 17th eddition wiring regs and have also obtained the level 3nvq 2356. I have been offered other work outside my...
  17. T

    wiring heating systems

    i am looking at doing some work with plumbers doing the wiring for heating systems in houses and could do with a bit of advice as i haven't really done much with them before. anyone got any good links for diagrams of the different types of circuits used for various systems used. any ideas on...
  18. M

    NICEIC Certification Scheme NICEIC required certificates

    I was browsing in the electa-course website and noticed they are selling software for £30 which has all the different types of electrical certification, you just fill it in and print it off. I was wondering do NICEIC accept these types of certification from their approved contractors and...
  19. P

    Help with Apprenticship work please

    Hi all, Im just doing some work for my level 2 JTL Portfolio and am stuck on the following two questions; What are the common types, their advantages and limitations of wiring systems, wiring enclosures and equipment? and... How would you determine whether a wiring system, wiring...
  20. I

    Underfloor Heating

    I have been asked about underfloor heating, Can you please advise on best types, The client has asked about mesh types. Can tese be installed off a ring via an FCU??
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