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Struck me recently as to why we use 6mm T&E for a 32A cooker circuit, when generally 4mm (clipped direct) would be sufficient. Is this a historical thing with BS3036 fuses?
 
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37A clipped direct then consider fuse factor....

its like myn tutor told me, if you want to win jobs, then do the calcs and know your stuff , where everyone just throws in 6mm
 
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is it not just to compensate for length of run ect. never really thought about it
 
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