• Welcome to the new forum. We're now hosted on ElectriciansForums.net rather than ElectriciansForums.co.uk - Chat about the forum upgrade by CLICKING HERE

Welcome to our Electrical Forum - We started out providing electrical advice just for the UK - But now we have specific advice for the USA too! - Register for free and share American Electrical Advice.

Discuss Testing a spur in the Periodic Inspection Reporting & Certification area at ElectriciansForums.net

Status
Not open for further replies.
S

sparkymatt1987

Hi If I were to spur off a ring main to a fcu that will feed an outside light. What would be the test procedure I would carry out. Obviously a continuity of ring would not test upto the light so how would this be done
 

telectrix

Scouser and Proud of It
Respected Member
your r1 + r2 ( end/end) would not be affected by the addition. you would get a very small increase in your R1+R2 at the FCU ( depending on the length of the cable between the socket and FCU). the cable from the FCU to the light is irrelevant as it's not part of the fixed wiring. you take you readings at the FCU ( including Zs)
 
Status
Not open for further replies.

Electrician Talk

Electrical 2 Go - Electrical Supplier and Electrical Wholesalers
Electrical Insurance
Top