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Evening everyone
I've a few questions and it would be helpful if someone could answer them but also point me in the right direction for the answers so that I can mark the places for future reference.

I've just fitted a small garage unit in a house to allow me to power 3 double sockets in the garden I know one of the sockets will power a filter for a free standing pool and possible a heater both running off of 13 amp plugs.

I allowed for 9Kw
on a 35 metre run
with approximately 5 metres buried underground
So ended up using 6mm 3 core SWA
on a 32 amp mcb

I think that I could have got away with a smaller cable but as I could not prove it because of the section that was going under the ground. I went with the bigger cable to be on the safe size,
thought it was a tight fit getting two 6mm into the socket.

This is not a cost saving exercise more a learning curve on how to properly size my cable with the information to hand.

And as a side question ferrules how many people use them all the time on stranded cables or only up to a certain size and whats the best crimping tool for ferrules.

Thanks in advance
 
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