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17th edition CU

Discussion in 'Electrics UK' started by sijaysee, 18 May 2008.

  1. sijaysee

    sijaysee

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    hager 6+6 split RCD board fully loaded for £85 in my local suppliers but its huge!
     
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    Believe me it needs to be! I fitted one of these (actually a Hager 7+5 + 1 unprotected from memory) a few weeks back and when all the ways are used (I had a couple of temporary circuits in at the time so had a full bank of breakers) there wasn't a lot of space left for the last couple of cables.

    I've got some pictures of it somewhere but think they must be on my other pooter...
     
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    Hager CUs are easy to keep neat


    [​IMG]



    ;)
     
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    Even if they are not installed in a compliant manner, e.g to IP4X ;)

    Even better to turn off the main switch before removing the cover ;) ;)
     
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    RF you should win an award for that!

    Its gorgeous!
     
  7. kkynaston

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    I have the same board, unfortunately it looks nothing like that...



    [​IMG]

    Was like that when we moved in, when I added the shed submain it fell off the wall :confused:
    Oh well, I see a busy weekend coming up :cry:
     
  8. RF Lighting

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    I don't follow?
    how is my CU not IP4X compliant?

    It would have gone all dark then ;)
     
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    IP4X on the top, IP2X or IPXXB to all other surfaces?
    If you put the cover on it might comply :LOL:
     
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    The tails coming in from the bottom of the CU seem to have space big enough for a bit of 1mm wire ....
     
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    <edit> quote fixed
     
  13. Spark123

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    Doesn't matter about the 1mm piece of wire as they are at the bottom. Only the top of the enclosure needs to be IP4X, the other surfaces i.e. the sides, front and bottom need to be IP2X or IPXXB.

    Bah, beaten by rob rob :LOL:
     
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    wth is IPXXB?
     
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    No rating for objects or water, but protection is provided against access to live parts with a standard test finger i.e. 12mm dia and 80mm long.
     
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    Please state the reg that details this. My understanding was that it was all sides of a CU, having said that In fact i'm not sure which if any reg says its IP44 an any side?!
     
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    412-03-01 & 412-03-02 :oops:
     
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