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Discussion in 'Electrics UK' started by Lectrician, 22 Jul 2014.

  1. Lectrician

    Lectrician

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    Here you go then. Doing a mains upgrade at a site (some twit installed around 50kW of heating onto an already well loaded SP 18kW supply!). Same chap added a new light in the cupboard with the fuse boards in. I get the reasoning.......but really?

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    :eek:
    So he could afford a couple of cable ties (to make it look neat) but not some earth sleeving.
    :eek:

    ANd does the line conductor from that bit of 1mm really just go in to the base of the MCB? :eek: :eek:
     
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    Looks like it.

    Tell me that it doesn't say "Lift" on the 3rd MCB... :eek:
     
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    Yep. It bugs me when people go in and swap out fuse boards for dual splits, with no consideration. In commercial installs you do not want everything on RCDs.
     
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    So it does say Lift?

    That is a commercial installation?

    And therefore the "electrician" (and possibly the employer) have broken the law?
     
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    It looks a bit small to be supplying a lift that you walk into, maybe just a stair lift?
     
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    Could be.

    Or a vehicle lift?
     
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    With two wires it might be the ring final to the loft. ?
     
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    Think it says B16. Probably the immersion with another radial to the "lift"
     
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    Some lifts in smaller commecrial buildings only require a 16A SP supply these days, generally only go up one or two floors and don't generally have a lift motor room, normally just a small hydrallic unit about 1m tall and 600-800m wide.

    Generally go in buildings which would in years gone by would have never had a lift, but need to these days for disabled access
     
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