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Making a light fitting

Discussion in 'Electrics UK' started by mattym, 31 Dec 2016.

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    It does, and I almost suggested it for that reason. However, there is no way of using it for the OP's application (even with linking pairs of terminal strips) which doesn't involve putting two conductors into at least one of the terminals.

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    Yebbut terminals are rated for 1.5mm cables. 2 x 0.5mm flex shooulnd't be too difficult.
     
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    It certainly wouldn't worry me, but the OP appeared to be looking for (needing'?) a 'totally straightforward' approach!

    What I would probably do if I were in the OP's position is probably best not said here :)

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    I've got a 20a 4 way junction box and some 2 core flex so now I just need to wire it up I'm not too bothered about complexity I just want to make sure it's right and safe
     
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    well a 20A round JB is fine, but it's much bigger than you need it to be (physically) a 6A round JB is tiny in comparison and does exactly the same job
     
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    How are you going to stop the wires pulling out of this 20 amp junction box
     
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    Going to use some flex cord grips
     
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