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storage heater cable size

Discussion in 'Electrics UK' started by kriton99, 12 Feb 2010.

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    what size cable should be used for economy 7 storage heaters ?
     
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    Generally 2.5 mm twin and earth from mains to wall switch and 1.5 mm heat resistant flex from wall switch to heater.

    What is the kW of the heaters?
     
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    Hi thanks, I think its 1.8 kwh its a dimplex xls18n if that means anything to you.
     
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    Then I would recommend the above cable sizes.
     
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    thanks for that , great stuff
     
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    You will also need a B10 breaker in the board to feed it from. :LOL: :LOL: :LOL:
     
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