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Trunking for 6mm Cooker Cable behind plasterboard?

Discussion in 'Electrics UK' started by Glyn1959, 21 Aug 2017.

  1. Glyn1959

    Glyn1959

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    Hi I am running 6mm cooker cable down the kitchen wall behind plasterboard that I am dot and dabbing to the wall.
    Does this require trunking? If so what do you recommend?
    Thanks
     
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    If it's T&E cable, trunking / conduit is not required.
     
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    …Assuming the cable runs vertically or horizontally from the cooker connection point.
     
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    You could put some capping over it for mechanical protection if you're worried. Though if it's safe zone and RCD protected it should not be necessary
     
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    Capping isn't mechanical protection. Nails and screws pass through it easily, as that's how it is fixed to the wall.
     
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    I guess so but one would normally use a masonary bit to drill holes rather than nail something in a wall so it would offer some form of protection however small.
     
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    It's dot&dab plasterboard. A few clips are all that's needed.
     
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