Before And After

Had a call out to do a full inspection and a Fuseboard upgrade.

Old Wylex fuseboard. Fuseboard Upgrade Volts

2way Wylex Fuseboard and a 4 way Wylex Fuseboard, controlled by a 60amp isolator with trip switch.

Reasons for upgrade;

  • Supply conductors 16mm (changed to 25mm)

  • Main Bonding Conductor 10mm (changed to 16mm)

  • Gas and Water Bonds 6mm (changed to 6mm)

  • No RCD protection (dual RCD split consumer unit installed)

  • Over loaded boards, each fuse had too many circuits running from it ( 15way Consumer unit installed)

  • No room for expansion (15way consumer unit installed for future circuits to be installed)

  • In correct fuse rating. Some circuits where protected by the wrong size fuse. (correct rated fuses installed)

  • Fuseboard not fire rated and under wooden stairs (metal clad consumer unit installed)

  • Fuseboard not labelled, no circuit identification. (all circuits separated and identified)

volts - open consumer unit. mid install
volts - Finished Install

Consumer unit change, Supply conductor upgrade, Earthing Bonds and FULL inspection.

Minor changes such as metal fittings and switches removed.

Volts - 17th edition metal clad consumer unit

Completed Fuseboard. Labelled and spare ways left for future works.

Installed and Tested by

Perry McGowan

Managing Director

VOLTS


Featured Posts
Recent Posts
Follow Us
  • Facebook Basic Square
  • Twitter Basic Square
  • Google+ Basic Square