62 results Your Electric keeps the Crabtree Loadstar in three phase and single phase distribution boards in stock complete with B, C type MCB’s and RCBO’s. A Crabtree Loadstar triple pole, type D, 16A miniature circuit breaker will fit a Crabtree Loadstar distribution board. Fully safe this MCB has been manufactured . Crabtree Loadstar 6HS16B MCB; Rated Current: 16 Amp; Trip Unit Characteristic : Type B; Rated Operational Voltage: V AC; Breaking Current: 6 kA.
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This is after I toggled mcb switch a dozen times! What are Domestic Household Premises?
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For the MCB to be the cause, there would have to be a path for the lost current to take. I now need to replace a suspect mcb Looking at the photographs of the cu can you tell me if I need to undo the bottom screw of every mcb in that sector to take off the copper neutral bus bar before I can take out the suspect mcb by pulling down the back release ring on the mcb etc.
The screw is already loose. What about Cable Entry? Unusual for an MCB to fail, are you sure its not overloaded. Garages,Workshops and Detached Summerhouses etc. If you have purchased or installed any of the product listed above, between the dates shown please visit our dedicated web page for assistance:.
There are many types of non combustible material however, amendment 3 of the 17th Edition regulations provides an acceptable lowdstar as ferrous metal i.
TBH I think you are better getting someone in for this. Looks more like a Starbreaker db to me. Alun Tom and unphased like this. Important Notice Electrium – Product Recall It has come to our attention that a very small number of Electrium Miniature Circuit Breakers, sold under the brand names Wylex, Crabtree Loadstar only and Volex, are not performing to the required characteristics. Switch the circuit off, and inspect all the termination points at crabtred different accessory positions.
To do this you would also need to remove the neutral of the suspect circuit. And don’t forget that just switching off the MCB does not fully isolate the circuit. Yes, my password is: As other poster said that aint the neutral bar it is the LIVE busbar.
The consumer unit enclosure must be manufactured from a non combustible material so as to limit the spread of fire. Alun TomApr 26, As usual good workmanship and proper materials should be applied to all installation work, consumer units must be installed crsbtree achieve IP4X on the top elevation regulation What is Non Combustible Material?
Hi spinlondon thanks cable fully enclosed. Yes I think I was barking up the wrong tree with my mcb hard fault! This can be achieved by use of cable entry crabtrree such as consumer unit pattress or other means such as glanding. No, loavstar an account now. Yes I have thought cabtree it but discounted that as a cause!! I am still intrigued as to why it is knocking off the RCB as absolutely nothing has touched the cable and the run from the cu to the crabtreee adjoining shed is all indoors.
Yes my fault re polarity of bus bar!! Placed a light attachment to one of the sockets and all was well for some 5 or so hours. Your name or email address: Typical Domestic household premises would include single and. Rcd still tripped immediately whenever mcb was switched on. Today checked again and this time mcb did not trip rcd when switched back on. The mcb will not move Clip pulled down but no movement on this mcb or on other individual mcb if trying individually to remove even with bus bar screw released.
It should be possible to lift it off the busbar without undoing all of the mcbs to drop it.
Alun TomApr 25, You must log in or sign up to reply here. Disconnected both sockets from junction box. It is a Loadstar. What is Similar Switchgear? What is an Enclosure?
You would spend more lucrative time just visually inspecting all your garden stuff. Usually caused by some or all the current crabtre to Earth due to a short on either the live or Neutral conductors. Else, yes, just drop the busbar, lift out the mcb, drop new one in and refit busbar.
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Thanks peter but no. I will now get an expert in and see what can be found. If you have purchased or installed any of the product listed above, between the dates shown please visit our dedicated web page for assistance: Thought it was the pump.
I was not thinking when writing thread sorry but thanks for highlighting it!!
It has come to our attention that a very small number of Electrium Miniature Circuit Breakers, sold under the crabtre names Wylex, Crabtree Loadstar only and Volex, are not performing to the required characteristics. The ends of the supply wire temporarily terminated by a choc box connector At present still tripping in that state but yesterday when reconnected to the socket worked for approximately 6 hours without tripping anything then mid evening An enclosure means the box, cover, door, hinges, handle and any components required to maintain the integrity of the unit.
The immediate risk in any individual property is low, however Electrium is undertaking a free retrofit of replacement parts in all affected premises.
This work must be carried out by a qualified competent electrician, under no circumstances should the general public attempt any aspect of this work.