Questions tagged [ring-main]

Commonly used in the United Kingdom, the ring wiring method results in one circuit often covering an entire residential floor and makes individual appliances responsible for having fuses in their plugs. Commonly rated for 30 amps of service on a ring with unlimited sockets. See also BS-1363

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Double Socket Not Working (UK)

We moved into a house a couple of years ago and found that one of the sockets, at the back of the house, simply didn't work. It wasn't too much of a problem as I ran a power supply from a nearby ...
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Can I use Wago connectors to extend a ring main?

I need to extend a 32Amp ring-main. Can I use Wago connectors to tap and extend the existing ring?
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How can I wire a panel heater?

Bought my Mum a Dimplex Panel Heater for Christmas. My plan was to plug it into the single socket beside where I am mounting it however it did not come with a plug and look like it should be wired ...
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electric main rings of the house

How do I know if my two floor house has one or two electric rings, one downstairs and one upstairs, or just one for all the house.
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How do I trace the cabling in a “Ring Main”

I have a "ring main" with many sockets on it, it is clear that it has been extended over the years. How do I trace the cabling to. Check that it is a single ring That only one socket is on each ...
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How practical is it is use a 6 Terminals junction box to extend a ring main?

Logically I can use 2, 3 terminal junction boxes, or a single 6 terminal junction box to extend a ring main (inserting a loop to the new socket(s) I am installing). However are there any practical ...