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  1. Lc1

    Lc1 Active EF Member

    I have been given the preliminary design of the small power system for an industrial complex. The design states that a switched fused connection unit should be on its own circuit , would this not normally be part of the ring main? Has anybody seen this before ?
  2. Rocboni

    Rocboni Trainee Access

    Depends on what load is on the switch fuse, it's a good idea to have them on here own to prevent loading up the ring, especially in a industrial complex where the ring may be getting used extensively for power tools ect. There are many reasons to put the switch fuse in its own circuit.
  3. snowhead

    snowhead Trusted Advisor

    If that's what the designer/ customer wants, that's what you need to quote for.

    The Commercial buildings I work on have many dedicate single SFU circuits.
    It's not unusual at all.
  4. westward10

    westward10 Sponsored by failure. Electrician's Arms

    Can be part of ring or on their own radial, doesn't matter.
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