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convector heaters

Discussion in 'Electrical Forum' started by r&s, Feb 23, 2012.

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  1. r&s

    r&s Guest

    Hi all,
    I have been asked to fit 3 convector heaters in a flat (2x2kw+1x 3kw) the owner was told by other spark they would just have to change plugs for FCU but i have said they need new circuits because all plugs are on one 32a, i would to know what you all think

  2. IL1970

    IL1970 Guest

    are the sockets on a correctly wired ring main? and how many sockets are we talking about?
  3. r&s

    r&s Guest

    yes it is a ring and 13 sockets
  4. GT1

    GT1 Guest

    Then you will have to work out the total load for the circuit and determine whether the existing supply, protection and cable are up to the job...!!

    I would start with the demand from the heaters, apply any applicable diversity and see what figure comes out...
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