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convector heaters

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

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  1. r&s
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    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

    thanks
     
  2. IL1970
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    IL1970 Guest

    are the sockets on a correctly wired ring main? and how many sockets are we talking about?
     
  3. r&s
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    yes it is a ring and 13 sockets
     
  4. GT1
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    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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