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  1. General Electrical Discussion
    So we have an older cooker, it seems to blow elements every couple of years. Which in itself is annoying but not too bad, but when the element fails it trips the main breaker in the house taking the power out. It resets fine, but is there a way to put a second RCD nearer the cooker that will...
  2. Residential Electrical Forum
    I have a larger 2 level residential shed (24'x40). There are 2 commercial type ceiling fans fans installed on a 15A circuit. 1 fan is on ground level, 2nd fan is on second floor. Each fan has its own speed control that was supplied by the fan manufacturer. When the fans are turned off, the GFCI...
  3. Services and Service Equipment
    I am working in industrial workshop. I am feeding 3 phase 480V to PDBs which feed into two 20A, 3ph breakers, as well as a 20a 2ph breaker. 3ph breakers feed power controllers and later 3ph heater systems down the line, while the 2ph feeds 24v motors/control system. I had an incident occur...
  4. General Electrical Discussion
    We have several branch banks that have been installed with no problems (same lighting installation) but with no problems. We have ONE site that has a 20A breaker (can you believe it's circuit breaker #13) tripping almost exactly about every three weeks that powers a track lighting branch...
  5. Residential Electrical Forum
    quick question. we installed 2 lights in a new house and during the finish they have worked however now they are tripping the arc fault. we took them down and installed 1 and it worked then we installed the other and it tripped. it only works if 1 light is up and it doesnt matter which light...
  6. General Electrical Discussion
    Hi everyone; it's been awhile. :) I hope everyone is having a nice New Year! Got a service call because a main breaker was tripping instead of the branch circuit when a tenant was using a space heater. I overloaded the circuit to confirm and sure enough, the main breaker tripped, but NOT the...
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