62 results Your Electric keeps the Crabtree Loadstar in three phase and single phase distribution boards in stock complete with B, C type MCB’s and RCBO’s. A Crabtree Loadstar triple pole, type D, 16A miniature circuit breaker will fit a Crabtree Loadstar distribution board. Fully safe this MCB has been manufactured . Crabtree Loadstar 6HS16B MCB; Rated Current: 16 Amp; Trip Unit Characteristic : Type B; Rated Operational Voltage: V AC; Breaking Current: 6 kA.
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Crabtree Loadstar Consumer Units | Your Electrics
The immediate risk in any individual property is low, however Electrium is undertaking a free retrofit of replacement parts in all affected premises. Else, yes, just drop loaxstar busbar, lift out the mcb, drop new one in and refit busbar.
Does not see daylight! Usually caused by some or all the current leaking to Earth due to a short on either the live or Neutral conductors. Typical cabinets are meter cabinets that are normally built into the fabric of the building.
What is an Enclosure? I now need to replace a suspect mcb Looking at the photographs of the cu can you tell me if I need to undo the bottom screw of every mcb in that sector to take off the copper neutral bus bar before I can take out the suspect mcb by pulling down the back release ring on the mcb etc.
As usual good workmanship and proper materials should. Thanks peter but no.
The consumer unit enclosure must be manufactured from a non. What is Non Combustible Material? You would spend more lucrative ctabtree just visually inspecting all your garden stuff.
All other devices are unaffected. What about Cable Entry? What is Similar Switchgear?
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Perhaps the UV got to it? The consumer unit enclosure must be manufactured from a non combustible material so as to limit the spread of fire. Today checked again and this time mcb did not trip rcd when switched back on. Alun TomApr 26, This is after I toggled mcb switch a dozen times!
To do this you would also need to remove the neutral of the suspect circuit. Not likely to be mcb at fault. The screw is already loose. Now only the 2. No, create an account now. Your name or email address: Yes my fault re polarity of bus bar!! Rcd still tripped immediately whenever mcb was switched on.
If you have purchased or installed any of the product listed above, between the dates shown please visit our dedicated web page for assistance:. OP have you tried to remove the breaker? You must log in or sign up to reply here. BazzaApr 26, Thursday, 12 January, There are many types of non combustible material however, amendment 3 of the 17th Edition regulations provides an acceptable example as ferrous metal i.
Devices supplied outside of these dates are unaffected. If you have purchased or installed any of the product listed above, between crabtrre dates shown please visit our dedicated web page for assistance: What are Domestic Household Premises? Maybe the MCB has another circuit connected to it. Unusual for an MCB to fail, are you sure its not overloaded.
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Important Notice Electrium – Product Recall It has come to our attention that a very small number of Electrium Miniature Circuit Breakers, sold under the brand names Wylex, Crabtree Loadstar only and Volex, are not performing to the required characteristics.
Switch the circuit off, and inspect all the termination points at the different accessory positions. Crabtree Loadstar loqdstar unit. The ends of the supply wire temporarily terminated by a choc box connector At crabtfee still tripping in that state but yesterday when reconnected to the socket worked for approximately 6 hours without tripping anything then mid evening Symptoms are this Peter p There is a dedicated mcb for the garden The circuit was installed from new some 5 years ago.
Crabtree Loadstar Triple Pole Type D 16A MCB
The circuit in question needs meggering, doesn’t sound like an mcb problem to me. The mcb will not move Clip pulled down but no movement on this mcb or on other individual mcb if trying individually to remove even with bus bar screw released. Typical Domestic household premises would include single and. Garages,Workshops and Detached Summerhouses etc. Loadstar all metal cased meter cabinet consumer units have complete non combustible enclosures and are designed specifically for use in meter cabinets to maintain integrity of the assembly and minimise flames escaping.
There is no issue re moisture as this is all in the dry As mcb Has anyone seen this typ3 of thing before? Alun Tom and unphased like this.
Placed a light attachment to one of the sockets and all was well for some 5 or so hours.
This guide to Loadstar consumer units is not intended as a substitute for the standards and regulations.