13A socket spur


Postby Rastanking » Fri Mar 12, 2010 5:38 pm

Hi everyone,

I know there is a 'how to' guide for this question but there are a few questions that still need answering.

1. The socket I want to use has 3 live, 3 negative and 3 earth going into it can I use this to add another spur even though it had an existing spur to an exterior light?

2. If I can't use this one which one could I use, ie how many wires would it have to have going in/coming out of it.

Thanks in advance
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Postby sparx » Fri Mar 12, 2010 7:36 pm

hi,
although the regs don't specifically forbid it there are possible problems with adding another spur.
First total load on the connections electrically and the lack of space for 4 wires in each,
I would look elsewhere if possible,
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Postby Rastanking » Sat Mar 13, 2010 8:44 pm

Thanks for you help and info
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