cooker/RCD info


Postby Diesel » Sat Jun 02, 2007 6:14 am

Hi

My cooker wire is 10m and runs into a 45a switch then down to the conection unit do i need to put the cooker on the RCD side also can i connect the cooker together with the ceramic hob, thanks
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Postby Jeffmo » Sat Jun 02, 2007 3:14 pm

hi , both cooker and hob can be connected together in same control unit as long as neither the cooker or the hob is more than 2 metres away from the control unit. .You can make the connections by running two cables from the control unit , one to the oven and the other to the hob . Alternatively , you can run one cable from the control unit to one part of the cooker and a second length of cable from there to the second part of cooker. No connection units are needed on the wall behind a seperate oven and hob because they are permanantly built in . As regards to rcd side , there is no requirement to fit on rcd side of consumer unit , unless you have an built in 13 amp socket in control unit . This is because it could be consevably used for outside equipment .ie lawn mower . Hope this helps Regards .Jeff ... P.S Any work carried outin kitchen is part p and should only be carried out by certified electrician .Cheers and good luck
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Postby Diesel » Sat Jun 02, 2007 4:04 pm

Thanks jeff :)
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