mcb ratings for circuits


Postby 2yellows » Sun Aug 19, 2007 4:24 pm

I'm planning to change my current wylex fuses (white/red/blue dots)with plug-n mcb's in a small 3 bed bungalow.
I have a 6 output box and would like someone to confirm the correct mcb ratings for each output.

1. kitchen sockets (16amp)
2. cooker (32amp)
3. garage (containing freezer) (16amp)
4. all other sockets (16amp)
5. lights (5amp)
6. shower (40amp)

I have only moved in recently and know the previous owner used 15amp
fuse wire for the cooker!

The garage contains a freezer but would also be used for a small electric mower.

Thanks in advance
Chaz
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Postby sparx » Sun Aug 19, 2007 9:32 pm

Hi Chas.
white dots old 5A= mcb 6A
blue dots old 15A= mcb 16A
red dots old 30A = mcb 32A
yellow dots old 20A = mcb 20A
green dots old 40A = mcb 40/45A
hope this is what you are after,
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