Wiring electric oven and hob


Postby Tonza » Sun Sep 02, 2007 6:36 pm

I currently have a electric oven and a gas hob. I am having the gas capped off and replacing the gas hob with an electric one however, i'm not sure how to wire the thing up. Am i right in thinking that the circuit would be from the cooker switch to the oven and then just loop off to the hob?
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Postby facwiz » Sat Sep 08, 2007 12:44 pm

Your very wrong in thinking that.
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Postby stevenc1603 » Fri Nov 09, 2007 9:10 am

No, certainly not.

Your electric hob should be on a circuit all on its own due to the high current it needs. You should have a feed to a double pole switch near the cooker that switches an electric cooker face plate only..

The oven should be taken from either a switched spur off the ring main or have its own circuit depending on its rating.
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