I I have a problem with a security lighting MCB as it won't stay switched on. I have taken it out of the consumer unit and it's still the same. My consumer unit is made by Proteus and I have found their website but I'm not allowed to purchase another MCB off them as i'm not part p registered.
My friend has a Wylex CU with unwired spare MCB's in it. Is it possible to use one of his MCB's in my Proteus consumer unit? I don't want to call an electrician in for such a simple job if I can help it.
You don't have to be Part P to use MCB's in industry so I can not understand how any whole sale outlet can know if they are to be used at home or industry. Also you are allowed to change like for like without Part P anyway some MCB's will change over others will not and I don't know which are which. I have never been refused in a whole sale outlet and I am not Part P. I have got C&G 2391, 2381, 2382 etc and degree in electrical engineering but not Part P I do Part P work by first paying fee to council and am allowed to do exactly the same work as those who are Part P except I pay council for each job and reg people pay a clearing agent every year. I think someone is over stepping the mark.
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