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No they are not Illegalas you put it ! the correct term is do they comply with BS7671 which is the regs. The answer is they do comply,however they donot give you earth protection,only overload protection,a new dual RCD consumer unit with MCB`s will.(the MCB`s,replace the old fuseswith fusewire), which you have and just turn back on when they blow.
Are old wire type fuses now illegal? - MyBuilder
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Are old wire type fuses now illegal? - MyBuilder
Oct 17, 2011hi No they are not Illegal as you put it ! the correct term is do they comply with BS7671 which is the regs. The answer is they do comply,however they donot give you earth protection,only overload protection,a new dual RCD consumer unit with MCB`s will.(the MCB`s,replace the old fuses with fuse wire), which you have and just turn back on when they blow.Illegal to install. Not illegal on existing instalations. Would recomend upgrade to a 17th edition compliant board if you can afford it..Best answer · 10In short No! The current edition of BS7671 (2008 as ammended to 2011), still allows for old BS3036 re-wireable type fuses. So they are not illegal..47hi No they are not Illegal as you put it ! the correct term is do they comply with BS7671 which is the regs. The answer is they do comply,however..9Only on a new build or rewire, it is best to upgrade to a 17th edition, they are much safer Tom5Not Illegal- but not up to current standards4Yes still legal! But not to current regulations. Aaron4
My electric fuse box still uses fuse wire, is this illegal
Nov 01, 2009There is nothing wrong with a fuse panel as long as fuses are installed in accordance to wire size. I have seen lots of houses with 30 amp fuses installed on 15 and 20 amp wire. As someone said earlier, some insurance companies won't insure a house with a fuse panel.It is not code according to any new construction, but you aren't required to change it unless it is damaged or overloaded, a danger to you or your..Best answer · 3Fuse Box Wiring0There is nothing wrong with a fuse panel as long as fuses are installed in accordance to wire size. I have seen lots of houses with 30 amp fuses in..3No your old fuse box is still legal however it is out of date and could do with replacing. The law is that NEW INSTALLATIONS require the modern..2It's not illegal its just old. The system will still work if the correct fuse wire is installed although not as safe as a modern installation. I..2A house must meet the codes as of the time it was constructed. Apparently you have an older house. Fuses are still permissible.1Thats a load of bollocks David H, the BS7671 (2008) 17th Edition Wiring Regulations Appendix 3 clearly permits BS3036 semi-enclosed re-wirable prot..3It is legal according to the Wiring Regulations but it does mean that the wiring is very old. You should have it inspected for safety. If there is..0It depends on what countries you are referring to. In 1st world countries, both men an women face equal hardships. men may face losing their childr..0If your in the UK your insurance company wont be happy. It sounds to me you need a rewire its rented accommodation its illegal and must be chec..0
Old fuse boxes: are they illegal? - General Discussions
Nov 28, 2008you can still get these fuses but they are had to find and expensive.. the boxes arent illegal (yet) but its recommended they are replaced. but the advise above is correct, the method is fine if its the correct fuse wire, if not, then it should not be done/used.
My house still has an old style fuse box that uses fuse
Feb 04, 2009My house still has an old style fuse box that uses fuse wire. Is this now illegal? UK only please?
Are rewireable fuses illegal? - Castle Surveyors Ltd.
Jul 14, 2014Are rewireable fuses illegal? July 14, 2014 Castle Surveyors Comments: 0 The above picture provides an example of 17th Edition Consumer Unit which is a similar type to that found in most modern properties.
Fuse boxes | DIY Doctor UK DIY Forums
Oct 24, 2014It is not Illegal however it may not comply with current regulations. Depends what you mean by old fashioned! The re-wire-able fuses in theory need to be changed by a skilled person and for all intense and purpose and out puss many have asbestosis in them so really are now not to be seen in any domestic premises.
Old style wire fuses in nsw illegal? | OCAU Forums
Apr 01, 2016I'm a fellow renter. Don't know the law, but I have been in several houses across NSW with old wire fuses. Just jam a nail in it, she'll be right In seriousness though, don't do that. I was lucky enough that in each of these houses there was a coil of fuse wire left in the fuse box, so could easily bung in a new one myself.
Fuse Boxes (tenant, renters insurance, illegal, repairs
May 15, 2010All the fuse boxes look like that, and another neighbor told me that there wires in the attic of the cottages. I haven't been up in mine, so I don't know about that. When it gets hot, my neighbors on each side of me turn on the window a/c units, and sometimes the fuses blow, sometimes they don't.
Advice needed re: ancient fuse box in rental property
May 18, 2012Advice needed re: ancient fuse box in rental property House Buying, Renting & Selling but Im very worried as my understanding is that these ancient fuse boxes are not as safe as they have no RCD, also she is having new electrical items wired in such as kitchen appliances, smoke alarms, fireplace and shower and Im really concerned that the
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