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no earth to house


kevin.maguire

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going to house tomorrow with no incoming earth if it's a TT system is it okay to just use an earth stake and run a cable in .If so does an earth test become nescessary

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have not been to house yet , been a long time since i've earthed a house didn't know what has changed, last time i did it just used earth stake and ran 1omm into house

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not experianced with tt but osg says buried :

unprotected 25

protected against corrosion 16

protected against corrosion and mech damage 2.5

not buried its 4 or 2.5 if protected against mech damage and corrosion

some of these seem a bit low am i looking at the right table here

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Yes I think you are , Tom1.

Kevin , you also need to fit RCDs if going for TT . When you say there is no earth , is there no conection to the cable sheath or what. Has there never been an earth connection. ?

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