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Old Electrical Installation
Title: Incoming Lead Supply Cable
Uploaded: Sep 26th, 2009, 3:00pm
Edited: Dec 29th, 2010, 9:21am

This is a 300amp PILC supply cable and cast iron head.  Not sure on the cable size.

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Title: CT Chamber
Uploaded: Sep 26th, 2009, 3:01pm
Edited: Sep 26th, 2009, 3:06pm

This is the CT Chamber directly above the cast iron service head.  The singles look to be 240mm, although would be imperial byt the age of the site.

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Title: Metering
Uploaded: Sep 26th, 2009, 3:02pm
Edited: Sep 26th, 2009, 3:07pm

This is the metering above the CT Chamber.  The top TP meter is an additional meter directly off the service head.  It supplies a portacabin on the site which has been let out.

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Title: Mains Isolator
Uploaded: Sep 26th, 2009, 3:00pm
Edited: Sep 26th, 2009, 3:08pm

Here is two main isolators, one for te main supply and one for the generator.  They are both connected to the main busbar chamber.  The switches are mechanically interlocked.  You can see the rods.

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Title: The Switchgear
Uploaded: Dec 21st, 2009, 9:30pm
Edited: Dec 21st, 2009, 9:31pm

All this switchgear is still live.  The ones sprayed orange contain fuses which are in use.  The rest have had all the final circuits removed.  The 3036 bases contain asbestos pads.

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Title: Inside a DB
Uploaded: Sep 26th, 2009, 3:00pm
Edited: Sep 26th, 2009, 3:10pm

Many fuses missing.  Notice the asbestos padding.

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Title: Boiler
Uploaded: Sep 26th, 2009, 3:00pm
Edited: Sep 26th, 2009, 3:11pm

A wider shot of the plant room.

This boiler has not been in use for years, it has been replaced with a small combi.  The original pipework is actualy still being used for the rads!

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Old Electrical Installation
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