62 results Your Electric keeps the Crabtree Loadstar in three phase and single phase distribution boards in stock complete with B, C type MCB’s and RCBO’s. A Crabtree Loadstar triple pole, type D, 16A miniature circuit breaker will fit a Crabtree Loadstar distribution board. Fully safe this MCB has been manufactured . Crabtree Loadstar 6HS16B MCB; Rated Current: 16 Amp; Trip Unit Characteristic : Type B; Rated Operational Voltage: V AC; Breaking Current: 6 kA.

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Yes, my password is: I now need to replace a suspect mcb Looking at the photographs of the cu can you tell me if I need to undo the bottom screw of every mcb in that sector to take off the copper neutral bus bar before I can oladstar out the suspect mcb by pulling down the back release ring on the mcb etc.

An enclosure means the box, cover, door, hinges, handle and any. Thought it was the pump. Garages,Workshops and Detached Summerhouses etc. I am glad you corrected me on that issue! This can lead to a potential risk of burning, in a small number of installations.

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TBH I think you are better getting someone in for this. Typical Domestic household premises would include single and. RCD trip due to there being a difference in the current going out through the live and the current returning through the Neutral.

Yes odd I know! Placed a light attachment to one of the sockets and all was well for some 5 or so hours. Do you already have an account? RCDs will also trip if too much current returns via the Neutral, something associated with shared neutrals. Crabtree Loadstar consumer unit. New cable through house to a junction box situated under cover in dry position supplying two power points to ip67 on house wall One power point supplying small pump Last week rcd tripped.


Thanks peter but no.

Share This Page Tweet. Usually caused by some or all the current leaking to Earth due to a short on either the live or Loadsyar conductors. Yes I think I was barking up the wrong tree with my mcb hard fault! What is an Enclosure?

Similar switchgear is switchgear that is used for the same. Rcd loadsstar tripped immediately whenever mcb was switched on. Today checked again and this time mcb did not trip rcd when switched back on.

The consumer unit enclosure must be manufactured from a non. Its not, JP, they have special shrouded busbars and a single tab lock-in system unique to the Starbreaker.

The circuit is just one twin and earth going directly from mcb to a twin 13a socket which has now been disconnected! An enclosure means the box, cover, door, hinges, handle and any components required to maintain the integrity of the unit. Thursday, 12 January, If you have purchased or installed any of the product drabtree above, between the dates shown please visit our dedicated web page for assistance:. The mcb will not crabgree Clip pulled down lodstar no movement on this mcb or on other individual mcb if trying individually to remove even with bus bar screw released.

Switch the circuit off, and inspect all the termination points at the different accessory positions.

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Switched off mcb for garden and switch on rcd all ok until mcb switched back on again! This can be achieved by use of cable entry accessories such as consumer unit pattress or other means such as glanding. OP have you tried to remove the breaker?


Typical cabinets are meter cabinets that are normally built into the fabric of the building. What is Non Combustible Material? Alun Tom and unphased like this. It is a Loadstar. Similar switchgear is switchgear that is used for the same fundamental application ie. It probably easier if you take the bus bar out but when you put it back make sure none of the clamps miss the prong and just tighten up on themselves.

You must log in or sign up to reply here. Perhaps the UV got to it? Again thank you all for your help. Devices supplied outside of these dates are unaffected.


Typical cabinets are meter cabinets that are normally built. Alun Tom likes this.

It has come to our attention that a very small number of Electrium Miniature Circuit Breakers, sold under the brand names Wylex, Crabtree Loadstar only and Volex, are not performing to the required characteristics. Looks more like a Starbreaker db to me. No, create an account now. As usual good workmanship and proper materials should. The ends of the supply wire temporarily terminated by a choc box connector At present still tripping in that state but yesterday when reconnected to the socket worked for approximately 6 hours without tripping anything then mid evening Unusual for an MCB to fail, are you sure its not overloaded.

As usual good workmanship and proper materials should be applied to all installation work, consumer units must be installed to achieve IP4X on the top elevation regulation