What do all of those initials and abbreviations mean? AC power plugs and sockets Cable tray Electrical conduit Mineral-insulated copper-clad cable Multiway switching Steel wire armoured cable Ring main unit Ring circuit Thermoplastic-sheathed cable. Since the 15th edition , these regulations have closely followed the corresponding international standard IEC Views Read Edit View history. What happens to an existing standard when a new standard is published?
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Views Read Edit View history. Our latest update is of particular benefit to construction industry professionals working in the rail and water sectors. The new part 7s are: The deition in force when the law came into effect was the 16th edition, BS This includes highway power supplies and street furniture, previously in Part 6.
It did not become a recognized British Standard until the publication of the 16th edition in BS has converged towards and is largely based on the European Committee for Electrotechnical Standardization CENELEC harmonisation documents, and therefore is technically very similar to the current wiring regulations of other European countries. The protection was a re-wirable fuse. Providing a revised list of existing and new part 7s, which are: Uniclass - April update.
17th Edition Wiring regulations | NBS
In addition, several new appendices have now been included. What happens to an existing standard when a new standard is published? Providing a revised list of existing and new part 7s, which are:.
Reprinted in, again metric units [ verification needed ]in metric units, Uniclass is a dynamic classification for the construction industry. In general, BS applies to circuits supplied at nominal voltages up to and including volts AC or volts DC.
17th Edition Wiring regulations
This new edition of the IEE wiring regulations is the result of a complete review of its predecessor and adopts all of the harmonised documents published to date. This page was last edited on 24 Augustat Retrieved from " https: Sharing Email LinkedIn Twitter. Although the IET and BSI are non-governmental organisations and the Wiring Regulations are non-statutory, they are referenced in several UK statutory instrumentsand in most cases, for practical purposes, have legal force as the appropriate method of electric wiring.
This article looks briefly at the changes incorporated into the new edition.
IET Wiring Regulation 17th Edition by IET
History BSthe national standard for all electrical wiringg work in the UK, was first published in when the BSI adopted the IEE wiring regulations, 16th Edition and made it a national standard. The August Update has changes to nine tables in response to user requests.
Use British English Oxford spelling from August All pages needing factual verification Wikipedia articles needing factual verification from April This creates a new revised edition of the wiring regulations, which came into effect on 1 July The 17th edition and its amendments incorporated new sections relating to microgeneration and solar photovoltaic systemsnon-combustible consumer unitsRCDsand breakers including high resilience breaker layout.
The 17th Edition will be produced with a red cover and will adopt the IEC numbering system. In this two-part series, we explore all of that and more. The standard also introduces new additional requirements for the connection of low-voltage, small-scale embedded generators SSEGssuch as turbines and photovoltaics, in Chapter Also, socket outlets for use by ordinary persons now require RCD protection, though certain exceptions are permitted.
The 17th edition, released in Reyulations and amended in "Amendment 1""Amendment 2" and January "Amendment 3" became effective for all installations designed after 1 July IET Wiring Regulations", informally called in the electrical community The "Regs"is the national standard in the United Kingdom for electrical installation and the safety of ba7671 wiring in domestic, commercial, industrial, and other buildings, also in special installations and locations, such as marinas or caravan parks.