16th Edition (reference only) – NOW superseded by the 17th Edition IEE Regulations.

chapter 5

chapter 6

  6.1. - Basic requirements for circuits 6.4 - Industrial socket outlet circuits
  6.2 - Maximum demand and diversity 6.5 - Other circuits
  6.3 - BS1363 socket outlet circuits 6.6 - Circuit segregation

6.4.1 - Introduction

There is no reason at all to prevent the installation of BS 1363 (13 A) socket outlets in industrial situations. Indeed, where light industry, such as electronics manufacture, is concerned, these sockets are most suitable. However, heavy duty industrial socket outlets are available, and this type is the subject of this section.


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Extracted from The Electricians Guide Fifth Edition
by John Whitfield

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