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Bathroom extractor fan wiring

Post by Rachel25 » Sun Feb 03, 2019 12:56 pm

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I'm wanting to wire a new bathroom extractor fan with a timer and I need some more cable. From the isolator switch I believe I need a live, switched live and neutral cables to go direct to the extractor fan. Would this cable be suitable?

https://www.screwfix.com/p/nexans-heat- ... hite/9488t

It's 3 core 1.5mm.

Any advice greatly appreciated :help: :help:

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Post by Rachel25 » Sun Feb 03, 2019 3:51 pm

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Re: Bathroom extractor fan wiring

Post by someone-else » Sun Feb 03, 2019 5:28 pm

Rachel25 just to add, the reason the cable you listed is wrong is that it is only 3 core, you need 3 core AND earth, not to mention your one is flex, and you should use "rigid" I am not even going to say heat resistance.
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Re: Bathroom extractor fan wiring

Post by OnlyMe » Sun Feb 03, 2019 5:38 pm

someone-else wrote:Rachel25 just to add, the reason the cable you listed is wrong is that it is only 3 core, you need 3 core AND earth, not to mention your one is flex, and you should use "rigid" I am not even going to say heat resistance.

Or using the green/yellow as a switched live :wink: Although that is not exempt from the regs the exemptions would not apply in this case.
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