Probably a silly question here, as most of you know how electrically
dyslexic I am.
Just putting the final touches to the workshop floor repairs etc. and
happened to glance up at the distribution board, noticed that the SWA
cable coming in goes through a box with a rather large fuse that is
labelled "60/80A 415V".
The top of the box has outlets for 4 cables to the distribution board,
but obviously only 2 of these plus earth are coming out. As you can
get single phase from a 3 phase supply by coming off one live and the
neutral, does this mean I may have a 3 -phase supply into the
Can you tell anything from this, or would it need opening up and
checking by a professional (i.e. not me..)?
15 years ago