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Wiring a radial circuit
What is a radial circuit?
Well a radial circuit is a mains power circuit
that can be found in most homes and feeds
power to the sockets and lights. It feeds
power from one point to the next point and
does not return power to the fuse board
Below is a description that applies to the
power sockets (not the lighting circuit).
Lighting circuits are different.
There’s not a limit to how many sockets
you can have in a radial circuit as long
as the circuit is kept within a radius that
does not exceed 50 square meters. Similar
to a ring main you can add spurs or extra
sockets to this circuit. Although you can’t
add more spurs than the existing amount
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