Date: 2017-11-15 17:37
As a result of the growing demand for EV charging points at caravan sites across the country Rolec have developed a range of low-cost EV charging points
The purpose of periodic inspection and testing is to provide an engineering view on whether or not the installation is in a satisfactory condition where it can continue to be used safely. Periodic inspection and testing is necessary because all electrical installations deteriorate due to a number of factors such as damage, wear, tear, corrosion, excessive electrical loading, ageing and environmental influences. IET Guidance Note 8 gives the recommended initial frequencies of inspection of electrical installations for caravans and caravan parks.
Rolec’s leading range of touring caravan hook-up units are the most competitively priced available. Our bulk buying and huge stock holding capacity allow us to pass on any savings, express product delivery and standardisation of components.
As mentioned previously the ESQCR prohibit the connection of a PME earthing facility to any metalwork in a leisure accommodation vehicle (caravan). If the caravan supply is derived from a permanent building that is supplied by a PME system then the caravan supply will have to be part of a TT system having a separate connection to Earth independent from the PME earthing.
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Each socket-outlet must be protected individually by an overcurrent device, which may be a fuse but is more usually a circuit-breaker, and individually by an RCD having the characteristics specified in Regulation for additional protection. The RCD must disconnect all live conductors including the neutral.
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The particular requirements of Section 758 apply to the electrical installations in caravan/camping parks and similar locations that provide connection points for supplying leisure accommodation vehicles (including caravans) and tents.
The TRE range is by far our most popular touring hook-up unit. Available as a 7way, 8way or 9way version with 6, 65, 66 and 87amp combined earth leakage and overload proection, this range uses the latest RCBO’s to BS EN 66559.