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    DB as a wire way.

    Hi all
    Good new year to you all.
    Two questions.
    I have checked the regs.
    - I cannot find anything. Is it allowed to use a DB as a wire way for one of its circuits. The circuit will run in and then out the DB with surfix.
    -Is it allowed to cut trunking into DB's sso and light switch boxes instead of using Glands.
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    Quote Originally Posted by Gtfast View Post
    Hi all
    Good new year to you all.
    Two questions.
    I have checked the regs.
    - I cannot find anything. Is it allowed to use a DB as a wire way for one of its circuits. The circuit will run in and then out the DB with surfix.
    -Is it allowed to cut trunking into DB's sso and light switch boxes instead of using Glands.
    Thanks

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    Good morning brother.

    I cannot see a problem with either.

    1. As long as the supply to that circuit originates from that db, I don't see it being a problem.

    2. As long as the trunking protrudes into the enclosure, that's what I've been doing for years. It's a lot neater than ending the trunking 15cm from
    the enclosure and having the bare cable enter the enclosure through a gland.

    Tip: For small trunking ( yb1,2,3, or 4 ) we drill a round hole big enough for the trunking to fit and seal with contractors acrylic afterwards.
    Quicker and easier than trying to cut a square or rectangular hole to accomodate the trunking.

    Peace out ... Derek Stuart

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    Hi Derlyn
    Agreed
    Thank you.
    Go well.


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