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Why it is important to request Type Test Certification?

New Generation Consumer Units

Within BS7671 the wiring regulations, Regulation 421.1.201 states that “within domestic (household) premises, consumer units and similar switchgear assemblies must comply with BS EN 61439-3…………”

In this article we will look at into some of the compliance requirements of BS EN 61439-3 and the responsibilities manufactures have to fulfil before certification is granted.

MJM Mechanical Services Ltd have selected alfanar wiring accessories

MJM Mechanical Services Ltd have selected Contactum's alfanar Switch & Socket range into their build projects for 2019.

MJM Vincent said "The Alfanar switches and sockets are easy to install, look upmarket and the removable faceplates saved lots of time during the painting phase, we are now looking to use these on fourteen flats in York before Christmas".

Have you experienced Contactum's alfanar range?

The Best Defence.....

The 1st of January has been and gone and now in compliance with regulation 421.1.201 in Amendment 3 to BS7671 IET Wiring Regulations, it is required to fit consumer units manufactured from non-combustible materials in domestic premises.

Professional Electrician & Installer product tester Gary Fisher go acquainted with Contactum’s Defender range of metal consumer units. What did he have to say?

“There are some good metal consumer units on the market, and one that I have found particularly pleasant to work with is the new range from Contactum.