I have a cooker switch with a built-in 13amp socket. How should I wire
this. Can the socket be fed from the dedicated cooker circuit (as the
6mm wire will be going into that box anyway), or do I need to run the
ring main to this box as well to feed the socket?
Thanks in advance,
If the socket can potentially be used for external use, say in the garden
etc., then it requires to be on an RCD. This would mean that the cooker
switch, requires to be on the RCD as well. This can be troublesome, due to
low insulation values on the heating elements causing trips. Better to have
the socket disconnected, if it is possible to use it for outdoor use; and
leave the cooker on the non-RCD side of the C.U.
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