Reusing old T&E

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sivoodoo

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Is this fround upon? I know it depends on the state of it, but say it looks fine with just the odd bend, what do you do?

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si

 

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As long as tests come back alright, there's no problem. If the client has a low budget.

 
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I sometimes reuse existing installed cables so long as IR readings are all right, but only if run is complicated or if cable is plastered direct and they have just decorated.

I would never reuse cable I have removed from a property though.

 

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As long as tests come back alright, there's no problem. If the client has a low budget.
I Concur.......but it is Fronde upon.......if it tests out right and it

 

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Some of the cable is fine, the client is on a budget, I recycle the good stuff and scrap the rest, how much is scrap coper worth at present? any links?

Thanks everyone.

si.

 

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Some of the cable is fine, the client is on a budget, I recycle the good stuff and scrap the rest, how much is scrap coper worth at present? any links?Thanks everyone.

si.
As Apache seems to have not linked already,

http://www.talk.electricianforum.co.uk/showthread.php?t=2100

Or if your looking for real time prices this will give you an idea

http://demolitionscrapmetalnews.com/?page_id=309

More than halved in price in the last three months:_|, just following the trend of everything else I guess, look on the bright side though you'll still get enough to buy some of these Guiness Drink

 
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Is this fround upon? I know it depends on the state of it, but say it looks fine with just the odd bend, what do you do?cheers

si
whats the difference with doing an addition/alteration to an existing installation where existing cables make up part of the circuit???? ?:| ? :| ?:|

The ONLY problem would be...

if you have charged the customer for complete new cables.. but NOT fitted them!!! X( :(

Otherwise all you need to do is verify ALL tests... Polarity/Continuity/Ins Res etc comply with current regs..

AND if mixed colours correct label is present!

whats the problem???? ?:| ;)

 

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