Installations and Inspections

Examples of real-life electrical installations and problems which may be encountered.

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Green Cable Slime Goo
PVC insulated cable from 1970 showing signs of plasticiser leaching, resulting in an unpleasant green slime forming.

Linked Lighting Circuit Fault
Two lighting circuits which should be entirely separate have a dangerous link between them that only shows when one or both circuits are powered.