Equipotential earh bonding of mains gas pipe

  Colonel Graham 15:52 06 Sep 2011
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Just had my boiler serviced and was handed a Warning Notice that the gas supply pipe is not earthed.

I now know it should be in 10mm cable within 600mm of the entry point. Can anyone clarify the earth connection point: Consumer Unit (easy) or Electric Meter (longer run)?

  lotvic 16:23 06 Sep 2011

I suggest you get a qualified electrician to earth it for you (and check the rest of your wiring while he's at it) I have heard some real horror stories of gas and water pipes becoming live.

  caccy 16:26 06 Sep 2011

Couple of web sites you may find useful.

www.plasticpipesgroup.com/pdfs/earthbonding.pdf www.diyfaq.org.uk/electrical/electrical.html

  caccy 16:29 06 Sep 2011

Fouled that one up didn't I.

Hope you manage to use the info.

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