Safe Plugs

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  • Created on: 24-12-13 15:24

Plugs must be wired correctly:

  • The right coloured wire is connected to each pin, and firmly screwed in.
  • No bare wires are showing inside the plug
  • The cable grip is tightly fastened over the cable outer layer

and made of the right stuff..

  • The metal parts are made of copper or brass because these are very good conductors
  • The case, cable grip and cable insulation are made of rubber or plastic because they're really good insulators, and flexible too

Appliances must be earthed or insulated

  • There are three wires in…

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