The 17th edition Consumer Units from Hager, Split Load, Twin RCCB Incomer

The recent Wiring Regulations BS 7671 published on January the 1st 2008 specify a more extensive provision for RCD (residual circuit protection) of both the domestic and non-domestic dwellings(read the Hager consumer unit guide to the 17th edition regulations). This means that in order to meet these requirements for protection – both the cables buried in plaster or the ones enclosed within the partition walls – most circuits need 20mA RCD protection. Especially in the bathrooms, all the circuits now need to be RCD protected(and in general, a 13A socket needs to be protected by a 30mA RCD.

There are several ways of designing the fuse boards in order to meet the new regulations, like:

In general, the trend is to use larger consumer units with more ways available. On our website, we have a dedicated category for the 17th edition Domestic Consumer units, where we list the most popular consumer units from Hager, the 17th edition boards and CU (we can bring in on order what Hager manufactures, so let us know if the desired model is not in the list). Below we would like to list the main Consumer Units from Hager, the 17th edition consumer units, that have a split load and a twin RCCB incomer.

The Hager 17th Edition Consumer Units Split Load, Twin RCCB Incomer

  • These Consumer Units are insulated and metal split load and configurable enclosures 1 row from 10 to 16 modules;
  • Surface and Flush mounted enclosures, with a rigid chassis, housing a Switch Disconnector and RCCB;
  • These Consumer Units are supplied with marking labels, busbar and instructions;
  • Options: Keylock and Plain or transparent door;
  • Complies with BS EN 62208.

Hager 17th edition Consumer Units – Categories and Models

Split Load 100A Switch plus Twin RCCB Incomer – Insulated

  • 10 Way Hager Consumer Unit Split Load 3+3 100A Switch 2 x 63A 30mA RCCB – enclosure size: 4; model with plain door: Hager VC733H1; model with glazed door: Hager VC733H1G;
  • 10 Way Hager Consumer Unit Split Load 5+5 100A Switch 2 x 63A 30mA RCCB – enclosure size: 5; model with plain door: Hager VC755H1; model with glazed door: Hager VC755H1G;
  • 10 Way Hager Consumer Unit Split Load Configurable 100A Switch 2 x 80A 30mA RCCB – enclosure size: 5; model with plain door: Hager VC710C1; model with glazed door: Hager VC710C1G;
  • 12 Way Hager Consumer Unit Split Load 6+6 100A Switch 2 x 63A 30mA RCCB – enclosure size: 5; model with plain door: Hager VC766H1; model with glazed door: Hager VC766H1G;
  • 12 Way Hager Consumer Unit Split Load Configurable 100A Switch 2 x 63A 30mA RCCB – enclosure size: 5; model with plain door: Hager VC712C1; model with glazed door: Hager VC712C1G;
  • 14 Way Hager Consumer Unit Split Load Configurable 100A Switch 2 x 63A 30mA RCCB – enclosure size: 5; model with plain door: Hager VC714C1; model with glazed door: Hager VC714C1G;
  • 16 Way Hager Consumer Unit Split Load Configurable 100A Switch 2 x 63A 30mA RCCB – enclosure size: 6; model with plain door: Hager VC716C1; model with glazed door: Hager VC716C1G;
  • 10 Way Hager Consumer Unit Split Load Configurable 100A Switch 2 x 80A 30mA RCCB – enclosure size: 5; model with plain door: Hager VC810C; model with glazed door: Hager VC810CG;
  • 10 Way Hager Consumer Unit Split Load 5+5 100A Switch 2 x 80A 30mA RCCB – enclosure size: 5; model with plain door: Hager VC855H; model with glazed door: Hager VC855HG;
  • 12 Way Hager Consumer Unit Split Load 6+6 100A Switch 2 x 80A 30mA RCCB – enclosure size: 6; model with plain door: Hager VC866H; model with glazed door: Hager VC866HG;
  • 16 Way Hager Consumer Unit Split Load Configurable 100A Switch 2 x 80A 30mA RCCB – enclosure size: 6; model with plain door: Hager VC816C; model with glazed door: Hager VC816CG;

Split Load 100A Switch plus Twin RCCB Incomer – Metal

  • 10 Way Hager Consumer Unit Split Load 5+5 100A Switch 2 x 63A 30mA RCCB – enclosure size: 5; model with plain door: Hager VH755H1; model with glazed door: Hager VH755H1G;
  • 12 Way Hager Consumer Unit Split Load 6+6 100A Switch 2 x 63A 30mA RCCB – enclosure size: 6; model with plain door: Hager VH766H1; model with glazed door: Hager VH766H1G;
  • 12 Way Hager Consumer Unit Split Load Configurable 100A Switch 2 x 63A 30mA RCCB – enclosure size: 6; model with plain door: Hager VH712C1; model with glazed door: Hager VH712C1G;
  • 14 Way Hager Consumer Unit Split Load Configurable 100A Switch 2 x 63A 30mA RCCB – enclosure size: 6; model with plain door: Hager VH714C1; model with glazed door: Hager VH714C1G;
  • 10 Way Hager Consumer Unit Split Load 5+5 100A Switch 2 x 80A 30mA RCCB – enclosure size: 5; model with plain door: Hager VH855H; model with glazed door: Hager VH855HG;
  • 12 Way Hager Consumer Unit Split Load 6+6 100A Switch 2 x 80A 30mA RCCB – enclosure size: 6; model with plain door: Hager VH866H; model with glazed door: Hager VH866HG;

Split Load 100A Switch plus Twin RCCB Incomer – Flush

  • 10 Way Hager Consumer Unit Split Load Configurable 100A Switch 2 x 63A 30mA RCCB – enclosure size: 5; model with plain door: Hager VF710C1;
  • 12 Way Hager Consumer Unit Split Load Configurable 100A Switch 2 x 63A 30mA RCCB – enclosure size: 6; model with plain door: Hager VF712C1;
  • 14 Way Hager Consumer Unit Split Load Configurable 100A Switch 2 x 63A 30mA RCCB – enclosure size: 6; model with plain door: Hager VF714C1;
  • 16 Way Hager Consumer Unit Split Load Configurable 100A Switch 2 x 63A 30mA RCCB – enclosure size: 6; model with plain door: Hager VF716C1;
  • 12 Way Hager Consumer Unit Split Load Configurable 100A Switch 2 x 80A 30mA RCCB – enclosure size: 6; model with plain door: Hager VF812C;
  • 14 Way Hager Consumer Unit Split Load Configurable 100A Switch 2 x 80A 30mA RCCB – enclosure size: 6; model with plain door: Hager VF814C;

Remember: purchase online 17th Edition Consumer Units from Hager – domestic consumer units – starting from £50 + VAT. Besides the ones listed above, there are the Hager Consumer Units Split Load, twin RCCB Incomer with Unprotected ways AND Hager Consumer Units split load, Twin RCCB Incomer with 6Amp RCBO.

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