Thursday, July 9, 2015

How To Wire And Install A Breaker Box

We do always the breaker box wiring in electrical wiring for safety, in this post you will learn that how a circuit breaker box work in our electrical wiring. In this post i will share with you a simple breaker box diagram which help you to wire a breaker box and which gave you a idea about circuit breaker box wiring.

Working of Breaker box
Breaker Boxes

Wiring and Installation Guide For Breaker Box With Diagram

Importance of Breaker box in Electrical wiring :

(1) We can work easily in our electrical wiring by switching off the main circuit breaker.
(2) We can easily find out the short circuit, (if a room have a short circuit then the circuit breaker will be trip which is used for the room).
(3) We can easily switch of the electricity where we did not need the electric supply.

Circuit Breaker Box Wiring Diagram And Explanation :

In wiring of breaker box, we wire the circuit breakers, Mostly we use the single phase electric supply in our daily life, in single phase we have one phase and one neutral. In breaker box first we wire the two pole circuit breaker and the we will get supply from two pole circuit breaker for other circuit breakers.

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After wiring the 2 pole breaker we will get the phase from 2 pole breaker and share will all the single pole OR one pole circuit breakers. Then we will get the electric supply for every point from the one pole circuit breakers.
E.g : If we wire a breaker box in a home and we have 3 rooms and one kitchen, so we wire 2 one pole breaker for each room, because in room wiring we have two types of load, High load and low load. High load mean electric heater, Air conditioner etc and Low load mean electric fans, TV, computer, lights etc.
So we wire two types of  breakers in which which one for high load and one for low load.
For high load we will use 20 Ampere (20 A) and for low load we use the 10 ampere. And for kitchen we will use only one high ampere circuit breaker (20 A) . In the below circuit breaker box wiring diagram i completely guide about all things but my article is not end, it is continue after the diagram.
circuit breaker box wiring diagram
Wiring Diagram of Breaker Box

In above breaker box wiring diagram, i did not use the symbols which is very easy for me to design but i want that you understand in very small time that's way i use the breaker images.
In the above diagram i wire three room and one kitchen from breaker box.
Note that the neutral wire is only control from the main double pole breaker and we connect the neutral wire to brass electrical connector which available in market and we use it in every breaker box wiring.
Use the 6 mm wire for main supply and use 4 mm wire for the high load of rooms (Air conditioner , Heater etc) and 2.5 mm for low load of rooms, note that 2.5 mm cable only for main switching board of the room not for other room wiring. Use the 1.5 mm for other electric appliances (ceiling fan, lights etc) in bedroom . Use the 4 mm wire for neutral for each room because this wire is common and we get supply for both high and low load.

Final Word :

Use 6 mm copper wire for incoming supply.
Use the 63 Ampere high quality double pole circuit breaker.
Use the 4 mm cable for High load (e.g Air conditioner, heater) .
Use the 20 Ampere circuit breaker for High load.
Use the 10 Ampere circuit breaker for Low load.
Use 4 mm cable for neutral wire.
Use the high load and high quality connector for neutral supply connection .
Use 6 mm wire for share phase to the circuit breakers.
Use the 20 amperes breaker for bathroom and kitchen supply.  

To all of my visitor i requested to share this breaker box wiring diagram and article, because i spend a big time of making the diagram and writing this article, and now you have any question regarding this circuit breaker box diagram then do your post in below comment section.


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