Advice 1: How to install electric meter

Installation and commissioning of metering is governed by the rules of installation of electrical equipment and accounting devices. To install a new meter, you must perform a number of actions and execute all documents, allowing you to use it.
You will need
  • - application in electricity distribution company;
  • - passport;
  • - resolution;
  • - the act of putting into operation;
  • - a new contract.
Instruction
1
To dismantle the old meter and install the new is strictly prohibited. Contact who supply the company with a statement. In the statement specify the type of meterand that you want to set single – rate, double-rate or trentine. If you have been issued a notice, to change or install a new meter, you still have to write an application and obtain authorization by resolution of the head of the grid.
2
Within the specified time come for a permit and bring the metering device, which you will set. You will program new the counter , and only then, you can install it. The counter can be set independently, it is not prohibited by the rules or to invite the master of the grid.
3
If you called someone, you don't need to care about the rules of installation electrocounters. Specialist will perform all installation in accordance with the rules and regulations.
4
With self-installation please observe the installation rules electrothe counters. Install the unit in an accessible location at a height of not more than 1,70 and at least 80 cm, at a closest distance from the cable input. All connections are make with the use of special clamps, clamp the device on a wooden, plastic or metal flap. The room where the appliance is installed must have a temperature not less than 0 degrees in the cold season.
5
After installation of the device, regardless of who carried out the installation yourself or an electrician, call representatives from the Department for work with clients. They will make the act of putting the unit into operation.
6
With this act and with the passport, please contact the Department on work with clients and sign a contract for the supply and payment of electricity. This should be done even if you already have a contract as the new contract will specify the type of electrometerand its serial number.

Advice 2: How to install an electric meter

With electricity, our life is connected very closely. And from childhood we know what a meter, but how to install it know not all.
You will need
  • In order to install the meter, you must:
  • -the actual meter;
  • -nuts and screws.
Instruction
1
Before installing the meter the first thing you need to check the Statute of limitations of the meter. Date gospoverki unit should be on the seal of the casing of the counter.
How to install an electric meter
2
Carefully decipher the impression on the seal: the Roman numerals - this quarter and two Arabic on the reverse side the year of gospoverki. And these figures are the most important. In fact, according to PUZ, the maximum period of limitation of gospoverki at the time of installation shall not exceed 1 year for a three-phase meter and 2 years for single-phase.
3
Ideal height for mounting the meter - 0,8-1,7 m from a floor. The best option is at eye level to make it easier to take readings from the instrument and change some broken parts. The meter should stand still. Maximum slope not more than 1°.
How to install an electric meter
4
When installing the meter it is impossible to ignore and the electrical panel. Certain rules for its installation there, but you need to remember a few tips that will make working with the meter.
5
The main rule - this design should provide convenient access to the terminals of the meter and current transformers. The design of the electric panel should provide the possibility of installation and removal of the meter from the front side. To fix the counters on wood, plastic or metal shields.
6
Now, after the installation, you need to contact the power company to your meter put on record on a schedule and took readings.
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