Lighting Distribution Boards are an integral and essential part of every building project and it must be designed, manufactured and installed all in accordance with the safety standards. In most of the cases it operates a layman wherein others operate dedicated or trained personnels. This article explains what are the essential standards, parts, frame to be applied for manufacturing and installation of lighting distribution boards in a quality building project.
The LDB basically constructed of 1.6 mm thick CRCASheet
The LDB preferably wall mounting, indoor type with proper neoprene gaskets at doors and joints to ensure dust and vermin-proof enclosures.
The top and bottom of the LDB's have detachable gland plates for cable entry.he LDB's have Seperate Incoming feeder compartment, with proper barriers between incoming and outgoing feeders. A separate Chamber of Cable Alley is provided with Connectors for final terminations.
The Busbars Consists of Electrolyte Aluminium or tinned copper. Adequate space shall be provided at the top and bottom to facilitate easy termination of incoming and outgoing cables.
The earthing terminals shall be provided
Less maintenance cost
Longer functional life
Construction of Lighting Distribution Boards (LDB)