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Heavy Duty Double-Throw Safety Switch
A versatile double throw safety switch designed for easy, reliable transfer between power sources or load circuits. This switch features a standards Up On / Center Off / Down On design and comes in a variety of specifications to meet the needs of any small or medium-sized business or residence.
Available specs include:
Amps: 30, 60, 100, 200, 400, or 600
Number of poles: 2,3,and 4 pole designs available
Voltage: 208-240 Volt or 575-600 volt.
Your choice of fusible or non-fusible designs, enclosed in your choice of NEMA standard 1, 3R, 12, or 4X 304 Stainless Steel.
Make sure to match all aspects of your double throw safety switch to the needs and specifications of your existing wiring, generator, and electronic devices.
This product is used to transfer power from a standard source to an alternative, or to instantly switch from one load circuit to another. The design of a double throw safety switch interlocks two switches with a common connection, making it impossible for both switches to be closed simultaneously. This replaces the older solution of paired manual switches connected by a bar to prevent simultaneous activation.
Double throw safety switches are a favored choice when connecting a portable generator or similar backup power source to your existing wiring, due to ease of use, reliability, safety, and convenience. Many pieces of equipment used in managing alternative power and backup power sources, such as manual transfer switches, are simply more specific versions of double throw switches.
Double throw power switches from PSI Control Solutions combine ease-of-use, build quality, and additional features to produce a control switch perfect for all your backup generator needs. Compatible with a full selection of PSI Control products and available with unique specifications by request.
Use of certain double throw safety switches may not be code in certain jurisdictions due to the risk for power bleed into public power grids and similar issues. Make sure you understand the requirements for use of double throw switches in your application before ordering your unit, to avoid compliance issues. Design and installation of your backup system should be left to a professional familiar with your wiring, power needs, and compliance concerns.
PSI Control Solutions offers a wide selection of components, tools, and accessories which may improve the function, safety, security, or ease-of-use of your double throw safety switch. Relevant products include, but are not limited to:
To learn more about compatible accessories available from PSI Control Solutions, contact us today. We’ll help you identify useful accessories and components for your system, and may be able to help you with customized solutions for unique cases.
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