Detent-Action Rotary Switches suit industrial applications.

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Offered in 5 models, Series 31, 28, 25, 24, and 21, switches provide up to 16 positions and up to 75 poles and feature continuous ratings from 5-30 A at 600 V. Each switch has spring return to normal (vertical) position and shorting contacts. Along with fully enclosed decks and positive detent action, products feature silver-plated, blade-type, double-sided, double-wiping contacts. Input tap switch arrangement allows sequential connection to several lines using same switching deck.

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Detent-Action Rotary Switches For Industrial Uses

WEYMOUTH, MA - Electroswitch announces the availability of the world's most complete, tested, and proven line of Industrial Detent-Action Rotary Switches. Designed to satisfy the most stringent requirements of industrial applications, the switches boast continuous ratings ranging from 5 to 30 amps at 600 volts. Providing up to 16 positions and up to 75 poles, they feature fully enclosed decks; positive detent-action; and silver-plated, blade-type, double-sided, double-wiping contacts for low-resistance, shockproof contacting. All are UL recognized and CSA certified.

All Control Switches in the detent-action product line have spring return to normal (vertical) position as a standard feature.

Instrument Switches have "make-before-break" (shorting) contacts and a common input tap switch arrangement that allows sequential connection to several lines using the same switching deck.

Electroswitch Detent-Action Rotary Switches are available in five basic models spanning four continuous amperage ratings: Series 28, 5 amps @ 600 volts; Series 25, 10 amps @ 600 volts; Series 21 and 31, 15 amps @ 600 volts; Series 24, 30 amps @ 600 volts. Optional features for all models include waterproof mounts, gear-driven operation, push-to-turn handles, and key-operated units.

Series 21, 25, and 28 models have four-hole mounts; the Series 24 has a three-hole mount; and the Series 31 is available with either a single-hole or a four-hole mount. All models have terminal screws for easy, strong connections. Prices start at $30.00 with delivery quoted from 1 - 6 weeks ARO.

Electroswitch is the industry leader in the design, manufacture, and marketing of tough, reliable switches, relays, and other electrical systems products for utility, industrial, and military environments. The Electroswitch line of standard products is complemented by the company's proven ability and willingness to modify, custom design, and test their switches and relays for virtually any application. The company takes pride in meeting customer delivery requirements, no matter how stringent.

For more information, contact Mr. William Conklin, National Sales Manager, Electroswitch, 180 King Avenue, Weymouth, MA 02188, TEL: (781) 335-5200, FAX: (781) 335-4253, E-mail:, Web:

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