Machine Design

Westinghouse Replacement Switches

Westinghouse replacement switches for the power industry are built to be a perfect match in form, fit, and function.

The Type-W Switch comes with up to 10 decks, 10 poles, and 12 positions. It has a continuous rating of 20 A at 600 V and interrupt ratings of 5 to 50 A at 120 to 600 Vac or 8 A at 125 Vdc. The Type W-2 Switch features roller contacts that are self-aligning and need no pressure adjustment for the life of the switch. Contacts are silver plated for low resistance and enclosed in a glass-polyester frame. The switch comes with up to eight decks, 48 poles, and 12 positions.

Electroswitch, 180 King Ave., Weymouth, MA 02188, (781) 335-5200,

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