Schneider Electric Safety Switches
Safety Switches

Schneider Electric Safety Switches

Light Duty Safety Switches

  • Visible Blades 10 kA Short Circuit Current Rating The Square D light duty enclosed switch is ideal for home applications in disconnecting power to workshops, hobby rooms, furnaces, and garages.

General Duty Safety Switches

  • Up To 100 kA Short Circuit Current Rating With Proper Current Limiting Fusing General duty safety switches are designed for residential and commercial applications where durability and economy are prime considerations. Typical loads are lighting, air conditioning, and appliances. They are suitable for use as service equipment when equipped with a factory- or field-installed neutral assembly or a field-installed service grounding kit, (see Table 3.6) as applicable. General duty safety switches are UL Listed, File E2875, and meet or exceed the NEMA Standard KS1

Heavy Duty Safety Switches

  • Visible blade heavy duty safety switches are designed for application where maximum performance and continuity of service are required. All heavy duty safety switches feature quick-make, quick-break operating mechanism, a dual cover interlock and a color coded indicator handle. They are suitable for use as service equipment when equipped with a field- or factory-installed neutral assembly or equipment grounding kit, unless a 600Y/347 V or 480 Y/277 V, 1000 A or greater, solidly grounded WYE system is used, per NEC 215-10. Heavy duty safety switches are UL Listed (except as noted), File E2875 and 154828 and meet or exceed the NEMA Standard KS1. For UL Listed short circuit current ratings, see page 3-6.

Double Throw 30–100 A Types DT, DTU (Series F)

  • Fusible (DT) and non-fusible (DTU) switches available
  • Manually-operated switch suitable for use in accordance with article 702 of the NEC, ANSI/NFPA 70
  • Standards: UL 98, NEMA KS1, CSA, and NOM
  • Modular design—switch handle, lock-plate, switch mechanism; line and load bases are field replaceable
  • UL Listed short circuit current ratings up to 200 kA (using Class R, J, or T fuses—see table for rating)
  • Load make/break rated
  • Meets NEMA hp ratings
  • Dual cover interlock
  • May be padlocked ON (I) or OFF (O)
  • Lock-off accepts up to three padlocks
  • Side-opening door
  • Quick make / quick break mechanism
  • Meets NEMA requirements as heavy duty switch
  • Field-installed electrical interlock kits
  • Field-installed neutral assembly kits (2P and 3P switches)
  • UL Listed as suitable for use as service equipment
  • Supplied as standard for switching one load between two power sources, and may be field-converted to switch on power source between two loads.

Double Throw 30 (Series T4), 200–600 A Types 82,000 and 200 A DTU (Series E, A)

  • Non-fusible
  • Designed for manual transfer of loads from one supply to another
  • UL Listed switches are suitable for use in accordance with Article 702 of the National Electrical Code, ANSI / NFPA 70
  • All 82,000 and DTU double throw switches are continuous duty rated for their nameplate ampere rating
  • The 82,000 and DTU (Series E, A) switches are load make/break rated
  • UL Listed as suitable for use as service equipment
  • Horsepower rated only as footnoted.

Download the  Schneider Electric Safety Switches spec sheet below or call 714.835.6211 for more information.