A General Specifications
Electrical Capacity (Resistive Load)
Power Level (silver): 6A @ 125V AC & 3A @ 250V AC
4A @ 30V DC for On-None-On & On-None-Off; 3A @ 30V DC for all other circuits
Logic Level (gold): 0.4VA maximum @ 28V AC/DC maximum (Applicable Range 0.1mA ~ 0.1A @ 20mV ~ 28V)
Logic/Power Level (gold over silver): Combines silver & gold ratings
Note: Find add itional explanation of dual rating & operating range in Supplement section.
Contact Resistance: 10 milliohms maximum for silver; 20 milliohms maximum for gold
Insulation Resistance: 1,000 megohms minimum @ 500V DC
Dielectric Strength: 1,000V AC minimum between contacts for 1 minute minimum;
1,500V AC minimum between contacts and case for 1 minute minimum
Mechanical Life: 100,000 operations minimum; 50,000 operations minimum for flat, locking & splashproof devices
Electrical Life: 25,000 operations minimum for silver; 50,000 operations minimum for gold;
50,000 operations minimum for silver at 3A @ 125V AC
Angle of Throw: 25°
Materials & Finishes
Toggle: Brass with chrome plating
Frame: Stainless steel
Bushing: Brass with nickel plating
Support Bracket: Brass with tin plating
Case: Diallyl phthalate resin (UL94V–0)
Movable Contactor: Phosphor bronze with silver or gold plating
Movable Contacts: Silver alloy (code W); copper with gold plating (code G); or silver alloy with gold plating (code A)
Stationary Contacts: Silver with silver plating (code W); copper or brass with gold plating (code G);
or silver with gold plating (code A)
Terminals: Copper or brass with silver plating; or copper or brass with gold plating
Operating Temp Range:
–30°C through +85°C (–22°F through +185°F)
90 ~ 95% humidity for 96 hours @ 40°C (104°F)
10 ~ 55Hz with peak-to-peak amplitude of 1.5mm traversing the frequency range & returning
in 1 minute; 3 right angled directions for 2 hours
50G (490m/s2) acceleration (tested in 6 right angled directions, with 5 shocks in each direction)
Splashproof bushing options B3, D3, D8, L3, & L8, which have o-rings inside & outside the
bushing, meet IP67 of IEC60529 Standards.
Mounting Torque: 3.0Nm (26.55 lb•in) double nut for large bushing;
1.5Nm (13 lb•in) double nut & 0.7Nm (6 lb•in) single nut for all other bushings
Wave Soldering (PC version) for Gold: See Profile A in Supplement section.
Manual Soldering for Gold: See Profile A in Supplement section.
Wave Soldering (PC version) for Silver: See Profile B in Supplement section.
Manual Soldering for Silver: See Profile B in Supplement section.
Note: Lever must be in OFF (center) position while soldering.
These devices are not process sealed. Hand clean locally using alcohol based solution.
Standards & Certifications
Flammability Standards: UL94V–0 for case
UL: File No. E44145 - Recognized only when ordered with marking on switch.
Add “/U” or “/CUL” before dash in part number to order UL recognized switch.
All models recognized at 6A @ 125V AC, 3A @ 250V AC or 0.4VA maximum @ 28V DC maximum.
CSA: File No. 023535_0_000 - Certified only when ordered with marking on switch.
Add “/C” before dash in part number to order CSA certified switch.
All models certifie d at 6A @ 125V AC or 3A @ 250V AC or 0.4VA maximum @ 28V maximum.
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