Brooks designs and manufactures the finest quality and most complete line of test switches in the industry. Our Molded-Base Test Switches incorporate many features for safety, durability and reliability. All standard switch assemblies are rated at 30 amperers, 600 volts A.C. and meet all appllicable IEEE, EEI, Underwriter Laboratories and ANSI C12.9 standards. All switches are completely non-ferrous, manufactured from high conductivity copper and phosphor bronze. Test switches are furnished unplated and front-connected with red potential and black current handles as our standard offering. Contact Brooks for specific application needs.
In addition to our standard unplated front- connected switches, customers may choose a number of additional options to suit their particular application requirements. Any Brooks Molded-Base Test Switch may be configured with any of the options below:
Reverse Potentials - Potential switch handles are mounted in reverse. In this arrangement the potential switches are de-energized when open, offering additional safety.
Plating - Tin- and nickel-plating are available and provide additional protection for corrosive environments.
Screw Terminals - Utilizing a captive pressure pad and box connector this option provides an easy and secure way to connect wires to front-connected switches. Simply add ST to the part number to add screw terminals.
Color-Coded Handles - A wide array of colors (included two-piece/two-color) are available for customers to match the handle colors to their particular wire color codes.
Back-Connected - Any Brooks test switch can be furnished in a back-connected arrangement with insulated bushings for panel mounting.
Custom Switches - In addition to the molded-base offering, Brooks also produces a variety of specialty switches for high voltage application, heel-and-toe switches for reactive metering and fused potential switches. Please consult your local Brooks representative for more information.
Channel Barriers - Brooks offers channel barriers as an option for a permanent means of isolating potentials.