How to Wire a Toggle Switch

Posted by Lauren on Feb 11, 2016 11:15:00 AM

Using a toggle switch to actuate an electrical application is very common. Hook up anywhere from 1 to 4 different accessories, depending on the configuration of your switch. Here we will wire a SPST and a DPDT toggle switch. 

 

What You’ll Need

Step 1

Start by crimping your wire terminals on the run of wire you’re using for the circuit.

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Topics: How To, Automotive, Marine, Resources, Industrial, Truck/Trailer, Specialty Vehicles, Agricultural, Switches


Choosing a Custom Carling Rocker Switch

Posted by Lauren on Jan 27, 2016 9:36:00 AM

 

Durability and reliability is essential. With the Carling V-Series, you get both custom to your needs. With the rigorous testing and high Carling standards, these Carling rocker switches are perfect for marine panels, trucks, buses, trailer, construction, farm, and recreation equipment.

What I love about this line is the versatility.

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Topics: Marine, Industrial, Truck/Trailer, Specialty Vehicles, Product Feature, Agricultural, Switches


What are Single Pole Electrical Switches and Double Pole Electrical Switches?

Posted by Lauren on Jan 21, 2016 8:27:00 AM

SPST switch? SPDT switch? DPST switch? DPDT switch? Whoa - pump the breaks. What do all those letters stand for? What do these electrical switches do?

Let's start with some basics.

 

How does a switch work?

An electrical switch always has a few different ratings: amperage, voltage, and type of voltage.

Amperage is the measurement of the flow of electricity through a circuit, and is abbreviated as "amps" (A).

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Topics: Automotive, Marine, Resources, Industrial, Truck/Trailer, Specialty Vehicles, Agricultural, Switches


New Product Announcement: Sealed Toggle Switches

Posted by Megan on Dec 14, 2015 2:07:00 PM

After many years of requests from customers for a sealed toggle switch, I’m pleased to announce that Del City has released a line of sealed single pole toggle switches from Cole Hersee. These switches are completely sealed in epoxy and feature a double O-ring seal. They are waterproof and dustproof to IP68 standard, allowing for endless product applications.

 

Offered in five actuation styles, (On-Off, Momentary On-Off, On-Off-On, On-On, Momentary On-Off-Momentary On) we’re sure to have the sealed toggle switch for your needs.

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Topics: Automotive, Marine, Industrial, Truck/Trailer, Specialty Vehicles, New Product, Agricultural, Switches


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