You are here: Products Switch systems for surface or flush mounting Switch systems in porcelain and Bakelite for flush mounting Rocker switch Bakelite Key, Art.-Nr. 100429
This product is a combination of
431.0502.00B switch KEY
431.0801.00B single frame
All available components can be
found in the list of parts (see info)
Price: € 45,50 *
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without exteral frame
10 A, AC 250V
Bakelite rocker switch
and central insert.
Price: € 38,00 *
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for assembly of all components
total diameter 82 mm
Price: € 7,50 *
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The light switch - it is in daily use and yet it finds little attention. He usually is seen only as a necessary and functional detail. With our " old " light switches, turning the light on can again become a conscious act. At the same time, these switches with their soft shapes are also used as a special design object for your living room. Whether rotary or toggle switch - this is ultimately a matter of your personal preference.
Bakelite is the hallmark of one of the first early plastics from the early 20th century. Bakelite is characterized by its high strength, heat resistance and insulating properties - an almost ideal material for electrical purposes. The raw material is directly pressed into moulds and hardened by pressure and heat. Therefore bakelite was not taken into consideration for the later spreading injection moulding, and it was gradually replaced by other plastics. And yet: Bakelite has its own aesthetics and appearance - visually as well as haptically.
The rotary and toggle switches as well as the buttons have a solid ceramic body.
The over-center of the rotary switch consists of 42 items and is the result of mechanical precision work: regardless of the speed of the rotational movement, a uniform switch contact is ensured, which ends in a slight, familiar clacking - the switch mechanism, thus prevents the imminent arc effect that may impair the switching contacts in the long run, even with alternating current. To ensure safe shifting, the over-center is also treated galvanically.
All switches and sockets in this series are manufactured in Germany.
The rotary switches are available with 3 diverse functionalities:
Rocker switchs are generally used when you want to operate from a minimum of 3 locations. In contrast to the cross-connect this installation requires an impulse switch (relay), however the wiring and the design of the light switch is easier. Instead of the latching relay and a staircase time switch (time relay) can be used.
All switches, sockets and junction boxes can be ordered as a so-called inserts and you can order the desired cover separately. Thus, you can combine and arrange switches and frames freely.
Please note that we provide special single frames designated for the dimmer.
The distances of the multiple covers and system covers comply with the standard intervals of 71 mm. They can be used easily in existing installations.
All switches and sockets are tested by VDE and meet their strict safety regulations.
We usually have small quantities in stock. Please consider a lead time of 2-3 weeks for significant order quantities.
We ship with DPD as insured package, delivery costs Germany 6,80 € (+ possibly island surcharge), EU shipping: 17 €, non EU-countries: shipping costs on request.
All flush-mounted switch systems fit the commercial, standard wall outlets (e.g. from Kaiser). Please note that all installation work on electrical installations must be carried out by a qualified electrician. We cannot accept any liability for damages due to incorrect mounting.
The switches are resistant to extreme strain ( e.g. scratches ). They can easily be cleaned with domestic cleaning agents.
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+49 (0) 761 15188-33
Opening hours in Freiburg:
Monday - Tuesday 14:00 - 18:00 h, Friday closed, Saturday 10:00 - 14:00 h
Opening hours in Hamburg:
Monday - Friday: 9:00 - 15:00 h and by appointment
Schinkelstraße 7, 22303 Hamburg, Germany
Mon - Fri: 9:00 - 15:00 Uhr
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