This is a Double Pole Metal Clad 45 Amp switch from British General. It is used for high Amp items (usually things that produce heat) like cookers, showers etc.
The switch is basically a metal box that attaches to a wall. there are a total of 7 knockouts you can use to connect the wiring to the switch.
When used with a shower the switch must be mounted outside the shower room.
- Double pole switches to BS EN 60669-1
- 1 gang mounting box with 1 x 20mm knockouts top and bottom, 2 x 20mm knockouts on the back and 3 x 20mm knockouts on each side
- Cooker control units manufactured to BS4177
- L & N terminal capacity 4 x 4.0mm², 3 x 6.0mm² & 1 x 16.0mm²