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General Duty Safety Switches

Midwest General Duty Safety Switch

General Duty Safety Switches

General Duty (Type MG) switches are designed for residential and light commercial applications where duty is not severe. The maximum voltage is 240 Vac / 250 Vdc.

All General Duty safety switches are UL and cUL listed (UL98 Enclosed Switches) and meet NEMA Enclosed Safety Switch Standard KS1-2013, and also meet Federal Specification WS-865C.

Features and Benefits



  • 30-200 amperes
  • NEMA Type 1 or NEMA Type 3R enclosures
  • Fusible or Non-Fusible
  • 240 Vac / 250 Vdc
  • 2 pole or 3 pole
  • Horsepower rated

C/UL Listed Logo


User Safety

  • Highly visible ON/OFF label
  • Direct-drive, quick-make, quick–break mechanism "snaps" the contacts open and closed, providing positive ON/OFF indication
  • Highly visible, easy to grip red handle that accepts 1 padlock in the OFF position
  • Integral cover interlock
  • Visible confirmation of plated blade contacts


Installation Ease

  • Wide, unobstructed gutter 
  • Self-leveling three-point mounting pattern


Rugged Durability

  • NEMA Type 1 enclosures—powder coat painted steel 
  • NEMA Type 3R enclosures—powder coat painted galvanized steel