Switch-Rated Plugs and Receptacles

switch rated dsn plug and receptacle

Maximize Safety, Reliability, and Cost Efficiency


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MELTRIC DS and DSN Series Switch-Rated plugs and receptacles combine the safety of a switch with the convenience of a plug and receptacle in one reliable, cost-effective device. Their Decontactor™ technology, with spring-loaded silver-nickel butt contacts, push button disconnection, enclosed arc chambers and dead-front construction with safety shutter provides users with safety, code compliance and operating cost benefits that are not possible with other devices.

The proper DS or DSN device for your application can be found by using the product selector or visiting the Switch-Rated section of the MELTRIC Catalog.

Make the Switch to Switch-Rated and Enjoy the Benefits of Decontactor™ Technology

Ensure User Safety

Protect workers from live parts and arcing and safely connect and disconnect under full load. More...

Simplify NFPA 70E Compliance

Ensure a safe work environment without the need for cumbersome PPE.  More…

Easily Meet NEC Line-of-Sight Disconnect Requirements

With UL/CSA switch ratings for branch and motor circuit switching, DS and DSN series products are an approved line-of-sight disconnect switch.  More…

Improve Reliability

Spring-loaded silver-nickel butt contacts maintain high conductivity for thousands of operations, even in harsh conditions.  More…

Reduce Changeout Downtime by up to 50%

Technicians can safely make and break connections with plug and play simplicity on motors or other equipment connected with MELTRIC Switch-Rated plugs and receptacles..  More…

Total Cost Reduction

Reduce equipment, installation, maintenance, and operational costs.  More…



  • UL/CSA listed
  • 20-150A, 600VAC, .75-75 hp
  • Type 4X/IP69/IP69K environmental ratings
  • Poly and metal (150A only) casings
  • Add up to 6 pilot contacts


  • UL/CSA listed
  • 20-200A, 600VAC, .75-100 hp
  • Type 3R (optional 4X) environmental ratings 
  • Poly and metal casings
  • Add up to 6 pilot contacts

Key Features

UL/CSA Ratings

Spring-Loaded Butt Contacts

Silver-Nickel Contact Surfaces

Quick Break Mechanism

Push Button Disconnection

Dead Front with Safety Shutter

Integral LOTO Provisions

Spring-Assisted Terminals

Available Auxiliary Contacts

Automatic Watertightness

Ease of Connection

Installation Flexibility

Replacement Parts