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Model #GSW-18

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8 Amp Single-Pole Toggle Switch (1-Pack)

  • Used on power tools, appliances, motors etc.
  • Single pole-on/off circuitry for simple control
  • On/off faceplate for easy use
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Product Overview

The Gardner Bender 8/4 Amp Toggle Switch with Faceplate has an on/off faceplate for ease of use. The switch is designed for medium-duty applications and has single-pole, single-throw (SPST) on-off circuitry. The switch is compatible with standard 1/2 in. mounting holes and features 6 in. wire leads for a wide range of uses.
  • California residents
  • Use for medium-duty applications
  • On-Off SPST circuitry
  • 8 Amp /125-Volt AC and 4 Amp /250-Volt AC or 1/3 HP and 10 Amp /125-Volt AC
  • 6 in. wire leads
  • UL listed
  • Compatible with standard 1/2 in. mounting holes
  • On-off faceplate for easy use
  • Bat lever
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Switch TypeMaintainedMaintainedMaintainedMaintained
Number of SwitchesSingleSingleSingleSingle
Electrical FeaturesNo Additional FeaturesIndicator LightNo Additional FeaturesNo Additional Features
Amperage (amps)882020
Switch StyleRockerToggleToggleToggle
Voltage250 volt125 volt,250 volt125 volt,250 volt125 volt,250 volt
Function TypeOn-OffOn-OffOn-Off-OnOn-Off
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Specifications

Dimensions

Product Depth (in.)
1.25
Product Height (in.)
4.25
Product Width (in.)
2

Details

Amperage (amps)
8
Color Family
Beige
Color/Finish
Silver
Electrical Features
Indicator Light
Electrical Product Type
Switch
Function Type
On-Off
Indoor/Outdoor
Indoor
Mounting Type
Wire-In
Number of Poles
1
Number of Switches
Single
Rating
General Purpose
Returnable
180-Day
Switch Style
Toggle
Switch Type
Maintained
Voltage
125 volt,250 volt

Warranty / Certifications

Certifications and Listings
UL Listed
Manufacturer Warranty
1 Year Limited

Questions & Answers

5Questions11Answers

How big must the mounting hole be?

Asked by Erich July 28, 2018
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Answers

7/16"

Can you use this with copper wire? I got this and the wire is silver, not sure if it's aluminum o...

Asked by Mark April 19, 2020
3
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Yes. Just make sure you use good wire connectors.

Should I use on the positive lead or ground lead of my work need?

Asked by Maurick October 8, 2020
2
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Put inline on the positive side. Just make sure application is unplugged while working in it and if you don't use the on/off plate that you orient switch so it toggles to "on" in the direction you want.

Is this switch weatherproof / waterproof ?

Asked by Catdaddy December 31, 2016
2
Answers

No, the switch is not waterproof. It is reasonably waetherproof, but moisture and dust will eventually get into it.

Can you use 15 amp toggle replacement

Asked by Nailbender March 6, 2016
1
Answer

No. You need to find a toggle switch that states it is able to handle 15 amps.

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easy to install
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I installed it on a plug in pendant light with a 60w bulb, my cord was cut but you don't need to cut the white wire as you see in the picture. I made the pendant into a floor lamp and it works perfectly.
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It was exactly what I was looking for. Sales help wasn't any help.
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Bought a couple of these to control current on a pair of LED work lights. Split power lead on ori...
Bought a couple of these to control current on a pair of LED work lights. Split power lead on original wiring and drilled a hole in cover cap for switch. Easy install and works great.
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I needed a SPST toggle switch with attached leads for...
I needed a SPST toggle switch with attached leads for the primary coil of a neon sign transformer. Worked perfectly. Thanks!
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A very robust switch that throws easily each way.
A very robust switch that throws easily each way.
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Well-made. Firm, positive action. Works well in its...
Well-made. Firm, positive action. Works well in its application.
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perfect and easy to install...
perfect and easy to install
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Exactly what I needed to fix a lamp. The attached leads were what was needed most to prevent sho...
Exactly what I needed to fix a lamp. The attached leads were what was needed most to prevent shorting.
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Installed in an indoor light fixture. Failed after about a month
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Installed in an indoor light fixture. Failed after about a month
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