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Commercial Specification Grade Switch, White

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Commercial 1-Pole Switch, Side-Wire, 20A 120/277V.
Color White
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  • One-piece brass alloy contact arm for reliable electrical performance.
  • One-piece steel strap with integral ground is plated for corrosion resistance.
  • High strength thermoplastic polycarbonate toggle resists breaking and chipping under heavy abuse.
  • Heavy-duty toggle bumpers for smooth and quiet operation.
  • Back body made of glass-reinforced nylon. Locking support provides resistance to face and back body separation.
  • Available with side wire or external screw-pressure-plate back and side wire models capable of accepting #14 - #10 AWG copper or copper-clad wire.
  • Cam designed for fast make with positive break action to minimize arcing and prolong switch life.
  • Oversized silver alloy contacts for longer dependable switch life.
  • Tri-drive terminal and mounting screws.
  • For covering patents, see www.legrand.us/patents.
  • For compatible wall plate options, from our TradeMaster unbreakable plates to our radiant screwless plates to our metal wall plates, click here.


General Info
Product Line Pass & Seymour
Color White
UPC Number 785007126471
Country Of Origin Mexico
Application Sector Commercial
Standard UL 498/20
Listing Agencies / 3rd Party Agencies
cULus ListingNumber  140597
cULus Listed  Yes
Technical Information
Actuator Toggle
Contact Rating 20Amp, 120/277Vac
Amperage 20 A
Action Single pole
Number of Poles Single Pole
Voltage 120 V


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Questions & Answers

What size is the terminal screw? Occasionally I come across a device someone has over tightened with their drill 

Asked by: Anonymous
The terminal screws use a #2 screwdriver bit with a tightening torque of 12-14 inch-pounds. I hope this helps!
Answered by: Wiremold Tech Support
Date published: 2023-05-10

Is this switch CE Certified?

Asked by: Anonymous
This switch is not CE certified. It is UL and CSA listed.
Answered by: Legrand Technical Support
Date published: 2020-07-21

Which terminal is for load on single pole switch?

Asked by: Stevesb
You put the LOAD to the top terminal and the HOT to the bottom terminal on a signal pole switch.
Answered by: Legrand Technical Support
Date published: 2023-02-15

What's the torque setiting?

Asked by: joseph
The required torque for the terminal screws, to include all Pass & Seymour/legrand Ground Fault Circuit Interrupter (GFCI) Receptacles; and 15, 20, and 30 Amp Switches and Receptacles is 14 to 18 inch pounds.
Answered by: Legrand Technical Support
Date published: 2018-10-12

Are these switches able to be used as a disconnecting means for a 1/2 horse power motor?

Asked by: Qvmm
Thank you for your question regarding Pass & Seymour switch(Model # CS20AC1W). This Commerical grade switch is UL20 listed for 1HP at 120V and 2HP at 240/277V. Pass & Seymour products 1.800.223-4162 opt 3 Mon - Fri: 8am - 8pm EST (excluding holidays)
Answered by: Legrand Technical Support
Date published: 2023-03-08
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