• 30/July, 2018

Go from Dull to Designer with Modular Switches

Selecting switches in previous times was one easy task, as there were not too many options available in the market. There were only push-button light switches or old toggle light switches and deciding switches for your home from limited options is surely very easy. But, nowadays the choice isn’t that easy as now our concerns go around colours, textures, trims, finishes, matching to walls and quality. And after going through all these major concerns, we come to a conclusion of buying switches.

Besides those old switches, there are new switches that are ruling the market, which is a modular switch. A Modular switch is a modern version of traditional switches. These switches are safer and more convenient to use. And besides the variety in shapes, sizes, and colours, there are several other features:

• Anti-weld designs

• Smooth operation

• No visibility of screws

• Shuttered sockets

• Ease in installation and assembling

• Safety

• Front loading

 

Advantages of modular switches:

1. Child-Proof Sockets / Safety

Modular switches are generally childproof as kids in the home tend to insert finger in the switches, for that modular switches are made up with the concept of childproofing. These switches are totally enclosed at the edges and have shutter safe sockets which do not let kids insert the finger in the switchboard.

2. Colours and Designs

Modular switches come in a variety of colours and designs to suit different homes, designs, and wall colours. These switches add to the decoration of the home and office spaces giving an elegant look to space. Also, it has no visibility of screws which is a bonus as the visibility of screws steal the visual appeal of home interiors.

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3. Multi-functional in Nature

Modular switches are multi-functional in nature, it allows not only appliances and gadgets to power-up from them but data / telephone communication equipment as well.

4. Flame Retardant

Modular switches are made of flame retardant polycarbonate thermoplastic polymer, which has a high melting point. Thus, these switches help to prevent hazardous incidents.

5. Dust-shield

A dust-shield is present in the switch which prevents dust from entering and retains the design, cleaner for an extended period.

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Modular switches are provided in a set of two cover plates. The first plate contains the switches and is fixed to the box. The second plate has a high gloss finish cover. It should be dustproof, match the colour and brand of switches, easy to clean, remove and re-fit.

The two important components of modular switches were the accessories that came with them, such as the range of mounting plates and sockets. And by putting sockets and mounting board together of your choice, you can create many custom combinations to suit your home.

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To switch to the best quality modular switches, switch to Finolex Modular switches. Finolex makes Feriha and Premium plus switches which are made of superior quality polycarbonate and silver cadmium oxide tip. These switches are durable and are tested to last over 1,00,000 clicks which on an average equals to 15 years. Premium Plus switches are available with a unique fluorescent strip that glows in the dark and acts as a guide.

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