A proper, European-made, high-quality, machine-tool class on-off and reversing switch (it can also be used as a simple on/off switch) with a maximum capacity is 5 hp. It will run either a 1-phase or 3-phase motor and is fitted in a neat box-type 64mm x 64mm x 57mm deep plastic enclosure easily attached to a suitable bracket or flat surface. Inside the housing the switch unit itself is cylindrical, very compact, and can be removed for insertion in another holder should this be necessary. Included are wiring instructions for all the common British makes of motor and also the modern cheaper "Machine Mart" type. This switch is ideal for most small lathes, milling machines, shapers and grinders, etc. Sent by insured Royal Mail "Special Delivery" to arrive the day after ordering.