Cam Switches

Bremas Cam Switches

Bremas Cam operated switches are designed for universal applications, and will easily replace any other make. These industrial cam switches are UL listed, CSA approved, with isolated positive acting double break silver contacts built to international standards.

These rugged products consist of one or more modular switching segments operated by an independent activating cam. The modular design allows a vast array of switching patterns and contact arrangements - even patterns tailored to customer specifications. Because of the modular design, the switch can be furnished with up to 12 handle positions and with up to 26 poles!

All switches can be environmentally protected up to NEMA type 4X (IP65) where required.

Bremas can also supply industrial cam switches built to customer specifications.

Bremas cam switches are stocked in our Canadian warehouse ready for distribution to Canada and USA regions.

Bremas Cam Switches are rugged, manually operated, modular, horsepower rated, UL Listed switches, with isolated positive double break cam operated silver contacts built to international standards to switch motor and other high amperage loads.

The switch can be used as a motor control switch, motor reversing switch, motor lockout switch, low cost alternative to a PLC, multi-pole control function switch or power control switch.

Bremas can also be tailored to the customer's specific needs. Industrial Cam Switches consist of one or more modular segments with independent activating cams permitting an infinite variety of contact arrangements. This modular design allows a vast number of switching patterns and contact arrangements, with up to 12 handle positions and switching up to 24 poles. This modular design is a standard feature on all Industrial Cam Switches.

Switches are UL Listed with amp ratings from 20 amps to 630 amps, 600 volt. Through the 100 Series the switches are UL Listed with horsepower ratings to directly control electric motor loads. The switch can start / stop, or reverse electric motors (single or three phase) under load, as a low cost manual motor controller.

Bremas Cam Switches are available as:


The switch can be used as a Safety Lockout Switch. When supplied with the Lockable Handle Assembly, the switch can be padlocked in the "OFF" position with up to 3 padlocks (not furnished), meeting the requirements of OSHA 1910.

The switch can be supplied with 2 or 3 poles for single or three phase motors or with 6 poles for two speed motors.

All Cam Switches have an undercut shaft extending 5 mm from the switch face. The undercut shaft accepts a round gasket. Additional square gaskets are available for particular handle assemblies for additional protection. Switches can be environmental protected up to Type 4X (IP65).

The flexibility, rugged construction, UL Listing, amp and horsepower ratings allows the switch to be the solution to a variety of motor control, power flow or control panel applications. The high quality Bremas cam switches are designed for universal industrial application, and are available in switching angles of 30°, 45°, 60° or 90°.

We carry a large assortment of switches and can ship same-day for most orders.

Electram Rotary Equipment Ltd. is your North American source for Bremas cam switches.

Cam switch assembly

Fusible disconnect

Key switch

Load break disconnect

On / Off lockable switch

Toggle switch

Welder switch

Boat lift switch