• 2 Gang 5A Unswitched Double Socket in Painted Plate and Plastic Insert Forbes and Lomax

2 Gang 5A Unswitched Double Socket in Painted Plate and Plastic Insert Forbes and Lomax

Model No. DS5 by: Forbes and Lomax
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This is the Forbes and Lomax DS5, a two gang 5A unswitched double socket in painted plate with plastic insert, manufactured by Forbes and Lomax.

Note: It comes standard with a white plastic trim; if you require a black plastic insert, please mention this in the comments.

  • Finish: painted plate with white plastic trim (or black, if required). No switches - it is an unswitched socket
  • Type: twin socket rated at 5A, unswitched, on a twin size plate.
  • Plate dimensions: 147mm x 86mm. 

About the Forbes and Lomax 5A Socket Outlets

The Forbes and Lomax 2A and 5A socket outlets can be used for ligthting circuits that demand low amperages. These sockets come in the Invisible Socket range, the Antique Bronze range, the Nickel Silver range, the Verdigris range, the Aged Brass range, the Unlacquered Brass range, the Painted Socket range, and the Stainless Steel range. It can come with a White or a Black plastic insert / trim. 

Technical Information - 2 Gang 5A Socket Outlets

  • Each socket conforms to BS 546 1950
  • Top access terminals making wiring easier and quicker
  • Shutter safety feature
  • Terminal marking present on socket housing for clearer identification
  • Automatic primary switching on insertion of plug
  • All the Forbes and Lomax 5A and 2A sockets require a British Standard 35mm deep flush wall box. 
  • Supply voltage: 250V AC
  • 5A socket Terminal Capacities: Live, Neutral & Earth, 1 x 2.5 mm2, 2 x 2.0 mm2, 2 x 1.5 mm2, 4 x 1.0 mm2
  • Ambient Operating Temperature: -5 degrees to +40 degrees Celsius
  • IP rating: IP2XD
  • Max. installation altitude: 2000m

The Painted Range from Forbes and Lomax

  • Painted sockets are supplied with etch-primed face plates ready to be painted in the same colour as the wall.
  • A choice of black or white inserts are available for all of our painted sockets.
  • The painted range is only available for sockets not switches.
Switches & Sockets Specific
Amp 5
Back Box Depth 35mm
Brand Forbes and Lomax
Finish Paintable - Primed White
Gang 2
Insert White or Black
Plate Metal
Plate Dimensions 146mm x 86mm
Plate Projection / Protrusion 1.9mm
Style Flat Plate
Type Socket

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