2-pole switch...positive On/Off action. Disconnecting 115V conductors prevent lightening damage. Float...automatically starts and stops pump. Operates vertically to save space. Automatic overload...prevents damage to motor windings. Compact...operates in sump pits as small as 10" in diameter. Ball bearing...never needs oiling, permanently lubricated. Cord set. Waterproof 3-prong grounding type, 8' in length. Watertight shaft seal...liquid lubricated, ceramic seal, prevents water from entering motor housing. Oil encased for quiet, cool operation, and permanent lubrication. Pump is warranted for 3 years. 1-1/2" discharge. When processing claims please refer to mydoitbest.com plumbing home page for instructions. Pump serial number is required to process claim.