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Is Notching Blowing Out Your Bulbs Early?

Is Notching Blowing Out Your Bulbs Early?

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"I just replaced that bulb. It's already burnt out? The previous one lasted two years!" Yes, we've all had that feeling, as a light bulb we screwed into a socket a few months ago unexpectedly burns out. The usual response is a little annoyance, paranoia about the fixture or electrical wiring, and resignation to putting in a new bulb. If it's used in a special application like for a car or indicator light, this might...

What Do Common Light Bulb Coatings Mean?

What Do Common Light Bulb Coatings Mean?

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Have you ever wondered why some light bulbs are coated while others are clear? The majority of light bulbs that are sold in the market nowadays, rather than being completely clear like the original Edison bulbs, have different coatings. Clear bulbs are often used in situations where abrupt and extreme light is needed. To achieve this effect, this setup allows us to directly see the illuminated tungsten filament of an incandescent or halogen bulb. These...

What's the difference between a halogen and incandescent bulb?

What's the difference between a halogen and incandescent bulb?

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Learn the difference between halogen and incandescent light bulbs. While halogen bulbs basically are incandescent, see how they've improved on the old incandescent light source, resulting in more efficiency.