When choosing the lighting of our home it is very important to know all the types of lamp holders that we can use, so in Luxiform we want to talk about all its characteristics and functions.
What is the lamp holder?
The first thing you should know before the types of existing lamp holders is what a lamp holder really is, and that is, the part of a bulb where the lighting body is located, is responsible for transmitting the energy so that the bulb can work.
Types of lamp holders
Now that you know that it is a lamp holder we are going to offer you information about all the types of existing lamp holders.
Lamp holder e14
Also known under the name of thread mignon, they are ideal for those low power bulbs.
Its particularity is that they are threaded and are valid for 17 mm bushings.
Lamp holder e27
This is one of the most common types of lamp holders and therefore the most commonly used, feature an Edison-style thread and support 27mm bushings.
Lamp holder e40
This type of lamp holders are the most suitable for industrial use, which needs greater resistance.
Something that characterizes the E40 is that they have a great resistance to higher temperatures and are also able to hold much larger bulbs and greater power than conventional lamp holders.
They can be adapted up to 39mm measurements.
Lamp holders B22D and B15D
We are facing an equivalence that occurs both in France and in England, their particularity is that they have a personal bayonet shape.
This type of lamp holder needs a quarter turn to be able to hook the bulbs into it.
The B22D lamp holder is equivalent to 26mm and the B15D to 17 mm.
Lamp holders G4, G6.35 and GX5.3
This type of lamp holder stands out for being ideal for both bipin or two-pin bulbs, that is, they adapt perfectly to the halogen bulbs of a lifetime.
All these types of lamp holders work at low power as a characteristic of them, and differ from each other types, due to the separation distance that exists between the two pins.
We hope that our article has helped you and now you have all the information you need to know how to choose the lamp holder you need for your home or business.
Do not forget that in Luxiform we put at your disposal both decorative and technical luminaire solutions, so you can give that touch of light that your space needs.
Do not hesitate to contact us to transfer any type of doubt or suggestion, we will be happy to assist you.