Halide Lamps

Metal Halide Lamps

A metal-halide lamp is an electric lamp that produces light by an electric arc through a gaseous mixture of vaporized mercury and metal halides (compounds of metals with bromine or iodine). It is a type of high-intensity discharge (HID), gas discharge lamp.

Halide lamps consist of small fused quartz or ceramic arc tube which contains the gases and the arc, enclosed inside a larger glass bulb which has a coating to filter out the ultraviolet light produced. Halide lamps operate at a pressure between 4 to 20 atms and require special fixtures to operate safely, as well as an electrical ballast. Metal atoms produce most of the light output. They require a warm-up period of several minutes to reach the full light output.

Lamp Disposal Service Available

Contact Electrical offer an environmentally friendly lamp disposal service for customers purchasing new halide lamps. Ask about lamp disposal when you talk to us.

Contact Electrical Wholesale Ltd stock many makes of metal-halide lamps including Osram, Sylvania, Crompton, Phillips, Kosnic and Radium.

For more information about our range of Halide Lamps do not hesitate to get in touch call: Birmingham: 0121 359 5387 or Cannock 0154 327 1362

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Contact Electrical Wholesale Ltd are suppliers of electrical products to electricians, electrical contractors, builders, and other contractors. We have trade counters in Birmingham, West Midlands, and Cannock, Staffordshire.

As part of the IBA (Independent Buyers Association), we have the purchasing power to offer our products at cost-effective prices. Also, we can deliver to sites up and down the country, wherever your job takes you.

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