What does Type B mean in light bulbs?
The main shape designations of light bulbs are:
B – Bullet tip; BT – Bulged or Blown Tubular bulb shape (used for table lamps); BR – Short reflector style light bulb; C – Candle or Conical bulb shape (used for chandeliers and decorative lamps); via
What is a Type B 10 bulb?
B10 refers to bulb shape and means "blunt tip". They can be medium base (E26) or candelabra (E12). E12 means American style candelabra base. via
Is an E12 bulb a Type B?
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Are Type B and C bulbs interchangeable?
So yes, B10 and B11 (and CA10) bulbs are interchangeable as long as they all have the right fixture size to fit your wall sconces or candelabra base. via
What is a 60 watt Type A bulb?
A standard 60-watt incandescent bulb puts out about 820 lumens. That translates to a 60-watt incandescent bulb producing 13.67 lumens per watt. One of the better CFLs on the market, the GE Reveal Bright from the Start light bulb, uses 15 watts to produce 740 lumens. That bulb has an efficiency of 49.33 lumens per watt. via
What is compatible with E12 bulb?
Bulbs with E12 bases are commonly used for decorative applications, such as chandeliers, wall sconces, Christmas lights, restaurant pendant lights, ornamental lights, residential or commercial string lights, and night lights. via
Is a candelabra?
A candelabra (plural candelabras) or candelabrum (plural candelabra or candelabrums) is a candle holder with multiple arms. Accordingly, the term candelabra has entered common use to describe small-based light bulbs used in chandeliers and other lighting fixtures made for decoration as well as lighting. via
What is equivalent to E12 bulb?
E12 is a designation used for a type of lamp base used on a light bulb. You are likely familiar with E26 lamp bases - the standard screw-in lamp base, approximately 1-inch in diameter, commonly used in standard A19 lamps. E12 uses the same naming system as E26, whereby the letter "E" signifies an Edison screw base. via
What is daylight vs soft white?
Soft white (2,700 to 3,000 Kelvin) is warm and yellow, the typical color range you get from incandescent bulbs. Daylight (5,000 to 6,500 Kelvin) has a more bluish tone. This light color will maximize contrast for colors, making it ideal for working, reading or applying makeup. via
Is E12 the same as G16 5?
It can be a little confusing, especially since the G16. 5 is an English standard which we Americans use and E12 is metric which, well, most of the rest of the world uses. 33 of 34 found this helpful. via
What is the most common light bulb base?
The most familiar is the Edison screw base found on most incandescent bulbs and many halogen, compact fluorescent, HID and now LED bulbs. The common terms are medium, intermediate, candelabra and mogul. However, because the light industry likes mysterious codes, you may also see E26, E12, E39, etc. via
How do I know what size light bulb to get?
Bulb sizing is very straightforward and simple, it is based on the diameter of the bulb at its widest point, measured in eighths of an inch (⅛”). For example, the designation “T12” indicates a tubular bulb that is 12 eighths of an inch (12/8”) in diameter (or 1 ½”). via