This 15 Watt T8 Germicidal Fluorescent lamp with a double ended G5 base is an energy efficient Ultra-Violet 450mm tubular lamp used in water and air disinfection units to aid with the deactivation of bacteria, viruses and other micro-organisms. Common applications are pond filtering and disinfection of drinking water. Warning; do not look directly at this light source as UVC radiation is harmful to the human eye.
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A compact fluorescent lamp is an energy saving fluorescent lamp that has been reduced in size and uses approximately 20% of the power of a normal incandescent light bulb. These lamps are usually tubular glass, sometimes folded and work in conjunction with a electronic ballast.
A Germicidal Lamp is a specialist lamp that produces a short wave ultraviolet light that destroys bacteria. These can be used to produce ozone for water filtering and in air conditioning units.
T2 is a term describing a tube that is 2 eighths of an inch in diameter, or 7mm.
A T2 Tube is a type of slimline fluorescent tube commonly used for Cabinet and Display lighting. Available in 6, 8, 11 or 13 watts the T2 tube has a distinguishable W4.3 Plug In base at each end.
T2 can also be used to describe certain types of energy saving lamps, such as Energy Saving Spirals.
A T4 Tube is a type of fluorescent tube commonly found in pelmet or under cabinet lighting due to their slimline design. The T4 tube is named so as it measures 4 eighths of an inch, or 14mm in diameter and is available in wattages ranging from 6 to 30 watts.
A T5, sometimes called the T16 is a common type of fluorescent tube predominantly found in recessed and suspended ceiling applications. The T5 tube gets its' name from being 5 eighths of an inch in diameter, or 15-16mm.
Although commonly referring to linear tubes, T5 tube could refer to a type of circular fluorescent tube. The T5 circular tube has a 2GX13 base with 2 pins either side of the tube.
T5 can also be used to describe 2D Compact Fluorescent Lamps. This is due to the diameter of the actual tube itself being 15mm, the same as the T5 Linear Tube.
A T8 Tube is a type of popular type of fluorescent tube favoured for its' versatility in application. The T8 tube is named so as it measures 8 eights of an inch in diameter, or 25mm.
T8 Fluorescent Tubes can now be replaced with LED alternatives, offering a longer life span and reduced power consumption.
A T9 Tube is a type of circular fluorescent tube often found in Insect-O-Cutor Units and Circular Luminaires. The T9 Tube has a 29mm, or 9 eighths of an inch, diameter tube and G10q base which has 4 pins in a square on the inside of the tube.
A T12 Tube is a type of fluorescent tube commonly found lighting larger areas such as offices and retail spaces. The T12 Tube was one of the first fluorescent tubes to be manufactured, however is now being phased out in favour of the more efficient T8 Tube which has the same G13 base. T12 Tubes measure 38mm, or 12 eighths of an inch, in diameter and are available in wattages ranging from 20-125 watts.
827 can be used to describe the colour of light produced by a light bulb or fluorescent tube. 827 is more commonly known as "warm white" and is similar to the light produced by a normal incandescent bulb.
830 can be used to describe the colour of light produced by a light bulb or fluorescent tube. Colour 830 is primarily found in halogen light bulbs and appears slightly whiter than incandescent light bulbs.
Colour 840 is also referred to as "cool white", emitting a 4000k colour temperature. Lamps & tubes that produce this colour enhance blues, flatten reds and give a bluish tint to whites & greens.
Colour 845 is also referred to as "cool white". Lamps & tubes that produce this colour enhance blues, flatten reds and give a bluish tint to whites & greens.
865 is more commonly known by the term "daylight". Daylight light bulbs reproduce the colour of the sun on a sunny day. These light bulbs have a colour temperature of 6500 Kelvin.
2G11 is a type of light bulb base. This base has 4 pins in a straight line and can be found on 18w, 24w, 34w, 36w, 40w, 55w and 80 watt PLL light bulbs. This type of light bulb is also known as Biax L, Lynx L and Dulux L.