What are the parts of a lighting fixture?

Here are the five parts of a lighting fixture that you need to know.

  • Shade.
  • Canopy.
  • Chain or Rod.
  • Socket.
  • Lightbulb.
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What are parts of a light called?

Lampshade fitting: structural frame for the lampshade. Lampshade: Softens the light. Bulb: Provide the light. Harp: Vertical shade support and shade attachment into the socket.

What holds a light fixture in place?

Most of the time, a central threaded hollow rod holds a chandelier in place. Ceiling fixtures hang by two screws that attach the fixture base to the outlet box or to a mounting strap in the outlet box.

What is the canopy part of a light fixture?

The canopy is the decorative plate, typically round, that rests against the ceiling and covers the electrical box. A stem mount pendant can be hung from a standard canopy, a hang-straight canopy, or a heavy-duty canopy.

What are light fixtures called?

Portable light fixtures are often called lamps, as in table lamp or desk lamp. In technical terminology, the lamp is the light source, which, in casual terminology, is called the light bulb. The International Electrotechnical Commission (IEC) recommends the term luminaire for technical use.

What is the top of a light fitting called?

The part of the lamp or light bulb that connects into the light fitting is generally known either as the “cap” or “base”. Caps provide the electrical contact to conduct electricity to the light bulb but it also helps to secure the light bulb into its fitting.

What is the glass cover on a ceiling light called?

At Lighting Connection, crystal refers to transparent glass of fine quality used to embellish chandeliers, wall sconces, pendants, and ceiling mounts.

What is a ceiling medallion canopy?

At its most basic, a ceiling medallion is a decorative element that dresses-up and enhances the area around the ceiling canopy, where the wiring for a chandelier or other fixture enters the ceiling junction box.

What is a flange kit?

A flange kit makes the task of reattaching the pipe sections together much easier. A flange kit contains everything required to install a flange onto a pipe. A flange collar, gasket and connection hardware are typically included in a flange kit.