Comfort and convenience of modern apartment depends on the lighting. In addition to natural lighting, a great role in this belongs to artificial lighting. Correct lighting is not only coziness and comfort, it is the appropriate atmosphere in your home, the optimal conditions for work and rest, a good mood. To create artificial lighting apply lamps of various types and different functional purposes. With the help of lamps you can give the interior of the room a peculiar style and appearance.
Light fittings are different parts and devices, which are the main fastener for electrical appliances. In addition, such devices are used to decorate and improve lighting. For example, light fixtures are widely used in the manufacture of various lamps, chandeliers, sconces, etc. After all, for such instruments, both a beautiful appearance and a good luminous flux are important.
Features of light fittings
Manufacturers of lighting devices, where the main part is light fittings, distinguish them in different categories. They differ in material, size, power and a certain degree of protection. In general, the degree of protection against moisture and dust in such devices is indicated by the letters IP. Also near these letters should be a figure, for example, 20. This indicates a high level of protection. The higher the figure, the better the device.
For example, the base for a night lamp should be made in such a way that it is not calculated for more than 40 watts.
It should be noted that electric lighting fixtures should be practical. That is why, it is made in such a way that it protects the electrical device from accidental mechanical damage.
As for light fittings for chandeliers, it uses parts that provide strength, reliability and rational use of light. The basis for chandeliers is chosen here so that the dispersion of light occurs proportionally to all angles. As a rule, the base is fixed to the mounting plate, on which there are several lamp holders.
Operation and maintenance of light fittings
The main rule when operating light fittings is safety. If the device is placed on a metal surface, then the hook for hanging should be insulated with a special tape. If on wooden, it is necessary to attach the suspension with an insulating ring. In addition, you need to adhere to general safety rules when using electricity. First of all, make sure that in your absence, electrical appliances are not turned on, do not touch the faulty equipment yourself and use only high-quality and reliable electrical appliances.
Despite the fact that such parts and devices are reliably protected from contamination, they should still be cleaned and washed from time to time. For example, electrical appliances that are located in large production facilities must be cleaned several times a month. If these are ordinary residential or office premises, it will be enough to wash them once every 2-3 months.