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HID Light Bulbs

H.I.D. Bulbs

High-intensity discharge lamps (HID lamps) are a type of electrical lamp which produces light by means of an electric arc between tungsten electrodes housed inside a translucent or transparent fused quartz or fused alumina arc tube. This tube is filled with both gas and metal salts. The gas facilitates the arc's initial strike. Once the arc is started, it heats and evaporates the metal salts forming a plasma, which greatly increases the intensity of light produced by the arc and reduces its power consumption. High-intensity discharge lamps are a type of arc lamp.

High-intensity discharge (HID) lamps make more visible light per unit of electric power consumed than fluorescent and incandescent lamps since a greater proportion of their radiation is visible light as opposed to heat. Various types of chemistry are used in the arc tubes of HID lamps, depending on the desired characteristics of light intensity, correlated color temperature, color rendering index (CRI), energy efficiency, and lifespan. Varieties of HID lamp include: Mercury vapor lamps, Metal halide (MH) lamps, Ceramic MH lamps, Sodium vapor lamps, Xenon short-arc lamps.

Why Choose Alcon Lighting

Since 1987, Alcon Lighting has been supplying Los Angeles with light bulbs at wholesale prices. The expanse of its inventory ranges from LED light bulbs, to Fluorescent, H.I.D., and Vintage Carbon Filament Edison bulbs.  This allows Alcon Lighting to be a leading lighting supplier for local restaurants, the hospitality sector, and other Industries which may require high efficacy lighting or rare vintage design accent lighting

In 2002, Alcon Lighting went national by launching  Offering the same excellent products at competitive prices online, is now supplies restaurants, hotels, office buildings and residential apartment complexes across the nation. If you are a Los Angeles based property, Click Here to inquire about choosing Alcon Lighting as your lighting vendor.