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18 Watt, 24 Inch T8 Yellow Fluorescent Bulb

SKU: TLD18W/16 | Ordering Code: TLD18W/16 (Yellow)

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Product Details

Brand

Philips

Energy Used

A rating, expressed in watts, to indicate the rate at which a lamp consumes energy. Also known as wattage value.
 
Energy Used
18 Watts

Bulb Shape

The description of the general appearance of a lamp/bulb consists of a letter(s) followed by a number. The letter indicates the shape of the bulb and the number relates to the diameter of the bulb in eighths of an inch. For example, a common household bulb is the A-19. The bulb is "A" shape and the diameter would be nineteen 8ths of an inch, or 2 3/8".
 
Bulb Shape
T-8

Base

The end (or ends) of the lamp that fits into the socket.
 
Base
Medium Bipin

Diameter (in)

Light bulbs: a measurement of a bulb's width taken at the widest point of the bulb. Fixtures: the measurement across the widest point of a circular fixture.
 
Diameter (in)
1

Length (in)

Also referred to as "Maximum Overall Length" (MOL). For light bulbs, it measures the length of a light bulb, from the top of the bulb to the bottom of the base or pins and is typically expressed in inches. For light fixtures and ballasts, it applies to the total horizontal length of the item.
 
Length (in)
24

Average Rated Life (hr)

A measurement of the average length of time, between first use and the point when 50% of the lamps tested have stopped functioning, , using an operating cycle of 3 hours on, 20 minutes off.
 
Average Rated Life (hr)
13,000

Brightness (Lumens)

A rating of the inital light output of a bulb, rated after 100 hrs of operation. Lumens are a measure of how much light falls on one square foot of area, one foot away from the light source.
 
Brightness (Lumens)
872/700

Bulb Technology

The technology implemented by the bulb, e.g. incandescent, halogen, LED
 
Bulb Technology
Fluorescent

Bulb Finish

The surface finish of a bulb, which may affect the quality of the light emitted.
 
Bulb Finish
Opaque

Bulb Color

The color of the light produced by a bulb
 
Bulb Color
Yellow
Description
 
Reviews
 
Q & A

Philips brand 18 Watt Yellow TLD fluorescent lamp.  T8 with Medium bipin base to fit in shorter fixtures.

  • Yellow coated glass lamp.  Yellow color perfect for signage, scoreboards, hotels, exterior lighting, and festive applications

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  • Q:

    why does it have a yellow finish and does that make the room look yellow because of the yellow finish?
    Asked on 1/4/2011 by dwfunnygirl from buena,nj

    1 answer

    • Staff Reviewer

      A:

      This bulb is used for decorative purposes and is light "to be seen", not "to see by." The bulb emits a yellow light output and will make a room or surfaces appear yellow.

      Answered on 1/7/2011 by Product Support from Bulbs.com
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