Smooth Sided Bakelite Phenolic light bulb socket - E26

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This Smooth Sided Bakelite Phenolic E26 light bulb socket is made in Italy to the highest standards. It's UL listed and works with standard/medium E26 base light bulbs. A fantastic socket at a great price. This socket works with all our pendant light cables.

phenolic bakelite is a traditional resin material that was popular early in the 20th century for its durability and used for many electrical items including telephones, radios and switches. Its surface is great for painting to produce a high gloss finish.

This phenolic bakelite socket is perfect for anyone looking for simple uncomplicated gloss finish socket for an E26 light bulb. This socket works with all of our pendant light cables.

To configure and complement the phenolic bakelite E12 socket kit:
WARNING: a strain relief cable clamp is NOT included. On our website go to Lamp Parts & Shades > Lighting Accessories > Strain Reliefs to select the strain relief to go with your light bulb socket. Any of our strain reliefs will work with this light bulb socket.

UL Listed: E190302


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Cover: smooth.
Rated voltage: 250 Vac.
Terminals: screw terminals for rigid or flexible cables from 0.50 to 2.50 mm².
Fixing: with threaded hole M10x1.

Diameter: 1 - 3/4 inches (39 mm)
Height: 2 - 1/8 inches (54 mm)

UL Listed: E190302

Note that this bakelite light bulb socket has a built-in locking safety device that does not allow you to unscrew it once assembled. (This is to protect you from electric shock.)
We ship all our light sockets

    not fully assembled and twisted closed
so that the built-in locking safety mechanism is not "locked" when you receive it.
If the safety device does somehow become locked you can unlock this security system, located inside the socket on the side, with a small screwdriver. Please see our tutorial page for videos on how to unlock these light bulb sockets. And If you attempt to unlock the socket you must have the power
to the socket before inserting anything into the socket!

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We ship all packages via USPS or FedEx. Orders of in-stock items are generally shipped within 48/72 hours.
If the item is not currently available in our US warehouse, delivery time will be around 15 working days.
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