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This Smooth Sided Bakelite Phenolic E26 light bulb socket comes with a built in on/off switch at the top of the light bulb socket. It 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.
So, why do we call them double ferrule? It's a fancy way of saying two rings. And that's exactly what these light bulb sockets have on them, two rings. The rings are there to hold pendant light shades in place. Most pendant light shade that have an opening between 1 - 5/8 inches to 2 - 1/16 inches wide should work with these double ferrule light bulb sockets with built in on/off switches.
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.
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
Rated voltage: 250 Vac.
Terminals: screw terminals for rigid or flexible cables from 0.50 to 2.50 mm².
Fixing: with metal nipples threaded M10x1 and locking screw.
Diameter: 1 - 3/4 inches (40 mm)
Height: 3 - 1/8 inches (79 mm)
UL Listed: E190302
Note that this double ferrule 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.)
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