An arc lamp is an electric lamp that produces light by forming an arc between two electrodes when electrical energy is delivered. The electrodes are separated from each other by a gap. Arc lamps were the first form of electricity to emerge. As the technology improved, the arc lamps also improved, the carbon in the arc was replaced by magnetite for a longer life.
Why was an arc lamp used?
Charcoal arc lamp provides strong light which is extremely good. It can be used to light up a large part of the street or even factory furnishings that are quite large. This was the only electric light available to illuminate large areas 1800-1900.
It was cheaper to light streets with arc lamps than gas or oil lamps. This became a simple and cost-effective solution to lighting problems in earlier times.
What are the benefits of Arc Lamps?
The arc lamps were very good for illuminating the exterior and giving 2000 -4000 luminosity while the power of a light bulb is only 16 luminosities. The arc light was so powerful that it was used to illuminate the exterior.
Arc lights are said to be visible 50 km away and are known to be very powerful. Arc lights are powered by generators. When you put on an arc, you can see a spark running back and forth from post to post.
Arc lamp for indoor use
Today, there is a wide range of arc lamps that can be used for home decoration. The floor arch lamp has a thin profile consisting of neutral bronze. The lamp has a linen shade that is off-white and melts well in the bronze place.
The lamp is perfect for work lighting or for reading. The screen is in the shape of a drum and the lamp is equipped with a switch on the base to easily turn it on and off. The maximum height it can withstand is 69 ”. The insert in the middle is 64 ”. It holds a lamp of 150W and the floor base is adjustable.
So if you want arc lamps in your home, you can choose the ones that best suit your space.