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A replaceable component that produces light from electricity is called a lamp or a bulb. Lamps are commonly called "light bulbs". A wide variety of lamps/bulbs are used in restaurant equipment from refrigerators to merchandisers, and ovens to orbital mixers. Lamps usually have a base made of ceramic, metal, glass, or plastic, which secures the lamp in the socket of a light fixture. The electrical connection to the socket may be made with a screw-thread base, two metal pins that fit into a receiving clamp, two metal caps or a bayonet cap. The three main categories of electric lights are:
A "sensing bulb" is the temperature sensing device (probe) of a thermometer, RTD, or thermistor. The 'bulb' refers to its shape and has nothing to do with lighting.
In restaurant equipment design, sockets are common engineering elements. In general, sockets are receptacles for matching parts, tools, and components. They may serve only for mounting purposes, or they may be used to form connections and provide a source of power.
Beverage-Air is a leading manufacturer of commercial refrigeration equipment to the foodservice industry. The company, based in Winston-Salem, N.C., provides top value, a diverse product offering, and unmatched quality in the commercial refrigeration equipment industry.
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