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What are LED filament light bulbs?

September 27, 2016

LED filament light bulbs are a new lighting technology developed by Ushio Lighting in 2008 with the intention of mimicking the appearance of standard vintage light bulbs. By mid 2010, LED filament bulbs were being introduced into the market by several manufacturers including Edison Mills.  The LED filament is composed of a series of LEDs on a transparent substrate, referred to as Chip-On-Glass (COG). These transparent substrates are made of glass or sapphire materials. This transparency allows the emitted light to disperse evenly and uniformly without any interference. An even coating of yellow phosphor in a silicone resin binder material converts the blue light generated by the LEDs into white light.[2] Degradation of silicone binder, and leakage of blue light are design issues in LED filament lights....

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LED Edison Bulbs for Outdoor Patio String Lights

September 19, 2016

 How Do I Buy the Right LED Edison Bulbs for Outdoor Patio String Lights? Buying new LED filament Edison bulbs to replace traditional incandescent bulbs can be complicated especially when they need to hold up to harsh weather conditions on your outdoor patio. Edison-Mills has designed an S14 and S11 shape LED bulb specifically designed and rated for wet locations.   

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