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Interesting Light Bulb Facts

Interesting Light Bulb Facts

The invention of the light bulb occurred in 1800s. The life of the people changed because of the light bulb. You can enjoy great light at night. You can do more activities without seeing a dark night. Here are a few facts about the light bulb:

1: Mass Production
The light bulb is considered as one of the best inventions which affect of human being. It can be safely used by people. Therefore, since its first invention, the light bulb has been produce massively.

2: Environmental Causes
Even though people realize that light bulbs gives them a lot of benefits, the environmental organization finds out that the elements inside the light bulbs affect the water and soil.

3: The Traditional Light Bulb
You can fin many types of light bulbs. They come in different sizes, shapes and features. If you choose the traditional light bulb, the filament is very important when sending the electricity.

4: Production of Light
Besides using filament, people can use chemicals or gasses to produce light. If you look at the modern light bulk, it is equipped with a solid wire. The function is to create light by hitting an electrician charge.

5: Types Of Light Bulbs
Let’s find out the types of light bulbs. Some of them include metal halide, compact fluorescent, incandescent, tube fluorescent, LED lights, ultraviolet, high-pressure sodium vapor, tube fluorescent light and many more.

6: Inventions
The invention of light bulbs was very important in the past. Many people did a research to make the safe light bulbs in 1800s. The famous figures at that time include Thomas Edison and Joseph Wilson Swan.

7: Mercury
Mercury is one of the dangerous components inside light bulbs and lamps. The disposal of mercury without any careful attention can damage the purity of water and land.

8: Disposal
Light bulbs and lamps should be disposed carefully. If you dispose the items on the landfill located in Ohio, Minnesota, Illinois, Indiana and California, you can get fines and stiff penalties.

9: The Dangerous Product
Do you know that the third most dangerous product in your home is a light bulb? This rank is based on the US Environmental Protection Agency. There are 600 million light bulbs disposed in US each year.

10: Mercury Waste
By disposing the light bulb, people can see 30,000 pounds of mercury waste in US. If you want to use the technology such as light bulb, don’t forget to think about the environment.


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