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United Kingdom Fittings

Candle Clip
Candle shades and small coolie shades up to 7" diameter
will normally have clip fittings, and clip onto:

small bayonet candle bulb (SBC), which fits into:

candle tube, which fits over:

small bayonet lampholder (SBC)


SBC candle
bulbs. Max 40W

BC Gimbel
Lampshades with fixed gimbels, normally sizes
from 8" to 16" diameter, screw onto:

bayonet cap lampholder, switched (EPB) or unswitched (BC)

Shades 8"-10" use 60W golf ball

Shades 11" and above use general


service bulb. Max 60W

27mm inside dia.

Besselink & Jones Ltd 3.1


United Kingdom Fittings
Duplex
Lampshades with duplex fittings, normally sizes 17"
base diameter and over, fit onto:

shade carrier, which screws onto:

bayonet cap lampholder, switched (EPB) or unswitched (BC)

Use general service


bulbs. Max 100W

Finnial
Lampshades with finnial fittings (not commonly used in Britain)
can be used with 2 way lamp fittings and finnial. They fit onto:

2 way fittings.

Use general service bulbs


Up to 2x 60W

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United Kingdom Fittings
Duplex (shown with 3 way lampholder and reflector fitting)

Larger Lampshades with reflector fittings are used


with 3 way fittings and fit onto:

white metal reflector fittings, which screw onto:

3 way fitting. Lampholders can be switched or unswitched

Use general service bulbs.


Up to 3x 60W

Pendant
Lampshades with pendant fittings go onto:

bayonet cap lampholders, sometimes switched, but normally


unswitched and used in conjunction with:

a footswitch.
Use general service bulbs
Max 60W

Besselink & Jones Ltd 3.3


United Kingdom Bulbs & Lampholders

As used in UK, Australasia, Indian Sub-Continent and parts of the Middle East.

fig 1.1
EPB Switched Lampholder
with shade ring (BC)

fig 2.3
fig 2.1 fig 2.2 Golf Ball Bulb
General Service Bulb Candle Bulb Bayonet Cap (BC)
Bayonet Cap. (BC) Bayonet Cap (BC) 25W - 40W - 60W fig 1.2
25W - 40W - 60W - 100W 25W - 40W - 60W Lampholder with
shade ring (BC)

fig 1.3
Small Bayonet Cap
Lampholder with
shade ring (SBC)

fig 2.4 fig 2.6 fig 2.5


Candle Bulb Golf Ball Bulb Pygmy Bulb
Small Bayonet Cap (SBC) Small Bayonet Cap (SBC) fig 1.4
Small Bayonet Cap (SBC)
25W - 40W - 60W 15W - 25W Small Bayonet Cap
25W - 40W - 60W
Lampholder without
shade ring (SBC)

fig 2.18 fig 2.16 fig 2.17


Low Voltage 50mm Capsule Low Voltage Mains Voltage Tungsten
(Dichroic) 12V Closed Halogen 12V - 2pin Halogen Linear Lamp
Front Halogen Bulb Type ref. M91 - 10W - G4 cap TH 100/K4 - 100W - 78mm - R7S cap
20W - 35W - 50W Type ref. M47 - 20W - G4 cap TH 150/K4 - 150W - 78mm - R7S cap

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United Kingdom
Plugs, Switches & Accessories

fig 3.3
fig 3.2
fig 3.1 2 Amp Lighting
5 Amp Lighting
13 Amp Square Pin Plug Circuit Plug
Circuit Plug
(for lamps, use a 3 amp fuse)

fig 7.14

fig 7.3
fig 5.3 Brass Chain and
fig 5.1 fig5.2 Foot Operated Switch ceiling rose
In-line, Cord or
“Torpedo” switches.
Gold or Black

fig 4.1
Gold PVC 3 Core Flex
fig 7.11 fig 7.12
ES to BC BC to ES
converter converter
fig 4.2
Black PVC 3 Core Flex fig 7.8
Transformer for Tungsten
fig 7.1 Halogen Fittings. 240V/12V
fig 4.3 Coverplate with Grommet Hole. 105 Watt Max
White PVC 3 Core Flex For use with Library Lights.
Available in any size
fig 7.2
Brass Conduit
fig 4.4
Cloth Covered 3 Core Flex

Besselink & Jones Ltd 3.5


United States Fittings
Candelabra Clip
Candelabra shades and other shades up to 9" diameter
clip onto:

candelabra bulb with small edison screw (E12) which


fits into:

candle tube, which fits over:

small US Edison screw skeleton lampholder (E12)

Use SES E12


candelabra bulb
Max 40W

Large Clip
Lampshades with 10" or 11" base diameter, with large
Edison clips, clip onto:

large Edison screw general service bulb (ES E26)


which screws into:

large Edison screw, 3-way USA lampholder

Use E26
general service
bulbs. Max 60W

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United States Fittings
Finnial
Lampshades with finnial fittings, from 10" diameter and
over, fit onto:

harp finnial, fit onto:

harp saddle, with 3-way USA (ES, E26) lampholder

10" & 12" shades use


Max 60W general service bulbs
Larger shades - max 100W

Pendant
Smaller lampshades with pendant fittings, up to 8"
diameter, screw onto:

small US (SES E12) Edison screw lampholders with


shade rings. Not switched

Use SES E12 golf ball bulb


Max 40W

Pendant (Larger shades)


Larger lampshades with pendant fittings, go onto

large Edison lampholders (ES E26) with shade rings.


Not switched
Use ES E26 general
service bulbs
Max 60W

Besselink & Jones Ltd 3.7


United States Bulbs & Lampholders

Americas, Japan and parts of the Middle East

26mmdia.
fig 1.15 fig 1.14
US, ES E26 US, ES E26
Lampholder with Lampholder with
3-way switch Dimmer Switch

fig 1.5
US Harp Saddle
ES E26 Lampholder
with 3-way switch
fig 2.7 fig 2.8
General Service Bulb Golf Ball Bulb fig 1.9 fig 1.10
Edison Screw (ES E26) Edison Screw (ES E26) ES E26 Lampholder ES E26 Lampholder
unswitched with unswitched without
shade rings shade rings

fig 1.6
fig 1.8 US, SES E12
US, SES E12 Lampholder with
Lampholder without shade rings
shade rings

fig 2.9 fig 2.10 fig 2.14


Candle Bulb Golf Ball Bulb Pygmy Bulb
Small US Edison Small US Edison fig 1.7
Small Edison Screw
Screws (SES E12) Screws (SES E12) US, SES E12
(SES E12)
Skeleton fitting.
12mmdia. (Use with candle tube)

Low Voltage 50mm fig 2.16 fig 2.17


(Dichroic) 12V Closed Capsule Low Voltage Mains Voltage Tungsten
Front Halogen Bulb Halogen 12V-2pin Halogen Linear Lamp
20W - 35W - 50W Type ref. M91 - 10W - G4 cap TH 100/K4 - 100W - 78mm - R7S cap
fig 2.18 Type ref. M47 - 20W - G4 cap TH 150/K4 - 150W - 78mm - R7S cap

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United States
Plugs, Switches & Accessories

fig 4.5
US 2 Core Clear Flex fig 3.6
(standard with fig 3.6) US Clear Flat 2 Pin Plug

fig 4.6
US 2 Core Black Flex fig 3.7
(standard with fig 3.7) US Black Flat 2 Pin Plug

fig 3.5
fig 4.4 US White Flat
Cloth Covered Flex 2 Pin Plug
US 2 Core (for use with fig 3.5)

fig 7.3
Brass Chain and
ceiling rose

fig 3.8
3 Pin US Plug
fig 5.1 fig5.2
In-line, Cord or
“Torpedo” switches.
Gold or Black

fig 7.11 fig 7.12


BC to ES fig 7.9
ES to BC
converter Transformer for Tungsten
converter
Halogen Fittings. 110V/12V
105 Watt Max

fig 7.1
fig 5.3
Coverplate with Grommet Hole.
Foot Operated Switch
For use with Library Lights.
Available in any size
fig 7.2
Brass Conduit

Besselink & Jones Ltd 3.9


European Fittings
Candle Clip
Candle shades and small coolie shades up to 7" dia will
normally have clip fittings and clip onto:

small Edison screw candle bulb (E14), which fits into:

a candle tube, which fits over:

Small Edison screw skeleton lampholder (E14)

Use SES E14 candle


bulb Max 40W

Gimbel
Lampshades from 7" diameter up to 10" base diameter
have standard UK gimbels, which scew onto:

small Edison screw lampholders (SES E14) with shade rings,


not switched.
Shades 7" dia. use golf ball bulb. Max 40W
Shades 8" - 10" dia. Use SES E14 golf
ball bulb. Max 60W

Large Gimbel
Lampshades from 11" to 16" base diameter have
large (ES E27) gimbels and screw into:

large Edison screw (ES, E27) lampholders with shade rings,


not switched
Use ES E27 general service bulbs. Max 60W
for shades up to 12" and Max 100W
for shades 14" and above.

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European Fittings
Duplex
Lampshades with duplex fittings, from 17" diameter base
and over, fit onto:

shade carrier (ES E27), which screws onto:

large Edison screw lampholder (ES, E27) with shade rings.


Not switched

Use ES E27 general


service bulbs. Max 100W

Pendant
Smaller lampshades with pendant fittings, up to
8" diameter base, go onto:

small Edison screw lampholders (SES E14) with shade rings,


not switched

Use SES E14 golf ball bulb


Max 40W

Large Pendant
Larger lampshades with pendant fittings, go onto

large Edison lampholders (ES E27) with shade rings.


Not switched
Use ES E27 general service bulbs
Max 60W

Besselink & Jones Ltd 3.11


European Bulbs & Lampholders

Europe, Russia, Asia & Africa

27mmdia.

fig 2.8
Golf Ball Bulb fig 1.9 fig 1.10
Edison Screw (ES E27) ES E27 Lampholder ES E27 Lampholder
unswitched with unswitched without
shade rings shade rings

fig 1.11
14mmdia. fig 1.6 SES E14
SES E14 Lampholder with
Lampholder without shade rings
shade rings

fig 2.11 fig 2.12 fig 2.13


Candle Bulb Golf Ball Pygmy Bulb
Small US Edison fig 1.12
Small Edison Screw Small Edison
Screws (SES E14) SES E14
(SES E14) Screws (SES E14)
Skeleton fitting.
(Use with candle tube)

Low Voltage 50mm fig 2.16 fig 2.17


(Dichroic) 12V Closed Capsule Low Voltage Mains Voltage Tungsten
Front Halogen Bulb Halogen 12V - 2pin Halogen Linear Lamp
20W - 35W - 50W Type ref. M91 - 10W - G4 cap TH 100/K4 - 100W - 78mm - R7S cap
fig 2.18 Type ref. M47 - 20W - G4 cap TH 150/K4 - 150W - 78mm - R7S cap

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European
Plugs, Switches & Accessories

fig 4.1

Gold PVC 3 Core Flex

fig 4.2

Black PVC 3 Core Flex

fig 4.3
fig 3.4
European Round White PVC 3 Core Flex
2 Pin Plug + Earth
Please specify if you require a fig 4.4
different plug
fig 7.3
Brass Chain and
Cloth Covered 3 Core Flex ceiling rose

fig 5.1 fig5.2


In-line, Cord or
“Torpedo” switches.
Gold or Black

fig 7.11 fig 7.12


BC to ES fig 7.8
ES to BC
converter Transformer for Tungsten
converter
Halogen Fittings. 220V/12V
105 Watt Max

fig 7.1
fig 5.3
Coverplate with Grommet Hole.
Foot Operated Switch
For use with Library Lights.
Available in any size
fig 7.2
Brass Conduit

Besselink & Jones Ltd 3.13