Infra Red Lamp With 250 Watts Rating - Some Advice Needed


Postby Hatshepsutt » Wed Dec 04, 2013 4:41 pm

I bought this bulb/lamp to use as a method of resting meat and poultry (after cooking) so that it does not get cold. I cannot find a light fitting that is rated at 250 watts.
What will be the consequences of screwing it into a holder rated at (say) 80W?
Are there any other issues that I should consider in setting it up and using it?
Thanks
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Postby keeflester » Fri Dec 06, 2013 1:18 pm

The worst that can happen is a fire, you should go to the supplier of the lamp and task them with suggesting a suitable socket. You must not use this lamp in an ordinary domestic light fitting.
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Postby ericmark » Sat Dec 07, 2013 1:52 am

Google "porcelain lamp holder" I found loads rated 16A
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