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F13T5 fluorescent light bulbs for task lighting, display or machine lighting and other tight areas. The widest selection always available from Sylvania, Eiko and Westinghouse.

Specialty fluorescent task lighting is a great way to get the light you need for a specific area. One of the most popular light bulbs for this application are the F13T5 fluorescent light bulbs.  Because of their slim size, they've been used in task lighting or display lighting for many years.  The F13T5 bulb will be 5/8 inches in diameter and 21 inches long.  The F13T5 is the standard cool white or warm white lamp that's been used in task lighting and other types of tight areas.  As with all fluorescent bulbs, they rely on ballasts inside of the fixtures in order to make them work.  Almost all fixtures for these bulbs come with ballasts already mounted and wired. The ballast is important because it is specific for each type of lamp.  You can't change from one type of fluorescent to another without changing the ballast in most cases.  In the case of F13T5 fluorescent light bulbs, the magnetic ballast and the lamp are matched electrically. The F13T5 fluorescent bulbs typically operate on a magnetic ballast and there is no upgrade to an electronic ballast unless you change to a different lamp as well.  Look for this lamp commonly used in a display lighting situation, but we also have other lamps which are replacing this one as a display lighting standard.  We have this bulb available in several different lengths and they are sometimes labeled as F13T5CW or F13T5WW.

As mentioned before, F13T5 light bulbs have been used in many types of lighting that includes some things that are a little more obscure.  A popular application is task lights or other types of machinery which require a specific size light to illuminate a certain area.  These could be special types of industrial machines or task lights, but mostly it's for illuminating areas which are usually tight and are hard to reach.  The F13T5 is really an older form of technology and are being replaced by other fluorescent lights, but it doesn't mean that there aren't many installations where they've been used.  That's why we keep a full selection of these lamps for you who have applications that use these.  We have them in the popular colors including cool white and warm white.  If you have another color other than these two, please call us for availability, we probably have those too.  So no matter which F13T5 bulbs you have, we will have what you will need.

Because it's still very pervasive in many task lighting or displays across the country, we make the F13T5 fluorescent light bulbs a substantial part of our offering. It's still being sold in some new fixtures for home users, so there will probably never be a time when these will not be in use. Remember that there are many types of fluorescent lighting, we describe some of the most common used in commercial lighting here.  The F13T5 fluorescent light bulb is the old standard for specialized fluorescent lighting, look for it stamped right on the side of the bulb itself.  Whatever type of fluorescent you choose or have, you will be saving energy while getting the most light you can for your money.  We have a large inventory of fluorescent bulbs for nearly every type of light fixture in the field.  If you need help identifying a bulb, our customer service representatives can help you determine what you have.

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