The central element of incandescent lamps, halogen lamps and other illuminants is the filament, which is usually made of a metal (often tungsten) and is held as a helix (spiral) by holding wires. When current flows through a filament, it heats up considerably and then begins to glow. Filaments are very sensitive to shocks.
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Knowledge of the attributes of modern products is absolutely necessary for good advice. Unfortunately, new technology always brings with it a host of new or previously unheard terms. Confusion is often pre-programmed. To remedy this, we have prepared a small guide containing the most important terms for understanding and using our products. With this, you should be able to advise your customers even better.
FMVSS stands for Federal Motor Vehicle Safety Standard. The FMVSS are a collection of technical regulations that define minimum requirements for motor vehicle components and assemblies. These standards are valid in the USA. Like the ECE and SAE regulations, the FMVSS are also divided into different sections.