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Hot fluorescent wall packs look like mercury vapor

Hot fluorescent wall packs look like mercury vapor

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Day burning CFL wall packs on a very hot day in fully enclosed wall pack fixtures looked like high pressure /DX mercury lamps from the increased mercury vapor pressure. Very greenish yellow tinge to them. Not sure of the wattage...maybe 42?

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Jul 29, 2018 at 09:06 PM Author: Lumex120
Interesting, I had no idea high heat could cause fluorescents to turn a mercury color.

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Jul 30, 2018 at 08:18 AM Author: WestinghouseCeramalux
AB, I once worked for a contractor who installed these CFL wall packs. These fixtures can take up to two 42W CFL's. (I know where this picture was taken. )

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Dec 11, 2019 at 10:13 PM Author: HPS_250
I didn’t know they could turn that color. Looks like a /Dx or coated MV.

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