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Why doesn't a incandescent light bulb burn?

An inert gas is inserted into the bulb when it is manufactured.  Without oxygen present there is no combustion.
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Can you recycle incandescent light bulbs?

Incandescent bulbs are not practical to recycle. There is not enough recyclable material in an incandescent bulb. Florescent bulbs including the new CFLs must be recycled be (MORE)
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How is light produced in an incandescent light bulb?

An incandescent light bulb has a coil of tungsten wire (called the filament) suspended in an evacuated (of air) glass bulb. Electricity is passed across the filament which, be (MORE)
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What gas and filament is in an incandescent light bulb?

Most common house hold light bulbs are really just evacuated to really low pressures and contain a tungsten filament. the reason being is that tungsten has high resistivity an (MORE)

What is the difference between a LED and a CFL and a incandescent light bulb?

The differences are huge... Incadescent bulbs use a filament to pass electrons and create light. Light quality is just ok. lasts 1000-2000 hours Flourescent bulbs send electri (MORE)

How many btu's of heat produced by incandescent light bulb?

Almost 90 % of electrical energy provided to an incandescent light bulb goes as heat and rest as light.   A 100 Watt bulb puts out 100 Joules of heat per second. So - for o (MORE)

How is an incandescent light bulb different from a fluorescent light bulb?

An incandescent bulb differs from a fluorescent based on how it produces light. "Incandescent" means producing light through heat, this is essentially how an incandescent bulb (MORE)

What is all the energy involved in the incandescent light bulbs?

  Most of the energy goes into heat, but, fortunately, some it goes into light. A few bulbs may buzz and emit some energy as sound. The white light that comes out includ (MORE)