The parts of a light fixture parts of a lampshade including a spider, an adapter and a harp and auction. These parts work together to set the screen at the basis of the lamp. The outside of a lampshade can be fabric, glass, metal or paper. The screens sit on a base of a lamp or chandelier, diffusing the light emitted from the bulb.
If a lampshade is made of cloth or paper, the light fixture parts is held in place by a metal frame. Screens glass or metal do not need this support.
12 Photos Gallery of: Light Fixture Parts of the Lampshade
The spider is attached to the inside of the lampshade top edge and is connected to the lamp base, either with a harp and shot a clip that slides directly on the bulb, or an adapter, which is screwed in the thread of the lamp socket.
A spider attachment requires the use of a harp, a light fixture parts of U-shaped metal with a screw top. This screw enables the harp to slide through the opening in the spider and a top is screwed on top, securing the screen in place. Screens and lamp bases must have the same type of adapters to function properly together.