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Ballasts are electrical components designed for dictating the amount of input that is consumed by the lighting installation it's fixed to. The ballast is induced into the lamps to enable production of illumination in the installation setting. Housed in a strong durable cast, they provide great heated energy to provide an electrical disposition to the lamps fixtures and enable illumination.  They consist of a pair of electrodes that is subjected to arc or heat to produce energy in the form of voltage that facilitates lighting of the lamp in the lighting fixture.

Ballasts are majorly used for lighting up any place evenly, be it in the residential or commercial sector. Its main advantage lies in its control factor and its rapid functionality in providing life to the light installations.

Ballasts vary in performance and positioning of the installation on basis of their fixture component:

A standard ballast description constitutes of the following components that gives it a distinguishing edge:

  • Watt Capacity
  • Type Fluorescent Lamp Used
  • Voltage Strength
  • Color of Ballast
  • Installation Condition specific (if suitable for dry or wet locations).
  • Medium of Energy Induction.

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