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What is Neon?
Neon is derived from the Greek word ‘neos’ which
means New gas.
Discovered in 1898
Neon is the second lightest noble gas after Helium.
Rare inert gas.
• Neon lamps are considered one of the 12
main types of electric lamps.
• Inhalation of concentrated neon can cause
drizziness,nausea,vomiting and loss of
• Lamps filled with neon can only make red
Neon lights use glass tubes filled with a low
pressure gas that glows under high voltage.
• Gas lasers
• Lightning arrestors
• Television tube
• High voltage indicators
• Strobe lights etc.
50g of UV Black Neon is for Rs 269
6 inch stick is for Rs 199
Decorative lights starting from Rs100
Fashion clothing starts from Rs 300
Headphone starts from Rs2000
Fog lights starts from Rs300-500
Very low power consumption.
Performs more reliably in cold weather than hot.
More reliable than LEDs for airport runway landing
Very long life
Wide operating range (A.C or D.C.)
Available in more than 150 shades.
No threat to environment.
Shape of tube is a limitation.
Argon is not reliable in cold temperature.
Diffused light (not good for any focused beam
Low light output for input power.
Requires a large surface area to be used for general
Expensive to be used as signs and displays.