Discover all types of fitters, or attachments, for most models of lampshades.

If you can’t find the right fitter or washer you need, contact us. We have defined the most common, but there are other possibilities.

  1. Fitter for chandelier (re: #13): Used for small lampshades that go on chandeliers. They are attached directly onto light candle-type bulbs.
  2. Fitter for a normal bulb: Attached directly onto normal bulbs. It is used for small shades on table lamps. If the lampshade is a heavy one, this type of fitter should not be used. For lampshades of 4” in diameter or more, we use this type of fitter automatically, unless otherwise specified.
  3. European fitter (re: #1): This is a flat washer, with an interior diameter of 1 9/16”, used on an E27 bulb. It slides on the fitter and a plastic or metal piece is screwed down on top of it.
  4. New Bridge fitter (re: #2): Flat washer with an interior diameter of 1 3/8”. Same principle as the European fitter, but for a socket of smaller diameter.
  5. Candelabra fitter (re: #3): Flat washer with an interior diameter of 1 1/8”. Same principle as the European fitter, but for a candelabra-type socket of smaller diameter.
  6. Block washer (re: #12): If your lamp has a harp, you’ll need a block washer with an interior diameter of 7/16”.
  7. Outsize block washer (re: #4): Usually used for outsized lampshades with a diameter of more than 24”. Interior diameter of 7/16” and exterior diameter of 2” in 16-ga steel.
  8. Outsize block washer (re: #5): exterior diameter de 2" and interior diameter of 13/16” in 1/8” thick steel.
  9. Outsize block washer with slot (re: #6): Usually used for outsized lampshades with a diameter of more than 24”. It has a slot, which goes up to the centre with a width of 7/16” and exterior diameter de 2'' in 16-ga steel. It allows the lampshade to be attached after the electrical part has been fixed to the ceiling.
  10. Outsize block washer with slot (re: #7): Usually used for outsized lampshades with a diameter of more than 24”. It has a slot that goes up to the centre with a width of 7/16” and exterior diameter of 3” in 3/32” thick steel. It allows the lampshade to be attached after the electrical part has been fixed to the ceiling.
  11. Outsize block washer (re: #8): Exterior diameter de 2” and interior diameter de 13/16” in 1/8” thick steel with a slot of 9/16”.
  12. Outsize block washer with slot (re: #9): It has a slot that goes up to the centre with a width of 1” and exterior diameter of 2.5” in 16-ga steel. It allows the lampshade to be attached after the electrical part has been fixed to the ceiling.
  13. Outsize block washer with slot (re: #10): It has a slot that goes up to the centre with a width of 7/16” and exterior diameter of 4'' in 1/8” thick steel. It allows the lampshade to be attached after the electrical part has been fixed to the ceiling.
  14. Outsize block washer with slot (re: #11): It has a slot that goes up to the centre with a width of 5/8'' with UN exterior diameter de 3'' in 1/8” thick steel. It allows the lampshade to be attached after the electrical part has been fixed to the ceiling.

 

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For other definitions:

Harp
Lampshade glossary
Lampshade Socket Types
Light Bulb Types
Types of Edges Finishes & Tissues


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