By Erik Sine
I'd like to make a HUGE Announcement that we have brought in a large quantity of REAL U.L. Neon Glass Housings for all your Neon Sign & Lighting Projects, and will have these on hand on a regular basis.
As most of you may or may not know, there has been a huge shortage of the availability of Glass Neon Housings for Neon....and what has been available has been a lot of Chinese Fake UL Marked (Embossed on the glass) Neon Housings in the market for some time.
They Claim a UL mark, BUT...they aren't listed. .i.e. SSI Glass Housings have no valid listing with fake embossed UL Emblem
The biggest complaint for some time has been the threads are terrible and it made tightening at times near to impossible. The other bad aspect was that the glass walls were too thin, and with just a little bit of heat they were cracking or a incidental drop bump might cause them to crack and break prematurely.
NOW IN STOCK - Westrim U.L. Listed #100, #200, #200P, #300 Neon Glass Housings
Also, it's bad news if you're a Wholesale Shop or Custom Sign Shop integrating these knock-offs into your signs. It's passing along a fake listed product and should something happen like a "fire" I can't imagine Insurance Companies will be too happy about the use of a "knock-off"
I've done my best in the past to look for and supply vintage housings that were listed for the Neon Community and help with keeping that art going with Porcelain or older glass housings which we still do have plenty of (#100's & #300's). But now we'll be able to bring in those hard to get components to keep those awesome Neon Open Faced Channel Letters and Wall Signs going without running into shortages of components or options.
You can Purchase these from our store or contact us to place an order or inquiry (858) 880-1400 | email@example.com
By BTB Lighting & Supply, inc
We are growing fast this year and we are looking for qualified service electricians and technicians. Smokers need not apply. d/l a must
By Neolite Neon
Neon Benders / Glass Benders .... we want YOU!
Ever had the desire to live in Australia .... we have the opportunity for you.
Our company has been leading the industry in Australia since it started in 1948 and has grown to become one of Australia's premier & most well respected Neon & LED Signage Companies. Providing Fabricated signs and Neon & LED components for some of the biggest & highest profile business’s in the country across artist's, corporate, fashion, consumer, automotive & the retail industry.
Being a growing signage business, we are now seeking additional glass bending staff to join the team here in Sydney, Australia.
Must be able to produce custom bent glass tube of impeccable quality, quickly and accurately. Requires the ability to work independently but as part of a tight knit team, work at a fast pace and ensure all projects are completed in a timely manner - demonstrating the passion for your craft to deliver hand crafted Neon excellence from households and corporate through to high end artworks.
Must have excellent communication skills, be a team player, positive, open to direction and constructive feedback. Impeccable attention to detail. Preferably the ability and desire to train others.
Key responsibilities of the role will include:
Hand crafting amazing glass Neon tube - Bending, joining, pumping, blockout, testing Train others in the art of Neon
The successful candidate will have the following skills and attributes:
Minimum 5+ years glass bending experience Ability to Train/teach others Sound knowledge of the end to end process of Neon Strong work ethic and customer solution approach - good problem solving skills Must maintain an extremely high level of product quality and craftsmanship – do it once & do it right Must be highly organised Must have ability to think laterally and be able solve complex issues
Other Must Have’s:
Strong Mindset to Maintain Health & Safety practices at all times. Desire to relocate to Sydney, Australia
This is an amazing opportunity to experience living life down under in Sydney, Australia while joining a growing business and work alongside a highly energetic and engaged team.
If this sounds like you, please send your resume now, we would love to hear from you.
Well established sign company seeking a neon tube bender open to working throughout the sign trade. Our clients are accustomed to an extreme level of service and high quality products delivered in a timely manner by highly professional staff.
Requires either tube bending experience or recent tube bending school attendance.
General knowledge of the sign trade helpful
Good customer relations
I am trying to replace an obsolete neon transformer on a bar light and cannot seem to find anyone who can confirm what modern transformer will work as the proper replacement. That's why I came here to the experts!
I've attached a photo of the old indoor gas tube transformer.
I believe it says it's an Actown Model No. FG 3851.
PRIM 120 Volts 60 Hz 270VA
SEC 9,000 Volts 30 MA
Secondary Mid-Point Grounded
I believe Actown was bought by Franceformer years ago.
Can anyone offer any insight on what a solid replacement transformer for a bar neon would be?
Any info. anyone can provide would be greatly appreciated.