Heat Lamp Bulbs
Smooth glass infrared bulbs for use in heat lamps. (2) bulbs per package.
Heat Lamp Bulbs that last!
- Red or clear, 175 watt and 250 watt options
- “Never-loose” base! (See details below.)
- Provides 6 months of non-stop life
If a “never-loose” base becomes loose or broken, we'll replace it for FREE!
- The base breaks away from the glass bulb because the high temperature causes the cheap adhesive to degrade.
- The glass degrades (due to the heat).
- Both glass and filament are so fragile that minimal impact shatters them.
Premier’s Smooth Glass Infrared Bulbs, by intent and design, address all 3 of these issues. When used properly with a Prima Heat Lamp, we guarantee:
- 6-month non-stop life.
- “Never-loose” base! Our bulbs don’t use cement adhesive. Instead, the base screws into the bulb. A weld of solder holds the base onto the threads. In other bulbs, heat can cause the cement to lose its adhesive property. The base then breaks away from the bulb.
If a never-loose base ever becomes loose under normal use, we will replace at no cost! Contact us for FREE replacement.
- 175 watt or 250 watt
- Red or clear smooth glass
- Sold/priced in packages of two
- Turn off (unplug) heat lamps when not in use.
- Use a ThermoCube to turn the lamp on/off based on ambient temperature.
- Carry the lamps with care. This reduces damage to the bulb. Don’t carry multiple lamps by the cord allowing them to “bang around.”
- Don’t hose off or power-wash the lamp when the bulb is in place.
- Don’t enclose the lamp. Heat will build up and degrade both the lamp and the bulb.
- To reduce pecking among your birds, use a red colored bulb.
Mild deformation due to over-tightening makes it difficult to screw bulbs in and out of the fixture. Major deformation due to over-tightening can flatten the metal so much that the bulb can actually fall out.
Never lay a heat lamp (of any make or model) on straw or any other flammable surface—for any length of time.
Do NOT use heat lamps in confined spaces or barrels for warming livestock. The heat needs to be able to move away from the lamp.
It’s important to prevent adult animals from abusing (bashing, butting, etc.) the lamp fixture. When this happens, the bulb and fixture are at risk of damage. In mixed pens with mothers and babies, we take extra steps to protect the lamps from the adults (e.g. creep pens and/or lamp guards).
Pressed glass (PAR) bulbs are stronger, but because of their weight, they are more prone to separating from the base when repeated jostling occurs. Smooth glass bulbs shatter more easily when jostled, but are less likely to separate from the base.
Listed below are recommended optional components or related items. Your particular situation may require alternative recommendations. Please call and talk to our consultants if there are any questions at 800-282-6631.
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rodney b from Illinois
They are constructed a lot better than the box store bulbs also last longer.
Audrey D from Washington
I am pleased to have a choice on which wattage bulbs I can purchase. During a year I need both. These appear to be more sturdy.
I have just started using the 175 watt red and hope the metal base doesn't melt and separate like the cheaper bulbs.
John B from North Texas
I bought the 175-watt red lamps. They are sturdy and solid lamps. I have only had them for a few weeks, so I cannot comment on their life time.
Susan T from Illinois
I've ordered several of these heat lamp bulbs and they never disappoint. They are heavy duty, stands up to rough treatment and winter handling, and I never have to worry about these bulbs. We use them for any early born goat kids and their lives are on the line here.
I really like these lights. I have around 7 or 8 of them now. I used them for my dogs. The only issue I have had is that they tend to un-screw themselves from some of the bumping around done by the dogs... I recently had to replace one of them because it will no longer hold the bulb in place at all. Not sure what the warranty is on that. Other than that, they are great for what I use them for.