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What is LED Stripe Light?

LED strip light (also known as an LED tape or ribbon light) is a flexible circuit board populated by surface-mounted light-emitting diodes (SMD LEDs) and other components that usually comes with an adhesive backing.

DIY LED light strip ideas are great for party lighting as they can be installed anywhere easily and they are extremely versatile. You can use them to make lighting fixtures, wrap them around objects, and highlight certain areas.

What are LED light strips made of?

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LED strips are basically printed circuit boards (PCBs) that are welded together to get the right length. PCBs use a process called Surface Mount Technology (SMT) Assembly Process to mount LEDs and other components onto the board.

Can LED strip lights catch fire?

The possibility of led strip lights catching fire is minuscule, even though they are hot to touch. ... Incandescent bulbs have a filament that emits excessive heat, the light sources can ignite a fire on overheating, but as LED lights produce light at a lower temperature, they don't catch fire as easily.

How do I know what type of LED strip?

An LED strip description often includes a 4-digit number such as 5050 or 2835. The number usually describes the size of the chip. For example, a 5050 LED chip measures 5.0 mm wide by 5.0 mm tall. Similarly, a 2835 chip measures 2.8 mm wide by 3.5 mm tall.