Yes. Certain sockets have small pieces of cardboard between the screw and the wall of the socket. The cardboard is meant to insulate the socket and prevent the socket wall from becoming conductive. It also protects against heat issues, extending the life of the light fixture and bulb.
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- How do I select a light fixture?
- How do I choose a length for my pendant or chandelier?
- How do I attach my Luna Shade?
- What size junction box do I need for my fixture?
- Revit Files
- Light Bulb Buying Guide
- There is cardboard in my socket, is that supposed to be there?
- Are the shades sold with the fixtures?
- What is a fixture?
- What is a canopy?