Standard Products FAQ's
Custom Fabrication FAQ's
What are Laspec's Manufacturing Limitations?
Finishes - Samples - Prototypes
Electrical - Lamping - UL Listing
Packing - Shipping - Installation Supervision
Catalog Request - Local Sales Representatives
What are your standard
All color photos in each category shown are standard products.
Are they available "off
The majority of "standard products" are made when an
order is placed,
available in four weeks or less.
Can you customize "standard
Yes - for products showing "custom sizes and finishes."
Depending on the product, level of customization could be as simple
as reselecting metal and diffuser finishes to modifying lamping
or overall height.
Are standard products suitable
Many "high end" residential-interior-designer clients
looking for the appearance of tailor-made light fixtures without
the expense, select Laspec standard products and customize.
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What is the definition
of "custom made"?
At Laspec Lighting "custom made" fabrication has the
Product is made to order - tailor made to customer's exact specifications
of size, material, lamping and finish. Learn
are Laspec's manufacturing limitations?
There are not many concepts we have not encountered. With more
than 20 years of manufacturing experience in decorative-custom-contract
lighting, supplying commercial, hospitality and casino industries
worldwide each with unique specifications, appearance and budget.
Laspec Lighting manufactures the simplest corridor wall sconces,
elegant architectural pendants, large scale ballroom chandeliers
and specialty theme park lighting, as well as reproduction of
turn-of-the-century-antique period lighting and old-world hand-forged
As a full service design, engineering and manufacturer
we have the capability to provide most intricate metal fabrication
including laser cut designs, available acrylic tooling in multiple
shapes from 8 to 96-inches diameter in single piece, and up to
192 inches in sections and contact with top suppliers of hand-made
glass and crystals from overseas, we can bring your ideas to life.
If you can design it - Laspec Lighting will make it.
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- Samples - Prototypes
Do you provide finishes
and shade samples?
Yes - we have over 60 standard metals, plus many options of acrylic
finishes and shade fabric samples. Please contact your representative.
Do you do custom metal
and acrylic finishes?
Yes - your sample is matched and submitted for approval with confirmation
Do you do "plating"
Yes - complete range of plating finishes are available. However,
the plating process is only suitable for certain materials and
Do you do "powder
Yes - complete range of standard powder coating colors are available.
For larger quantity orders, some custom colors are also possible.
Powder coating is an excellent process to prevent corrosion. Make
sure to specify if your product is used in a damp or wet location.
Can you provide a prototype
before full production?
Yes - for orders with substantial quantities.
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- Lamping - UL Listing
What electrical power is used in international
Depending on the country, power supply is usually 110-220V for
incandescent and 110- 220-277V for fluorescent. Always indicate
the final destination of the product to assure correct use of
wiring, sockets and ballasts.
Should designers be concerned
about total wattage of selected fixtures?
Yes. In new projects, the electrical engineer needs to know wattage
of each selected light fixture in advance to design appropriate
wiring and dimming system. In renovation, maximum wattage of new
fixture must be at or below existing circuits to prevent over
What compact fluorescent
bulbs can I use?
A lighting designer can recommend the correct bulb type for your
project. Generally, depending on application, size of the light
fixture and required lumens, bulb types PL13, 18, 26 and 39 are
In recent years, "CFM-compact fluorescent
with medium base" have become very popular in decorative
fixtures where light bulbs are not visible. They are used instead
of medium base A19 bulbs, screw directly into the same socket
and are available in various wattage. CFM in "candle base"
is now also available with limited range of wattage. PL bulbs
are used with originally designed products. CFM bulbs are retrofits.
PL bulbs are more economical to replace.
Are your products U.L.
Yes. Both standard and custom products are UL listed and labels
Can UL listing be used
for international projects?
UL standards meet and exceed requirements of all industrial nations
and is widely accepted.
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- Shipping - Installation Supervision
Do you crate large light
Yes. Large fixtures are manufactured in sections and crated in
our factory to fit commercial trucks as well as special crating
for international shipment suitable for shipping containers.
How is the shipment arranged?
For customer convenience, Laspec can arrange shipment by common
carriers and add freight charges to the invoice. Customers can
also arrange with their own carrier to provide shipment.
Can you ship international
Yes. Laspec can arrange shipment "door-to-door" to any
destination in the world.
Do you provide job site
Yes. Per customer's request, a senior technician is sent to the
job site to support local installers with technical details. This
additional technical service may only be needed for very large
or complex projects to ensure that service is economically viable
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