A “LED channel” is a type of aluminum extrusion that is used to mount and protect LED light strips. It has a “U/YW/C” shaped profile that allows the LED strip to be inserted into it and secured in place, providing a clean and professional look. Mainly for Carpentry and False wall or Ceiling partition use.
U channels for LED light strips are available in various sizes, shapes, and materials, to fit different types of LED strips and applications. Some U channels come with mounting brackets or adhesive backing to make installation easier, while others are designed to be screwed or bolted in place.
Recessed channels: Recessed channels are installed in a groove or channel cut into a surface, such as a wall or ceiling, to create a seamless look. They typically have a flatter profile than surface-mount channels and are available in a variety of shapes and sizes.
Corner channels: These channels are designed to mount LED light strips in corners and are available in a variety of angles, such as 45 and 90 degrees.
Diffuser plastic cover have a frosted or opal cover that helps to diffuse the light emitted by the LED light strip, creating a softer and more even illumination. They are commonly used in applications where a more subtle lighting effect is desired.
Aluminum channels provide a clean and professional finishing look to LED light strip installations, making them suitable for a wide range of applications, from homes and offices to commercial and industrial settings.
The channels protect the LED light strips from damage, such as scratches, bumps, and moisture, which can extend the lifespan of the LED strips and prevent the need for replacements.
The U channel also provides a barrier between the LED strip and the environment, protecting it from dust, debris, and moisture, and helping to dissipate heat generated by the LED chips. It can also help to diffuse the light emitted by the LED strip, creating a softer and more uniform illumination.
Yes LED Lights produces heat. LED light strips can generate heat, which can reduce their efficiency and lifespan. Aluminum channels can help dissipate the heat generated by the LED strips, keeping them cool and efficient.
Aluminum channels are easy to install and can be mounted using a variety of methods, including adhesive, screws, and clips. This makes them suitable for both DIY and professional installations.
It makes Light Strip replacement a breeze.
TYPES OF CHANNEL
For installing directly into drywall in walls or ceilings.
C Channel or U Channel
Most commonly used for inlay or embedding into wood Carpentry illumination use. Easy laying of LED Light Strip and heat dissipation as well as light diffusion purpose. Gives a soft wash effect. Gives carpentry works a classy and seamless finishing.
Also another commonly used channel for Carpentry and Partition works. Because of the visible side aluminum profile. Depends on owner’s preference and total outlook of the space. Slight Aluminum “winged” accent on left and right gives another type of feel to the whole design.
Used for corner Wood carpentry or corner walls. Suitable for cove lightings if direction is of paramount importance.
APPILCATION AND CONCLUSION
Under-cabinet lighting: LED light strips can be installed under kitchen cabinets to provide additional task lighting and create a warm and inviting atmosphere. The light strips can be recessed into the carpentry, creating a seamless and modern look.
Bookcase lighting: LED light strips can be installed within bookcases or display cabinets to highlight decorative items and provide accent lighting. The light strips can be installed within the shelves or along the edges of the bookcase, creating a beautiful and eye-catching effect.
Ceiling lighting: LED light strips can be installed within ceiling beams or recessed into the ceiling to provide ambient lighting and create a warm and inviting atmosphere. The light strips can be installed in straight lines or curved to follow the contours of the ceiling, creating a beautiful and unique look.
Wall lighting: LED light strips can be installed within wall panels or along the edges of the walls to provide accent lighting and create a dramatic and unique look. The light strips can be installed in straight lines or in unique patterns, creating a beautiful and personalized effect
Overall, inlay light strips in carpentry can create a beautiful and unique look that enhances the functionality and style of the space. The specific installation method and design will depend on the carpentry and personal preferences.
We sell channels at all lengths. 3 meters as the standard length.
LED Light Strips are also available.
5050 LED 5m Light Strip$25.00
LED Light Strip COB 528 12W (Need Driver)$59.50
Aluminum Channel LED Strip Light Holder U/V/YW (Per Meter)$9.70 – $12.00