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led strip, alu mounting strips

Postby Harry » Sat Feb 19, 2011 12:17 pm

i am planing to use some ledstrip decorative lighting in our house.
i have some ledstrips,....but what to use to mount them.
i have seen some alluminum mount strip with an plastic cover.
who can tell me what best to use.
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Re: led strip, alu mounting strips

Postby Rene » Sat Feb 19, 2011 12:23 pm

Where do you want to mount it?
How do you want to light an object, wall or ...?
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Re: led strip, alu mounting strips

Postby Harry » Sat Feb 19, 2011 1:01 pm

i am thinking of licht line along the celing, where the wall meets the celing.
it has to be a little defuse light.
the celing we have in this part of the house is a
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Re: led strip, alu mounting strips

Postby Digit » Sat Feb 19, 2011 1:35 pm

You mean something like this?
Here I didn't have to use a plastic cover to make the light more diffuse:
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But here I did:
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It's a matter of distance and the surface on which the light is shining.
You can always apply the aluminum strip with diffuser afterwards, if the result is not satisfactory; or try a small length before you decide what to do.
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Re: led strip, alu mounting strips

Postby Fantic » Sat Feb 19, 2011 1:54 pm

I have Ledstrip embedded in a plastered ceiling which is done with Alu U-shaped strip that comes with a diffusion cover.
I did that in the bathroom as shown here:
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As you can see this works out pretty well, I think the type of solution you are looking for is gonna require a similar solution.
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Re: led strip, alu mounting strips

Postby Harry » Sat Feb 19, 2011 8:35 pm

looks great,
when we we give our bathroom a make over in the future,is this a good idea.
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Re: led strip, alu mounting strips

Postby Peterpc » Sat Mar 19, 2011 5:00 pm

Hi Maarten,
Where did you buy the alu strips?
Are they made for it, or is it your own design?
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Re: led strip, alu mounting strips

Postby Fantic » Sat Mar 19, 2011 10:34 pm

Peter,

That should be this one:
http://www.mood-ledlight.nl/en/led-flex ... 12-x-16-mm
just a standard U prpfile with a with platsic cover.
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