Arc lamp is characterized as an optical source used in many kinds of instruments to provide high levels of brightness.It is an electric lamp that produces light by an arc made when a current passes between two incandescent electrodes surrounded by gas. Arc lamp is also called arc light.

Arc lamps are often filled with gases, such as krypton, mercury, or xenon. Developed in Germany during World War II for use in high-powered search lights, the particularly bright and penetrating xenon arc lamps are now used in both SPFs and IMAX theaters

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"Arc-lamps" is in the HS Code "8539.41"
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