Month: February 2024

side by side image of bismuth and lead
Bismuth vs. Lead: Why Bismuth Is Replacing Lead

With evidence of widespread use dating back to ancient Rome, lead has been a popular metal for millennia. However, despite being flexible and useful for diverse applications, it has fallen out of favor in recent decades. Notably, growing concerns around lead’s significant health and environmental safety risks have driven companies to search for alternatives. In that search,…