Linotype shot for hydrometals and bullet casting. It is good for varmit cast bullets. Linotype does not have a larger % of tin in it but it really has a larger percentage of antimony that makes for hard and brittle bullets.

  • 10-20 Mesh .078" x .033"
Belmont Product Code 58410
Nominal Composition:
  • 84.25% Pb
  • 11.5% Sb
  • 4.25% Sn



Related products

    99.5% Lead Sectional
    99.5% Lead Sectional

    Lead has been commonly used for thousands of years because it is widespread, easy to extract and easy to work with since it is highly malleable as well as easy to smelt. Lead is used in lead-acid batteries, bullet and shot, weights, and Bricks for Radiation Protection.

    • Ingot
    • 0.08", 0.09", 0.11", 0.15" Shot
    • Pigs
    • Capping Bar
    • 1 lb Bar
    • Powder
    • Sheet
    • Wool
    Belmont Product Code 5002
    Nominal Composition:
    • 99.9% Pb
    • Bal
    6% Antimonial Lead
    6% Antimonial Lead

    Lead – Antimony alloys have high corrosion resistance in most enviroments. They form a protective, impermeable film even faster than pure lead and in some cases even faster than chemical lead. It is found that except in the presence of florine compunds, 6% antimonial lead is more resistant to corrosion than is soft lead. 6% Antimony, 92% Lead this is by far the most popular with target shooters. Good castability. Somewhat brittle. Moderate cost.

    • 2-8 Ingot
    • Rods
    • Sheet
    Belmont Product Code 5933
    Nominal Composition:
    • 93% Pb
    • 6% Sb
    • 1% Sn
    Anti-Friction Babbitt Alloy ASTM B-23 Grade 8
    Anti-Friction Babbitt Alloy ASTM B-23 Grade 8

    This is a Lead Base Babbitt used for low speed applications.

    • 5-8 Ingot
    Belmont Product Code 5807
    Nominal Composition:
    • 79.55% Pb
    • 15% Sb
    • 5% Sn
    • 0.45% As
    Technical Info:
    • ASTM B-23 Grade #: 8
    • Melting Point-Solidus: 237 C, 459 F
    • Melting Point - Liquidus: 272 C, 522 F
    • Pouring Temperature: 340 C, 645 F


Antimonial Lead: Offering Strength, Flowability, and Resistance in Metal Alloys

While lead is toxic to people and as the metal is avoided in food-based applications or when equipment comes in human contact, it is still in wide use today. This metal has excellent corrosion resistance and ductility, as it may be used for applications such as lining storage tanks containing acidic substances, in the manufacturing…

Types of Pure Lead and Lead Alloys for Counter Weights and Other Applications

Normally when the subject of lead comes up, people often associate it with the harmful effects of lead pipes and lead paint that causes serious health risks. While there has been a significant reduction of lead metals used in portable water, residential homes, and other health-based applications, this metal is still commonly used. Lead and…

Lead Wool Applications: Used in Medical O2 Sensors For Ventilators and Respirators

Lead wool is well known in the industrial sector. This material is often used to seal around flanges, connections, and pipes. It can also be found in apertures within walls and ceilings when there may be an abundance of radiation from equipment as the lead wool protects certain areas. Another industry where lead wool is…