R-8-18 size 0.18″ Diameter, but tend to vary in size. It is used for a variety of other purposes with dense material for weight/balance. Due to lead’s high desity, it is used to attenuate radiation, especially X-rays. Lead shot may be enclosed in a bag and then placed around a point source for radiation protection or for radiation shielding.

  • 8-16 Mesh Shot
Belmont Product Code 5011
Nominal Composition:
  • 99.90 Pb

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