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…
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.
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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 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…