Lead

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Description

Lead is soft and malleable with a relatively low melting point.

 

When freshly cut, lead is silver colour with a hint of blue although it tarnishes to a dull grey colour when exposed to air.

Lead is easily extracted from its ores with evidence it was used in prehistoric times.

Forms Supplied

Metal:

  • Pure Lead (5N)

 

Alloy:

  • Lead bismuth (PbBi)

  • Indium lead (InPb)

Typical Applications

  • Electronics.

  • Optoelectronics.

  • Wide variety of alloys.

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