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    • Lead - Rod

      Lead has been known of and used since prehistoric times. Lead is a soft, malleable and ductile metal. It has an abundance in the earth's crust of 14 ppm., the main source of the metal being the ore "galena", lead (II) sulphide (PbS) which occurs as grey cubic crystals, often in conjunction with "sphalerite", the equivalent sulphide of zinc. Lead oxidises readily in moist air, is stable to oxygen and water, but dissolves in nitric acid. It is a poor electrical and thermal conductor but has reasonable corrosion resistance. Applications for this metal are wide and varied; for example, its relative imperviousness to radiation makes it ideal as radiation shielding material for use with X-ray equipment. Lead is also used in ceramic glazes, batteries, paints, as a fuel additive in petrol (lead tetraethyl) and as a prime constituent of soft solders. However, its use is now being discouraged as lead is now known to be detrimental to health, particularly to that of children.Rod - A straight length of circular section material.

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    Product PB00-RD-000110 Lead - Rod Purity 99.95% Diameter 3.2mm Length 500 mm - 1000 mm
    Product PB00-RD-000115 Lead - Rod Purity 99.95% Diameter 5mm Length 100 mm - 1000 mm
    Product PB00-RD-000120 Lead - Rod Purity 99.95% Diameter 6.35mm Length 100 mm - 1000 mm
    Product PB00-RD-000135 Lead - Rod Purity 99.95% Diameter 9mm Length 50mm - 1000mm
    Product PB00-RD-000138 Lead - Rod Purity 99.95% Diameter 10mm Length 100 mm - 1000 mm
    Product PB00-RD-000140 Lead - Rod Purity 99.95% Diameter 12.7mm Length 100 mm - 1000 mm
    Product PB00-RD-000150 Lead - Rod Purity 99.95% Diameter 19mm Length 100 mm - 1000 mm
    Product PB00-RD-000154 Lead - Rod Purity 99.95% Diameter 30mm Length 100mm - 1000mm
    Product PB00-RD-000155 Lead - Rod Purity 99.99% Diameter 30mm Length 30 mm
    Product PB00-RD-000160 Lead - Rod Purity 99.95% Diameter 50mm Length 50 mm - 200 mm
    Product PB00-RD-000180 Lead - Rod Purity 99.95% Diameter 80mm Length 50 mm - 200 mm
    Product PB00-RD-000181 Lead - Rod Purity 99.95% Diameter 85mm Length 50 mm
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