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Lead has been one of the oldest metal known to have widespread uses commonly due of its properties like easy extraction and to work with, highly malleable, corrosion resistant and so on. The largest known pre industrial producer of lead was the Roman economy, which accounted for about 40% of world production back then. The main uses were construction and ornamentation. Even today Lead continues to be used in the modern society extensively and is an ever-growing industry.
Uses Of Lead:
The largest use of lead is in the lead acid battery industry. It is also used for radiation shielding, ammunitions, roofing sheets, extruded products, solders in the electronic, plumbing and automotive industry. Some other uses like cable sheathing, pigments, glass and others also contribute to the consumption of lead.
|Grade||POCL PB970R BS EN 12659:1999||Pb 99.97% +||Pb 99.98% +|
|Antimony (Sb)||0.0010 Max||0.0010 Max||0.0005 Max|
|Arsenic (As)||0.0010 Max||0.0005 Max||0.0005 Max|
|Tin (Sn)||0.0010 Max||0.0010 Max||0.0010 Max|
|Copper (Cu)||0.0030 Max||0.0010 Max||0.0005 Max|
|Calcium (Ca)||–||0.0005 Max||0.0005 Max|
|Nickel (Ni)||0.0010 Max||0.0005 Max||0.0003 Max|
|Zinc (Zn)||0.0005 Max||0.0005 Max||0.0005 Max|
|Bismuth (Bi)||0.030 Max||0.025 Max||0.015 Max|
|Cadmium (Cd)||0.0010 Max||0.0005 Max||0.0005 Max|
|Silver (Ag)||0.0050 Max||0.0030 Max||0.0025 Max|
|Iron (Fe)||–||0.0010 Max||0.0010 Max|
|Lead (Pb)||99.9700 Min||99.9700 Min||99.9800 Min|