Applications for Lead Products available from Nuclead

Lead is used in building construction as well as nuclear, medical, sports, industrial and government applications. Nuclead has extensive experience and expertise in a wide range of applications and markets, including lead sub-assemblies and manufacturing techniques.

Nuclead has available the largest in-stock lead products inventory in the North Eastern USA and can process the stock lead to meet your specifications and can produce custom lead assemblies to your drawings

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Lead products, in-stock and ready to ship, including lead shielding,lead flashing, lead bricks, lead sheets, lead alloys, lead bar stock, lead bullets, lead extrusions, lead weights, lead ingots from Nuclead

Lead Molds

Custom Lead alloy molds
Lead Casting Methods Lead is useful for many applications, in particular lead casting – pouring liquid metal lead or alloy ...

Lead Wool Applications

Chemical Grade Lead Wool
Lead Wool consists of chemical grade lead drawn in long, fine strands, it is made by scratching fine strands from ...

Additional Lead Glass Application Information

Lead glass for x-ray shielding
X-Ray Glass windows are designed to provide a transparent and protective shield against X-Ray radiation. Lead Glass can be used ...

Lead Powder Applications

Powdered lead, litharge lead, granular lead
Lead powder either as pure lead, lead oxide or litharge lead (Litharge is one of the natural mineral forms of ...

Lead Sleeves

Lead pipe, Lead sleeves, Lead slugs, Lead bends, Lead stubs
Lead Sleeves in Medical, Construction and Industry There are three different interpretations of the term lead sleeves. In the medical ...

Lead Bullets Design

Lead bullets are designed for specific applications and weapons.
Lead Alloy bullets and Bullet Rounds A lead bullet is a projectile. Thousands of years ago lead bullets were fired ...

Radiation Shielding

Radiation Shielding
Radiation Shielding for commercial, industrial & other custom applications, in-stock for bulk delivery now. Radiation shielding for applications including X-ray ...

Additional Applications for Lead Weights

Additional Applications for Lead Weights
Lead Test Weights In many applications it is necessary to test the capabilities of a particular system, to determine values ...

Lead Ballast Applications

Nuclead offers Lead ballast in many forms including lead ingots, lead blocks, lead shot, lead slugs
Because of its high density and resistance against corrosion, lead is used for the ballast in ships and sailing vessels ...

Radiation Shielding

Radiation Shielding
What is radiation shielding? Lead sheet and lead bricks provide effective radiation shielding for electromagnetic radiation. Electromagnetic radiation in the ...

Lead Brick Applications

Lead bricks are used as lead shielding in the nuclear and other industries
Lead bricks are widely used in various applications such as lead ballast, radiation shielding and X-ray shielding and for racing ...

Lead Ingot Applications

Lead weights
Lead ingots Often lead ingots are purchased by enthusiasts who wish to cast their own items, such as lead bullets ...

Lead Caulk Applications

Caulking lead, plumbing lead, puritan new lead from Nuclead
Molten lead and lead wool are often called lead caulk. Lead caulk can be used for waterproofing joints. Lead is ...

Custom Lead Assembly Applications

Nuclead offers Custom Lead Assemblies, Lead Lamination, lead PSA, Lead Adhesives Lead Stamping, Lead Sawing, Lead Cutting
Lead Assemblies are products that consist of multiple lead components or other components, usually assembled or joined in specific configurations ...

Lead Glass and X-ray Glass Applications

Lead Glass, Lead Acrylic, X-ray Glass, Radiation Glass from Nuclead
Lead glass or X-ray glass is a form of glass that has lead oxide inculcated into it during the manufacturing ...

Lead Lined Sheetrock and Lead Lined Plywood

Nuclead offers Lead Plywood & Lead Sheetrock, Seam Filler & Screw Shields
Lead lined sheetrock and lead lined plywood are materials typically used in the construction of radiation shielded rooms. Depending on ...

Lead Sheet Applications

Nuclead offers lead sheet, lead plates and lead foil
Nuclead has extensive experience shipping Lead sheet, please click here for more information on our lead sheet experience Lead Sheet ...

Lead Babbitt Applications

Lead babbitt from Nuclead
The eponymous babbitt is named after Isaac Babbitt Babbitt formulated a metal alloy in 1839 that was successfully used as ...

Lead Weight Ballast and Lead Weight for diving

lead weight, lead ballast, Lead Keels, lead weight for diving form Nuclead
Lead Weight used for Ballast Lead because of its high density, softness and relatively low cost is often used to ...

Custom Lead Machining

Nuclead Offers Custom lead machining, lead machining, lead turning, CNC & 3d machining quality control
3D Machining & CNC Machining Nuclead can program and machine all your lead and metal needs to within .000050". Our ...

Lead Wire, Lead Ribbon and Lead Extrusion applications

Lead Extrusion products in stock
Lead is a very soft metal and can be easily shaped into lead wire, lead ribbon or extruded into a ...

Lead Weight Applications

lead weights for ballast
Because of lead’s high density and relatively low cost, it has found numerous uses in the form of lead weights, ...

T-Cap Applications

Nuclead offers lead t-caps, lead tcaps, lead t caps, lead weather caps, lead channel weatherstripping, or custom manufactured lead weather cap stripping which is perfect for the inclement wet weather and harsh winters of New England and the northern states
T caps are perfect for the inclement wet weather and harsh winters of New England and the northern states. If ...

Lead Lining, Lead Pipes, Lead Lined Boxes

Lead pipe, Lead sleeves, Lead slugs, Lead bends, Lead stubs
Lead Lining for reactors, Chemical Plants and X-Ray Rooms The lead lining of Reactors, Storage Vessels, Heat Exchangers, Lead Valves ...

Applications for Custom Lead Bricks

Applications for Custom Lead Bricks
Lead Bricks are typically used in reactor radiation shielding , Ship ballast and racing cars . Custom lead bricks are ...

Custom Lead Alloy Pour Applications

Custom Lead alloy pours including lead castings, zinc castings, and tin pours from Nuclead
As with most metals, lead casting (heating the metal to its liquid form and then pouring into a mold) is ...

Lead Doors Applications Information

Lead lined doors are proven to provide protection from harmful radiation. Nuclead supplies lead doors
lead doors are doors which are lead-lined. They are a proven method of shielding against radiation and to provide noise cancellation ...

Applications for Lead Bar Stock, Lead Rods and Round Lead Products

Lead Bar Stock
Lead Bar Stock, Lead Rods, Lead Tubes and Lead Rounds Lead tube is very resistant to corrosion; that's why lead ...

Lead Pipe Applications

Lead pipe, Lead sleeves, Lead slugs, Lead bends, Lead stubs
Lead Pipes in Industry and Buildings For many centuries lead pipes were used to supply water to households, most famously ...

Nuclear Casks Application Information

Nuclear casks can be manufactured by Nuclead
Nuclear casks are heavily lead shielded containers used to store and or ship radioactive materials. Items such as spent nuclear ...

Lead Roofing Materials, Lead Roof Flashing, Lead Chimney Flashing

Lead Flashing
Lead Roof Flashing Lead flashing is used in roofing systems to eliminate leaks at intersections and roof edges. The most ...

Lead Shot Applications

Lead Shot
Lead Shot Lead Shot consists of small balls of lead of varying sizes, depending on the application. The main use ...

Lead Counterweight Applications

Lead elevator counter weights
What are Lead counterweights? Lead Counterweights are used in many systems. Typical uses include elevators, cranes, bridges and funfair rides ...

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