Lead is a soft, malleable metal material with high corrosion resistance, generally used to add weight. Its mechanical properties are rather low in comparison to other metals when used in a structural application. Meets ASTM B29.
AED offers common lead sheet, which is essentially 99.9% pure, in 24″ x 24″ sheets in .125″ and .250″ only. It is also sometimes referred to as “Lead Ballast.”
Typical Mechanical Properties – Lead Sheet:
|Ultimate Tensile Strength (psi)||1740|
|Yield Strength (psi)||7978|
|Hardness Brinell/Rockwell (HR)||3.2-4.5|
Sold in Full Sheets (24″ x 24″) ONLY.
Meets ASTM B29.
WEIGHT PER SHEET
|.125 x 24 x 24||30 lbs.|
|.250 x 24 x 24||60 lbs.|