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Lead Tungsten Powder (PbWO4, Purity: 99%< APS: 40-50µm)

Lead Tungsten Powder
Product No NRE-11148
CAS No. 7759-01-5
Formula PbWO4
Molecular Weight  455.04g/mol
APS <50 µm (can be customized)
Purity 99%
Density 8.23g/cm3
Color White/Off-White
Melting Point NA
Boiling Point NA

Lead Tungsten Powder

Lead tungsten powder, which is a composite material comprising lead and tungsten, has a range of applications in various industries. Some of the notable applications of lead tungsten powder include:

Radiation Shielding: Lead tungsten powder is often utilized for its high density and excellent radiation shielding properties. It is used in medical applications such as radiation therapy, as well as in nuclear facilities and other industries where protection from harmful radiation is essential.

Aerospace and Defense: PbWO4 finds applications in aerospace and defense industries due to its ability to provide effective protection against X-rays and gamma rays. It is commonly used in the manufacturing of components for aircraft, spacecraft, and military equipment.

Collimators: PbWO4 is employed in the production of collimators, which are devices used to narrow a beam of particles or waves. Collimators are essential in various fields, including medical imaging, nuclear physics research, and industrial applications.

Vibration Damping: PbWO4 can be incorporated into materials used for vibration damping in various mechanical systems. Its high density and damping properties help reduce vibrations, leading to improved performance and longevity of the machinery.

High-Density Ballast: PbWO4 is utilized as high-density ballast in various applications, including balancing weights for rotating components, counterweights in vehicles and machinery, and other industrial applications where precise weight distribution is crucial.

Electrical Contacts: Due to its high density and excellent electrical conductivity, lead tungsten powder is used in the production of electrical contacts and electrodes for various industrial and electrical applications, including switches, circuit breakers, and other electrical components.

Sporting Goods: PbWO4 is also used in the manufacturing of sporting goods such as golf clubs, fishing weights, and other equipment where high density and precise weight distribution are essential for optimal performance.