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Lead Oxide (Litharge)

The purity and quality of our Litharge streamlines processes where it is required.

Lead Oxide Benefits and Characteristics

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    Excellent cost-benefit ratio for the manufacturing of lead industrial batteries.
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    Manufactured mainly from recycled battery lead, therefore, its production is environmentally friendly.
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    Chemical used in the manufacturing of frits and enamels, as PVC stabilizer, for manufacturing pigments, and in mining applications.
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    Produced through the oxidation of high-purity lead in oxidation ovens.
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    Yellow, with different densities.
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    In 25 kg and 1 ton packages.

Uses and Applications of Lead oxide

Mineria

Mining

Precious metals leaching.
Fabricación de fritas y esmaltes

Manufacturing of Frits and Enamels

Used for coloring compounds in the manufacturing of glass and ceramics (flooring).
Estabilizador

Stabilizer

It moderates the temperature of electrical wiring sheaths when used as lead sulfate.
Fabricacion de estabilizadores de PVC

Manufacturing of PVC Stabilizers

It is used for electrical wiring sheaths, and the manufacturing of rigid and flexible PVC piping.
Fabricacion de pigmentos

Manufacturing of Pigments

For the formulation of lead chromate-based pigments.
Fabricacion de baterias

Manufacturing of Batteries

Industrial and automotive.
Nitrato de plomo

Lead Nitrate

Precursor for its manufacturing.

Available Products

Chemical Grade PbO: For the synthesis of compounds or in applications requiring high purity

PARAMETER
UNITS
SPECIFICATION
Lead Monoxide Content (PbO)
% weight
99.8% min.
Insoluble in Acetic Acid
%
0.1 max.
Chemical Iron Fe
%
0.002 max.
Copper
%
0.002 max.
Color in Acetic Acid solution
Visual
Clear
Apparent Density (Scott)
gr/in3
28.0-38.0
Retention on 325 mesh
%
0.05 max.

Technical Grade PbO: Used in applications that do not require a high purity

PARAMETER
UNITS
SPECIFICATION
Lead Monoxide Content (PbO)
% weight
99% min.
Insoluble in Acetic Acid
%
0.1 max.
Chemical Iron Fe
%
0.005 max.
Color in Acetic Acid solution
Visual
Clear or Lightly Tint
Apparent Density (Scott)
gr/ing.3
28.0-38.0
Retention on 325 Mesh
%
0.20 max.

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