Other lead compounds

It is used for...

Historically, lead has been used for many different applications but at present times most of the market of this metal is used for batteries and accumulators, but still, a big quantity of lead scrap is recycled coming from:

  • Pipes

  • Roofing sheets

  • All kind of insulating objects (hospitals, pharmaceutical industry, etc.)

  • Welding

  • Counterweights, mainly in the naval industry.

  • Old printing machinery

  • Armament Industry