Gravi-Tech™ Lead Replacement Formulations
Using Gravi-Tech™ Lead Replacement Formulations allows manufacturers to avoid the regulatory, disposal and employee exposure challenges associated with traditional lead-based materials. Several grades of Gravi-Tech materials used for X-ray devices provide radiation shielding performance comparable to that of lead, yet these grades are 37 percent lighter. Other radiation-shielding grades are available that match the density of lead (11 gm/cm3). In addition to radiation shielding, Gravi-Tech can be used as a sustainable alternative for adding heft to a product such as spirits caps and closures, where a feeling of weight in a consumer’s hand can denote luxury and quality. With elevated heat deflection temperature and good impact strength, these formulations offer performance and versatility.
Browse and download our literature to learn more about Avient solutions and services.
Important information about the health, safety and environmental impacts of Avient products.
Browse our library of product data sheets containing technical descriptions and details.
Technical information, design guides, processing information and more.
|Gravi-Tech™ - Product Bulletin (Chinese)||Product/Service Overview||Product description, value solution, characteristics, markets and end-use applications (Chinese language version)||View|
|Gravi-Tech™ - Product Bulletin (English)||Product/Service Overview||Product description, value solution, characteristics, markets and end-use applications (English language version)||View|
|Gravi-Tech™ Density Modified Formulations - Design Guide||Processing & Design Guides||Gravi-Tech™ polymer-metal composites are high density materials developed as thermoplastic-based alternatives to lead and other traditional metals||View|
|Gravi-Tech™ Density Modified Formulations Extended Version||Processing & Design Guides||Injection molding parameters and troubleshooting recommendations for Gravi-Tech™||View|
|Gravi-Tech™ Density Modified Formulations Extended Version (Chinese)||Processing & Design Guides||Injection molding parameters and troubleshooting recommendations for Gravi-Tech™ (Chinese language version)||View|