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.
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|Gravi-Tech™ - Product Bulletin (Chinese)||Product Bulletin||Product description, value solution, characteristics, markets and end-use applications (Chinese language version)||View|
|Gravi-Tech™ - Product Bulletin (English)||Product Bulletin||Product description, value solution, characteristics, markets and end-use applications (English language version)||View|
|Gravi-Tech™ Density Modified Formulations - Design Guide||Design Guide||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 Guides||Injection molding parameters and troubleshooting recommendations for Gravi-Tech™||View|
|Gravi-Tech™ Density Modified Formulations Extended Version (Chinese)||Processing Guides||Injection molding parameters and troubleshooting recommendations for Gravi-Tech™ (Chinese language version)||View|
Benefits & characteristics of this high performance alternative to lead and other traditional metals