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Lead is a natural, bluish-gray metal that possesses the general physical properties of other metals as a conductor of electricity and heat. Manufacturers use lead in many different products such as batteries, metal products, cables, ceramic glazes, pigments, and ammunition. Lead is a well-established human and environmental hazard.

Projects Involving Lead

Our work in the electronics and defense/aerospace sectors engages companies up and down the supply chain in common goals of reducing use of lead.  The approaches have included joint research projects and reconsideration of purchasing specifications.