When it comes to lead, weight is a crucial factor. To make life easier we have made this weight chart available for download, so you can print it out or simply save it on your desktop.
This weight chart includes Code 3, Code 4, Code 5, Code 6, Code 7, and Code 8. It is based on 3 metre and 6 metre lengths and various different widths.
What is the code of lead and what does it mean?
Lead codes define the weight the thickness of the lead sheet. The number in the code relates to the weight in lbs, per square foot of lead.
It is essential to use the correct lead code when ordering lead as different jobs need different requirements.
Should I carry lead without gloves?
We highly recommend using disposable gloves when handling lead. Lead is not good for your body. It is worth noting lead can also get into your body through the airways and of course through swallowing. Lead is known for causing various health issues including headaches, tiredness, and constipation — to name a few.