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This article examines the role of alloying in the production and use of lead and tin. It describes the various categories and grades of lead and lead-base alloys along with their nominal compositions and corresponding UNS numbers. It also discusses the composition and properties of lead used in battery grids, type metals, and bearings. It, likewise, discusses the use of tin in various types of solder and in bearings and provides composition and property data for application-specific designations and grades. The article also discusses the effect of impurities in tin-lead solders and the amounts and combinations in which they are found.

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Lead, Tin, and Their Alloys, Alloying: Understanding the Basics, Edited By J.R. Davis, ASM International, 2001, p 528–539, https://doi.org/10.31399/asm.tb.aub.t61170528

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