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2013-01-28 23:03:27

Joseph Federico, Director of Operations at NJ MET Inc, announces its collaborative effort in working with BGA Test and Technology of Bohemia, NY to provide reballing and lead/lead free conversion services to the electronic component industry Clifton, NJ (PRWEB) January 28, 2013 Joseph Federico, Director of Operations at NJ MET Inc, is proud to announce its collaborative effort in working with BGA Test and Technology of Bohemia, NY to provide reballing and lead/lead free conversion services...

2012-09-08 23:04:32

EPTAC Corporation´s, Vice President & Technical Director, Leo Lambert, along with Umut Tosun, CTO, ZESTRON America, will present “Challenges of Conversion: Leaded to Lead-Free Operation” workshop at the IPC Medical Industries Technical Conference to be held at the Customer Visit Center at the Philips Healthcare, Andover, MA on Wednesday, November 7, 2012 as part of a three day technical conference sponsored by the IPC. Manchester, NH (PRWEB) September 07, 2012 EPTAC...

California Condor Population Still Under Threat From Lead Poisoning
2012-06-26 09:42:09

Brett Smith for redOrbit.com Despite efforts to protect them, California condors are being decimated more than previously thought from lead poisoning caused by ingesting hunters´ bullets, according to a new study published in the Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences. Being opportunistic scavengers, condors feed primarily on the carcasses or organs of large mammals such as deer, many of which have been shot and left behind by hunters who might only take cuts of meat. Lead...

Lead Ammunition Threatens Wildlife: Lawsuit
2012-06-09 05:11:19

Brett Smith for redOrbit.com Lead bullets are having a major impact on wildlife populations and should be banned, according to a lawsuit filed by seven US conservation groups on Thursday against the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA). The lawsuit follows an unsuccessful petition to the EPA by The Center for Biological Diversity and 100 other organizations that aimed to restrict the use of lead-based ammunition, which accounts for most bullets and shot used by sportsmen across the...

2012-05-28 23:01:22

Copper roofing offers a distinguished look to any Main Line home. With centuries of use, copper roofing is a durable and long lasting (over 50 years) metal roofing material. (PRWEB) May 28, 2012 Copper roofing announces a distinguished look to any Main Line home. With centuries of use, copper roofing is a durable and long lasting (over 50 years) metal roofing material. Copper's soft properties allow the material to be easily applied to almost any surface of the roof. It´s unique aging...


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2005-05-26 09:40:46

Lead is a chemical element in the periodic table that has the symbol Pb (L. Plumbum) and atomic number 82. A soft, heavy, toxic and malleable poor metal, lead is bluish white when freshly cut but tarnishes to dull gray when exposed to air. Lead is used in building construction, lead-acid batteries, bullets and shot, and is part of solder, pewter, and fusible alloys. Lead has the highest atomic number of all stable elements. (But see the article on Bismuth, which has a half life so long it can...

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  • A fool; a simpleton: a term of abuse common in Ireland and to a less extent in the Gaelic-speaking parts of Scotland.
This word is partly Irish in origin.