Encyclopedic Dictionary of Polymers

2011 Edition
| Editors: Jan W. Gooch

Leaded Zinc Oxide

  • Jan W. Gooch
Reference work entry
DOI: https://doi.org/10.1007/978-1-4419-6247-8_6838

Mixed pigment comprising zinc oxide and basic lead sulfate. Several grades are possible and vary in the proportions of the individual ingredients. Leaded zinc oxides are either mechanical mixtures of the two ingredients, or are made by heating together roasted zinc ore, lead sulfide ore and coal. (Kirk-Othmer encyclopedia of chemical technology: Pigments-powders. Wiley, New York, 1996; Gooch JW (1993) Lead based paint handbook. Plenum, New York)

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  • Jan W. Gooch
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  1. 1.AtlantaUSA