Encyclopedic Dictionary of Polymers

2011 Edition
| Editors: Jan W. Gooch


  • Jan W. Gooch
Reference work entry
DOI: https://doi.org/10.1007/978-1-4419-6247-8_6984

PbO. Oxide of lead made by controlled heating of metallic lead. Pure litharge has sp gr of 9.53, mp of 888°C, and mol wt of 223.21. Used as a raw material in the manufacture of pigments and driers and infrequently as a catalyst in pains. Open image in new window

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  • Jan W. Gooch
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  1. 1.AtlantaUSA