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Specialty Chemicals

MADE FOR INDUSTRIAL APPLICATIONS

Hammond has 90+ years of experience as a global manufacturer of specialty chemicals for applications including glass, ceramics, electronics, pigments, and more.

Leaded crystal glass

Litharge

Litharge is used as a source of lead in glass, polymer stabilizers, pigments, and in piezoceramics (PZTs). Hammond can produce an ultra-high purity grade of these materials from the purest lead feedstock.

  • 100Y Yellow Litharge
  • 400Y Granular Litharge
  • HT-100 Temperature Stabilized Litharge
  • & More

Red Lead

PIGMENT GRADES & MORE

Hammond makes red leads for use in protective paints, durable pigments, ceramics, glass, and mining applications. We offer red leads in standard, pigment, and ultra-high purity grades. 

Industrial pipes
x-ray protective lead vest

Powdered Lead

HALOTM Pb-100

Hammond’s powdered lead is produced for use in oil and gas drilling lubricants, industrial X-ray shielding, and medical radiological protective devices.

 

Contract Manufacturing

Hammond has more than 90 years of experience handling hazardous materials and is certified to provide contract manufacturing services for our customers. 

  • Custom Glass Melts
  • Custom Blending
  • Lead Borosilicates
  • BCWL Lead Carbonate (White Lead)

Orange Fiber optic cable on spool
yellow ceramic tiles, close up

Silicates

LEAD MONOSILICATE
LEAD BISILICATE (CERAFLUX®)

Lead monosilicate is an economical compound for introducing lead into a glaze. Ceraflux® is specially formulated for use in pottery and wall-tile glazes. Both are available in granulated or ground form.

Our E=(LAB)² offers research, analysis & battery testing.

More than 120 custom advanced expander formulations.

GravityGuard™ reduces acid stratification in lead batteries.