Re: lead shot for car weighting (Tungsten)


Jon Miller <atsfus@...>
 

On 1/10/2016 10:27 PM, thecitrusbelt@... [STMFC] wrote:
Tungsten is a weighting material that may be of interest to you. On a volume basis tungsten is about 1.7 times as dense as lead, which means you'll be able to add 70% more weight in the same space compared to lead.

    Tungsten is also expensive.  Depleted uranium is also dense but very hard to find and probably expensive.  Some of the best material is Cerro metal but again expensive.  Cerro metals have a low melting point  so with care you can pour into plastic.

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Jon Miller
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