Milled lead

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Sheets of lead produced by milling. Milled lead was used in the 19th century as a substitute for cast lead sheets. It had a tendency to flake and delaminate with time.

Synonyms and Related Terms

sheet lead; Walzblei (Deut.)

Sources Checked for Data in Record

  • Dictionary of Building Preservation, Ward Bucher, ed., John Wiley & Sons, Inc., New York City, 1996