The lead glass tubes are available in custom dimension and lengths to sit your requirements, we can finish the end with a flame polish so that they are smooth to the touch, to stop any damage to the tube, and connecting parts . The lead content within the tubes offers real benefits over other glass types. For example, the tubes can protect the user against radiation, whilst still allow a visual of the application being undertaken.
The applications for the glass tubes are principally industrial, as this type of glass is a very efficient electrical insulator, highly hydrolytic resistant, and absorbs x -rays. You can see from list of applications given above. They can however be used to create light features, the luster and shine provided by a lead tube, that is similar to what you will see in lead glass crystal, they are also easier to work than traditional borosilicate tubing and this can be advantageous to glass blowers, interior designers. and architects.
Please contact us with details of your requirements and we will be happy to quote and advise on the suitability of lead glass for your application.