What to know to find a quality lead-free parts manufacturer
Learn to look for suppliers specializing in lead-free metal products
Finding the right manufacturer for quality lead-free parts can be a challenge. It starts by assessing the quality of the part production. Lead makes a metal easier to work with, so switching to newer, lead-free alloys requires specialized skills.
A parts manufacturer must first understand how to work with the more unforgiving lead-free, or low-lead, material, and then know how to use innovative approaches to adapt the manufacturing process.
It’s like knowing how to build a standard car engine in steel – versus having the experience to create a performance engine in high-grade aluminum. You’ve got to be an expert in the material, and know your craft.
For businesses that need to find quality lead-free machined parts for potable water systems, sourcing the best supplier is essential. The goal is to find manufacturers who use careful production strategies – designed just for lead-free metals – and who can supply the highest quality parts, at competitive prices.
So, what do you look for in a lead-free products supplier?
In this article, you will learn answers to:
- What exactly is a lead-free, or low-lead, metal alloy?
- What’s involved in making quality lead-free plumbing components?
- Why, and when, did lead-free metal become required in potable water systems?
Finally, get a Quick List of the information you need to know to search for, and source, a quality lead-free and EcoBrass® parts supplier.
(ECO BRASS is a registered trademark of Mitsubishi-Shindoh Co, Ltd. – http://www.mitsubishi-shindoh.com/en/products/material/ecobrass.html)