Lead Fabrication at Seafab Metals Company
Lead’s unique protective properties make it ideal for products in construction, nuclear storage, military, medical and energy industries. Seafab Metals Company, a wholly owned subsidiary of Doe Run, produces and delivers important lead products and lead oxide for batteries.
Seafab Metals Company’s two plants annually deliver 27,000 tons of lead. Lead fabrication is located in Casa Grande, Arizona, and an oxide plant in Vancouver, Washington.
Seafab Metals is a trusted expert in lead fabrication withnearly 100 year history of excellence. Seafab Metals delivers a variety of precision lead products, including:
- Nuclear shielding cask linings for waste containment.
- Lead shielding used to block sound waves and x-rays.
- Lead anodes for electrowinning.
- Specialty extruded shapes.
- Sheet lead for roofing.
- Caulking lead.
Seafab Metals is compliant with current requirements of the nuclear regulatory standard, The American Society of Mechanical Engineers (ASME) NQA-1, the only quality program endorsed by the Nuclear Regulatory Commission. Visit Seafab.com to learn more.
The Vancouver Fabricated Products Inc. plant produces lead oxide for lead batteries and lead billets for ammunition. It uses three ball mills that tumble large chunks of lead to create heat and friction that breaks the chunks into smaller pieces to produce lead oxide. The plant holds ISO 9001:2008 certification for quality management systems.
Commitment to Safety
Both locations have reached more than 22 years of operation without a lost-time accident.
The Casa Grande facility has received the National Safety Council’s “Perfect Record Award” for no lost-time accidents each year since 2000.
“I love working here. At Seafab we all want the same goals: to work in a safe manner, to produce quality products for our customers and to feel empowered to do our jobs well. At the end of the day, I go home feeling happy because I enjoy what I do.”
Quality and Environmental Manager