Product Overview

Heaps, Arnold & Heaps manufacture a wide range of lead ballast and lead counterweight materials suitable for many marine, offshore and sub-sea applications. We also manufacture Lead ballast and lead counterweight for other applications, for example, Aerospace Weights, Boom Truck Weights, Forklift Truck Weights, Elevator/Lift Weights, Material Handling Weights, Camera Weights, Theatrical Weights, Crane Weights, Bridge Weights, Lead Sash Window Weights, Hoist Test Weights and Agriculture Weights


Lead Ingots: With a maximum density of 11340kg/m3, lead ingots are a simple and cost effective solution to many applications requiring ballast. Available in a range of sizes or weights, lead ingots or lead bar are suitable as basic lead ballast for ship, boat and yacht keels.

Lead Pellets: Available in a range of sizes, lead pellets are suitable for packing air space when used in conjunction with lead ingots, lead blocks, lead bar or as a standalone ballast material. Lead pellets can be used for ballasting models or filling dive weight pouches. Lead pellets can be supplied bagged in specific weights to suit customer, or in standard 20kg bags.

Lead Blocks/Lead Bars: Cast to customer specification, ranging from grams through to several tonnes, Lead blocks and Lead bars are an ideal lead ballast solution for ship, boat and yacht keels.

Lead ballast rod: Used in the manufacture of sub-sea umbilical systems as a ballast/filler, Lead ballast rods are available in any diameter, with or without central core. Lead ballast rod can be supplied coiled/ wound in lengths or weights to suit customer project.

Lead Counterweights: Cast lead to customer specification, and used in applications such as the manufacture/refurbishment of passenger elevators/lifts, crane and hoist weights.

Custom Lead Castings: Heaps, Arnold and Heaps Ltd can provide Lead ballast solutions for special projects. We can fill fabricated boxes or forms supplied by client, or can arrange boxes or forms to be fabricated and lead filled.