Bullets are part of the defense equipment which the development is very rapid. There are a variety of forms but the bullet Lead is a metal that has always been used for applications projectiles. Lead core constituent materials are combined with antimony. In this research will be conducted by making the material for the core projectile with Tin Lead. The addition of Tin will increase the stiffness of Lead which is soft in nature. The Lead Tin composition variation was given in 10% weight of Sn. The manufacturing process using powder metallurgy using temperature and holding time variations of sintering at 100, 150, and 200°C for 1,2, and 3 hours. XRD samples will be tested to determine the form and phase morphology was observed using SEM-EDX. These results revealed that Pb-10%wtSn Composite which is sintered in temperature 200°C for 3 hours has the greatest density, 10.695 g/cm3 as well as the smallest porosity, 2.2%. In agreement with theoretical analysis that increasing higher temperature and longer holding time give decrease in porosity level due to activation energy which further promotes grain growth. Moreover, there is no intermetallic phase formation as well as no oxide found on composites.

Original languageEnglish
Title of host publicationInternational Conference on Theoretical and Applied Physics, ICTAP 2012
Number of pages5
Publication statusPublished - 2013
Event2nd International Conference on Theoretical and Applied Physics, ICTAP 2012 - Palangkaraya, Central of Kalimantan, Indonesia
Duration: 19 Oct 201220 Oct 2012

Publication series

NameAIP Conference Proceedings
ISSN (Print)0094-243X
ISSN (Electronic)1551-7616


Conference2nd International Conference on Theoretical and Applied Physics, ICTAP 2012
CityPalangkaraya, Central of Kalimantan


  • Bullet Projectile
  • Pb-10%wt Sn composite
  • Powder Metallurgy


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