alkali lead

alkali lead

[′al·kə‚lī ′led]
(metallurgy)
An alloy of lead hardened with small quantities of alkali metals; used as bearing metals.
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Alkali leads to the different scale of increase of permeability and porosity in sandstone reservoirs; high formation temperature exacerbated the dissolution of the reservoir rock, and the pressure had no significant effect.