Technical Articles

MarShield has published these technical articles:

(Pharmaceutical and Biotechnology)
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MarShield was contacted by a radiopharmaceutical developer The Center for Probe Development and Commercialization (CPDC) to develop and build a series of custom radiation barriers that would be used...
(Nondestructive Testing Equipment)
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Ensuring that people and products are well-protected from radiation in the work environment is crucial. This is especially the case in the medical research industry, wherein researchers and...
(Safety and Personal Protective Equipment)
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MarShield provided 20 Mobile Lead Lined Radiation Barriers to an energy company in North America that reduced workers exposure rates by 50%....
(Safety and Personal Protective Equipment)
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The Juravinski Hospital in Hamilton, Ontario, approached MarShield, faced with the challenge of protecting staff from radiation emitted from a Spect camera - a nuclear medicine device that generates...
(Safety and Personal Protective Equipment)
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MarShield was approached by a global leader in consumer, healthcare, and business products, requiring a radiation shielding storage unit....
(Metals and Alloys)
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MarShield has been working to create custom pin hole plates for a CT scanner for the Department of Radiology of University of Chicago Urbana Campaign and University of Pennsylvania. The plates were...
(Specialized Industrial Services)
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The Conservation Science Lab at the Indianapolis Museum of Art (IMA) approached MarShield to design and manufacture a Lead Lined Mobile Shielding Barrier with a Lead Acrylic see-through upper panel....
(Refractory, Fireproofing and Thermal Insulation)
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The field of nuclear medicine is growing rapidly with innovations in technology, diagnostic procedures, and therapeutic purposes. Variety of workplaces including hospitals, universities, and research...
(Metals and Alloys)
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Sheet lead is a common, quick and cost-effective method to efficiently shield radiation in dental offices, vet clinics, health clinics, hospitals and other areas. It can also be used for roof flashing...
(Metals and Alloys)
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The Nuclear industry often requires large radiation shields made primarily from lead. One common method is to pour lead into a steel fabrication. The metal shell protects the lead in a durable casing...
(Storage and Containers)
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MarShield was approached by Lawrence Livermore Laboratory to design and manufacture a custom cabinet so they could store their sources underneath. The cabinet also required a L-block shield and cave...
(Door and Window Supplies)
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MarShield was contracted by a large commercial construction company to build accelerator doors for a cancer care facility in Washington, USA. We were brought on board due to our expertise in...
(Specialized Industrial Services)
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Nuclear energy is a crucial part of the North American electrical grid. The United States obtains 20% of its electrical power from nuclear, while 15% of Canada's electrical grid is powered by nuclear....
(Metals and Alloys)
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Specifically designed for neutron shielding, borated polyethylene is a cost-effective and lightweight shielding solution that moderates or slows down neutrons, absorbs slow neutrons, and shields...
(Metals and Alloys)
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The use of sheet lead for radiation protection in laboratories, clinics, dental, and medical applications can be a challenge. When designing and building radiation shielding, many contractors and...
(Metals and Alloys)
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An area where material science is advancing the field of radiation shielding is in the development of non-lead shielding materials. Lead is used today because it's cost-effective, easy to work with,...
(Safety and Personal Protective Equipment)
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MarShield manufactures lead bricks that are cast from 99.5% Minimum Pure Lead and are ideal for applications where maximum protection is required from X-Ray and Gamma Ray Radiation. We also offer...
(Lab Safety)
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Lead Lined Cabinets or Laboratory Furniture is designed for the safe storage of radioisotopes or radioactive materials inside the cabinet to ensure full protection of healthcare providers from harmful...
(Storage and Containers)
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Lead lined cabinets are utilized across a wide variety of industries including hospitals, nuclear medicine and the nuclear power industry. Some of the applications of shielded cabinets are for storing...
(Metals and Alloys)
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Leaded acrylic is a shatter-resistant, versatile solution to your radiation shielding needs. The transparent plastic contains 30% lead by weight, combining superb light transmission with effective...
(Composites, Textiles and Reinforcements)
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MarShield, an industry leader in radiation shielding materials carries a variety of sizes and thickness of leaded acrylic and can fulfill custom orders according to requirements of a client....
(Materials)
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Mars Metal, a leading Canadian manufacturer of elevator test cart weights and commercial elevator counterweights, has been recognized as an official member of the Canadian Elevator Contractors...
(Engineering Services)
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MarShield is proud to announce the launch of its Specifiers and Architects Resource Hub. The hub providers specifiers, architects, and engineers have easy access to MarShield product information,...
(Materials)
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MarShield is an industry leader in radiation shielding materials for medical, veterinary, dental and healthcare facilities shielding. Our extensive inventory of Lead Lined Drywall, Lead Lined Plywood,...
(Medical)
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While x-rays are a valuable diagnostic non-invasive tool with minimal risk to the patient, repeated long term exposure to x-rays can be harmful. Construction of hospitals and dental offices take steps...
(Safety and Personal Protective Equipment)
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MarShield, an industry leader in the product innovation was contacted by a USA based energy company to develop a high-impact resistant see-through mobile barrier....
(Nondestructive Testing Equipment)
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Industrial x-ray and Non-Destructive Testing (NDT) play a crucial role in our everyday lives by ensuring safety and reliability of everything from aircraft parts, to bridges and power stations....
(Safety and Personal Protective Equipment)
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As we continue to tackle COVID-19, now more than ever the medical industry requires modular x-ray shielding rooms. These full body shielding units are designed to protect medical personnel from...
(Safety and Personal Protective Equipment)
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Lead remains the most commonly used material for radiation shielding but its toxicity is one of its major drawbacks. There has been significant advancement in the development of non-lead shielding...
(Medical)
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Nuclear Medicine is a growing field with innovations in technology, diagnostic procedures and therapeutic purposes. Variety of workplaces including hospitals, universities and research facilities are...
(Materials)
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One of the most versatile forms of shielding material that is used to overcome these challenges is lead-it's less expensive, readily available, and easy to process into finished radiation shielding...
(Safety and Personal Protective Equipment)
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Radio Frequency (RF) waves are electromagnetic waves produced by electronic devices and networks such as cell phones or radio towers. RF waves can be shielded by enclosing an area with a conductive...
(RF, Microwave, and Wireless Components)
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The most common uses of RF Shielding in the medical industry is for Magnetic Resonance Imaging (MRI). MRI is a non-invasive way to take a 3D images of a person for diagnostic purposes. The MRI creates...
(Nondestructive Testing Equipment)
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With Nanotek technology, we offer a safer, more environmentally friendly, lead-free solution to traditionally lead-based radiation shielding products....
(Specialized Industrial Services)
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MarShield provides custom radiation shielding options and offers to be involved right from the initial design phase all the way through to the manufacturing and delivery of the finished product....
(Safety and Personal Protective Equipment)
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MarShield Radiation Shielding are experts in the in the customization of tungsten heavy alloy for the Nuclear Energy, Nuclear Medicine / Radioisotope, diagnostic imaging and non-destructive testing...
(Safety and Personal Protective Equipment)
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Several applications require shielding from radiation where lead is not a feasible material. Tungsten heavy alloy provides an alternative to lead that is strong and highly customizable into precision...