Yearly Archives

  • Happy Holidays From MarShield

    There’s no better time than the holidays to express our appreciation for your business. May all the joys of the season be yours with every good wish for the New Year! Our Holiday Hours December 24th to January 1st: Closed January 2nd: Open (Regular Hours) Our sales team will be monitoring emails and phone calls […]

  • Case Study: MarShield Custom Builds Radiation Protected Cabinets for a Medical Research Client

    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 professionals are working with fragile products and solutions that can be exposed to radiation and other hazards. To that end, our team at MarShield was commissioned by […]

  • RF Waves and Shielding for MRI Applications

    Previous posts that I have written have mostly dealt with shielding gamma and neutron radiation, however there are other forms of  radiation that should be shielded in certain situation. Radio Frequency (RF) waves are a form of electromagnetic waves produced by electronic devices and networks such as cell phones or radio towers. These waves can […]

  • Women in Medicine

    MarShield Celebrates Women in Medicine Month

    MarShield is thrilled to join the Society of Nuclear Medicine and Molecular Imaging (SNMMI) and the American Medical Association (AMA) in celebrating Women in Medicine Month throughout September. Women in Medicine Month serves to highlight the accomplishments and advocacy work of female physicians, as well as to shed light on health issues impacting female patients. […]

  • Lead lined bricks used for radiation shielding.

    Radiation Shielding with Lead

    By Paul Rochus – Shielding Technician Designing and building radiation shielding can pose a variety of challenges, such as limitations on space, price, weight, and installation. 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 […]

  • SNMMI 2019 Annual Meeting & Conference

    SNMMI 2019 Annual Meeting & Conference

    We invite you to join us for the 2019 SNMMI Annual Meeting & Conference in beautiful Anaheim, California from June 22-25. Please come by to see MarShield in Booth 454 at the Conference. Meet our Shielding Technicians Cory Aitken and Chris Newman a discuss any shielding challenges you might have. To make an appointment or reach […]

  • Shielding Solutions You Can Look Through: Leaded Glass and Leaded Acrylic

    Shielding Solutions You Can Look Through: Leaded Glass and Leaded Acrylic

    In the last article I wrote on radiation shielding materials, I explored the factors considered by a shielding materials expert when designing radiation shielding. Lead, tungsten and concrete are all very effective forms of shielding that have their advantages and disadvantages, but one downside is these materials are not transparent. Two common and reliable solutions to provide safe shielding; […]