Yearly Archives

  • Happy Holidays from The Mars Metal Group of Companies

    On behalf of the Mars Metal Group of Companies we want to wish you happy holidays and a prosperous New Year. We want to extend our appreciation to everyone who supported us this year and we look forward to what 2023 holds! Best wishes for this upcoming year and we look forward to servicing you […]

  • MarShield Celebrates World Nuclear Energy Day

      MarShield proudly supplies and manufactures gamma and neutron radiation shielding products and materials for the nuclear energy market. For World Nuclear Energy Day on December 2nd, 2022, MarShield would like to highlight the importance of nuclear energy and how we support this industry. Keep reading to learn more. This year’s World Nuclear Energy Day […]

  • Common Sheet Lead Questions

    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 and can be laminated to drywall or plywood depending on your needs. Many customers have questions about sheet lead orders and clarifications about […]

  • Gamma Ray Attenuation Properties of Common Shielding Materials

    Shielding for Radiation comes in many available products and design characteristics, some being more effective than others. Radiation Shielding and Protection is a very serious subject. What follows is just a basic overview of what’s available along with the variation of protection. Attenuation or shielding of gamma radiation is an important component of radiation safety […]

  • MarShield Helps Protect Against Radiation with Custom Lead Lined Doors & Frames

    MarShield offers a premium line of customizable, lead lined, metal and wood veneer doors and hollow metal frames. These lead lined doors and frames are a crucial nuclear medicine solution for protecting employees and patients from dangerous radiation emissions from therapy rooms, Intensive Care Unit (ICU) and Cardiac Care Unit (CCU), and x-ray rooms. Our […]

  • Choose MarShield for Radiation Shielding Solutions in Nuclear Medicine

    According to Grand View Research, the global nuclear medicine market size was an estimated 8.1 billion USD in 2021 and is expected to increase 13% from 2022-2030. Nuclear medicine is expanding quickly due to advancements in products and government initiatives that improve nuclear medicine access. There is also an increase in cancer patients that will […]

  • The MarShield Specifiers & Architects Resource Hub

    Marshield is one of the best choices for your custom radiation shielding solutions. We provide radiation shielding design and consultation services to assist you in developing a custom solution that fits your needs. We also have a Specifiers & Architects Resource Hub with information for specifiers, architects, and engineers on products, specs, CAD drawings, and […]

  • Lead Lined Cabinet Design and Considerations When Ordering

      MarShield is North America’s premier lead caster, manufacturer, and global supplier of gamma and neutron radiation shielding products and materials to a variety of industries. We offer design, consultation, and turn-key solutions for radiation shielding challenges. MarShield manufactures the highest quality Standard or Custom Designed Lead Lined Cabinets suitable for Nuclear Medicine or Radiochemistry […]

  • Designing and Manufacturing Modular Radiation Shielding Barriers and Walls

    “Durable Modular Radiation Barriers designed form maximum flexibility and easy installation” MarShield is a North American leader in the design and manufacture of standard and custom-designed radiation shielding modular barriers & walls. Designed for the medical industry, these full body shielding units shield personnel from harmful secondary radiation in examination rooms, intensive or cardiac case […]

  • Ensuring Nuclear Safety with High Quality – CSA N299

    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. Due to the safety concerns when dealing with nuclear power and radiation, high manufacturing standards are put in place on suppliers in […]