Kevin Milne

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  • MarShield Attends 2022 SNMMI Annual Meeting In-Person

    MarShield will be attending the Society of Nuclear Medicine & Molecular Imaging (SNMMI) 2022 Annual Meeting in Vancouver, British Columbia on June 11th to 14th in-person for the first time in 2 years due to the Covid-19 pandemic. MarShield will be featuring Custom Radiation Protection Solutions at this year’s annual meeting. Visit us at Booth […]

  • Case Study: Tungsten Custom Shielding Plates for CT Scanner Project

    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 designed by U of Penn and in coordination with University of Illinois. MarShield has been working to bring this project to life for […]

  • MarShield Feature in The ANS Nuclear News Buyers Guide 2022

    As a proud member of the American Nuclear Society (ANS), MarShield is thrilled to be featured in the ANS Nuclear News Buyers Guide Issue 2022. The American Nuclear Society is a premier organization with over 68 years of committed promotion and advancement of the development and application of nuclear sciences and technologies in order to […]

  • New Readable PDF Downloadable Line Card for MarShield

    The complete list of MarShield products is now available in an easily readable and downloadable PDF format. DOWNLOAD: MarShield Line Card MarShield is the best choice for radiation protection products, and with over 40 years of experience, our in-house technical staff offers full support to our clients. To learn more about MarShield products, call us […]

  • Case Study: Radiation Shielding Storage Unit for X-Ray Equipment

    MarShield was approached by a global leader in consumer, healthcare, and business products, requiring a radiation shielding storage unit for their offices in Canada. The client needed to pre-stage and test some of the “demo” mobile x-ray equipment at their warehouse. This equipment required a radiation storage solution that would house an x-ray tube of […]

  • Mobile Hi-Impact Shielding Barrier for Industrial Applications

    MarShield, an industry leader in product innovation, was contacted by a prominent energy company in Southeast USA to develop a barrier that would be extremely durable with high visual clarity and extreme impact qualities. The energy company provides electricity to 7.8 million customers in six states in the USA. Its commercial business owns and operates […]

  • Choosing the Right Radiation Shielding: Factors Considered by a Shielding Materials Expert

    Choosing the Right Radiation Shielding: Factors Considered by a Shielding Materials Expert

    Radiation Protection is an important field across a wide range of industries from healthcare and medical imaging to nuclear energy, nuclear medicine and non-destructive testing. ALARA (As Low As Reasonably Achievable) is a principle that strives to minimize the exposure of ionizing radiation to people and the environment while considering economics, technology and social factors. […]

  • 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 2022 holds! Best wishes for this upcoming year and we look forward to servicing you […]

  • Non-Lead Materials for The Radiation Shielding Industry

    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 material for the radiation shielding industry. Innovations have focused on producing thinner, more flexible, and effective non-lead shielding. Specifically, polymers are being utilized for their […]

  • Tungsten Shielding Keeps Radiation Exposure to Minimum

    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 components. With an approximately 1.7 times greater density than lead, tungsten guarantees radiation exposure is kept to a minimum. Benefits Of Using Tungsten Tungsten’s higher density […]