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  • MarShield To Attend Reverse Expo at Health Connect Partners Radiology & Imaging Spring Conference 2021

    MarShield is proud to attend the Reverse Expo at this year’s Health Connect Partners Radiology and Imaging Spring Conference 2021. Our team members Cory Aitken and Chris Newman will be available for personalized meetings during the Live Online Reverse Expo period from March 2-5 (8:00 am to 5:00 pm CT). The Live Online Reverse Expo […]

  • Leaded Acrylic Provides A Shatter-Resistant, Versatile Solution to Radiation Shielding

    By: Chris Newman 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 radiation protection. MarShield, an industry leader in radiation shielding materials, carries a variety of sizes and thickness of leaded acrylic and can fulfill custom orders according […]

  • How to Solve Your Shielding Challenges with Sheet Lead Product Options

    Shielding Options: Lead vs. Tungsten

    By: Chris Newman When considering options for radiation shielding, the most important thing is to use materials with a high density. Lead and tungsten are the most common materials to shield gamma radiation, however, they both have different advantages. Lead Shielding  Lead has numerous applications, but it’s mostly used in nuclear power, nuclear medicine, diagnostic […]

  • Designing Radiation Shielding for NDT and Other Industries

    Our lives are impacted by industrial x-ray and Non-Destructive Testing (NDT) as they play a crucial role in ensuring safety and reliability of everything from aircraft parts, to bridges and power stations. However, this also puts equipment operators and sensitive components at risk of being exposed to harmful radiation. MarShield designs and manufactures custom modular […]

  • Happy Holidays from The Mars Metal Group of Companies

    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. 2020 was a difficult year for us all, but through the adversity, we learned new ways to move forward. Thank you for your business and continued support in these times of uncertainty. Best wishes […]

  • How to Solve Your Shielding Challenges with Sheet Lead Product Options

    How to Solve Your Shielding Challenges with Sheet Lead Product Options

    Over 70 Tons of Sheet Lead in Stock and Ready to Ship! From 1/32 inch to 1/4 inch and Various Roll Lengths from 8ft. to 10ft. By: Chris Newman 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 […]

  • Plasti-Shield® - Borated Polyethylene - How it works.

    How Does Borated Polyethylene Work?

    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 against any resulting radiation. Moderating or slowing down neutrons: Materials containing light atoms such as hydrogen atoms found in polyethylene accomplish this. The nucleus of a hydrogen atom contains only […]

  • Nuclear Radiation Shielding Products and Solutions

    MarShield Featured in August’s Nuclear News

    As seen in August’s Nuclear News, MarShield was featured as a premium North American manufacturer of nuclear radiation shielding products and solutions. With over 40 years of experience established in 1979 MarShield an ISO 9001:2015 registered company supplying Radiation Shielding Solutions to the nuclear and medical industry worldwide. At MarShield we are the manufacturer so […]

  • Women in Medicine Month

    MarShield is Proud to Celebrate Women in Medicine Month

    MarShield is proud to honour women in medicine alongside the American Medical Association (AMA) and the Society of Nuclear Medicine and Molecular Imaging (SNMMI) throughout September. Every year the AMA’s Women Physicians Section honours physicians who offer their time, wisdom, and support to advance women with careers in medicine. The theme for this year is […]