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  • 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

    By Paul Rochus – Shielding Technician 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 […]

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

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

    By Paul Rochus – Shielding Technician 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 […]

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

    Borated Polyethylene – How It Works

    Plasti-Shield® is an effective shielding material with 5% boron by weight to meet all relevant applications in healthcare such as cancer treatment, diagnostic, and hospital facilities. Other applications include linear accelerators, nuclear/radiation shielding, industrial uses, nuclear power plants, seaport, airport, and border security and other applications requiring attenuation of thermal neutrons. Prime vendors to the […]

  • ASNT Conference 20178

    MarShield at the ASNT

    Come see MarShield at the ASNT (American Society for Non-destructive Testing) Annual Conference in Houston, TX taking place from Sunday October 28th 2018 until Wednesday October 31st 2018 at the George R. Brown Convention Center. We encourage all of our existing clients and any new customers or potential customers to visit us at booth # 226 in […]

  • 2018 SNMMI Annual Meeting

    Visit Us at the SNMMI 2018 Annual Meeting

    Come see us at the SNMMI Show in Philadelphia,  PA from June 23-26, 2018. We welcome all our existing clients and new customers to visit us at booth #443 in the main auditorium. MarShield Radiation Protection Products will be showcasing our specialized products and our team of Sales Technicians will be available to answer all […]

  • MarShield Newsletter September 19, 2017

    MarShield Newsletter – September 19, 2017

    MarShield Custom Lead Lined Cabinets MarShield manufactures a wide range of standard or custom designed lead lined (stainless steel or powder coated) cabinets are suitable for Nuclear Medicine or Radiochemistry laboratories. MarShield has worked extensively with architects, engineers, contractors and end-users like doctors, hospitals, laboratories, and medical & veterinary clinics to ensure that our designs […]

  • As seen in Nuclear News

    As Seen in Nuclear News

    MarShield Nuclear is a Premier North American Manufacturer and Global Supplier of Nuclear Radiation Shielding and Solutions. MarShield has been manufacturing a wide range of quality radiation shielding products for the nuclear industry since 1979. Our specialty is custom design and manufacturing. We enjoy assisting our customers from product development through to completion. With our […]

  • SNMNI June 2017

    SNMMI Show Preview & Featured Exhibitors

    Here it is, the official DOTmed SNMMI 2017 show preview and hand plucked list of must-visit exhibitors. In just a few days, thousands of physicians, scientists, technologists, pharmacists, and lab professionals from all over the world will gather in the mile-high city of Denver for SNMMI’s 2017 Annual Meeting. SNMMI is a global destination for […]