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  • Designing, Fabricating, and Installing Accelerator Room Doors for Cancer Care Centre

    Designing, Fabricating, and Installing Accelerator Room Doors for Cancer Care Centre

    MarShield was contracted by a large commercial construction company to build accelerator doors for a cancer care facility in Washington, USA. We were brought on board due to our expertise in fabricating and installing accelerator doors. What made this particular project unique was that one door was to be installed immediately to get an accelerator […]

  • Shatter-Resistant, Versatile Solution to Radiation Shielding

    Leaded Acrylic: Shatter-Resistant, Versatile Solution to Radiation Shielding

    Leaded acrylic is an excellent option for your radiation shielding needs. The shatter-resistant and versatile unique 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 […]

  • We Are Open For You

    As we continue to closely monitor the COVID-19 situation, our top priority is the safety and health of our team members and customers. Within the Mars Group of Companies, we have enhanced rules and procedures with our employees practicing self-monitoring, social distancing, and strict sanitization guidelines. Mars Metal Group has been deemed an essential service, […]

  • MarShield Radiation Shielding Pleased to Announce CSA N299.3-16 Accreditation

    MarShield Radiation Shielding, a supplier of radiation shielding and protection products and materials to the nuclear energy, nuclear medicine, healthcare and non-destructive testing industries, is pleased to announce their CWB accreditation to CSA N299.3-16 for the supply of items and services to nuclear power plants. MarShield’s manufacturing facilities supplies fully Documented and Certified Nuclear Lead […]

  • 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 […]