Case Study

  • Case Study: Tungsten Vial Shield with Auxilary Shield System

    Challenge The MarShield team has designed and is currently in the process of building a tungsten vial shield transport system for a Pelican Protector Case. This vial shield must meet transport and safety requirements as well as offer ease of operation in opening and closing. The vial shield design can be used to ship 10Ci […]

  • 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 […]

  • Case Study: Lead Lined Cabinets for Engineering and Environmental Consulting Firm

    An Engineering and environmental consulting company based in New jersey has once again contacted us to assist in their shielding requirements. They needed another three customed designed cabinets this time for their nuclear gauges and associated instruments. Nuclear gauges are field instruments used in geological engineering to determine the density of compacted material and can […]

  • Case Study: MarShield’s Mobile Shielding Barriers Reduce Workers Exposure to Radiation By 50%

    An energy company based in Wisconsin, USA, was looking to reduce workers’ exposure to canisters filled with nuclear fuel. To remove the canisters, the company had to construct a scaffold framework that was not conducive for schedule optimization and exposure reduction. The company delivers clean energy across North America. They develop, construct, and operate power […]

  • Case Study: Designing and Manufacturing Custom Lead Cabinet for Cardiology Clinic

    MarShield was approached by a Senior Nuclear Medicine Technologist/Radiation Safety Officer & Stress Lab Manager from Western Canada’s premier cardiology clinics to design and manufacture a custom cabinet with a vertical storage location for flood sources and phantoms. The customer required the cabinet to be built according to custom dimensions to fit the room’s unique […]

  • Case Study: X-Ray Shielding in the Art World for the Indianapolis Museum of Art Conservation Science Department

    The Conservation Science Lab at the Indianapolis Museum of Art (IMA) approached MarShield to design and manufacture a Lead Lined Mobile Shielding Barrier with a Lead Acrylic see-through upper panel. The barrier needed to be mobile and very durable for usage in several investigative areas. MarShield used Lead Acrylic to eliminate the risk of glass […]

  • Case Study: Modular Radiation Shielding Barrier Installation at Juravinski Hospital in Hamilton

    The Juravinski Hospital in Hamilton, Ontario, approached MarShield, faced with the challenge of protecting staff from radiation emitted from a Spect camera – a nuclear medicine device that generates low amounts of radiation. The solution required MarShield to design and manufacture a modular radiation shielding barrier in the nuclear medicine room between the operators and […]

  • Designing and Manufacturing a Custom Cabinet With L-Block Shield and Cave

    MarShield was approached by Lawrence Livermore Laboratory to design and manufacture a custom cabinet so they could store their sources underneath. The cabinet also required a L-block shield and cave on top so they could prepare their unit doses of high-energy sources. The entire cabinet and L-block shield and cave on top have to be […]

  • Custom Radiation Barriers for Radiopharmaceutical Developer

    Custom Radiation Barriers for Radiopharmaceutical Developer

    MarShield was contacted by a radiopharmaceutical developer The Center for Probe Development and Commercialization (CPDC) to develop and build a series of custom radiation barriers that would be used to shield individuals from the dose radiating from freezer units used to store radioactive pharmaceutical products. Radiopharmaceuticals are a special class of drugs. They include diagnostic […]

  • Custom Leaded Cabinets

    Custom Leaded Cabinets for Biopharmaceutical Company

    MarShield was contacted by a biopharmaceutical company located in the United States that develops targeted therapies for the treatment of cancer and inflammatory diseases. The company conducts bio-assays with radioactive materials as part of its discovery program and the storage of waste materials resulting from such studies has always posed certain limitations. The client was […]

  • 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 […]