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 and architects face challenges due to space, criteria, and the weight of the shielding requirements. MarShield provides sheet lead in 12 different sizes and thicknesses from 1/32nd to 1/4″ for all shielding requirements. In addition, any size sheet lead up to 1/8″ can be supplied pre-attached, adhesive bonded to Drywall (sheetrock), Fire Rated Plywood and other supporting materials to assist in the ease of installation.

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Pre-Applied Sheet Lead on Drywall & Plywood

Pre-Applied Sheet Lead on Drywall & Plywood Ready to Install!

MarShield’s drywall is laminated with sheet lead that is designed to cover necessary surfaces or walls in a room requiring radiation shielding. It is affixed to surfaces or walls ensuring a continuous layer of sheet lead under the drywall to a specified height. It is used in new construction or shielding upgrades/renovations for P.E.T and other types of diagnostic imaging rooms.

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Sheet Lead Installation Guidelines

MarsMetal recommends the use of sheet lead that is factory bonded to drywall/gypsum board, lath, or plywood for wall covering. This allows the lead to remain rigid and flat during the installation and ensures a continuous meeting edge if installed correctly. Where sheet lead must be used on its own then the following guidelines may be used.

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E-Z Shielding Wall Panels

MarShield EZ Quick X-Ray Shielding Panels are a simple alternative to fixed permanent wall shielding. This is an easy, clean, and efficient method of non-altering rental spaces or converting existing rooms to a certified radiation protected x-ray room. We manufacture pre-fab lead-lined wall panels as an alternative to using construction materials inside your walls for radiation shielding.

This quick and easy radiation shielding solution saves you from doing any demolition! You can attach these lead-lined wall panels to your existing walls. These panels can easily be rearranged or taken away at any time without expensive labour or repairs.

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MarShield Custom Radiation Shielding Products provides radiation shielding solutions for the medical and nuclear industries and is a division of Mars Metal Company. Contact us today to discuss your unique shielding needs.