MarShield News

  • 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 […]

  • MarShield Provides Highest-Quality Lead Glass for the Medical, Industrial, and Nuclear Industries

    Lead glass is widely used in the medical, industrial, and nuclear industries and is essential in protecting employees from harmful radiation. Lead glass is usually placed into a lead-lined frame built into a wall or door. Some of the applications for lead glass include, observation viewing windows, mobile shielding protection, protection panels for check-up systems, […]

  • 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 […]

  • MarShield Is Proud to Celebrate Women in Medicine

    Each September, MarShield joins the American Medical Association and Society of Nuclear Medicine & Molecular Imaging in celebrating Women in Medicine Month. Women play a crucial role in medicine. This month serves to highlight female physicians’ accomplishments and advocacy work, and shed light on health issues impacting female patients. During the month, the AMA’s Women […]

  • MarShield Launches Specifiers & Architects Resource Hub

    MarShield is proud to announce the launch of its Specifiers and Architects Resource Hub. The hub providers specifiers, architects, and engineers have easy access to MarShield product information, specs, CAD drawings, and many other resources. MarShield Radiation Protection Specs (Section 13090/13 49 00) are also available in CSI 3-Part format on ARCAT.com and AECInfo.com. MarShield […]

  • 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 […]

  • Lead Lined Cabinets Custom Designed for Your Needs

    MarShield designs and manufactures lead lined cabinets that are utilized across a wide variety of industries including hospitals, nuclear medicine, and nuclear power industry. Some of the applications of shielded cabinets are for storing radioisotopes, radioactive waste, and providing shielding while operating x-ray tubes and protecting sensitive electronic devices from external radiation damage. Our shielded […]

  • Common Radiation Shielding Solutions for Nuclear Medicine

    The field of nuclear medicine is growing rapidly with innovations in technology, diagnostic procedures, and therapeutic purposes. Variety of workplaces including hospitals, universities, and research facilities are all involved in producing, researching, and administering radiopharmaceuticals. With the increase and widespread use of nuclear medicine, the demand for shielding increases as well. There are many shielding […]

  • Lead Brick Shielding Solutions Offer Maximum Configurability and Protection

    “… Lead brick Shielding solutions offer maximum configurability and protection.” MarShield manufactures lead bricks that are cast from 99.5% Minimum Pure Lead and are ideal for applications where maximum protection is required from X-Ray and Gamma Ray Radiation. FEATURES & BENEFITS Straight Bricks Can be cut on site in any direction Double stacked row configuration […]

  • Women in Nuclear Medicine

    MarShield Celebrates Women in The Nuclear Industry

    MarShield is committed to celebrating and supporting women who work in the nuclear industry. This month we would like to promote a webinar hosted by CNSC and the Canadian Radiation Protection Association (CRPA). The webinar will showcase Canadian women’s lives and careers at various stages of working in radiation sciences. We are also proud supporters […]