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    Nuclear Medicine Shielding: Creating a Safe Nuclear Medicine Lab for Protection from High-Energy Radionuclides

    In the rapidly evolving world of nuclear medicine, ensuring the safety of healthcare professionals is paramount. Those who work with radiopharmaceuticals require the highest quality shielding protection to minimize exposure to harmful radiation. MarShield’s nuclear medicine shielding solutions are designed to protect healthcare workers and technicians from high-energy radionuclides during the receiving and preparation of […]

  • MarShield’s Process for Creating Custom NDT Shielding Rooms That Ensure Safety in Industrial X-Ray Operations

    In industries like aerospace, automotive, architecture, power, and oil and gas, the use of industrial X-ray systems is crucial. However, the X-rays emitted by these systems can be harmful to both sensitive components and the equipment operator. MarShield’s custom modular Industrial X-ray or NDT radiation shielding rooms are an essential solution for protecting sensitive components […]

  • Understanding the Importance and Applications of Lead-Lined Drywall

    As a leading provider of radiation shielding solutions, we’re committed to delivering products that meet the highest standards of safety and quality. One of the radiation shielding products we provide is lead-lined drywall. Keep reading to explore what it is, why it’s used, and the unique features that make it an essential component in radiation […]

  • SCIF & MRI Room Shielding from MarShield

    MarShield specializes in providing a variety of Sensitive Compartmented Information Facility (SCIF) enclosure shielding materials as well as radiofrequency (RF) and MRI shielding products. Alongside these offerings, we provide waveguide air vents and cryogen vent systems to ventilate the affected spaces properly.   Sensitive Compartmented Information Facility (SCIF) Shielding RF Shielding for MRI Imaging Rooms […]

  • Nuclear Radiation Shielding Products for Nuclear Energy

    In the field of nuclear technology, the proper handling, containment, and storage of radioactive materials are of utmost importance. MarShield, a leading provider of nuclear radiation shielding solutions, offers a comprehensive range of services, including nuclear lead pours and nuclear storage solutions in Canada and the U.S. With state-of-the-art facilities and an experienced team, MarShield […]

  • Protecting Your Workforce with MarShield Lead Radiation Shielding Blankets & Related Products

    MarShield lead radiation shielding blankets are used to provide protection against ionizing radiation by absorbing and blocking it before it can reach individuals or sensitive equipment. Lead radiation shielding blankets are constructed with lead wool or lead plate. Our experienced team can assist you with your lead radiation shielding blanket needs and manufacture a custom solution […]

  • Designing Radiation Shielding for NDT and Other Industries

    Our lives are impacted by industrial x-ray and Non-Destructive Testing (NDT) as they play a crucial role in ensuring safety and reliability of everything from aircraft parts, to bridges and power stations. However, this also puts equipment operators and sensitive components at risk of being exposed to harmful radiation. MarShield designs and manufactures custom modular […]

  • MarShield’s Guide to Lead Lined Cabinets

    MarShield manufactures a wide range of Standard or Custom Designed Lead Lined Cabinets for use in a variety of purposes, including nuclear medicine and nuclear storage. Our experienced team can assist you with every step in the process of quoting and ordering a custom or standard lead lined cabinet. We have extensive resources on the various options and […]

  • 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 […]

  • MarShield Borated Polyethylene Shielding Solutions

    MarShield Supplies Plasti-Shield ® Boron Filled Polyethylene Shielding: A Lightweight, Cost-Effective Neutron Shielding Solution. Plasti-Shield ® Boron Filled Polyethylene Neutron Shielding, supplied by MarShield, is a lightweight, cost-effective neutron shielding solution to attenuate and absorb neutron radiation and is an extremely effective for applications in industrial, healthcare cancer treatment centers, diagnostic and hospital facilities. Most […]

  • The Benefits of Our Mobile Rolling Barriers

    MarShield is a leading designer and manufacturer of standard and custom radiation shielding mobile barriers in North America. Our high-quality mobile barriers are made with durable, shatter-resistant lead glass or lead acrylic viewing panels for an “open concept” environment and transparency while simultaneously reducing harmful radiation. Our mobile rolling barriers come in multiple variations with […]

  • Tungsten Shielding Keeps Radiation Exposure to Minimum

    Several applications require shielding from radiation where lead is not a feasible material. Tungsten heavy alloy provides an alternative to lead that is strong and highly customizable into precision components. With an approximately 1.7 times greater density than lead, tungsten guarantees radiation exposure is kept to a minimum. Benefits Of Using Tungsten Tungsten’s higher density […]