MarShield News

  • 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 […]

  • MarShield Shielding Solutions to Reduce Long Term Exposure to X-ray Radiation

    An X-ray is produced by energy released from an accelerating electron and resulting radiation can pass through some, but not all material. The x-ray radiation then interacts with a detector and forms an image of the inside of an object or person. Because of the ability to “look through” materials that the human eye cannot […]

  • 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 […]

  • Modular X-Ray Shielding Rooms for Temporary Hospital Sites

    Modular X-Ray Shielding Rooms for Temporary Hospital Sites

    As we continue to tackle COVID-19, now more than ever the medical industry requires modular x-ray shielding rooms. These full body shielding units are designed to protect medical personnel from harmful secondary radiation and can be used either at a hospital or an outdoor clinic. MarShield is a leading North American manufacturer of custom modular […]

  • Lead Lined Cabinets Custom Designed for Your Needs

    Lead lined cabinets are utilized across a wide variety of industries including hospitals, nuclear medicine and the 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. MarShield’s shielded cabinets are custom manufactured, […]

  • Design Tips and Considerations for a Successful Nuclear Lead Pour

    The Nuclear industry often requires large radiation shields made primarily from lead. One common method is to pour lead into a steel fabrication. The metal shell protects the lead in a durable casing that holds up better over time. This also ensures that any risk of lead exposure is minimized as the lead is sealed […]

  • Happy Holidays From MarShield

    There’s no better time than the holidays to express our appreciation for your business. May all the joys of the season be yours with every good wish for the New Year! Our Holiday Hours December 24th to January 1st: Closed January 2nd: Open (Regular Hours) Our sales team will be monitoring emails and phone calls […]

  • Nanotek Technology

    Shield and Protect Yourself with Nanotek Technology

    With Nanotek technology, we offer a safer, more environmentally friendly, lead-free solution to traditionally lead-based radiation shielding products. The Benefits of Nanotek Technology Non-Toxic: Rest easy knowing that your shielding products are safe and non-toxic. Lightweight: Enjoy the ease that comes with lighter-than-lead materials. Fully Customizable: We work with you to deliver a superior product […]

  • Modular Shielding Rooms Protect Against Radiation Emitted from Industrial X-ray and NDT

    Industrial x-ray and Non-Destructive Testing (NDT) play a crucial role in our everyday lives by 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 radiation shielding rooms, protecting […]

  • Case Study: MarShield Custom Builds Radiation Protected Cabinets for a Medical Research Client

    Ensuring that people and products are well-protected from radiation in the work environment is crucial. This is especially the case in the medical research industry, wherein researchers and professionals are working with fragile products and solutions that can be exposed to radiation and other hazards. To that end, our team at MarShield was commissioned by […]