Monthly ArchivesSeptember 2017

Radiation Shielding Options standard

One of the advantages of specializing in lead products for over 30 years is the ability to work closely with various industries. At Mayco Industries, we continue to interact with a wide variety of clients, which allows us to respond to demand with specific materials, construction components, and radiation shielding products for use in everything from nuclear facilities to medical and dental X-ray labs and rooms. To provide an overview of our radiation shielding materials, here are some of our most popular products. The specific choice of product, alloy, and thickness can always be customized to your needs. Our team is able to work with you to create the custom materials required for any specific construction or shielding project. Drywall ...

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How to Choose X-Ray Lead Shields standard

Working in any type of industry where there is the potential risk of exposure to x-rays or gamma rays is always a risk. By ensuring you have the right type of x-ray lead shields in your protective clothing you can have the confidence in knowing you are protected fully by the smock, garment, or shield. It is important to realize that not everyone will need the same level of protection. Knowing the level of radiation you will be exposed to will be critical in choosing x-ray lead shields. While there is no harm in having a higher level of protection than necessary, the weight of the more protective shields is higher than that of the shielding materials designed for lower ...

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Radiation Shielding Material Options standard

Planning the correct types and levels of protection in medical, dental or research and testing facilities to protect against radiation contamination is an essential part of any project. At Mayco Industries, our team of engineers and design consultants is here to assist your team in any type of project that requires radiation shielding. It is essential in many applications to rely on more than one type of radiation shielding. Some shielding is used to protect individuals, both patients, and technicians, while other materials are required to prevent radiation from leaving a specific area and contaminating surrounding areas. Bricks Lead bricks are often used in construction or testing applications. They can be designed to the given thickness required to provide the ...

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Why Choose Mayco for Custom Lead Casting? standard

If you have a need for lead-based materials like bridge counterweights, nuclear transport containers, or other parts made from lead, Mayco Industries is here to help. We are the primary business to consult for your lead needs, especially for services like custom lead casting, because we are a fully integrated foundry and fabricator. Full-Service Casting Department When you’re building a transport cask for nuclear materials, you need to make sure it’s done right the first time. Our full-service casting department can pour custom casks from 1 lb to 100,000 lb in a single pour. Our heat-controlled pours use ceramic heating elements to precisely control temperature and lead solidification. Afterwards, we can provide third-party gamma scans to document a void-free pour. ...

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