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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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The Importance of Industrial Lead Counterweights standard

A lift truck pulls up to a pallet of heavy iron. As the operator inserts and then lifts the forks, he notices the back wheels coming off the ground. The smart operator sets the load back down and doesn’t lift it. Let’s look closer at what is happening in this scenario, to help you understand how lead counterweights work and why they are so important. What is a Counterweight? A counterweight is the stabilizing part of a balancing system for a lifting mechanism or machine. They are used in lift trucks, draw bridges, elevators, cranes, and any machine that lifts a lot of weight. A balance system has a main support or fulcrum. This is the tipping point, and by ...

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Choosing Lead Wire Spool Options standard

One of the products we offer at Mayco Industries is lead wire spool. Our lead wire ranges from the smallest standard diameter of just 0.093 inches to up to 0.750 inches in diameter. For easy handling, we can provide the wire in cut lengths, but most of our customers choose to order the wire on a drum or spool. The lead wire spool typically contains a length of the wire equal to approximately 10 feet. We have a variety of spool sizes from 50 lb to 250 lb. Alternatively, we can coil it into drums for larger orders, if requested. Uses of Lead Wire We work with many different industries and many different businesses and manufacturers using lead wire spool. ...

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