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Custom Radiation Shielding Fabrication for Advanced Surgical Center

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Medina Vein and Vascular is a leading minimally invasive endovascular surgery centers across Northeast Ohio that specializes in providing advanced treatment options for patients with vein and vascular disorders. In order to deliver the best possible care to their patients, their Medina Ohio center was in need of custom fabricated articulating medical arm.Keep reading to learn […]

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3 Factors Considered By A Radiation Shielding Expert

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Like we’ve mentioned before in our previous blog posts, protecting you and your colleagues from radiation exposure is of utmost importance. Radiation shielding is important in a variety of industries, including (but not limited to) industrial, medical, academic, and defense. In this blog, we’ll discuss the most important factors our team considers when developing proper radiation shielding […]

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Why is Lead Great For Radiation Shielding?

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In this blog, we’ll be talking about the benefits lead has for radiation shielding, and provide insights on how you can apply this knowledge to your next radiation shielded room.What is Attenuation?Before we begin, we should talk about attenuation due to how important it is for radiation shielding.All radiation blocking materials are calculated based on […]

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3 Reasons to Work With a Radiation Shielding Expert

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You need to work with a radiation shielding expert. If your business is having radiation shielding constructed for the first time, it can be intimidating. That’s why we see a lot of our clients work with architects and general contractors. Although it may seem like the best option, working with an architect or general contractor may […]

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Radiation Shielding Helps Healthcare Company Expand

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Siemens Healthineers AG is a German medical device company. It is the parent company for several medical technology companies and is headquartered in Erlangen, Germany with a rich history.In order to increase testing capacity for their CT and Pet CT machines, Siemens enlisted Matter Fabs to build an industry leading radiation cabin. Keep reading to find […]

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3 Reasons to Build Modular Radiation Shielding

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In simplest terms, modular radiation shielding is exactly that, shielding that can be easily constructed and torn down much faster than traditional radiation vaults. Modular radiation shielding can be utilized in many different industries and applications such as industrial, NDT, and medical. In this post, our team will cover the most frequent reasons our customers choose to […]

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Radiation Shielding Materials 101: An Overview

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Ready to learn everything you need to know about the most common radiation shielding materials? You’ve come to the right place.Regardless of the industry you work in, you’ll need to be familiar with your options when selecting the right radiation shielding material for your next radiation protection room. In this blog, we’ll do a brief overview […]

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Temporary Radiation Shielding Rooms for Oncology

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Upgrading your oncology center with new cancer treatment machines helps you better serve your patients. Unfortunately, this decision often requires you to build a new radiation shielding room to meet new protection requirements. Design and construction can take anywhere from two months to over a year to complete based on the changes needed. In the […]

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Cost-Effective Radiation Therapy for Veterinarians

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Veterinary clinics traditionally use LINAC machines (linear accelerators) to treat animals with radiation therapy for cancer. These treatments are done one to three times per week on average for several weeks. The ability to offer these services on-site is beneficial for veterinary clinics and their clients. However, many veterinarians cannot afford the cost of LINAC […]

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Understanding Radiation Shielding

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Radiation shielding is so important.We have always been exposed to natural radiation coming from the earth and outer space. This type of radiation, known as cosmic radiation or cosmic rays, usually isn’t emitted at dangerous levels. However, exposure to radioactive materials or radiography equipment causes serious health risks. WHAT ARE THE DIFFERENT TYPES OF RADIATION? […]

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