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Radiation Shielding

Radiation Shielded Doors 101

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Radiation shielding doors are an important tool for protecting people and the environment from the harmful effects of ionizing radiation. These doors are used in a variety of settings, including nuclear power plants, medical facilities, and research labs, to reduce the amount of radiation that is emitted or absorbed.In this blog, we talk about everything […]

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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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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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How to Protect Yourself from Radiation

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Radiation is a natural component of existence. We are always surrounded by background radiation, which is derived from natural minerals. However, there are other times you may be exposed to radiation from other sources and machines. Because of this, making sure that you’re compliant with all of the NRC safety regulations are important to keep […]

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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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How to Create Concrete Radiation Shielding

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So, your team has decided to use concrete for your new radiation room. Maybe you came from a previous blog, or maybe you just gathered information from multiple radiation shielding vendors. Either way, you’re not sure where to start. Lucky for you, our team of radiation shielding experts have years of experience creating concrete radiation shielding […]

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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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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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