Are There Safer Substitutes to Lead-Based Radiation Shielding Material?

Lead remains the most commonly used material for radiation shielding because of its ease of application, cost-effectiveness, and superior ability to reduce gamma radiation. Industry-standard radiation shielding products use lead-based materials in many applications. With a deeper understanding of lead exposure’s risks, some industries are moving towards lead-free materials.   Radiation use is widespread across … Continue reading “Are There Safer Substitutes to Lead-Based Radiation Shielding Material?”