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Different Kinds of Radiation Shielding Materials
Lead Welding

When it comes to radiation shielding, lead has been the ideal choice for decades now. Lead shielding happens to be cheap; it is easy to process and provides lead radiation shielding that everyone can rely on. However, in recent years, there has been a growing concern in the healthcare industry regarding the mining, processing, handling, and disposal of lead. As…


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Importance of Lead-lined Doors in the Healthcare Industry
Lead welding

Hygiene and protection matter in all kinds of settings. But they matter most in the healthcare industry, due to the sensitive activities and procedures that take place there. Hygiene and protection matter can be anything from: Soundproofing Sealing essentials such as lead welding for enhanced durability However, what the importance of lead filling is indoors in the healthcare industry? Lead…


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The History & Future of Lead
Lead Ingot

Humans have been using lead for a long time. The Romans used it to construct their famous aqueducts, which connected the plumbing systems with pipes made of this versatile metal. Lead ingots have many applications that were discovered over centuries and Canada Metal is one company that produces bulk lead ingots in Canada. They are leaders in the industry because…


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Importance of Lead in Radiation Shielding
radiation shielding

The effects of radiation exposure are more manageable thanks to three major factors that reduce the risks: duration, distance from the source, and nuclear shielding. The most important factor is adequate radiation shielding, as it can be difficult for people close by or exposed for a long period of time without protection. Lead shielding, like lead aprons and thyroid shields,…


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Different Applications of Soldering
Silver solder

Soldering is the process of joining two metal items. It secures these connections so they won't break loose when exposed to vibration or other mechanical forces because it creates a strong bond between them. This article focuses on different applications and types of soldering, such as silver solder, and how each one can be used in various fields such as…


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Which Materials Help to Block Radiation?
Lead for Radiation Shielding

Radiation in the workplace is a serious concern, but nuclear shielding products exist to protect workers at medical facilities and nuclear power plants. Canada Metal has been committed not only to providing dosimeters for regulation purposes but also easy-to-use ones that are perfect for various needs. How Does Radiation Shielding Work? The goal is to reduce the number of harmful…


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