Lead-Equivalent Glass

The use of certain types of glass is crucial in the nuclear industry and in medicine as it provides exceptional radiation shielding. In order to protect against radiation exposure, Lead-Equivalent Glass, for example, is considered a crucial material. Glasses containing lead can significantly absorb gamma, X-ray and neutron radiation, in addition to possessing tunable chemical, mechanical, and optical properties.

Optical grade Lead-Equivalent Glass of Denver Commercial Storefront Glass Installation is appropriate for screen installation, window installation, wall installation, and door installation. The radiation shielding and Lead-Equivalent Glass products we manufacture use the purest lead available, providing extremely high radiation protection at an extremely affordable price. In addition, as a result of the 38% lead and 15% barium, our radiation shielding glass is light amber in color, making it ideal for installation in windows, doors, and screens.

In terms of thickness, Denver Commercial Storefront Glass Products Lead-Equivalent Glass

 comes in 1.6 mm, 2.0 mm, 2.5 mm, and 3.2 mm. We offer higher lead equivalents based on requests with respect to our leaded x-ray glass. 

Our radiation shielding glass is specially designed to contain 1/16″ leaded glass laminated with a piece of clear float glass. Glass with lead-equivalent properties will help meet state specifications requiring safety properties as well as lead properties for vision panels.

Glass barriers made of Lead-Equivalents are commonly used in applications such as:

  • Providing safety in laboratories with windows
  • Protective medical screens
  • Airport x-ray security station windows
  • Radiation safety goggles with lenses
  • Protection of storage and nuclear plants for radioactive waste
  • Used for Windows for the observation of X-rays, CT scans, fluoroscopy, and PET scans

Contact Us to Discuss Your Radiation Shielding Glass Requirements

An accredited radiation health specialist must calculate all requirements for Lead-Equivalent Glass. We are trying our best to provide our services wherever possible. We provide precision work and the best customer service at Denver Commercial Storefront Glass Install. We repair glass windows in homes and businesses, as well as provide commercial services. Replace your Denver Commercial Storefront Glass Install with our experts. We will work with you from concept to completion of a renovation or replacement project.

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