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lead shielding

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the use of aprons and other devices containing lead as protective measures against radiation. A layer of lead 1 mm thick can attenuate 99% of x-rays of 50 kVp and 94% of x-rays of 100 kVp.
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Cutting, melting, casting, demolding, deburring and machining of low lead lead shielding.
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A spokes woman for Sandwell and West Birmingham Hospital Trust said: "As there was no lead shielding in the wall of the adjacent room to the minor procedures room when the treatment centre opened, this was controlled by ensuring no clinics overlapped.
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5-inch thick lead shielding in front and one-inch thick lead in the base and in the chamber shield.
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In an emergency, extra lead shielding can decrease the exposure.
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