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Radiation Safety: Lead Shielding






Lead Sheet 1' x 1' x 20 Ga. thk.

Lead Sheet 12" x 12" x 20 Ga. thick.

Soft lead sheet is easily cut with a standard scissors. Material is soft enough to form and bend around sharp corners. Typically used for lining boxes for storing radioactive materials. 20 Ga. material is 0.0375" thick. Each 12" x 12" sheet weights approximately 2.5lbs.
Lead Shielding Guide







PB-01 - $22.95 

Lead Sheet 12" x 12" x 20 Ga. 



PB-01S - $22.95 / foot

Lead Sheeting


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lead foil

Lead Foil

Soft lead foil is easily cut with a standard scissors. Material is soft enough to form and bend around sharp corners. Typically used for lining boxes for storing radioactive materials. Size of material is 14" x 12" x 0.006" thick sold by the foot.

Lead Shielding Guide


PB-03 - $21.95 / foot

Lead Foil


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lead foil

Lead Foil with Adhesive Backing


Soft lead foil is easily cut with a standard scissors. Material is soft enough to form and bend around sharp corners. Typically used for lining boxes for storing radioactive materials. Size of material is 1.75" wide x 5 mils (.005) thick. Lead foil has adhesive backing for easy mounting to your project. See Lead Lined Box.
Lead Shielding Guide


PB-02 - $2.50 / foot

Lead Foil with Adhesive Backing


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