GCS Awarded Patent for High-Gravity Radiation Shielding

By Globe Composite

Brandonite® 4210 is a great low cost alternative to lead when used as a radiation shielding material and here at Globe we have just recenlty earned a patent for our innovative material.  It's generally available at lower costs when compared to other alternative high-gravity materials and may provide customers with numerous secondary benefits.  This material could be an effective hedge against recent lead and litharge price increases.  Additionally, Brandonite® 4210 is an excellent material for protecting customers against possible or future environmental concerns, such as the removal of lead or lead-encapsulated litharge.

For more info on the creation and uses of this effective composite material, see our article on Radiation Shielding.

Globe Composite

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As an ISO 9001:2015 certified company, Globe's credentials are unique among non-metallic innovators and processors since the company possesses a broad set of manufacturing and development capabilities such as a flexible tooling shop to allow rapid prototyping and diverse production options, complemented by an unequaled depth of expertise in compounding and fabrication. It has a long-standing affiliation with established raw material suppliers and serves a base of loyal customers from a variety of industries.

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