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How to Protect Yourself from Radiation Exposure

Radiation shielding garments are commonly used in hospitals, clinics and dental offices to protect medical patients and workers from unintentional direct and secondary radiation exposure during diagnostic imaging. The radiation one typically encounters is one of four types: alpha radiation, beta radiation, gamma radiation, and x radiation. 

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Tungsten Alloy Radiation Shielding

Tungsten alloy is ideal for shielding against X rays and gamma radiation. The very high density of tungsten shielding allows a reduction in the physical size of shielding components, without compromising their rigidity or the effectiveness of the shielding characteristics.

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Tungsten and Tungsten Alloy : the Numerous Benefits and Applications they Bring Along

Tungsten and Tungsten Alloy : the Numerous Benefits and Applications they Bring Along | Technology | Scoop.it

Tungsten, also popular as wolfram, hasnumerous alloys and comes in with numerous applications too. Tungsten alloy radiation shielding is considered to play a major role in medical science. With the number of radiation instruments usage increasing in our daily lives, it has become essential to use such products.

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How to Protect Yourself from Radiation Exposure

Radiation shielding garments are commonly used in hospitals, clinics and dental offices to protect medical patients and workers from unintentional direct and secondary radiation exposure during diagnostic imaging. The radiation one typically encounters is one of four types: alpha radiation, beta radiation, gamma radiation, and x radiation. Neutron radiation is also encountered in nuclear power plants and high-altitude flight and emitted from some industrial radioactive sources.
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Tungsten Medical Radiation Shielding

Tungsten Medical Radiation Shielding | Technology | Scoop.it

Tungsten heavy alloy medical radiation shielding is used in applications such as collimator, nuclear shielding, beamstop, PET syringe shield, vial shield, isotope container, FDG container, multi leaf collimator etc.

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