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Medi-RayTM is devoted to innovation in lead metal technology. To accomplish this objective, Medi-RayTM‘s founders decided that a multi-disciplined approach could provide the solution to the operational problems and high costs inherent in the many fields which draw upon metals and alloys technology.

From its inception, Medi-RayTM has drawn upon and organized a staff of leading professionals representing the entire spectrum of metallurgy, radiation physics and environmental engineering. These experts have been channeled into product definition, research and development areas. Effective, end-user oriented management has been employed from the beginning to insure that resulting lead products and services are of the highest standards and compatible with today’s metallurgical and radiation shielding requirements.


History of Medi-Ray

In the rarified world of nuclear medicine, 1970 was an especially important year. For it was in that year that a passionate group of visionary individuals, comprised of physicists, metallurgists, physicians and radiologists, formed an important alliance. These professionals shared an expertise in nuclear medicine, each one approaching it from their unique perspective. The result of this alliance was the company known as Medi-RayTM, Inc.


The Importance of Lead Lined Products

Lead linings are used in many different types of facilities worldwide. Examples of such places include hospitals and medical clinics, where lead products are used to provide medical radiation shielding.  In medical situations, there is a great need for the application of lead lined products for radiation shielding. Radiation is useful, especially in the medical […]

Radiation Shielding Products

Medi-Ray is the industry leader in the manufacture of radiation shielding products. Radiation shielding products manufactured by Medi-Ray include lead plates, lead bricks, sheet lead, lead glass, lead wool, syringe shields, x-ray shields, nuclear medicine accessories, lead castings, lead containers for shipping and many more. Where are radiation shielding products used? Radiation shielding products are […]

A Brief History of Counterweights

What are counterweights?  A counterweight, also known as a ballast, is a weight that is used to counterbalance an opposing force or mass of a mechanical system that usually moves in a linear or rotary motion. In linear-motion systems, such as conveyors, using counterweights that move at the same speed but in the opposite direction of […]