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Why tungsten heavy alloy is the preferred material in the field of shielding

Oct 31, 2019

Tungsten heavy alloy is the preferred material in the field of shielding, Widely used in medical shielding, nuclear radiation, medical equipment and defense military field.


The advantages of tungsten heavy alloy's shielding:

Use not subject to NRC(Nuclear Regulatory Commission ), EPA(nvironmental Protection Agency) , or

special OSHA(ccupational Safety and Health Administratio) regulations,

High radiation absorption (superior to lead),

Low toxicity-safer than lead or depleted uranium: simplified life cycle,

Easily machined into complex geometries,

Hardness, strength, and ductility make for good durability,

Good corrosion resistance.

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