Radiation protection

Whenever high-energy radiation is used, personnel, equipment, and sensitive electronics need to be protected against it. This is where our tungsten heavy-metals are used to reliable effect.

Our tungsten heavy-metal (THM) is used in a wide range of industrial sectors, including semiconductor manufacturing, medical and x-ray devices, radiation therapy, in nuclear power plants, but also in the oil and gas sector.

With densities ranging from 17 to almost 19 g/cm3 and its high absorption capacity of x-rays and gamma rays, our NHT THM is ideally suited as a material for collimators and shields used in radiation therapy. Our tungsten alloys have outstanding stability and deformation properties in comparison to lead. They can be readily machined and permit complex geometries to meet your needs and drawing requirements.

As a general rule: The ability to shield against radiation increases the higher the density of a material. Elements made of tungsten heavy-metal therefore absorb x-rays and gamma rays particularly well.

Our THM gives you reliable shielding, while also offering outstanding machining properties.

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70597 Stuttgart (Germany)

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E-Mail: kontakt@negele-hartmetall.de

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