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  • Lead elevator weights

    Mars Metal Case Study: Cast Lead Elevator Weights

    Mars Metal Company was recently contacted to overcome a challenge by a large Commercial Elevator Service Contractor in the Northeast USA. This contractor had to bring three elevator systems into compliance efficiently and effectively. These three elevator systems needed upgrading to a new weight capacity required by Law. However, there was limited shaft room for […]

  • Learn More About Mars Metal’s Elevator Test Weight & Counterweight Solutions for World Elevator Day

    Mars Metal is proud to celebrate World Elevator Day on March 23rd, 2023, an international holiday that celebrates the history and technology surrounding elevators. The purpose of this day is to educate people about how important elevators are in our lives. Elevators are a valuable aspect of many buildings and are used daily by people […]

  • Protect Your Space With Mars Metal’s Lead Lined Drywall, Plywood, and Sheet Lead

    Mars Metal specializes in the production of sheet lead, lead lined plywood, and lead lined drywall in Canada for a variety of industries worldwide. These industries include nuclear, marine, construction, engineering, aerospace, mining, industrial manufacturing, defence & security as well institutions, educational and government bodies. Our capabilities include pattern making, mold manufacturing, metal fabrication, welding, […]

  • Mars Metal Custom Lead Castings & Quality Assurance

    Mars Metal Company’s Specialty Casting Division has the capability to produce high precision castings to nuclear quality specifications, ensuring the maximum density possible from a lead casting. Whether you need a one-off casting or a production run, we can accommodate any quantity, from less than one pound to continuous pours of over 150,000 pounds. Mars […]

  • Happy Holidays from The Mars Metal Group of Companies

    On behalf of the Mars Metal Group of Companies we want to wish you happy holidays and a prosperous New Year. We want to extend our appreciation to everyone who supported us this year and we look forward to what 2023 holds! Best wishes for this upcoming year and we look forward to servicing you […]

  • Custom Crane & Hoist Test Weight Systems

    “…Crane & Hoist Test Weights for Certifying a Safe Work Environment” MarsMetal designs and manufactures configurable test weight systems that exactly meet our customers’ requirements. Test weight systems are an important component of being able to certify safe operation of crane/hoist equipment and those that may be in the general vicinity of these. Of equal […]

  • Case Study: Tungsten Custom Shielding Plates for CT Scanner Project

    MarShield, a division of Mars Metal, has been working to create custom pin hole plates for a CT scanner for the Department of Radiology of University of Chicago Urbana Campaign and University of Pennsylvania. The plates were designed by U of Penn and in coordination with University of Illinois. MarShield has been working to bring […]

  • Mars Metal: Providing Advanced, Innovative Production Technology & Extensive Process Capacity

    The experienced Mars Metal team is dedicated to advancing production technology and developing new methods and materials for pattern construction, custom molding design and production methods. We offer innovative solutions for all your specific requirements, and if we don’t already have a solution that meets your needs, you can request a quote, and we can […]

  • New Readable PDF Downloadable Line Card for Mars Metal

    The complete list of Mars Metal products is now available in an easily readable and downloadable PDF format. DOWNLOAD: Mars Metal Line Card Mars Metal is a North American manufacturer and global leader in lead casting, lead fabrication, lead finishing, and custom lead products. To learn more about Mars Metal products, call us directly on […]

  • Mars Metal: 42 Years of Lead Casting Experience

    Mars Metal Company has over 42 years of experience in lead casting. We pride ourselves on being an industry leader in manufacturing, innovation, custom design, fabrication, and finishing solutions. Founded in 1979, Mars Metal is the specialty casting division of Mars Metal Group of Companies. In this division, our products consist of castings requested by […]