MarsMetal News

  • 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 […]

  • Elevator Weights Retro-Fit Options

    Elevator test weights are essential for ensuring the safety of the elevators that we take for granted in our daily lives. We see elevators everywhere; we use them without thought or worry (at least most of us) and we take it for granted that they are safe. In practice, elevators work in a slightly different way from […]

  • Common Sheet Lead Questions

    Sheet lead is a common, quick and cost-effective method to efficiently shield radiation in dental offices, vet clinics, health clinics, hospitals and other areas. It can also be used for roof flashing and can be laminated to drywall or plywood depending on your needs. Many customers have questions about sheet lead orders and clarifications about […]

  • New Readable PDF Downloadable Line Card for MarsMetal

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

  • 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 […]

  • 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 2022 holds! Best wishes for this upcoming year and we look forward to servicing you […]

  • Improve part accuracy, safety, and cost savings with mars metal

    Improve Part Accuracy, Safety, and Cost Savings with Mars Metal

    Utilizing state-of-the-art equipment and the latest CAD-CAM software, Mars Metal offers Precision 3D and CNC Machining of lead parts and plates. Mars Metal cuts lead with a computer numerical control (CNC) machine that interprets a client’s 3D CAD model and translates that data into the machine. This production process provides the greatest degree of dimensional […]

  • Case Study: Designing and Manufacturing Steel Stackable Test Weights

    For people working with or around crane/hoist equipment, test weights are essential in ensuring and certifying a safe work environment. MarsMetal Company, a North American leader in designing and producing test weights, recently worked with an industrial commercial client based in the Midwest USA to meet their custom requirements for test weights. Challenge: Rugged, Transportable, […]

  • Stackable Test Weight System for Jet Propulsion Laboratory

    A jet propulsion laboratory located in California that carries out robotic space and Earth science missions was faced with the challenge of continuously renting weights to conduct yearly testing of their 19 lifting devices. The MarsMetal Company was approached by the laboratory to solve this problem and provide a uniform solution that was stackable so […]

  • 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 […]