MarsMetal News

  • Keokuk, Iowa : A Midwest USA customer (CRANE TEST WEIGHTS)

    Mars Metal recently engineered, designed and built an all steel stackable steel test weight solution for a MidWest USA customer. We were given the challenge by our customer to come up with a design to allow the crane operator to hook into the weights unaided by plant employees and engage the overhead crane hook into […]

  • Crane Test Weight for HECO Pacific

    Anchorage, Alaska : For a Large Energy Corporation (CRANE TEST WEIGHTS)

    MarsMetal recently engineered, designed and built large crane test weights for a large energy corporation which were lead filled and stack-able / interchangeable. They were specifically designed to be handled by overhead crane or by forklift. The lead was fully encapsulated in steel and because of the use of lead we were able to provide […]

  • Marshield Divas

    MarShield Attends The Beautiful You, Boots & Bling Event

    The Camisole Project was founded by Barb Daize, owner of BodyMed Boutique in Burlington, Ontario, in 2011. Having been touched in many ways by breast cancer, Barb wanted to pay it forward and provide comfort and dignity to those women having breast cancer surgery. Breast Cancer has affected many women close to the MarShield family […]

  • Elevator Counterweights

    As Seen on ThomasNet: Commercial Elevator Weights

    New elevator construction is not usually done with lead counterweights but when the end user wants or needs to increase an existing elevator’s capacity, it requires a new counterweight. Rarely is there room on the counterweight to increase the stack height due to head room restrictions. This is where lead is an invaluable product to […]

  • Sheet Lead

    OVER 70 TONS OF SHEET LEAD – IN STOCK AND READY FOR SHIPPING!!

    If you’re looking for a reliable supplier of sheet lead, look no further than Mars Metal. We proudly stock North America’s largest sheet lead inventory with over 70 tons at our Burlington, Ontario headquarters. Our Stock sizes are 4’ x 10’ rolls and 4’ x 8’ rolls in 1/32”, 1/16”, and 1/8” thicknesses. We also […]

  • Lift Equipment: Maintaining Safety

    For all of us who own and operate Lifting Equipment, employee safety and regulatory compliance are ongoing concerns. We need to be able to certify safe working load limits and to pass periodic re-certification audits. Let us help. Mars Metal Company will work with you to design test weights that meet your requirements. Individual weights […]

  • CNC Machined Lead Parts

    News Release June 6th, 2014 ——- Mars Metal Company now offers Precision 3D and CNC Machining of lead parts and lead plates, utilizing state of the art equipment and the latest CAD-CAM software. Many CNC machining companies are not willing to work with lead. Lead is our specialty. Access our large stock of over 300 […]

  • SAVE SPACE – CHOOSE LEAD!

    Mars Metal manufactures custom lead test weights and ballast/counterweights for various industries such as material handling, elevator, forklift, aerospace, window, bridge, marine, and many other applications. Benefits of Lead Weights: Size Reduction: As lead is 45% more dense than steel, designers have greater design freedom using cast lead and will benefit from a reduction in overall […]