Mars Metal News

  • 25,000 lb Custom All Steel Test Weight Solution Delivered

    Mars Metal Specialty Casting has just delivered 3 sets of Stackable Steel Crane Test Weights (25,000 lbs in total) to a heavy-duty custom winch manufacturer in Ontario. These winches are used in heavy industial, commercial marine and theatre applications, where continuous-duty and adverse conditions are constant considerations and where rigorous testing is required to certify […]

  • 2016 Customer Satisfaction Survey Results – 99.4% !

    As part of our ongoing commitment to quality and ISO 9000 certification, we recently conducted our annual 2016 Customer Satisfaction Survey and sent out a questionnaire to our customers. We asked the following questions … 1. How would you rate the Quality of our products ? 2. How would you rate the TIMELINESS of our […]

  • Bridge Counterweights

    “…Custom Bridge Counterweights made to your Exact Specifications” MarsMetal designs and manufactures Bridge Counterweights to satisfy your architectural requirements. We can provided valuable input to architects and engineers in solving the complicated problems associated with the counterweights necessary to counterbalance lift and swing bridges. Sometimes these solutions require large production runs of individual weights that […]

  • Forklift Counterweights

    “…Custom / OEM Forklift Counterweights made to your Exact Specifications” MarsMetal designs and manufactures Forklift Counterweights to satisfy your specific requirements. Counterweights are used to secure a proper weight distribution and maintain stability, to prevent the vehicle from tipping over and to ensure the safety performance of the vehicle. There are two main groups of […]

  • Lead Brick Shielding Solutions

    “… Lead brick shielding solutions for Maximum Protection” MarsMetal stocks the largest inventory of lead bricks and because we ARE the manufacturer we can offer you the best prices in the industry. Cast from from 99 % Minimum Pure Lead our bricks are ideal for applications where maximum protection is required from X-Ray and Gamma Ray radiation. […]

  • Elevator Test Carts

    “… test weight carts used in elevator testing and certification.” MarsMetal engineers and manufactures elevator test weight carts which are a critical component in the testing and certification of elevators by specialized elevator service and repair companies. Elevator testing to North American standards (CSA B44.1/ASME A17.5) is crucial in ensuring the safety of the elevators […]

  • Marshield Sponsors Judi Smith in the 2016 Ride To Conquer Cancer

    Marshield Custom Radiation Shielding Products is proud to be sponsoring Judi Smith in the 2016 Enbridge® Ride to Conquer Cancer® on June 11-12, 2016. This fundraising effort, in support of the Princess Margaret Cancer Foundation, is an epic two-day cycling event spanning over 200 kilometres throughout Ontario’s picturesque countryside. The Princess Margaret Cancer Centre is […]

  • One Stop Shop For Lead Construction Materials

    Mars Metal is your one stop shop for leaded materials used for radiation shielding, roofing, waterproofing, and sound barriers. We are the experts in the application of sheet lead, lead glass, lead bricks, lead drywall, lead lined doors, and lead barriers used in the construction or renovation of medical clinics, dental offices, and healthcare / […]

  • 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 […]