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  • 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 […]

  • MARSHIELD SUPPORTS THE CAMISOLE PROJECT EVENT HOSTED BY DIVAS CHANGING LIVES

    On October 4th the Divas Changing Lives charity hosted “The Beautiful You” extravaganza in promotion of the Camisole Project. They had over 500 women attend the event and our committed to support women in our local community. The Camisole Project was founded by Barb Daize, owner of BodyMed Boutique in Burlington, Ontario, in 2011. Having […]

  • International Organization for Standardization (ISO)

    At Mars Metal Company, we strive for continuous improvement in all aspects of our business. We are constantly looking for ways to enhance customer satisfaction and optimize our operations. In this vein, our Quality Management System was recently upgraded and registered to ISO 9001:2015 and CAN3-z299.2-85. Copies of our Certificates of Registration are available on […]

  • NEW Leaded Eyewear Line

    MarShield is pleased to now offer a NEW line of safety glasses. There are hundreds of glasses available in both non prescription and prescription. Additional options include fog free and anti-reflection coatings. Important features: • Glasses have SCHOTT SF-6 HT 0.75mm lead equivalency, high-lite transmission clear leaded crystal glass lenses. • Glasses are guaranteed to […]

  • NOW SUPPLYING SOLDERS/WIRE, BABBITT ALLOYS, AND CASTING ALLOYS

    SOLDERS/WIRE Mars Metal is now supplying a wide range of wire (solid and flux cored). Our inventory includes: • Pure lead wire • Pure tin wire • Lead-free wire • Silver bearing wire Our specialized wire solder is available in over 50 types and sizes in ¼ lb, ½ lb, 1lb, 5 lb, 20 lb, […]

  • Burlington company looks to cash in on nuclear reactor overhaul

    MarShield, a division of Mars Metal Company is excited to share the article published in the Hamilton Spectator about what we do, how the Darlington reactor overhaul will contribute to our future growth, and how our company has evolved over the past 35 years. Sample of the article: “A Burlington company sees big business in […]

  • MarShield Honoured with Excellence in Manufacturing Award

    News Release April 12th, 2013 ——- MarShield is excited to announce that we have been presented with the Business Excellence in Manufacturing Award for 2012 by the Burlington Chamber of Commerce! At the 2013 Burlington Awards Ceremony, MarShield was honoured to join the elite group of businesses located in Burlington that have succeeded in providing […]

  • MarShield Specs and CAD Details on AECinfo.com

    Browse and Download Radiation Protection Information MarShield Radiation Protection specs (Section 13090/13 49 00) are now available in CSI 3-Part format on AECinfo.com. Section 13 49 00 includes: A. Lead Sheet and Plate. B. Interlocking Lead Bricks. C. Straight Lead Bricks. D. Lead-Laminated Gypsum Board. E. Radiation-Shielded Doors. F. Lead-Lined Doors and Door Frames. G. […]