MarsMetal News

  • We Are Open For You

    As we continue to closely monitor the COVID-19 situation, our top priority is the safety and health of our team members and customers. Within the Mars Group of Companies, we have enhanced rules and procedures with our employees practicing self-monitoring, social distancing, and strict sanitization guidelines. Mars Metal Group has been deemed an essential service, […]

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    Mars Metal Offers Sheet Lead to Overcome X-Ray Room Shielding Challenges

    There is an expanding requirement for more x-ray rooms at hospitals and clinics nationwide. Rapid expansion of facilities to care for the aging population and the current situation at hand has brought high demand. All x-ray rooms are constructed using sheet lead for radiation protection and Mars Metal offers many options. Mars Metal can provide […]

  • MarShield Radiation Shielding Pleased to Announce CSA N299.3-16 Accreditation

    MarShield Radiation Shielding, a supplier of radiation shielding and protection products and materials to the nuclear energy, nuclear medicine, healthcare and non-destructive testing industries, is pleased to announce their CWB accreditation to CSA N299.3-16 for the supply of items and services to nuclear power plants. MarShield’s manufacturing facilities supplies fully Documented and Certified Nuclear Lead […]

  • Design Tips and Considerations for a Successful Nuclear Lead Pour

    The Nuclear industry often requires large radiation shields made primarily from lead. One common method is to pour lead into a steel fabrication. The metal shell protects the lead in a durable casing that holds up better over time. This also ensures that any risk of lead exposure is minimized as the lead is sealed […]

  • Radiation Shielding with Lead

    Designing and building radiation shielding can pose a variety of challenges, such as limitations on space, price, weight, and installation. One of the most versatile forms of shielding material that is used to overcome these challenges is lead—it’s less expensive, readily available, and easy to process into finished radiation shielding products. Lead is used in […]

  • Case Study: Manufacturing Steel Stackable Test Weights

    Test weights are essential in ensuring and certifying a safe environment for people working with or around crane/hoist equipment. Mars Metal 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. Challenge: Rugged, Transportable and Stackable The […]

  • Mars Metal Recognized as a Member of the Canadian Elevator Contractors Association

    Mars Metal, a leading Canadian manufacturer of elevator test cart weights and commercial elevator counterweights, has been recognized as an official member of the Canadian Elevator Contractors Association (CECA). CECA is a non-profit organization of elevator contractors and suppliers. It has been serving the interests of independent elevator contractors and vertical lift suppliers in Canada […]

  • Happy Holidays From the MarsMetal Company

    It’s in the spirit of the holiday that we extend our appreciation to all of those that have supported us. Best wishes for this upcoming year and we look forward to working with you soon. Our Holiday Hours December 24th to January 1st: Closed January 2nd: Open (Regular Hours) Our sales team will be monitoring […]

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    Mars Metal Company Celebrates 40 Years of Excellence in Specialty Casting

    MarsMetal is thrilled to celebrate 40 years of excellence in the specialty casting industry. Established in 1979, Mars Metal Company manufactures specialized lead products for customers in a variety of industries worldwide. Over the years, we have expanded our services across three divisions: MarsMetal, MarShield, and MarsKeel. Our customer-driven focus has allowed us to excel […]

  • How to Solve your Shielding Challenges with Sheet Lead Product Options

    Sheet lead for Radiation Protection in laboratories, clinics, dental and medical application can be a challenge. Many contractors and architects face challenges due to space criteria and the weight of the shielding requirements. We provide Sheet lead in 12 different sizes and thicknesses from 1/32nd to 1/4” for all shielding requirements. In addition, any size sheet […]