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LEAD X-RAY GLASS


Imaging Solutions is Australia's distributor of Corning® Med-X® Lead Glass. Corning® is a world leader in Radiation Shielding Glass offering the largest glass sizes available.

Every solution is tailored to your requirements for: redundancy, noise, foot print, and budget. Don’t accept an off-the-shelf design and don’t settle for anything less than the best.

CORNING® Med-X® Lead Glass provides high-quality, transparent and safe protective shielding against X-ray radiation for medical, technical, and research applications.

Its high lead and barium content, and wide thickness range, provides optimum shielding against radiation from equipment operating in the 80 to 300 kV range. Corning® Med-X® lead Glass is supplied as polished plates with dimensions up to 2800 x 1400 mm.

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Applications


RadGlass is compatible with a large range of installations and other viewing applications such as:

  • Viewing windows for X-ray, angiography, CT scans
  • Screens for medical diagnostics
  • Protection windows/glove boxes in laboratories
  • Airport security X-ray screens
  • Lenses for safety goggles

Dimension


Med-X® Lead Glass is supplied as polished plates from 3.5 mm to 20 mm thickness with dimensions up to 2800 x 1400 mm (54 “ x 108”).

  • This allows architects to design viewing windows with a wider field of vision to maximize the observation requirements of the diagnostic operators.
  • Smaller sizes can be cut to meet most of customers’ requirements.
  • All cut edges are ground and finished with safety chamfers.

Shielding Characteristics


Data provided by the Public Health England (PHE). Attenuation measured using the narrow beam method, in accordance with IEC 61331:2014.

Thickness Minimum lead equivalence (mm) for stated X-Ray tube voltage Max. Plate Mass
mm inches 80kV 100kV 110kV 150kV 200kV 250kV 300kV kg/m2 lbs/ft3
4.0 - 5.5 0.157 - 0.217 1.4 1.4 1.3 1.2 1.0 1.0 1.0 26.4 5.4
5.0 - 6.5 0.197 - 0.256 1.7 1.7 1.7 1.5 1.3 1.3 1.3 31.2 6.4
5.7 - 7.0 0.224 - 0.276 1.9 1.9 1.9 1.7 1.5 1.5 1.5 33.6 6.9
7.0 - 8.5 0.276 - 0.335 2.3 2.3 2.3 2.1 1.8 1.8 1.8 40.8 8.4
8.5 - 10.0 0.335 - 0.394 2.7 2.8 2.9 2.6 2.1 2.1 2.2 48 9.8
10.0 - 12.0 0.394 - 0.472 3.2 3.2 3.3 2.9 2.5 2.6 2.6 57.6 11.8
11.0 - 13.0 0.433 - 0.512 3.6 3.5 3.6 3.2 2.8 2.8 2.9 62.4 12.8
12.0 - 14.0 0.472 - 0.551 4.0 3.8 4.0 3.5 3.0 3.1 3.2 67.2 13.8
14.0 - 16.0 0.551 - 0.630 4.7 4.5 4.6 4.1 3.5 3.6 3.7 76.8 15.7
16.0 - 18.0 0.630 - 0.709 5.3 5.1 5.3 4.7 4.0 4.1 4.3 86.4 17.7
18.0 - 20.0 0.709 - 0.787 6.0 5.7 5.9 5.2 4.4 4.6 4.8 96.0 19.7

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Properties


The production of CORNING SAS is strictly controlled and is manufactured in accordance with the Quality Standard ISO 9001, the environmental Standard ISO 14001 and Health & Safety Standard OHSAS 18001

Optical Properties
  • Refractive Index nd: 1.76
  • Transmission % @ 55nm through 5 mm path: ≥85.0

Chemical Properties
  • Lead(Pb): 52%
  • Barium (Ba): 17%

Mechanical Properties
  • Density (g/cm3): 4.8
  • Knoop Hardness (kg/mm2) : 409
  • Young's Modulus (GPa): 62.6
  • Poisson's Ratio : 0.26
  • Coefficient of Thermal Expansion: 78.8
About Us

Imaging Solutions is a healthcare imaging equipment products and consumables supplier. Our critical point of difference is our "single source supplier" philosophy which allows us to offer unmatched convenience and value for money to all our customers. Imaging Solutions offers an extensive range of world-market-leading, first quality, high performance products which assist our customers in delivering outstanding radiographic diagnostic quality first time, every time.