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Needle Loading Shield

The Needle Loading Shield allows for protection from head to torso while using the Seed Slider or other seed handling equipment.

Needle Loading Shield Overview

The shield is constructed of 3/8 inch aluminum and 1/4 inch, 0.56 mm Pb equivalent, leaded glass which amounts to 22 HVL of protection for iodine seeds. For 100 iodine seeds at 0.4 mCi, exposure behind the glass is reduced to 6.4 x 10(-15) R/h. For 100 iodine seeds at 1.0 mCi, exposure behind the glass is reduced to 1.6 x 10(-14) R/h.

  • Work comfortably around the 11 inch (27.94 cm) wide shield that provides protection to head and torso.
  • Large lead glass window offers a clear view of work area.
  • Simple two-part assembly for easy setup and storage.


  • Width
    30.5 cm (12 in.)
  • Length
    12 in. 30.5 cm (12 in.)
  • Height
    40.6 cm (16 in.)
  • Weight
    6.8 kg (15 lbs.)
  • Material
    Aluminum, Leaded Glass

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