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X-Ray Glass (Radiation Shielding Glass)

X-Ray leaded glass is a radiation shielding glass that contains a high content of heavy metallic oxides. The heavy metallic oxides, most notably the lead oxide (PbO), provides the protective qualities against X-rays and Y-rays for use in the medical and technical fields. Despite the high metallic oxide content, Radiation Shielding Glass features high optical transmission, which makes it a perfect fit for view windows for X-ray rooms.


Other applications would include:


  • Medical diagnostic screens
  • Airport security X-ray screens
  • Safety goggle lenses
  • View windows for CT and angiography
  • Protection windows & glove boxes in laboratories


Lead content is measured in percentage, and has a lead equivalency value associated with the content. The lead equivalency value is measured in millimeters and represents the thickness of a solid lead plate with comparable properties to the content of the lead in the glass.


Abrisa Technologies carries 8mm thick glass with lead content percentage of 55% – 65%, and a lead equivalency of 2mm.


X-Ray glass from Abrisa Technologies is available in sizes up to 31” x 29”


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Abrisa Technologies is a recognized global supplier of high quality, fabricated glass components, optical thin film coatings, and custom glass solutions for a wide variety of industries. From our US based Abrisa Industrial Glass fabrication facility in Santa Paula, CA and our ZC&R Coatings for Optics division in Torrance, CA we serve diverse industries such as microelectronics and displays, semiconductor, military, automotive, aerospace, medical, biomedical and scientific R&D. We provide custom specialty flat glass and coating products for applications such as: flat panel display, touch and gesture recognition; visible to IR imaging and surveillance; entertainment, indoor and outdoor lighting; advanced instrumentation; and photonics.


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