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Radiation shielding in hospitals with MagnaDense

Ever since the 1960’s MagnaDense high density concrete has been used for radiation protection in hospitals and oncology clinics all over the world.

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Peter Johansson

Sales Manager Magnetite

Whether you are currently upgrading or planning new healthcare facilities which emit ionising radiation, shielding with high density MagnaDense concrete provides many benefits. MagnaDense is a natural iron oxide mined in Sweden, with high particle density ranging between 4.7 - 5.1 t/m³. When mixed into concrete it is possible to reach high densities of up to 4.0 t/m3.

Heavy concrete for radiation protection project

Whether you are a designer or constructor of a facility that needs radiation protection, MagnaDense has many benefits for your project.

ROLE INTERACTION BENEFITS
Architect Design Phase

* Noise & vibration dampening

* Patient friendly smaller design possible

Concrete Mixing Company Handling * Use standard equipment 
Constructor Construction

* Reduced max. concrete temperature

* Reduced risk of cracking

Radiation Specialist Daily Work * Providing safety
Hospital / Investment group Investment

* Time effective

* Cost effective 

MagnaDense concrete is certified as radiation shielding concrete according to the standard DIN 6847-2; Medical electron accelerators - Part 2: Rules for construction of structural radiation protection.

Hospital radiation shielding – experience and references

LKAB Minerals have worked with many companies on a lot of radiation shielding projects for hospitals and clinics in which MagnaDense was used. And because of this experience we can help you to select the right grade of heavy aggregate to mix into the concrete used for radiation shielding in your facility. Simply contact our sales managers via the contact field on the bottom of this page.

If you want to read more about our experience in the construction of healthcare projects, please take a look at our online articles on various projects:

We can only display a very small selection of the radiation shielding projects for where MagnaDense has been used as an aggregate for radiation shielding. Please, get in touch with us to discuss these types of construction projects in your country or ask questions about your specific radiation shielding project.

More information

General information and a video about radiation shielding with heavy dense concrete can be found on the general page of radiation shielding. For more details on radiation shielding for nuclear facilities please go to the radiation shielding nuclear page.

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Radiation shielding with MagnaDense high density concrete.

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