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Radiation Shielding Hinges

Shielding Hinges

Radiation shielding hinges are popularly used in several industries and settings where protection against ionizing radiation is paramount. These hinges ensure safety and security of personnel and the structural integrity of equipment in applications with direct exposure to radiation, such as nuclear power, nuclear medicine, industrial radiography, medical imaging and more. Having said that, buying radiation shielding hinges from a reliable supplier is important for creating secure and compliant environments. Kiesler Machine as a reliable neutron shielding door hinges manufacturer supplies custom hinges in the UK. We offer a wide range of heavy-duty radiation door hinges for doors with high traffic at competitive prices.

Technical Features of Hinges for Neutron Shielding Door Hinges

If you are looking for neutron radiation shielding door hinges, Kiesler Machine has you covered. We have become a leading supplier of door hinges for neutron shielding in UK. We offer custom neutron shielding door hinges with the following technical features to fulfill the demands of specific applications.

  • Material: We offer radiation shielding door hinges in the following materials.
    • Carbon Steel
    • 316L Stainless Steel
    • 304L Stainless Steel
  • Hand Configuration: We provide these hinges in left-hand or right-hand configurations.  
  • Mounting: We offer neutron shielding hinges with weld-on or bolt-on styles.
  • Weights: These hinges are capable of handling a maximum door weight from 1,000 lbs. to 40,000 lbs. and a maximum radial load between 400 lbs. and 25,000 lbs.

Beneficial Features of Neutron Shielding Door Hinges

Selecting the right radiation shielding hinges offers several benefits, mainly related to functionality and safety. Here are some notable benefits of using neutron shielding hinges for applications.

  • Our shielding door hinges are made using superior quality materials. Thus, they protect against harmful radiation. Carbon steel and stainless steel are two popular options that are effective at attenuating ionizing radiation.
  • These hinges are designed and manufactured as per industry standards and safety regulations.
  • At Kiesler Machine, we also offer custom hinges for shielding doors. They can be customized in terms of shielding or installation method, size and other important factors.
  • By incorporating our shielding door hinges into your equipment or infrastructure, you can minimize the risk of down time due to hinge failure. This is of utmost importance for industries such as nuclear power, radiography, medical imaging, and more.
  • Our hinges are durable and have a long operational life to withstand the conditions associated with high traffic from nuclear medicine.
  • These hinges can be easily integrated into existing equipment or structures. This feature facilitates efficient upgrades or modifications to enhance radiation protection without disruption.
  • In stock for immediate shipment to minimize down time.

Applications of Neutron Shielding Door Hinges

Our shielding door hinges are find various applications that require secure doors used to shield radiation. Here are some applications areas.

  • Radiotherapy Rooms
  • Medical Imaging
  • Nuclear Power Plants
  • Industrial Radiography
  • Industrial X-ray Inspection
  • Laboratories and Research Facilities
  • Security and Inspection Systems
  • Nuclear Medicine Facilities
  • Research and Academic Institutions
  • Radiation Therapy Equipment

Frequently Asked Questions and Answers on Neutron Shielding Hinges

Some of our clients may have questions regarding neutron shielding hinges. We have answered some of them here.

Q. How to Maintain Neutron Shielding Hinges?

Answer: These hinges do not require particular maintenance practices. However, you need to visually inspect them to ensure their integrity.

Q. Is it Possible to Retrofit Existing Doors with Neutron Shielding Hinges?

Answer: In most cases, these hinges can be easily retrofitted onto the existing doors as part of an upgrade to enhance radiation protection. The feasibility entirely depends on the compatibility of the hinge and specific door design.

Q. Which Standards Govern the Design and Performance of Neutron Shielding Hinges?

Answer: The performance and design of these hinges should comply with industry standards and regulations specific to the application and its installation area. It is of utmost importance to comply with relevant guidelines and regulatory requirements. Our hinges are time proven in the medical industry.

Q. What Factors to Consider When Selecting Neutron Shielding Hinges?

Answer: Several factors need to be considered when selecting these hinges. The list includes the shielding thickness, neutron energy spectrum, space limitations, and regulatory requirements. Consulting with radiation protection experts is advisable to ensure proper design and installation.

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