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With 5% boron by weight and our trademark purple color, Plasti-Shield® 5% Borated Polyethylene is manufactured to meet all applicable applications for industrial use, medical applications (with regards to cancer treatment) and is effective shielding for support in all areas of security such as seaports, airports, border protection and other applications requiring attenuation of thermal neutrons.Plasti-Shield® is certified by prime vendors of the U.S. government as the source for Grade II and Grade III neutron shielding material on nuclear submarines and naval warships. Our process, materials, quality programs, sampling, testing, tracing and packaging all meet or exceed military specifications such as MIL-P-23536A and EB2562E. We use MIL-STD-45662 for internal calibration system traceable back to NIST.*
Makes material that meets MIL-P-23536A and EB2562E and have quality procedures that meet all requirements of both.*
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|Sheet||1″||48”x96” CTS||5% Boron Filled – Purple, 2% Boron Filled – Red|
Give us your cut-to-size dimensions. We will precision-cut these plastics to your exact size. Additional sizes and colors available upon request.
|Tensile Strength at Yield||psi||D638||>3,960|
|IZOD Impact Strength Notched||ft-lbf/in||D256|
|Heat Deflection Temperature @66 psi||°F||D648|
NOTE: The property values presented above are typical values intended for reference and comparison purposes only. They should NOT be used as a basis for design specifications or quality control. Contact us for manufacturers’ complete material property datasheets. All values at 73°F (23°C) unless otherwise noted.