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INTRODUCING THE LANCS QUICKRACK

The Lancs Industries QuickRack is a versatile new tool for your ALARA toolbox. It provides users an inexpensive, lightweight, and alternative way to quickly hang shielding and protect workers from sources of ionizing radiation. Whether used as a shadow shield around a worker or to create a shield around a source, it allows the user…

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Lancs Day at the Seahawks!

  As a year-end thank you, members of the Lancs Industries team attended the division leading Seattle Seahawks final regular season home game of the year against the St. Louis Rams on December 29, 2013.

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Glovebags Training at Dresden Nuclear Power Station

Recently, a Lancs team visited the Dresden Nuclear Power Station and provided training on the use of glovebags. The plant is in the process of removing several tanks and associated piping. The larger 8” diameter piping will be cut out using an E.H. Wachs split frame cutting machine inside a Lancs “Dog House” glove bag.…

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RADIATION SHIELDING SOLUTIONS

  Our expertise with a broad array of dose reduction challenges helps solve the difficult radiation shielding situations a Radiation Protection Manager or Technician will encounter. From emergent radiological issues to large scale refueling outages, we can recommend and custom manufacture the best shielding solution for your specific needs. As the largest manufacturer of lead…

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PANDORA’S PROMISE DEBUTS ON CNN TONIGHT AT 9PM

  From CNN: “Academy Award®-nominated director Robert Stone examines how fears of “nukes” may have extended the era of fossil fuels, perilously accelerating the pace of climate change as the global demand for energy soars, particularly in the developing world. Stone tells the intensely personal stories of environmentalists and energy experts who have undergone profound…

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LANCS PRODUCTS FEATURED ON FOX SHOW “SLEEPY HOLLOW” WHICH AIRED OCTOBER 14, 2013

  FOX’s epic retelling of the Ichabod Crane story in the new series “Sleepy Hollow” has garnered critical acclaim. The thrilling new mystery-adventure takes place in modern times with the classic characters awakening after 250 years. Lancs’ containment tents, glovebags and other products were featured in an episode titled “John Doe” which aired live on…

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CUSTOM RADIATION SHIELDING PRODUCT DESIGN

Lancs manufactures radiation shielding and contamination control products using a flexible design and manufacturing process that is always responsive to customer needs. Material selection, functional design and dimensions can all be uniquely specified. Lancs will build to order. Many projects and maintenance operations present situations in which custom designed containments would reduce the complexity of…

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CONTAINMENT TENT FOR ENERGY SOLUTIONS AND SPRU

    Earlier this year Lancs manufactured and assembled this containment tent for EnergySolutions, which was used at the Knolls Atomic Power Laboratory on the Separations Process Research Unit (SPRU) cleanup project. This large tent (18′ wide x 50′ long x 18′ tall) was completed as part of a consent order between the Department of…

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Glovebag, Containment Tent and Radiation Shielding Training

You’ve got alpha. We’ve got answers. While many plants have good theoretical alpha concepts, few have had to deal with real-world alpha problems. Whether you need training, advice, planning help, or containment products, we are here to help. ALARA Training Services offered by Lancs Industries cover the use of glovebags, containment tents, and radiation shielding.…