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Glovebag Training and Fabrication Seminar for Palo Verde Nuclear Generating Station Team

Glovebag Training and Fabrication Seminar for Palo Verde Nuclear Generating Station Team

Lancs Industries recently hosted six members of the ALARA Planning, Radiation Protection, Maintenance, RP Training and Weld team from the Palo Verde Nuclear Generating Station (PVNGS) in Wintersburg, Arizona for a three day glovebag training and fabrication seminar at our Kirkland, Washington manufacturing facility. The session included two full days of custom glove bag design,…

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This Week’s News: Glovebag Training and Nuclear Grade Sheeting

Glovebag Training at Pine Bluff Arsenal In February and March 2012, Lancs provided glovebag training at the Pine Bluff Arsenal in Arkansas, facilitating work to remove ventilation ducting containing residual chemical agents. Staff members learned the fundamental work practices and then installed glovebags on a 22″ diameter ducting mockup and practiced cutting and removing the…

This Week’s News

This Week’s News

Lancs and Radiation Protection Systems recently provided a training and information session on the use of ventilation units and containment tents at the Hammer Training and Education Center in Richland, Washington. Please join Larry Waggoner and other members of the Lancs Industries team at the Waste Management Symposia in Phoenix from February 26th to March…

Training For Your Staff: Innovative Radiological Work Practices and ALARA Techniques to Assist with Alpha Contamination Problems

Training For Your Staff: Innovative Radiological Work Practices and ALARA Techniques to Assist with Alpha Contamination Problems

Lancs is pleased to offer training classes on radiological work practices and ALARA techniques at our plant in Kirkland, Washington, or at your facility. Two nuclear plants have recently scheduled training by Lancs personnel for their employees to assist with alpha contamination problems and glovebag use. Lancs teaches your staff key best practices in ALARA…

Come See Us in Florida This Month!

Come See Us in Florida This Month!

Lancs representatives will be attending the ISOE Alara Symposium & Region III RPM Meeting on January 8-11, and the PWR Alara Winter & Region I & II Meeting on and January 16-20, both in Ft. Lauderdale, Florida. Please join us, and come by and say hello! For use during your next planned outage, Lancs carries…

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Lancs Acquires BOP/Barrier Filters

Founded in 1998, BOP Filter/Barriers has manufactured the leading flexible high efficiency particulate air (HEPA) grade filter in contamination and particulate control applications for nuclear and pharmaceutical environments. Lancs has used these filters for over 10 years, and will continue BOP’s excellence in quality manufacturing in its Kirkland facility. Lancs and its BOP Filters subsidiary…

How to Change Out a Glove That Has a Hole in it After Contamination

How to Change Out a Glove That Has a Hole in it After Contamination

The containment gloves may become damaged while working in the containment. The damage may be noticed as soon as it occurs, but a small punch-type tear or cut could occur without the wearer being aware of it. For this reason, it is important to inspect the gloves before using them. It is also essential to…

How To Install Gloves in a Glove Bag

How To Install Gloves in a Glove Bag

Installing a Glove in a Containment 1. Install rubber gloves (size 10 or 11 gloves are suggested) at locations indicated on the installation sheet. 2. Ensure proper orientation for working position. 3. Check the glove for pinholes by trapping air in the glove and squeezing. 4. Insert the end of the sleeve through the ring…

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Welcome to the Lancs Blog

We started this blog as a forum for Lancs to stay in touch with our customers as we share hot topics, industry news and company events. Visit us each week to learn about new products and services, check out the answers to frequent technical questions, discuss best practices, and see upcoming events. We hope you…