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X-Ray Radiation Shielding System

X-Block® is a lead-free plasterboard developed to provide protection against X-ray radiation such as X-ray diagnostic rooms within medical facilities and dental clinics. With the barium sulphate core, the X-Block® Radiation Shielding System forms an effective barrier against X-ray radiation.

X-Block® jointing compound must be used in conjunction with X-Block® plasterboard to provide a uniform X-ray radiation barrier. X-Block® plasterboard also offers high sound insulation performance and fire ratings.

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Physical Properties
  • Thickness: 13mm
  • Width: 1200mm
  • Weight: 16.9 kg/m2
Applications
  • Medical Facilities, Dental Clinics, Areas exposed to X-Ray radiation
  • X-Block Plasterboard® must be jointed with X-Block® Jointing Compound to provide lead equivalent joints
Features and Benefits
  • Effective protection against X-ray radiation
  • Lead-free application - eliminates use of lead and a safer alternative to other lead-based systems
  • Sound resistance
  • Fire resistance