Two Types of Radiation Shielding

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    2.  Plexiglas Shielding

    • Ideal for shielding P-32, P-33, and other beta emitting radionuclides.


    • Do not use low Z materials to shield Co-60, I-131, or other gamma emitting radionuclides.


    • Gamma radiation easily passes through low Z materials such as plexiglass.


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