Lead Lined Doors
These doors are designed to withstand radiation. These products are usually associated with the health care industry and the use of X-Rays, CAT scans, and MRI's.
The weight and thickness of lead-lined doors is determined by the thickness of the lead required to withstand specific levels of radiation.
Most doors and door frames are made with 1/8" or 1/16" thick lead. Consequently they weigh 200-300 pounds. West Central Manufacturing’s lead-lined doors are 1 3/4" thick and have the appearance of conventional hollow metal doors.
These products can be fire rated up to three hours. Lead is in the center of the door.
Where lead thickness exceeds 3/16", doors are built 2” thick with a maximium of 3/8 lead. These doors cannot be fire rated.
Lead Thicknesses 1/16” thick 4 lb per square ft. and 1/8” 8 lb. per square ft.
Multiple layers are available up to 3/8