Patent Number: 6,310,355

Title: Lightweight radiation shield system

Abstract: A covering or shield attenuating the flux of electromagnetic radiation from an article. The shield includes a matrix, a radiation attenuating material provided in the matrix, and at least one space provided in the matrix. The space reduces the overall weight of the shield. The space can be a variety of shapes, including round, honeycombed, triangular, rectangular, or other configuration.

Inventors: Cadwalader; John A. (Overland Park, KS)

Assignee: Worldwide Innovations and Technologies, Inc.

International Classification: A61B 6/10 (20060101); G21F 3/00 (20060101); G21F 003/00 (); A61B 006/10 ()

Expiration Date: 10/30/2018