Protect your plastic pipe penetrations
The use of pictures or diagrams on this Web site does not represent an endorsement by DOE. Medical and dental X-rays are used to detect problems such as broken bones and dental cavities, and sealed radiation sources are used to deliver very high, localized radiation doses to treat certain types of cancer. Do you recommend stripped in flanges? X-rays have less energy than gamma rays , are less penetrating, and require less shielding.
Description: Explore more Do you want to find out more about how we can support you with solutions for plastic pipes? Do the penetrations need to be supported? In all other aspects, X-rays behave in the same manner as gamma rays. Stripped in curb flanges do not raise the penetration above the plane of the roof.