SAM-9 Shields


Dufrane’s Small Article Monitor Shield (SAM) is a simple and effective way to reduce background radiation and expedite the monitoring of tools and small articles when entering or exiting a radioactive area.

The SAM-9 Shield is an attractive, cost-efficient solution to a few of your common problems: exposed lead bricks, employee downtime, inefficiency and reduced productivity. The SAM-9 Shield is custom-engineered to meet your specific requirements.


  • Maximum durability and superior quality construction.
  • All stainless steel surfaces with an attractive brushed finish
  • 1″, 1.5″ or 2″ thickness is standard. Other thicknesses are available to meet specific application requirements.
  • Full lead thickness in side and rear walls, plus .25″ of lead equivalent in the lid.
  • Lightweight lid can be easily removed with attached handles (thickness restricted to provide a maximum light weight of 120 lbs).
  • Unique design makes the SAM-9 Shield portable and easily moveable anywhere.


  • Inside dimension: 27″ wide x 22″ deep x 33.33″ high

Approximate Weights:

  • 1″ thickness weighs 1,250 lbs.
  • 1.5″ thickness weighs 1,900 lbs.
  • 2″ thickness weighs 2,700 lbs


  • Top rear hinged lid available to facilitate easier access to the upper rear section of the monitor.
  • Alternate shield material: the SAM-9 Shield can be built using steel as an alternative to lead.

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