Radiation shielding – other sectors

Calder group is a pan-European engineering group, active in specialist engineering, lead engineering and the manufacture and distribution of lead sheet. It supplies a world-wide customer-base in the aerospace, construction, healthcare, nuclear power, oil & gas and other markets.


Calder Industrial Materials is a leading supplier of radiation shielding used in the construction of nuclear submarines


Calder subsidiaries supply lead shielding for airport security scanners (hand-luggage, baggage and freight) 

Radiation Shielding Other Sectors

Synchrotron shielding

Calder Industrial Materials is a leading global supplier of lead chambers ("hutches") used to shield the very high levels of radiation produced in synchrotron beam-lines.  Calder’s specialist unit offers a complete service from design to installation, and is the only global supplier with the capability to control all manufacturing, fabrication and assembly operations in-house.  Calder designs every hutch to customer specification and is able to offer a complete range of product features.

Non Destructive Testing

Calder subsidiaries make shielding, and fabricate complete radiation-proof chambers, to house non-destructive testing equipment, used - for example - in the X-Ray testing of jet engine turbine blades, other aerospace components, wind-turbine blades and oil pipeline welds.


  • Calder Industrial Materials
  • D'Huart
  • Röhr & Stolberg