More X-ray rooms in hospitals, dental offices, and chiropractic offices are laminated with a single, uniform sheet of defect-free lead from NELCO. What does it take to determine appropriate lead-lined drywall or plywood size, lead thickness, and wall layout to meet all site requirements? You’ll want the advice of NELCO experts. For use in either new construction or shielding upgrades, NELCO lead-lined plywood products are designed to fill the gaps between lead-lined gypsum wallboard and interlocking lead brick. Every NELCO panel is first-rate and fire-rated.

Features & Highlights

Can be used in new or remodeled rooms

Dimensions and thicknesses to meet any design need

Proven on-time deliveries from one of many facilities across the U.S.

NELCO installation teams are available upon request

Limited Lifetime Warranty

Top-Line Tech Specs

Lead-lined plywood

Shielding in PET/CT, HDR, diagnostic, therapeutic, and industrial modalities with custom applications

1/32″ to 5/8″ lead thickness, 1/8″ or 3/4″ plywood thickness

48″ x 96″ standard; custom width, height, and thickness available upon request


Yes. Our physicists and experts will gladly assist in determining the best size, lead thickness, and wall layout to meet site requirements.


Lead batten strips, ribbons, tabs, dado and butt joints are used to guarantee an impermeable radiation shield.


Yes. To ensure an impenetrable shielding system, we also offer lead pieces (of equal thickness to the drywall) to line any penetrations, including electrical boxes, wall outlets, etc.


LEED™ NC Version 2.2, MR Credits 4.1 and 4.2: Recycled material content

• Indicate recycled content and provide manufacturer’s written certification of recycled steel and lead products

• Indicate percentage both post-consumer and pre-consumer recycled content per unit of plywood and lead products.

LEED™ NC Version 2.2, MR Credit 5.1: Local/regional materials

• Indicate location of extraction, harvesting, and recovery; indicate the distance between extraction, harvesting, and recovery and the project site.

• Indicate location of manufacturing facility; indicate distance between manufacturing facility and the project site.

LEED™ NC Version 2.2, EQ Credit 4.1: Volatile Organic Compound (VOC) content

• Include certification of data indicating Volatile Organic Compound (VOC) content of all field-applied adhesives. Submit MSDS highlighting VOC limits.