Since 1974, Medi-RayTM has been the largest supplier of radio-pharmaceutical shipping containers. The following video discusses some of the lead radiation shielding products manufactured by Medi-RayTM.
All medical diagnostic devices that use radiation require that the device be placed in a shielding to protect the machine operator and others who may be nearby from the radiation. Lead is used to shield these radiation equipment which allow safe radiation imaging. Also, the containers of nuclear medicines and other equipment are shielded with lead to ensure safety of people around.