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Selected Installation Projects Recently Completed


Selected Projects

ImageProject NameDateLocationContractor/
Consultant
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McLeod HealthJune, 2015Florence, SCConstruction Services GroupIncluded furnishing and installing interlocking lead bricks, lead lined plywood, sheet lead on walls and ceiling and lead lined solid core wood doors and frames.
UNCH Childrens HospitalFebruary, 2015Chapel Hill, NCLomax ConsructionIncluded furnishing and installing lead lined plywood with lead angles for the seams and penetrations, one lead lined solid core wood door with matching frame, and a lead lined view window frame
Riverside Methodist HospitalDecember, 2014Columbus, OHWhiting-Turner/Corna KokosingIncluded furnishing and installing 12" of steel on the linac vault ceiling. This was accomplished using layers of 1/4" thick steel plates and staggering the seams. It was not possible to utilize heavy machinery to install the plate so they had to be cut to sizes that would be manageable to install manually. The sliding neutron door and duct shielding for the second linear accelerator room is to be completed some time in 2015.
Thomas Cancer Survivor Center at Methodist Medical CenterDecember, 2014Oak Ridge, TNJohnson GalyonIncluded the removal of an existing neutron swing door for a linear accelerator vault, and replacing it with a new neutron swing door. The new vault door consisted of 1/4" lead and 2" of 5% borated polyethylene.
DePaul Cancer CenterOctober, 2014Norfolk, VAWM JordanIncluded the installation of two direct shielded sliding neutron vault doors for linear accelerator rooms, one HDR vault swing door, and 4" lead shielding on four walls for the linear accelerator rooms. The sliding neutron doors included 4" of lead and 5" of 5% borated polyethylene. The HDR vault swing door consisted of 2" of lead.
Manhattan Medical CenterSeptember, 2014Manhattan, KSHutton ConstructionIncluded furnishing and installing one direct shielded sliding neutron door. The door consisted of 6" of interlocking lead bricks and 10" of 5% borated polyethylene.
CSNF Fleming IslandAugust, 2014Fleming Island, FLSauer, Inc.Included furnishing and installing one direct shielded sliding linac vault door. The linac vault door consisted of 6" of lead and 14" of 5% borated polyethylene.
AccurayMay, 2014Madison, WIIconicaIncluded furnishing and installing 2" thick steel plate and 5" thick lead in two test cells at an Accuray facility. The shielding was required to go up 10'. RPP used 2" thick steel plates at 2' x 3' to reach the 10' height requirement and layers of 2" interlocking lead brick and 1" interlocking lead brick to meet the same height requirement with the lead shielding.
Graham CorporationApril, 2014Batavia, NYManning Squires HennigIncluded furnishing and installing a huge bi-parting x-ray door for a large industrial x-ray hangar. The total weight of the door was 10,000 pounds. Each door leaf was 9.25' wide by 20' tall and contained half inch thick lead lining. The top rail was heated to ensure proper functioning in adverse weather conditions.
CSNF Skinner Cancer CenterMarch, 2014Jacksonville, FLSauer, Inc.Included furnishing and installing one direct shielded sliding linac vault door, one sliding brachytherapy (HDR) door, and shielding the walls of the brachytherapy (HDR) room with 2-1/2" thick lead. The linac vault door consisted of 6" of lead and 14" of 5% borated polyethylene. The brachytherapy (HDR)door consisted of 2" thick lead. We used our 2-1/2" thick interlocking lead bricks for the brachytherapy (HDR) walls.
Riverside Methodist HospitalMarch, 2014Columbus, OHWhiting-Turner/Corna KokosingIncluded furnishing and installing one direct shielded sliding linac vault door (neutron door) and HD block for duct shielding. The linac vault door (neutron door) consisted of 5" of lead and 11" of 5% borated polyethylene. The HD block required a special platform for housing. This was the second phase to the project we began in May, 2013.
Radiotherapy Centre National HospitalFebruary, 2014Abuja, NigeriaBishmur LimitedIncluded furnishing 2 manual vault doors shielded with lead and borated polyethylene, solid core wood doors, and leaded glass with frame.
Holy Name Medical CenterJanuary, 2014Teaneck, NJPhoenix Medical ConstructionIncluded furnishing and installing one direct shielded sliding linac vault door (neutron door) and 1" - 3" of additional lead shielding in an existing linac vault to prepare the vault for upgraded equipment. We used interlocking lead bricks fro the wall shielding.
Varian Medical SystemsDecember, 2013Palo Alto, CAJ.R. Griffin Inc.Included furnishing and installing steel shielding, duct shielding and five huge neutron vault doors for three new test cells. Two of these test cells utilized both a sliding neutron vault door and a swinging neutron vault door in conjunction with one another. Each sliding neutron vault door weighed in excess of 42,000 pounds. RPP used a proprietary method of "floating" the steel shielding to eliminate two concrete pours and save the owner time and $
Centro Control de Cancer LtdaOctober, 2013Bogota, ColombiaAdvanced Radiotherapy Corporation S.A.Provided two sliding neutron vault doors with all necessary components. Worked with contractor remotely to assist with install.
Wisconsin Institute of Medical ResearchSeptember, 2013Madison, WIBoldt ConstructionIncluded the manufacturing and installation of lead bricks, lead lined plywood, and lead lined doors. One of the solid core wood doors required 5/8" thick lead. this made the door approximately 1200 pounds and required heavy duty Rixon pivots to support the weight.
University of Chicago ComersAugust, 2013Chicago, ILKrause ConstructionThis project included manufacturing and installing the following lead products; interlocking lead bricks, lead lined plywood, solid core wood lead lined doors, and misc sheet lead. The solid core wood doors consisted of 1/2" lead and required heavy duty continuous hinges to handle the weight.
Shaare Zedek Medical CenterJune, 2013Jerusalem, IsraelD.Yamin and sons (GC) / Rubinstein Ofer ArchitectsIncluded design consultation and materials for the addition of a PET/CT suite at the Shaare Zedek Medical Center. Materials consisted of interlocking lead bricks, lead lined plywood, lead lined drywall, lead lined doors and frames and leaded glass.
Riverside Methodist HospitalMay, 2013Columbus, OHWhiting Turner/Corna KokosingIncluded furnishing and installing 12" of steel on the linac vault ceiling. This was accomplished using layers of 1/4" thick steel plates and staggering the seams. It was not possible to utilize heavy machinery to install the plate so they had to be cut to sizes that would be manageable to install manually. A direct shielded sliding vault door and some baffle shielding are scheduled to be completed in late November.
Roudebush VA Medical CenterFebruary, 2013Indianapolis, INWestRac ContractingIncluded furnishing and installing 1980 interlocking lead bricks and the associated duct shielding for a linear accelerator vault renovation. Steel tubing and flat bar were used for the support system.
Chancery Lane Medical ComplexDecember, 2012San Fernando, TrinidadExecQtech LimitedExecQtech Limited was hired by the Trinidad government to transform an unoccupied office complex into a modern medical facility. This was the first time ExeQtech had been contracting to install lead shielding. After purchasing the required materials from us, they insisted upon flying down an installation supervisor to ensure the process was done correctly.
Central Piedmont Community CollegeAugust, 2012Charlotte, NCRodgers Builders, Inc.Included furnishing and installing one sliding vault door with 1" thick lead shielding. In addition, interlocking lead bricks were provided for the shielding of two ducts in the ceiling of the vault room. RPP aided in the design of the dog houses utilized to shield these ducts
UNL Behlen Lab High Power Laser Science CollaborotoryJuly, 2012Lincoln, NEElkhorn West ConstructionIncluded furnishing and installing 2186 interlocking lead bricks. Most bricks were used in the ceiling shielding, however some bricks were utilized to shield duct penetrations on the floor and on the upper wall.
Mid Atlantic Veterinary Specialists June, 2012Malvern, PARE BuildersIncluded furnishing and installing an HDR door and frame. We sent the frame to the job site with specific installation instructions and the frame was poured in concrete by the contractor. Due to space constraints, the owner wanted the door to be pushed open rather than pulled open. This required a special arm as seen in the photo to the left.
Gas Turbine (for confidential client)June, 2012Charlotte, NCGray ConstructionIncluded furnishing interlocking lead brick for an industrial x-ray room at a testing facility (confidential client). RPP furnished and installed the 1" thick interlocking lead bricks with a steel tube support system. In addition, RPP furnished and installed the finishing materials like drywall, mud and tape, and paint.
Metrohealth Linac ReplacementApril, 2012Cleveland, OHInfinity Construction Company, Inc.This job consisted of installing one HDR door and frame. This was a retrofit job. The frame was not poured in concrete. To reinforce the frame we used 1/4" x 3" x 6" steel tubing welded to the jambs and header and attached to the floor and deck.
Institue of Technology: New Sliding Vault Doors, Lead Brick Shielding & Borated Polyethylene ShieldingNovember, 2011Atlanta, GAR.K. Redding Construction, Inc.Included furnishing and installing two sliding vault neutron doors: one for a neutron generator room and one for a clinac room. The vault doors weighed approximately 18,000 pounds and 24,000 pounds, respectively. In addition to the vault doors, interlocking lead brick, 5% borated polyethylene and sheet lead were installed to shield various walls and duct and pipe penetrations in the ceilings.
VA Medical Center (Linac Vault)August, 2011Overland Park, KSPhoenix Medical ConstructionAssisted in design and implementation of additional shielding for a linac vault. Included the installation and support system for approximately 3200 interlocking lead bricks.
Princess Nora UniversityMarch, 2011Riyadh, Saudi Arabia DKS MedicalIncluded consulation and development of shielding systems. Provided sheet lead at various thicknesses and lead lined plywoood.
Department of Energy/National Energy Technology Laboratory: New Radiation Shielding Sliding Vault DoorAugust, 2010Morgantown, WVURS CorporationIncluded furnishing and installing one radiation shielding sliding vault door. The door was oversized at 10'3" x 10'9" and required 1" thick lead shielding. We constructed a special crate on castors in order to transport the door shell effectively. We also supplied interlocking lead bricks to be installed by URS on the ceiling of the vault at a later date.
Strongsville FHC Radiation Oncology Center: New Linear Accelerator Door & Duct ShieldingJuly, 2010Strongsville, OHInfinity Construction Co., IncIncluded furnishing and installing one radiation shielding swing vault door (neutron door - 1" of lead shielding, 1" of high density polyethylene and 2" of 5% borated polyethylene) and duct shielding above the neutron door outside the room. Project was completed in four days.
PFH Oncology Center: New Linear Accelerator Door & Duct ShieldingJune, 2010Fayette, GABrasfield & Gorrie, LLCIncluded furnishing and installing one radiation shielding swing vault door (neutron door - 2.36" of lead shielding and 5" of 5% borated polyethylene) and duct shielding above the neutron door both inside and outside the room. Project was completed in four days.

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