X-Ray Protection in New Dimensions

Corning® MED-X® radiation shieldig glass
from FLACHGLAS Sachsen

Optimal protection

Due to its high content of heavy metal oxides, our MED-X® X-ray protective glass offers optimal protection for numerous applications, e.g. in medicine, research and technology.

Maximal dimensions

Corning® Med-X® radiation protection glasses from Flachglas Sachsen have unbeatable maximum dimensions for the highest (and broadest) demands 

Radiation protection glass in unbeatable maximum dimensions for the highest (and broadest) demands

Diverse areas of application 

  • X-ray protection windows and viewing windows in CT and angiography rooms
  • Radiation protection windows in laboratories and medical practices
  • Special window for examinations for medical diagnostics
  • X-ray examinations for airport security
  • Mobile X-ray protection devices in hospilats
  • Apparatus for material testing 

Advantages of Med-X®  glass 

  • Maximum transparency and clarity 
  • Relatively small thickness (compared to lead-acrylic glass)
  • Uniquely large dimensions up to 2,730 x 1,350 mm
  • Wide range of glass thicknesses available
  • Optimal protection against ionizing radiation (e.g. X-rays)
  • Can be laminated with other glasses
  • Can be combined with insulating glass, internal blinds

We process radiation protection glass reliably

  • Custom cut to measure
  • Sanded or polished edges
  • Rectangle or special shapes
  • Holes and cutouts
  • Lamination to laminated safety glass
  • Splinter protection applications
  • In connection with insulating glass, also with blinds in the space between the panes 

 Safe and reliable service


  • Quality assurance and safe shipping 
  • Documentation and marking
  • IEC 61331:2014 DIN EN 61331:2016 

XXL-dimensions extending the limits for x-ray protection windows

Corning® Med-X® radiation protection glasses from Flachglas Sachsen have unbeatable maximum dimensions for highest (and broadest) demands, e.g.

  • Lead equivalent 1.3 Pb (thickness = 4.0-5.5 mm): dimensions up to 2,000 mm x 1,000 mm
  • Lead equivalent 1.7 Pb (thickness 5.0-6.5 mm): dimensions up to 2,400 mm x 1,200 mm
  • Lead equivalent 2.3 Pb (thickness 7.0-8.5 mm): dimensions up to 2,745 mm x 1,350 mm
  • Lead equivalent 2.9 Pb (thickness 8.5-10.0 mm): dimensions up to 2,600 mm x 1,260 mm

Note: The specified Pb values ​​refer to the minimum lead equivalent value of the glass in millimeters at 110 kV X-ray voltage

Corning® Med-X® Glas – shielding characteristics 

Data provided by the Public Health England (PHE). Attenuation measured using the narrow beam method, in accordance with IEC 61331:2014