Borotron® HDPE

Mitsubishi Chemical Advanced Materials
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Borotron® HDPE with 5% elemental boron is used as a medical and industrial shielding material to attenuate and absorb neutron radiation. This easily fabricated polymer material also offers designers greater durability and function over a wider range of temperatures than traditional materials. Advantages of Borotron® HDPE:

  • Easy to handle and fabricate
  • Durable over a wider temperature range
  • Consistent density and homogeneity
  • Superior dimensional quality and flatness


  • Medical vaults and doors
  • Hot cells
  • Nuclear storage and transport containers
  • Nuclear detection systems
  • Particle accelerators