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Radiation Protection Apron Weights

Which Apron Weight is Right for You?

All four protective materials offer full 0.5 mm Pb-equivalent front protection (certain apron styles offer additional 0.25 mm Pb-equivalent back protection).  NEW! 0.35 mm Pb-equivalent protection available by special order. Call 800-225-2610 for details.

Weight Comparison Chart

Choose FeatherLite Lead-Free, Ultralight Lead-Free, Lightweight Lead, or Standard Lead. Both lead-free options offer the same protection as lead aprons.


Weight Product Weight* Protective Material Procedure Length Disposal Requirements
FeatherLite Lead-Free**
Available Summer 2021!
6.5 lbs.
42% lighter
100% antimony
(with less embedded plastic)
Long
(2+ hours)
Environmentally friendly
(no special disposal)
Ultralight Lead-Free
Best Seller!
7.2 lbs.
36% lighter
100% antimony Long
(2+ hours)
Environmentally friendly
(no special disposal)
Lightweight Lead
Lightest Lead!
8.8 lbs.
22% lighter
Lead-based alloy Short to medium
(1-2 hours)
Requires special disposal or recycling
Standard Lead
Economical!
11.3 lbs. 100% lead Short
(under 1 hour)
Requires special disposal or recycling

*Weight based on a Medium Front Protection Apron.

**Only available for Perfect Fit Aprons. Temporarily unavailable until Summer 2021.