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Sliding lead lined X-ray doors – SP440X

Manufactured to a very specific design to protect staff and patients against X-rays, the SP440X sliding X-ray door is designed for radiology and CT scan rooms in medical, veterinary or dental settings. It is also used in the nuclear industry for certain specific applications.

A sliding X-ray door for operating theatres and clean rooms

The SP440X sliding X-ray door is a high-end door for use in the most demanding environments.

It is made to your measurements and supplied ready to install, with lead shielding 1 to 4 mm thick.

ADVANTAGES of the SP440X sliding X-ray door

  • Lead shielding 1 to 4 mm thick
  • Superior quality – door frames not wood, but aluminium or stainless steel + door leaf made of HPL, coated aluminium or stainless steel + leaded porthole/vision panel flush on both sides
  • Resistant to cleaning products.
  • Easy to clean: porthole/vision panels flush on both sides, no visible screws, rounded shapes
  • Manual or automatic door, single-leaf, or double-leaf for large openings


X-ray / Radiology


Nuclear industry

Resistant to cleaning products


Superior quality

Technical specifications of the SP440X sliding X-ray doors

Door leaf

  • Multi-layered door panel with an outer layer made of HPL with an antibacterial surface, pre-coated steel sheet (25µ or 55µ PET), powder-coated aluminium sheet, Acrovyn or grade 304L or 316L stainless steel,
  • Edged and reinforced by an anodised or coated aluminium or brushed stainless steel frame,
  • Door leaf containing a lead sheet providing
    lead shielding 1 to 4 mm thick,
  • Leaded strip providing continuity of X-ray protection on double-leaf doors,
  • Pull handles and/or flush pull handles made of grade 304L stainless steel 

The heaviest X-ray doors will need to be automated.

drawing of the SP240X anti-x-ray door


  • Anodised aluminium with polyamide runners and floor guides.

Door frames (optional)

  • Casing and inner casing made of aluminium with 15µ natural anodised or powder-coated finish or grade 304L or 316L stainless steel (welded stainless steel casing and inner casing),
  • Inclusion of a lead sheet to provide the X-ray protection,
  • Door frames with no visible fastening screws for optimum hygiene and cleaning.

Pelmet (optional)

  • Protective cover made of anodised or coated aluminium, coated or grade 304L or 316L stainless steel,
  • Pivoting, sloped pelmet for easier cleaning.

Special door frames or pelmets can also be studied and offered as options to meet your specific needs, especially for renovation projects.

SPENLE sliding door in hospital


  • Compact laminate door leaf,
  • Leaded glass porthole/vision panel flush on both sides,
  • Vision panel with integral Venetian blind,
  • Lead lined aluminium or stainless steel door frame,
  • Aluminium or stainless steel pelmet to protect the track,
  • Acrovyn® or brushed stainless steel kick plates,
  • Automatic version available.


SPENLE double sliding door with windows

Variants and adaptations of the sliding X-ray door

  • SP240X : swing X-ray door
  • SP250X : swing airtight, X-ray door
  • SP450X : sliding airtight, X-ray door
SPENLE radiation protection door


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More detailed documentation including drawings, BIM files, etc. can be downloaded here.

Examples of uses of sliding X-ray doors:

  • Sliding X-ray doors on CT scan rooms in nuclear medicine departments,
  • Sliding X-ray doors in equine veterinary surgeons’ radiography rooms,
  • Sliding X-ray doors in nuclear power stations.
sliding door with glass for hospitals and laboratories

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