Q&A With Tech Services – Crosslinking, Sterilization, Speciality Processing

 

Join the E-BEAM Tech Services duo of Olivia Radcliffe and Dr. Gustavo Varca as they explore some of your FAQs.

 

Olivia: All right. Hey everyone. I’m Olivia Radcliffe. For those of you who don’t know me, I’m the Marketing and Technical Services specialist at E-BEAM. So chances are, you’ve talked to me at some point or another in your product development journey. And I am here with my colleague from our New Jersey facility, Dr. Gustavo Varca, and we just kind of jumped on to answer some questions we’ve been getting a lot lately, make sure that everyone has the right information out there.

So, Gustavo, I will let you go ahead and tell us a little bit about yourself and what you do at E-BEAM.

Gustavo: Thank you, Olivia. Hello everyone. I am Dr. Varca. I am the New Applications Development Manager at E-BEAM Services, and I am a specialist in radiation technologies.

So I’m here to try to elucidate a little bit. And answer a couple of questions you guys may have had while looking for electron beam options for your product.

Olivia: So let me pull up some of the questions we got here. All right. So Gustavo, if it’s okay with you, I’m just going to read out some of the questions and let you answer rapid-fire. We’ll just go for it.

Gustavo: Fine by me. Read More »

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Live Foam Expo Trade Show? E-BEAM Crosslinking Experts Will Travel!

E-BEAM Services Foam Expo

E-BEAM Services is attending our first live trade show since early 2020! As trade shows, conferences, and in-person meetings are all returning we are so excited to connect with our peers and customers again at the Foam Expo North America. While we have worked creatively and learned all the virtual things – we appreciate the in-person gatherings.
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E-BEAM is Recognized as Top Workforce Partner in Excellence 2020-2021

E-BEAM Services company

We are thrilled to announce that in June, E-BEAM Services was awarded the Workforce Partner Excellence Award in recognition of outstanding collaboration.
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What special packaging materials do I need for e-beam sterilization?

e-beam sterilization packaging

 

One question we get often is, “What special packaging materials do I need for e-beam sterilization?”

The short answer: None!

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COVID-19: Understanding how medium-voltage electron beam can be an alternative sterilization method

 

In these unprecedented times, COVID-19 is affecting populations worldwide in several aspects and continuously challenging health care professionals and the medical device industry. The need for specific materials for testing or sanitizing purposes has skyrocketed, while manufacturing and sterilization capacity has not necessarily increased at the same pace.
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Gamma vs E-beam vs X-Ray: A Comparison

e-beam vs gamma vs x-ray

Ionizing radiation is the second-largest method of choice when it comes to the industrial sterilization market, accounting for almost 45%. While gamma and e-beam are the traditional favorites, newer to the game is x-ray.
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How does E-BEAM ensure my products will be sterilized and ready for consumer use QUICKLY?

Medical device sterilization

With an increasing demand for sterilized products on the market, one question we get often is: how does E-BEAM ensure my products will be sterilized and ready for consumer use quickly? Well, there are a number of factors that go into that.
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A time for thanks

Thank you

 

This year has tested us all in ways we never imagined. 2020 has, in essence, turned our own personal worlds — and the world — upside down (and then spun them around, flipped them over again, and shaken them a bit, just for good measure).
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Crash Course Recap: Lichtenberg Figures

 

Lichtenberg figures are named after German physicist Georg Christoph Lichtenberg, who originally discovered them. They’ve also been called Lichtenberg trees or “trapped lightning.”

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E-beam Crosslinking vs Chemical Crosslinking

E-beam crosslinking

 

Crosslinked foams have improved physical properties over non-crosslinked foams and often go into more demanding applications, particularly where tolerances are more important, such as: Read More »

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