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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Center for Electron Beam Excellence at E-BEAM Services Fuels Customer Innovation in Product Development

Harnessing the Power of Electrons to Differentiate Products in the Market

E-BEAM Center for Electron Beam Excellence

Lebanon, OH – E-BEAM Services Inc., the largest contract electron beam service provider in the United States, is fostering innovation with its Center for Electron Beam Excellence designed to use the power of electrons to enable clients to discover new or improved products. Building on existing research and development capabilities, customers will benefit from faster access to new ideas in a workshop environment designed by specialists for specialists. Read More »

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What is e-beam technology?

frequently asked Questions about e-beam technology

 

Electron beam processing is a technology with a broad range of commercial applications. It provides users with an effective and efficient means to bring about useful changes in the properties and performance of polymers and other materials. The technology is also widely used for the sterilization of medical devices, pharmaceuticals, and cosmetics. Read More »

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Crash Course Recap: Does e-beam make my products radioactive?

 

One question we get a lot is: Does e-beam make my products radioactive?

The short answer:

No!

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How high-dose testing can be used to simulate radiation exposure for the nuclear industry

simulate radiation exposure

Nuclear reactors and radioactive materials play an important part in our society, such as the use of radioisotopes for medical treatments and the production of carbon-free energy. But using radiation in a safe and beneficial manner requires a deep understanding of the materials involved and their potential reactions to radiation.

Shielding materials for medical isotopes and the materials used in nuclear reactors must withstand the continuous exposure of radiation – without performance failures. Read More »

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