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Electron Beam Rheology Control

Does your PE or PP resin have the exact material properties you want? If you’re manufacturing a specialty film, bottle, foam, or other plastic product, the standard off-the-shelf grades offered by the big resin manufacturers don’t always meet your needs.

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What are some different types of ionizing radiation?

  Radiation with wavelengths shorter than 10–10 m is considered ionizing radiation, because it can ionize the molecules it encounters. Gamma, x-ray, and e-beam are examples of ionizing radiation, whereas microwaves, radiowaves, and UV are considered nonionizing.

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How do I sterilize my labware?

  This might be a trick question. Depending on its end use, sometimes labware doesn’t need to be sterilized. It needs to be bioreduced.

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A Message to Our Valued Customers

Dear valued customer, In this unprecedented time, we wanted to reach out to you with a message. As the largest provider of medium-voltage electron beam (5 MeV) contract sterilization services on the globe, E-BEAM Services, Inc. reinforces its continuous efforts to provided uninterrupted services amid the COVID-19 outbreak and its related issues, particularly when it […]

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What kinds of products can be easily converted to Medium-voltage Electron Beam Sterilization?

Over the years Medium-Voltage electron beam (5 MeV) accelerators have been proven useful and effective for the sterilization of a great variety of products, including medical devices, single-use products, and labware at an industrial level worldwide.

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E-BEAM Services to Showcase Crosslinked Foam Capabilities at 4th Annual North American FOAM EXPO

Understanding how to enhance products utilizing green electron beam technology is the unique expertise of E-BEAM Services. E-BEAM Services is looking forward to bringing crosslinking expertise to the Foam Expo North America Conference in Novi, Michigan.

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What is the difference between crosslinking, branching, and chain scissioning?

In the latest Crash Course, the E-BEAM team talks about the difference between three different types of polymer modification: crosslinking, branching, and chain scissioning.

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Why do you perform a dose audit?

Most of our sterilization customers have us and their microlab perform a dose audit (also known as a sublethal or dose verification) on their products on a quarterly basis. The purpose of this test, simplified, is to audit the minimum dose needed to achieve sterility and make sure it hasn’t increased due to any potential […]

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Showcasing Green Sterilization Solutions to Assist Speed to Market of Medical Devices at MD&M West

As the medical device market faces unprecedented growth projections and demands, the E-BEAM Services experts join engineers and executives from around the globe at the MD&M West in February to explore innovations and partnerships. Considering the pace of the MedTech sector into this next decade, the MD&M show proves to be the place to understand […]

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A few notes of thanks…

  As the year winds down and we look back at all that has happened in 2019, we find ourselves overwhelmed with gratitude! Here are a few things some of the E-BEAM folk are thankful for in particular.

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