Category Archives: E-Beam

What is 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. History Much […]

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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! The (slightly) longer answer: 

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

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 […]

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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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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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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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