Category Archives: E-Beam

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.” If you’ve ever visited our facilities or stopped by our booth at a trade show, you might have seen some of our collection of Lichtenberg figures (and maybe even taken one home with you!).  We create these Lichtenberg figures […]

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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 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 […]

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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.

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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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