Category Archives: Processing Capabilities

What special packaging materials do I need for e-beam sterilization?

  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

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?

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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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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Crash Course Recap: What do I do if my packaging is too dense?

  E-beam sterilization can be a good fit for a lot of different products, thanks to its fast dose rate and the fact that it doesn’t need a radioactive or carcinogenic source like some other sterilization options. But deciding to use e-beam is only the first step. Sometimes, existing packaging configurations are too dense to […]

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Crash Course Recap: Sensitive Product Sterilization

  With its high dose rate, we all know by now that e-beam is a great tool for sterilizing medical devices and pharmaceuticals. (If you don’t know this yet, you should check out these videos!) But what in the world do you do if you need to sterilize something that is heat or radiation sensitive? […]

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E-beam Sterilization (in much less than a New York minute…)

This week, E-BEAM Services is once again heading to New York City for the MD&M East trade show. We’re looking forward to meeting new people, and exploring new applications for e-beam sterilization.

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E-BEAM Services adds a second accelerator in Cranbury, New Jersey

Cranbury, New Jersey – January 2018 E-BEAM Services, Inc. has announced a major addition to its electron beam sterilization capacity with a second high-powered electron beam accelerator in Cranbury, New Jersey. This accelerator is specially designed to serve the rapidly growing demand for electron beam sterilization in the medical device and pharmaceutical industries. This addition […]

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Dear Karen: E-beam vs Gamma Sterilization Dose

Dear Karen, I have qualified my product for sterilization at a gamma facility, but am interested in transitioning to electron beam. I already know what dose my product needs for gamma sterilization. Is this dose going to be the same for e-beam sterilization? Sincerely, Max Dose (Name changed for privacy. And because I’m a sucker […]

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