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Electron beam irradiation facility
Analytical Service Last update : 2017.08.17 Request for use
RI Category
Analytical Facilities
electron beam,irradiation,X-ray,sterilization,R&D
- Feature: 1. Multi-purpose, high efficient electron beam irradiation facility with maximum power capacity (50 kW) in Yeongnam area
- Feature: 2. X-ray irradiation also available (by bombarding electron beam on Ta target, maximum energy: 5 MeV, power: 4 kW)
- Purpose: disposable medical device sterilization, phytosanitary treatment, material modification
- Task: Provide irradiation service to the small and medium-sized enterprises for their product R&D
Application Area
- Industry: polymer and rubber modification (improve the heat-resisting property of wire and cable, improve the wear-resisting property of radial tire, foamed plastic, hydrogel, etc.), electrical and electronic devices (improving the switching property of power semiconductors), adding functionality on materials (battery separators, flame-retardant material, adsorbent, etc.)
- Environment: pollutant decomposition (removement of ammonia, NOx, SOx, etc.), sewage treatment, sludge treatment
- Life science: toxicity reduction, deinsectization, disinfection, functionality promotion of raw materials
- Public health & hygiene: phytosanitary treatment, increase in shelf life, medical device sterilization
- Etc.: color formation of gem stone, preserving cultural properties, etc.
1. RF linac (linear accelerator) for electron beam
- Max. beam energy: 5 MeV, Max. beam current: 10 mA, Pulse type (2-60 Hz), Uniformity: ±2.5%,
2. X-ray converter
- Ta target with stainless steel frame, Water-cooled, Max. 5 MeV X-ray, 4 kW
3. Conveyer system
- Roller type, Speed: 0.5-15 m/min, Size & material: 750 mm(W) × 750 mm(H), SUS304, Length: 66 m
4. Radiation shielding
- Maze-type shielding, Material: reinforced concrete & steel, Size: 18.4 m(L) × 14.0 m(W) × 9.1(H), Thickness: 2.9 m, Design criteria: < 2.5 μSv/h
5. Auxiliaries
- Hoist crane: 2.8 ton, Cooling system: water and air-cooling, Etc.: beam catcher, interlock system, control & monitoring system, radiation monitoring system, control room, modulator room, utility room, movable conveyer, ozone ventilation fan, etc.
Introduction of KITECH Biomedical Manufacturing Technology Center (BMTC)

Brief introduction of KITECH Biomedical Manufacturing Technology Center (BMTC)