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Med-Gamma® Glass

Med-Gamma® Glass

Advanced Optics

Corning Med-Gamma® Glass

Corning Med-Gamma® Glass

Corning Med-Gamma® Glass is a high-quality, neutral appearance glass for protective shielding from Positron Emission Tomography (PET) gamma-based radiation at various keV levels.

Key benefits:

  • Protective shielding glass against PET radiation strictly following IEC-61331 international standard.
  • Extensive physical testing carried out on Med-Gamma® Glass allowing designers to specify glass with maximum confidence.
  • Supplied as polished plates up to 2800 x1400, with smaller sizes cut to customer requirements.
  • Wide lead equivalent, thickness and size range.
  • High quality and neutral appearance providing excellent visual clarity. 
  • Stocked worldwide through local Corning sales offices and a network of specialist partners for fast deliveries.

Product features:

Corning Med-Gamma® Glass is supplied as:

  • Polished plate up to 2800 x 1400 mm
  • Cut plate supplied to customer specific sizes (with edges ground and finished with safety chamfers)
  • Laminating / double glazing:
    Corning Med-Gamma® is suitable for laminating using polyvinyl butyral (PVB) inter-layers and can also be fitted into sealed, double-glazed units for insulation purpose.

Main applications:

  • Occupational protection from PET gamma radiation used in scanning techniques
    for the diagnosis and treatment procedure.
  • Cyclotron maintenance.

Shielding Characteristics

First-class distribution network

Corning Med-Gamma® Glass is available worldwide through CORNING sales offices and a global network of specialist distributors, many of which hold a comprehensive range of stock for quick delivery.

ISO standard production

The production of CORNING SAS is strictly controlled and is manufactured in accordance with the Quality Standard ISO 9001, the environmental Standard ISO 14001 and Health & Safety Standard OHSAS 18001.

For more information, contact:  radiationglass@corning.com