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 gamma-based PET radiation as specified by IEC 61331:2014 (Standard Gamma Radiation).
  • Extensive physical testing carried out on Corning Med-Gamma Glass allowing designers to specify glass with maximum confidence.
  • Supplied as polished plates up to 2800 x1400 mm, with smaller sizes cut to customer requirements.
  • Wide lead equivalent, thickness and size range.
  • High quality and neutral appearance providing excellent visual clarity.

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 or polished and finished with safety chamfers)
  • Laminated plate using PVB interlayer

Main applications:

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

Physical Properties

Optical Properties

  • Refractive Index nd: 1.76
  • Transmission % @ 550nm through 5mm path: ≥85.0

Mechanical Properties

  • Torsion Modulus (Gpa): 24.8

Chemical Properties

  • Heavy oxide content: <70%