Patent Number: 8,658,085

Title: Method for irradiating objects

Abstract: The invention relates to a method for irradiating partly formed packages (10) with electron beam irradiation from at least one electron beam sterilizing device (18), characterized in that it comprises: providing at least one partly formed package (10) to be irradiated in a gaseous environment, and exposing the gaseous environment to a pre-determined pressure regulation cycle and exposing the partly formed package (10) to irradiation at least during a portion of said pressure regulation cycle. The invention also relates to a device for realizing said method. The invention further relates irradiation of a packaging material web.

Inventors: Kristiansson; Anders (Lund, SE), Naslund; Lars Ake (Furulund, SE)

Assignee: Tetra Laval Holdings & Finance S.A.

International Classification: A61L 2/00 (20060101)

Expiration Date: 2022-02-25 0:00:00