LCPs are transparent to microwave energy and are virtually unaffected by high levels of radiation. Vectran™ fiber shares this characteristic and is stable in high X-ray exposure environments.
|Sample||Twist (t/m)||Denier (dtex)||Before Exposure Tenacity (g/d)||Elongation (%)|
|Sample||Twist (t/m)||Denier (dtex)||After Exposure Tenacity (g/d)||Elongation (%)||Strength Resistance (%)|
Source: Soft X-ray radiation exposure 9.6×106 (mR/h at 1m), exposure time 30 minutes. This energy is equivalent to 1800 times the levels used in medical soft X-ray photography