SHINE Technologies plans to offer a new radiation testing service to the aerospace and defense industries.

The service will be provided at a dedicated facility at SHINE’s Janesville campus, where customers’ “mission-critical” components will be tested for susceptibility to radiation.

Objects in outer space are constantly exposed to cosmic radiation, as they don’t have the protection of Earth’s atmosphere. According to a release from the company, neutron radiation poses a major risk to electronics, both through long-term cumulative effects and instances of exposure.

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