steam sterilizer


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steam sterilizer

An autoclave that sterilizes by steam under pressure at temperatures above 100°C.
See also: sterilizer
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The Amsco Century Medium steam sterilizer is a larger model well suited to central sterilization departments.
Independent tests have confirmed that since no water or steam is used, there is less maintenance expense with each Pro11 cycle consuming 85 percent less energy than comparable steam sterilizers. These tests have also confirmed that the RapidHeat[TM] waterless sterilization environment does not contribute to the instrument corrosion and shortened instrument life associated with steam sterilization.
US-based Lancer Sales, USA, has introduced a new line of laboratory steam sterilizers developed for high performance sterilisation of labware, processed materials and byproducts of laboratory research for new lab construction or replacement use in life science, biotech and industrial applications, the company said on Friday.
The system integrates with any SP Scientific freeze dryer without need for excessive external piping or critical utilities that are commonly required to support steam sterilizers. SP Scientific Inc.
The pure steam generator Vapotron VT generates sterile steam, which is free of pyrogenic substances, It is particularly suitable for SIP sterilization, the humidification of clean rooms and the operation of steam sterilizers. The system, which normally uses PW, delivers 50 to 5,000 kg of ultrapure steam per hour.
Table-top steam sterilizers for laboratory use typically have a chamber volume [is less than] 0.07 [m.sup.3] and pre-set cycles to run different materials.
They have also been tested by an Independent laboratory to average 84 percent less energy per sterilization cycle than steam sterilizers. For more information, call 800-828-6011, ext.
According to CPAC, the COX RapidHeat Sterilizer was proven by an independent third party to average 84 percent less energy per sterilization cycle than competitive steam sterilizers, and can sterilize up to 150 instruments per hour in pouched cassettes.