What does an industrial autoclave do?

What does an industrial autoclave do?

Industrial autoclaves facilitate high temperatures and pressures for various processes across many industries. These devices are frequently used for sterilizing infectious waste but may also be used to cure and strengthen composite parts that must withstand harsh environments and/or heavy use.

What are large autoclaves used for?

An autoclave is used in medical and laboratory settings to sterilize lab equipment and waste. Autoclave sterilization works by using heat to kill microorganisms such as bacteria and spores. The heat is delivered by pressurized steam.

What are the sizes of autoclaves available?

Our autoclave units are available in various size options from 45 L-1580 L capacities. The double door and pass through autoclave is available in sizes ranging from 90 L-1580 L.

How much does it cost to run an autoclave?

Utility Costs Steam sterilizers utilize water, steam, and electricity to operate. These costs can add up fast over the course of 20 years. Just the water costs to operate the autoclave can amount to over $100,000.

What are chamber sizes?

Chamber Size and Shape

Model Chamber Dimensions (W x H x F-B)
SSR-3A 20″ x 20″ x 38″ 50.8 x 50.8 x 96.5 cm
SR-24A 24″ x 24″ x 36″ 61 x 61 x 91.4 cm
SR-26A 26″ x 26″ x 39″ 66 x 66 x 99 cm
SR-24B 24″ x 24″ x 48″ 61 x 61 x 122cm

How do you calculate autoclave capacity?

The capacity of the autoclave is determined by the amount of loose red bag waste that can fit within each stainless steel cart. The load capacity is also determined by the ramp angle into the autoclave or if loaded by a cart lift table or draw bridge assembly.

How does autoclave work?

Medical tools and equipment are placed inside an autoclave. The lid is sealed, air is removed from the autoclave, and then steam is pumped into the vessel. Heat and pressure are maintained long enough to kill microorganisms and bacteria in order to sterilize medical tools.