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An Impartial Guide to Autoclave Selection
The Autoclave Knowledge Bank Check Book is an impartial guide and insight into some of the key factors that could help you make the right decision before making that all important laboratory autoclave purchase.
When specifying or purchasing any expensive and complicated piece of equipment it is essential to be able to ask the right questions in order to get the right answers and make an informed decision - a few minutes at the Autoclave Knowledge Bank could save your company time and money.
Sponsored by Priorclave, a specialist in the design and manufacture of research grade and general purpose laboratory autoclaves, this booklet will guide you through some of the key points to consider and should help you in narrowing down your choices - autoclave style (from benchtop, top and front loading, pass-through) chamber style (cylindrical or rectangular), heating source, etc.
The Autoclave Knowledge Bank check book outlines reasoning for vacuum autoclaves, why choose steam jacketed autoclaves, water condition, hygiene and environment issues, recording keeping and proving sterilisation as well as position and installation.
It is important to think about what you are going to put into the autoclave to make sure that the autoclave you buy has the right best specification to process it effectively and efficiently, especially if you are going to have to prove this to a certifying body later on.
It is always advisable to speak with the supplier or manufacturer direct before finalising your autoclave choice, the Autoclave Knowledge Bank Check Book provides you with information to help your discussions, questions to ask of prospective laboratory suppliers and manufacturers.
Priorclave has been designing and manufacturing research sterilizers and laboratory autoclaves for many years and achieved a global presence, the trusted Priorclave brand developed for a wide variety of sterilizing applications within industrial sectors such as bio and microbiology, pharmaceutical, education, healthcare, food and dairy, chemical and general lab. The extensive range is designed and manufactured at the company’s dedicated UK laboratory autoclave production facility. Here the company brings together all that is good about British engineering – strength in design, skilled technicians, modern production techniques, robust finish, stringent QA procedures - producing laboratory autoclaves that deliver an assured sterilization process with excellent repeatable performance, all encapsulated in a build quality that ensures an extended product life.