Download the Free Astell Guide to Autoclaves

Understand steriliser technology and features with Astell’s helpful 32-page guide to autoclaves.

Have you ever wondered why you need an air compressor to sterilise fluid loads? Or what the best method is to prevent your fabrics or wrapped instruments coming out soggy? Then the Astell Guide to Autoclaves is for you!

Astell have pooled their knowledge, taken frequently asked questions, and researched common scientific theory and put together a series of articles that go a long way to explaining the tech behind their autoclaves and the sterilisation options that suit each range.

Astell guide to autoclaves

Within this FREE guide you will find descriptions of load types and the cycle stages that are required to sterilise them; advice on choosing a heating method, pros and cons of the many cooling options, and much more.

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If you want the lowdown on laboratory steam sterilisers you need to read Astell’s Guide to Autoclaves.

Asking questions like ‘How does an autoclave work?’ or ‘What does an autoclave do?’ – look no further. This 32-page booklet will provide the answers. It also explains more about autoclave cycles, options and features to help you choose the right machine.

Want a greater technical understanding? The guide includes a detailed explanation of steam sources, vacuum types and cooling methods. It also contains a list of Frequently Asked Questions to build on basic knowledge.

How do I choose an autoclave?

It’s simple. The most important place to start is to understand what you wish to sterilise, how often, and whether it needs to be dry at the end of the cycle. From here it’s possible to identify the size of the steriliser chamber and whether a top or front opening door is suitable. Finally, there’s usually a selection of options to consider which assist with process speeds and drying. The Astell Guide to Autoclaves will help you understand why these are important questions and guide your final choices.

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