Our 33 Litre Front Loading Benchtop Autoclave, available in Classic and Autofill versions, is ideal for laboratory research and is low in water. Have a question about Autoclaves, Sterilizers or Steam Generators? Our FAQ page has the answers. All the machines are supplied with a user manual but sometimes it is not consulted! Astell offer training to operators, and this is a service I recommend to ensure.

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By introducing steam between vacuum pulses, air is forced manuak of the autoclave chamber under pressure; the best method for removing air from porous type loads and discard waste. It is typically Factory-Set to C.

33 Litre Front Loading Benchtop Autoclave | Astell UK

The Classic and Autofill Compact and Benchtop autoclaves can be used for small quantities of non-hazardous discard. Note that to avoid boiling the water in the condensate bottle of 35 and 50 litre machines, the Max Freesteam Time is 8 minutes. However, in most astll these products will need to be dry at the end of the cycle, and for this an Advanced Vacuum and Heated Jacket will be necessary. Open the chamber by pressing OPEN in the normal manner.

It is used by an engineer to monitor the operation of the pressure interlock system. These 4 switches control functions that cannot be set by the software or Configuration.


With the program running, operate the Key button to enter Running Calibration Mode;Running Calibrate The Calibrate system then operates as described earlier. A e f g h i Page 39 Hold the roll so the paper feeds off the roll at the bottomtowards you. In combination with the jacket option, a drying stage then begins to ensure loads are touch dry upon removal. The Holdwarm temperature is automatically set to 25C below the Programmable Cooling-lock temperature set in the program.

Autoclave service and maintenance – advice from the experts | News | Astell UK

These will wipe any settings previously entered by the user. The control system monitors the water level at two depths and prevents starting unless there is enough water to complete a typical cycle. Check the cause of the problem, or consult the Astell Service Dept.

The operation of load sensed process timing is controlled via the colour touchscreen controller. The operation of load sensed process timing is controlled via the colour touchscreen controller.

All three of the Benchtop autoclaves use the same discard container, but have different capacities as follows: Secs The sounder may beep. A standard Swiftlock unit is fitted with heaters in the base of the chamber and is ideal for sterilizing liquids mediadiscard, glassware and other instruments.

Autoclave service and maintenance – advice from the experts

Please ensure that the paper loading method described here is used. The printer can also be used to provide reports of cycle settings and servicing information.


Water use depends upon the Program profilebut the water lost must be made up before the next cycle can run. The display will show the following sequence: Holdwarm may be set on or off within the program profile.

Find out exactly when we are away Incorrect configuration may cause damage to the control autocclave. No, once the autoclave is opened the holdwarm system ceases to operate. Water Solenoid Valve Feeds water to chamber. Learn more about each of these by viewing the pages below or clicking the View Product Options button:.

Mains water supply required. Do Not Use except for Safety-valve testing. If the door is not opened within the 10 Seconds the bolt re-engages and the OPEN Key must be pressed again with the safety 30 Secs delay once again.

This requires that the system is set to a sterilizing temperature above that normally used. The Membrane Keyboards and the method of entering programs are different, and the Displayed messages are appropriate to the control system type.