The Laboratory / General Purpose SQUARE autoclave sterilizer range is available in three common chamber sizes and is fitted with a powered sliding door, liquid ring vacuum pump and ASME 'U' stamped jacketed pressure vessel as standard. The SQUARE range is Astell's most popular range of laboratory autoclaves, capable of sterilizing almost anything (additional options may be required).

This range offers a versatile, compact designed vacuum sterilizer which has been specifically designed for the needs of today's shared laboratories. With a selectable temperature range of 219°F to 275°F, they are particularly suited to the decontamination and sterilization of laboratory products.

Astell's square section autoclaves are regularly used in scientific research laboratories, production process manufacturing, veterinary and medical healthcare, food and beverage industries and many more.

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The Laboratory / General Purpose SQUARE range from Astell Scientific is available in three regular capacities of 109, 249 and 430 liters. Each is supplied ready to accept a site steam supply (50 - 80psi). If site steam is not available then an optional steam generator can be added. All units feature Astell's standard fitment color touchscreen controller containing digital temperature and pressure displays, cycle selection, password security, and continuous data archived up to 5,000 cycles.

This laboratory autoclave range is designed with flexibility in mind - the inclusion of a jacketed pressure vessel and vacuum system means each autoclave is capable of sterilizing a wide variety of load types.

Applications may include the sterilization of:

  • Wrapped and unwrapped hard goods
  • Porous and non-porous hard goods
  • Liquids in unsealed open containers
  • Biohazard waste
  • Animal feed
  • Animal bedding
  • Bowie Dick
  • Leak test

As always with Astell - if you can't find what you are looking for then Contact us and we will advise you on the best available option.

Astell can custom build the SQUARE range to your specifications.

Model: U-AVS109D (109 liters - chamber (W)16" x (H)16" x (D)26")
Model: U-AVS249D (249 liters - chamber (W)20" x (H)20" x (D)38")
Model: U-AVS430D (430 liters - chamber (W)26" x (H)26" x (D)39")

Product Options

  • 21 CFR 11 controller software 21 CFR 11 controller software
  • Advanced Water Cooling Advanced Water Cooling
  • Air Ballast Air Ballast
  • Blowdown Vessel Blowdown Vessel
  • CAT III (BSL3) compliance CAT III (BSL3) compliance
  • Convectional Fan Cooling Convectional Fan Cooling
  • Cooling Jacket Cooling Jacket
  • Discard Container Discard Container
  • Ethernet interface Ethernet interface
  • Exhaust Heat Exchange System (drain cooling) Exhaust Heat Exchange System (drain cooling)
  • Heated Jacket Heated Jacket
  • Integral Air Compressor Integral Air Compressor
  • Integral Steam Generator Integral Steam Generator
  • IQ/OQ documentation IQ/OQ documentation
  • Load Sensed Process Timing Load Sensed Process Timing
  • Loading System (trolley/truck) Loading System (trolley/truck)
  • Remote maintenance/diagnosis Remote maintenance/diagnosis
  • SPF seal (Double ended models only) SPF seal (Double ended models only)
  • Stainless Steel fascia panelwork Stainless Steel fascia panelwork
  • Water Softener Water Softener

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