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Medical autoclaves

Astell Scientific manufacture a large range of vacuum autoclaves which are ideal for sterilizing wrapped instruments typically used in operating theatres, as well as offering a range of smaller autoclaves which can be used for sterilizing unwrapped surgical instruments. Astell also has the right expertise should you need to sterilize medical waste, tissue samples or provide CSSD facilities.

Pharmaceutical Autoclaves

Whether you are looking to sterilize packaged materials such as medicines and drugs or other research materials and instruments, Astell Scientific offers a range of autoclaves suitable for use in pharmaceutical research and production. Our comprehensive selection of sizes, options and accessories ensures you can tailor a sterilizer to meet your exact requirements.

Biotech autoclaves

Biotechnology incorporates research in to organisms that can be used in agriculture, food science and medicine. Astell's autoclave range is designed to efficiently process materials and discard from these types of research, incorporating vacuum systems, heated jackets and integral steam generators to speed sterilization cycle times.

Food & quality control autoclaves

Food and beverage production can require the sterilization of manufacturing components such as nozzles, jets, stirers and applicators. Quality control testing is typically conducted under laboratory conditions and often requires sterilization of apparatus and sampling equipment. Astell Scientific's autoclave range is ideally suited to support these tasks and more.

Research autoclaves

Astell Scientific is the leading manufacturer of autoclaves for the sterilization of laboratory apparatus, media and discard. Astell offers a choice of large chamber autoclaves suitable for sterilizing cultures and lab equipment in high quantities, as well as a range of smaller autoclaves which can be used for small and regular loads of items that require periodic sterilization.

Other industries

Whatever your industry and steam sterilization requirements Astell Scientific have the knowledge and experience to help you. We supply a comprehensive range of autoclaves suitable for sterilizing instruments, materials, liquids and media to industries such as Veterinary and Dental, Cleanroom Technology and Lifescience Research Facilities.

What's your load type?

Load contents and speed of sterilization time can influence the type and specification of recommended autoclave. Select from these load types to learn more and explore the differences.

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There are many shapes and sizes of autoclave in our range. However, if you need a particular chamber size, have a challenging item to sterilize or have an odd space in your laboratory to fill, we offer the ability to design and build something to your exact specification.

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