Trends in Retort Processing: Goodbye Canned Food, Hello “Retort Pouches”
For hundreds of years retort processing (i.e., “canning”) has made it possible to prepare spaghetti sauce in minutes—instead of hours—eat tuna regardless of how many thousands of miles you live […]Read More
Laboratory Autoclave Procedure Warning: Do You Account for “Thermal Inertia”?
Many labs don’t heat large liquid loads long enough to assure sterilization. The standard autoclave procedure is “hold a load at 121ºC for 20 minutes to assure sterilization.” This is […]Read More
Autoclave Procedure: Four Rules for No-Mess Liquid Sterilization
As we’ve discussed before, the best autoclave procedure for running liquid loads is trickier than just loading up the autoclave and choosing the “liquid cycle.” Follow these four rules and you’ll […]Read More
Priorclave: The Original Programmable Research-Grade Autoclave
Life sciences and medical research and development are notoriously “recession-proof” in North America. Current forecasts from Deloitte, Mordor Intelligence, Azoth Analytics, and others project that various research sectors will continue […]Read More
Does Your Autoclave Need a Check-up — Or a Trade-in?
We have a tendency to assume that, as long as our autoclave is producing sterile loads, it’s running fine. But that doesn’t really stand to reason: All devices begin to […]Read More