Your Sterilizer Machine Maintenance Plan
As we’ve noted in the past, developing just three good sterilizer machine habits can easily save you thousands of dollars. But if you want to get the most out of […]Read More
Autoclave Sterilizer Explainer: What is an “ASME stamp”?
Having an “ASME stamped” pressure vessel is one of the key price differentiators for an autoclave sterilizer. The is especially the case with the smaller autoclaves marketed towards start-up research […]Read More
Disposable Plastics: Single-Use Medical Devices vs. Better Autoclave Procedures
The healthcare industry has an established way to deal with hard-to-sterilize medical instruments: disposable plastics Although single-use disposable plastics are under fire (consider the “war on drinking straws“), it’s important […]Read More
The Right Autoclave for Tissue Culture Cannabis Production
Tissue culture cannabis micropropagation seems like nothing but win-win-win: Higher productivity (and thus greater profits) in a smaller space with more reliable genetics and heartier plants. This time lapse video […]Read More
Types of Autoclaves: Choosing the Right Chamber
There are so many types of autoclaves — not just in terms of autoclave processes (dry heat, steam, etc.). There are also seemingly small differences—like size, orientation, and chamber type—that […]Read More
Battling Fatbergs Here and Abroad
Our UK associates were delighted to see a pair of Priorclave research autoclaves featured in a recent episode of Blue Planet UK on BBC One: The noble task of those […]Read More
Your Biohazard Waste Autoclave Procedure: What Time and Temperature?
When we last discussed red-bag waste autoclave procedure, we talked about running “your standard waste cycle” (noting that these vary by lab). So how do you determine your lab’s “standard” […]Read More
Autoclave Procedure for Pipette Tips
The autoclave procedure for pipette tips is a little more involved than other red bag waste. Why? Because pipette tips are pokey: They like to poke through bags and into […]Read More
Red-Bag Waste Autoclave Procedure
It’s a dirty job, but someone’s gotta do it. Following this three-step autoclave procedure will result in reliable sterilization of “red bag” waste. (Assuming that you aren’t running a BSL3 […]Read More
Autoclaving Big Beakers and Flasks? Use the Vacuum Function!
If you’re regularly autoclaving large Erlenmeyer flasks, graduated cylinders, or beakers—and it’s not practical to run the entire load lying horizontally—a vacuum function is vital to your consistent success. Why […]Read More
This No-Cost Lab Autoclave Procedure Significantly Improves Sterilization
We’ve spoken at length about the follies of foil, and regularly help customers kit out autoclaves precisely suited to their specific tasks. But there is one thing that any lab […]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