Proper Steam Autoclave Care and Feeding is Easy!
We love to hear from labs around the world about how reliable their Priorclave steam autoclave is. Sometimes reports reach us from the field of our steam autoclaves running for […]Read More
Advantages of Autoclaves for Accelerated Aging Tests
Accelerated aging is a vital part of most research and development. In many cases, an off-the-shelf environmental chamber is sufficient for accelerated aging tests. That’s even the case when testing […]Read More
Gravity Cycle vs. Vacuum Cycle: When to Use a Vacuum Cycle
A standard autoclave cycle is a gravity cycle—so-called because, as steam rises to fill the sterilizer chamber, it displaces the cold air already in the chamber, which is then drawn […]Read More
Retort vs. Autoclave: When to Use Which
Priorclave produces steam autoclaves for research and development in a number of sectors, including the food and beverage industry. While we do not produce an industrial-sized retort for food processing, […]Read More
How to Sterilize Ashes without Fire: Aquamation “Water Cremation” Sterilization
If you’ve ever wondered how to sterilize ashes without flame cremation, alkaline hydrolysis is increasingly the answer. Also called “aquamation” (as in “water-cremation”) this is an innovative approach to the […]Read More
Tap Water and Sterilization (pt. 1): Is Tap Water Bad for Your Steam Autoclave?
We’ve noticed a recent uptick in concerns about water quality and its impact on sterilization and steam autoclave operation. It seems like the biggest source of confusion is a lack […]Read More
Medical Device Lifecycle Testing: More is Better
Life-saving surgeries rely, more and more often, on increasingly complex surgical tools. Meanwhile, the global climate crisis increasingly demands we rely less on single-use surgical instruments and medical supplies. This […]Read More
Using Steam Autoclaves for Medical Device Accelerated Aging
Autoclaves play an important role in product development and testing. They’re play a key role in medical device accelerated aging, where can simulate years of wear-and-tear or exposure to harsh […]Read More
Priorclave CEO Challenges Steam Autoclave Manufacturers to “Come Clean!”
The steam autoclave has long been the workhorse for hospitals, pharmaceutical companies, and research labs. But it’s long overdue for a sustainability update. At the My Green Lab 2021 Sustainability […]Read More
Steam Autoclaves for Permaculture Research, Regenerative Agriculture, and Soil Sterilization
In our time on the planet, humans have done profound damage to its environment. Today researchers are doing everything they can to reverse those choices and try to diminish their […]Read More
Do All Steam Autoclaves Really Need a Steam Jacket?
Until fairly recently, North American labs haven’t had a lot of options when it comes to standalone steam autoclaves. Your choice was steam jacket or nothing. Jacketed machines are great […]Read More
Autoclave Parts: Lower Costs, Increase Safety, Assure Smooth Operations
Priorclave autoclaves are long-lived workhorses. That’s not because they never need maintenance or repair, but because we’ve designed them to make maintenance and repair easy. Any competent technician can keep […]Read More