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
Priorclave North America Joins the Purchasing Cooperative of America
Priorclave North America is committed to helping labs get what they need, so they can get back to doing their work. That’s why we’re pleased to announce that Priorclave has […]Read More
Do I Need an “ASME-stamped” Autoclave Sterilizer?
Many lab and facility managers are unsure whether or not they need to worry about their steam autoclave sterilizer being “ASME-stamped.” Short Answer: Yes, Always Buy an Autoclave Sterilizer Built […]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
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