230L - 700L Autoclave
Power Door

Rectangular chambered front-loading autoclaves with powered vertical sliding doors are often the best solution when floor-space is at a premium but large-volume/high-throughput operation is a must. Each of our front-loading autoclaves is entirely custom built to your specifications in our London factory.  If you don’t need a steam jacket or exhaust filtration, then your autoclave won’t have it. If you do need enhanced cooling, monitoring, or another feature, it will be fitted. Far from being an extravagant luxury, a built-to-order autoclave is usually a money saver: Eliminating unneeded features doesn’t just reduce the purchase price; it also results in a more reliable autoclave that costs much less to own, operate, and maintain.

EUR €24,250 - 58,750

Biomaster Protected
Made in Britain
Energy Efficient
Water Efficient
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Product Description

Priorclave rectangular autoclaves are noted for their reliability, affordability, and ease-of-use. Our power door rectangular autoclaves couple the superior engineering and craftsmanship found in our standard research autoclaves with larger chambers. These units are optimised for high-throughput and large volume applications in facilities with little room to spare.  

Power door rectangular models can be configured for in-chamber on-demand heating, integral steam generator, or house steam. They include our programmable Tactrol control system–celebrated for its robust construction and highly flexible programming–as standard. The result is a reliable rectangular autoclave that you can own, operate, and maintain at a significant savings, when compared to same-size, same-function units.  Popular with colleges and universities, large research facilities, testing labs, and industrial applications.

Models

  • Model: PS/RSV/EH230
  • Model: PS/RSV/EH350

Standard Features

  • Programmable Tactrol® 2 Control System with simple "one-touch" start
  • Customisable Freesteaming, Load Cooling, Media Warming, and Delayed Start
  • PED-certified 316L Stainless Steel Chamber and Door
  • Two full width stainless steel anti-tip Loading Shelves
  • Biomaster™ Antimicrobial Surfaces

Options

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Load Sensed Process Timing
Spares Kit
Installation Kit
Internal Steam Generator
Auto-waterfill
IQ/OQ Documentation
Pressure Recalibration
Customer requested Pressure Vessel Approval
Adaptation for special water supplies
Air Ballasting
Air Ballasting with built-in air compressor
Air Intake Filter
Double Door Override
Exhaust Filtration – Rectangular
Factory Acceptance Test
Graphic Recorder Ethernet Port
Heater Protection
Manual Drain
Operator Identification
Packing Case for Sea or Air Freight
Pneumatic Valves
Recorder – Circular Chart
Recorder – Graphic – Logger
Recorder – Strip Chart
Serial Communications Package
Setting Lock
Steam / Electric Heating
Steam Supply Set
TACTROL Self – Monitoring System
Warranty Parts Only – 2 Years
Water Softener

Load Sensed Process Timing

Guarantees sterilizing times by delaying the sterilizing start time until a temperature sensor placed in the load has heated to sterilization temperature.

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Spares Kit

Contains the most commonly replaced parts (heaters, valves, switches) for the Priorclave. Two and Three year versions are available.

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Installation Kit

UK brass fittings and copper tubing to assist in installation of Priorclaves.

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Internal Steam Generator

Integral Steam Generator for fitting to steam heated Priorclaves. Capacity and electrical requirements differ by model. For top Loading Priorclaves this option increases the width by 300mm.

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Auto-waterfill

Automatically re-fills the autoclave chamber while the door is open ready for the next cycle. Requires a water supply. (Fitted as standard to electrically heated vacuum models)

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IQ/OQ Documentation

Preparation of detailed IQ/OQ Documentation for testing purposes

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Pressure Recalibration

Where the autoclave is to be installed at higher altitudes an adjustment can be made to the autoclave alarms and settings to adjust for the differences in measured air pressures. Two bands are available: elevations between 900 and 2,400 M (3,000 to 8,000 ft.) – (0.9 to 0.75 Bar pressure) and elevations between 2,400 and 7,000 M (8,000 to 23,000 ft.) – (0.75 to 0.40 Bar pressure).

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Customer requested Pressure Vessel Approval

Form X Pressure Test Certification – Individually witnessed Hydrostatic Test with stamped certificate. MUST be requested at time of purchase.

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Adaptation for special water supplies

Electrically Heated Priorclaves require soft water with a conductivity of a minimum of 100 micro Siemens to work correctly. Various adaptations can be made to pipe work, fittings and water detection systems for Ultra pure water supplies if required.

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Air Ballasting

Controls distortion of semi-rigid containers, pouches and blister-packs as the autoclave cools by pressurizing the autoclave chamber with air, balancing the internal pressure inside the containers, pouches or blister packs. In autoclaves with water cooling jackets it controls volume losses when rapidly cooling liquid loads. Requires an external air supply at a minimum pressure of 3 BarG.

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Air Ballasting with built-in air compressor

Controls distortion of semi-rigid containers, pouches and blister-packs as the autoclave cools by pressurising the autoclave chamber with air, balancing the internal pressure inside the containers, pouches or blister packs. Includes a quiet running air compressor mounted, where possible, inside the autoclave body..

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Air Intake Filter

Protects sensitive loads from contamination from the outside air drawn in as the autoclave cools.

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Double Door Override

Manual override of Double Door Interlock for Pass-Through Priorclaves – Allows operation from either end and single ended operation

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Exhaust Filtration – Rectangular

On rectangular profile Priorclaves all autoclave exhaust is directed through a 0.2 micron HEPA filter mounted inside the autoclave chamber. The filter is easily accessed for regular changing.

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Factory Acceptance Test

Factory Acceptance test carried out with the customer at Priorclave’s factory after manufacture and before dispatch.

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Graphic Recorder Ethernet Port

Allows easy connection and integration to an internal computer network for remote monitoring and storage of records.

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Heater Protection

Backup thermostatic protection for the autoclave’s low water detection system.

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Manual Drain

A manually operated valve is fitted to allow the autoclave vessel to be drain for regular cleaning.

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Operator Identification

PIN number identification of operators for each cycle. This information is recorded in the autoclave cycle log.

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Packing Case for Sea or Air Freight

Wooden Packing case for air or sea shipping. Fitted with shock and tilt indicators and the wood used is treated to ISPM15.

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Pneumatic Valves

Improves reliability and operation of complex Priorclaves. The standard electrical valves are replaced with pneumatically operated valves. Requires an air supply or alternatively a small quiet air compressor can be installed inside the body of the autoclave.

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Recorder – Circular Chart

Provides a temperature record of autoclave cycles independent of the autoclave control system onto a paper chart. Unless otherwise specified a fixed temperature probe is fitted. Multi-channel versions are also available.

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Recorder – Graphic – Logger

Provides a temperature and pressure record of autoclave cycles independent of the autoclave control system. Cycle records are graphically displayed and saved to a log file. Unless otherwise specified a fixed temperature probe is fitted along with a pressure transducer. Further recording channels can be provided along with the option of an Ethernet port for connection to a computer network.

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Recorder – Strip Chart

Provides a temperature record of autoclave cycles independent of the autoclave control system onto a paper chart. Unless otherwise specified a fixed temperature probe is fitted. Multi-channel versions are also available.

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Serial Communications Package

The autoclave is fitted with an external serial communication interface socket for connection to a suitable PC or laptop. The package includes a serial cable and software.

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Setting Lock

Tamper proofing of program settings for single program Priorclaves – Included on models fitted with multi-program memory options.

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Steam / Electric Heating

For Steam Heated autoclaves this allows the autoclave to continue to be used when external steam is not available.

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Steam Supply Set

Control and other valves required to supply a Steam Heated Priorclave with dry saturated steam at the correct pressure from an external steam supply. The autoclave is not fitted with this but if there is an existing steam supply set in place this can be used to supply the autoclave’s steam.

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TACTROL Self – Monitoring System

Provides an additional level of control protection. The Tactrol system scans all input channels to detect abnormalities and will abort the cycle with a displayed, logged and printed fault code and description if one is detected.

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Warranty Parts Only – 2 Years

Free of charge replacement of parts for two years. (Consumable items and damage due to misuse or negligence are excluded)

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Water Softener

Ion Exchange water softening system which provides water of the correct quality to run the Priorclave – requires regular refilling with salt to maintain water quality.

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Specifications

230L Power Door Specifications
Working Volume
230 litres
Chamber Size
580 x 600 x 600mm
Chamber Material
Burnished 316 Stainless Steel
Loading Format
Front
Loading Height
950mm
Operating Range
up to 138°C, 2.4 bar
Heater Power
21kW 30A three-phase
External Dimensions
(w x d x h)
905 x 1510 x 1880mm
Minimum Installation
Width x Depth
2000 x 905mm
Weight
960kg
350L Power Door Specifications
Working Volume
350 Litres
Chamber Size
580 x 900 x 600mm
Chamber Material
Burnished 316 Stainless Steel
Loading Format
Front
Loading Height
950mm
Operating Range
up to 138°C, 2.4 bar
Heater Power
21kW 30A three-phase
Weight
1060kg
External Dimensions
(w x d x h)
905 x 1510 x 1880mm
Minimum Installation
Width x Depth
2000 x 905mm

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