How Does Autoclave Pressure Affect Sterilization?

by dewi susanti Optimum autoclave pressure is a key component in the sterilization process. In fact, the term autoclave describes a mechanism that locks shut automatically, when the internal pressure rises. This locking mechanism is part of the safety features of the device, which prevents accidental spraying out of steam. Such steam, under high pressure, is vital for the destruction

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5 Types of Autoclavable Plastics

by dewi susanti An autoclavable plastic is one that has the ability to effectively withstand harsh effects of an autoclave (an apparatus used in sterilizing processes through application of super-heated steam under high pressure). Other ordinary plastics may suffer degeneration under such extreme conditions. Due to their resilience, bottles or containers made of such strong plastics are highly suited for

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Giving You a Deeper Insight into the Autoclave Process

  by dewi susanti For centuries, people have used heat to purge medical and industrial equipment either in the form of boiling water or fire. The autoclave process too, uses moist heat as its fundamental operational principle. One cannot simply push a button and expect the device to do the rest. Operating an autoclave requires the person-in-charge to follow a

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Autoclave Parts Cannot Last Forever, Some Require Replacement

by dewi susanti An autoclave is a sterilizer instrument which is very essential in many applications such as in hospitals, tattoo and body art studios, beauty as well as in medical and research laboratories. Its main purpose is to sterilize other equipment to make them free from any possible microorganism contamination. Sterilization process ensures that there is no possible contraction

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Autoclave Machine

by dewi susanti Autoclaves are mostly used in hospitals, tattoo shops, piercing shops and in dentistry, the medical equipments used in these facilities have to be sterilized against pathogens and bacteria. Autoclave machines vary depending on size and functionality and also depending on the item to be sterilized. For an autoclave machine to be effective, it must have some dry

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Autoclave Cleaning

How To Perform Routine Autoclave Cleaning   by: dewi susanti   If an autoclave requires major cleaning, the best person for such a task is a qualified professional from the autoclave manufacturing firm. However, hiring of such personnel would definitely be a very expensive venture if applied in routine autoclave cleaning tasks. These routine tasks generally involve daily, weekly and

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UV Light Sterilization

The Benefits Of UV Light Sterilization by: dewi susanti UV light sterilization offers great potential for tackling HAI’s (Hospital-Acquired Infections) or Healthcare Associated Infections. Such infections are transmitted through the surrounding environments of the healthcare institutions. By incorporating the UV sterilization devices in standard hospital cleaning procedures, such transmissions/ infections can be better avoided.   There are various benefits in

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What Is The Shelf-Life Of Medical Instruments That Have Been Autoclaved?

By dewi susanti Many different organizations have addressed the issue of the shelf life of medical instruments that have been autoclaved. The truth is that particular shelf-lives for sterile medical items after they have undergone autoclaving are not really provided by organizations such as the CDC and the JCAHO. Currently, healthcare facilities are recommended to develop policies so that “event-related”

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Autoclave Manual for Proper Use of an Autoclave

By dewi susanti Following autoclave manual correctly is an essential requirement when performing sterilization process to ensure that those harmful microorganisms, spores, viruses and others can be killed and destroyed. A proper autoclave manual is important to check the sterilization instrument whether it is under good condition and can work properly or not. According to a proper autoclave manual if

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