Case Studies

Freire Shipyard: Case Study

A self-contained autoclave goes to sea on board Freire shipyard’s research vessel for Kuwait Institute for Scientific Research.

For the last half century, Kuwait Institute for Scientific Research (KISR) has been investigating environmental issues concerned with water including...


PolyDev: Case Study

Astell creates a bespoke all-stainless-steel autoclave for toric contact lens producer PolyDev.

PolyDev, based in Dunleer, Ireland, is a leading manufacturer of low volume, high value toric cosmetic contact lens, bringing together art and...

Cantor + Nissel

Cantor + Nissel: Case Study

Contact lens manufacturer Cantor + Nissel add more Astell autoclaves to their factory.

Cantor + Nissel is the leading independent contact lens manufacturing company in Europe and it has distributors in all European countries. Founded in...

JW Lees brewery

JW Lees Brewery: Case Study

When brewers JW Lees finally had to replace a 30 year-old Astell autoclave...they chose a new Astell autoclave.

JW Lees is a family brewery company, founded in 1828 and based in Middleton in North Manchester. Six generations on, JW Lees is proud to still be...


Barts Cancer Institute: Case Study

Astell Scientific is chosen to supply two new square section autoclaves to Barts Cancer Institute – a Cancer Research UK Centre of Excellence.

St. Bartholomew’s Hospital in London is one of the oldest and most famous hospitals in the world with a history of pioneering medical research that...

Swiftlock Autoclave at University of Leeds

School of Dentistry: Case Study

University of Leeds, School of Dentistry chose a specially adapted Astell Benchtop autoclave to give them the extended cycles they need for ground...

The Science of Prosthetic Dentistry

Prosthetic dentistry has been with us for 4000 years; from bamboo pegs to ivory, precious metals and porcelain...

Jobs Vets Now veterinary surgery, Glasgow

Vets Now: Case Study

Compact autoclave with vacuum facilities rapidly cools the chamber leaving surgical instruments touch dry for Vets Now.

Astell’s Northern Sales Manager, Jonathan Pass, recently visited the Vets Now Emergency and Specialty Hospital in Glasgow to find out how an Astell...