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The Astell 109, 249, 430 Liter SQUARE Autoclave Range

The Laboratory / General Purpose SQUARE autoclave sterilizer range is available in three common chamber sizes and is fitted with a powered sliding door, liquid ring vacuum pump and ASME 'U' stamped jacketed pressure vessel as standard. The SQUARE range is Astell's most popular range of laboratory autoclaves, capable of sterilizing almost anything (additional options may be required).

This range offers a versatile, compact designed vacuum sterilizer which has been specifically designed for the needs of today's shared laboratories. With a selectable temperature range of 219°F to 275°F, they are particularly suited to the decontamination and sterilization of laboratory products.

Astell's square section autoclaves are regularly used in scientific research laboratories, production process manufacturing, veterinary and medical healthcare, food and beverage industries and many more.

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The Laboratory / General Purpose SQUARE range from Astell Scientific is available in three regular capacities of 109, 249 and 430 liters. Each is supplied ready to accept a site steam supply (50 - 80psi). If site steam is not available then an optional steam generator can be added. All units feature Astell's standard fitment color touchscreen controller containing digital temperature and pressure displays, cycle selection, password security, and continuous data archived up to 5,000 cycles.

This laboratory autoclave range is designed with flexibility in mind - the inclusion of a jacketed pressure vessel and vacuum system means each autoclave is capable of sterilizing a wide variety of load types.

Applications may include the sterilization of:

  • Wrapped and unwrapped hard goods
  • Porous and non-porous hard goods
  • Liquids in unsealed open containers
  • Biohazard waste
  • Animal feed
  • Animal bedding
  • Bowie Dick
  • Leak test

As always with Astell - if you can't find what you are looking for then Contact us and we will advise you on the best available option.

Astell can also custom build the SQUARE range to your specifications.

Model: U-AVS109D (109 liters - chamber (W)16" x (H)16" x (D)26")

Model: U-AVS249D (249 liters - chamber (W)20" x (H)20" x (D)38")

Model: U-AVS430D (430 liters - chamber (W)26" x (H)26" x (D)39")

  • Temperature range of 212F to 280.4F (0.2 - 2.4 Bar)
  • Touchscreen PLC Controlled
  • Five pre-programmed cycles and up to 50 available
  • Five password levels to stop lower level users making changes
  • FDA 21 CFR part 11 software option available
  • Internal memory for storing up to 5,000 cycles
  • ASME standard electropolished stainless steel chamber
  • Cooling Lock
  • Over Temperature/Over Pressure cut out
  • External pressure guage
  • Safety valve test and emergency stop button
  • Optional Stainless Steel Panelwork
  • Optimised for low water and power consumption
  • Standard Astell safety features

Product Options

  • Integral Steam GeneratorIntegral Steam Generator
  • Load Sensed Process TimingLoad Sensed Process Timing
  • 21 CFR 11 controller software21 CFR 11 controller software
  • Remote maintenance/diagnosisRemote maintenance/diagnosis
  • Ethernet interfaceEthernet interface
  • IQ/OQ documentationIQ/OQ documentation
  • Convectional Fan CoolingConvectional Fan Cooling
  • Advanced Water CoolingAdvanced Water Cooling
  • Air BallastAir Ballast
  • Exhaust Heat Exchange System (drain cooling)Exhaust Heat Exchange System (drain cooling)
  • SPF seal (Double ended models only)SPF seal (Double ended models only)
  • CAT III (BSL3) complianceCAT III (BSL3) compliance
  • Stainless Steel fascia panelworkStainless Steel fascia panelwork
  • Integral Air CompressorIntegral Air Compressor
  • Discard ContainerDiscard Container
  • Spare shelf (SQUARE autoclaves)Spare shelf (SQUARE autoclaves)
  • Blowdown VesselBlowdown Vessel
  • Water SoftenerWater Softener
  • Loading System (trolley/truck)Loading System (trolley/truck)
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