Despite the space-saving exterior dimensions of the Bioclaves, the stainless steel sterilization chambers are surprisingly large, accommodating a variety of liquids, media, instruments, glassware, plasticware and other common laboratory items. Both of these benchtop models include a mechanical and electrical safety interlock that prevents the door from being opened until the pressure has reached zero PSI.
With large digital displays and fully automatic operation, all segments of the sterilization cycle (fill, sterilize, exhaust and dry) commence and run to completion by simply pressing the start button. An optional thermal mini-printer is also available for providing a record of sterilization parameters (compatible with BioClave 16 only).
BioClave Mini™ Autoclave : The 8 liter BioClave Mini is preprogrammed to meet basic sterilization needs. although the temperature can be selected at either 121°C or 134°C, the sterilization time is fixed. The economical BioClave Mini is the ideal choice wherever benchtop sterilization is required and space is limited.
BioClave 16™ Autoclave: The 16 liter BioClave offers three cycle options (standard programs), which are preset for the sterilization of liquids, wrapped instruments or unwrapped instruments/plasticware. A fourth option "Dry Only" is also available for additional drying time to be added to the end of a cycle. For special applications, requiring variations in cycle parameters,all settings on the BioClave 16 are fully adjustable.
• Fully automatic; just press start
• Rapid, complete sterilization
• Extremely compact
• Built in water tank, does not require an external water supply
Temp. Range 80 to 380°C
Speed Range 60 to 1500 rpm
Platform Dimensions 7.5 x 7.5 in./ 19 x 19 cm
Operating Temp. Range +4 to +65°C
(w x d x h) 8 x 9 x 4.5 in.
20 x 23 x 11.5 cm
Weight 9 lbs (4kg)
Electrical 120 or 230V, 50-60Hz 500W