Autoclave Energy Savings: What Really Makes a Difference?

We get many questions about autoclave energy savings. This isn’t surprising: Research labs generally use three to four times more energy that similar-sized office spaces. The primary culprits: Devices responsible for heating or cooling, “always-on” equipment, and anything with a 3-phase power supply. So if you’re looking to cut your lab’s energy (not to mention … Continue reading “Autoclave Energy Savings: What Really Makes a Difference?”

Thanksgiving Traditions🦃🍂🥧

Priorclave is a UK-based company, but Priorclave North America is headquartered in the American Heartland—and is taking the day off to be with family, friends, and community. To all of our U.S. customers: Have a happy, restful, and well-fed Thanksgiving.🦃🍗😄 (Need a last-minute recipe? We’ve got you covered! ) And to all of our customers worldwide: … Continue reading “Thanksgiving Traditions🦃🍂🥧”

Your Sterilizer Machine Maintenance Plan

As we’ve noted in the past, developing just three good sterilizer machine habits can easily save you thousands of dollars. But if you want to get the most out of your autoclave (and stay on the right side of best-practices, industry standards, and government recommendations and regulations) you need a maintenance plan with a little … Continue reading “Your Sterilizer Machine Maintenance Plan”

Do I Need an “ASME-stamped” Autoclave Sterilizer?

Many lab and facility managers are unsure whether or not they need to worry about their steam autoclave sterilizer being “ASME-stamped.” Short Answer: Yes, Always Buy an Autoclave Sterilizer Built to ASME Standards Play it safe and look for the ASME stamp. First and foremost, it’s a matter of life safety: a faulty autoclave sterilizer … Continue reading “Do I Need an “ASME-stamped” Autoclave Sterilizer?”

Autoclave Sterilizer Explainer: What is an “ASME stamp”?

Having an “ASME stamped” pressure vessel is one of the key price differentiators for an autoclave sterilizer. The is especially the case with the smaller autoclaves marketed towards start-up research labs, microbrewers, and the cannabis industry. As a rule, autoclave sterilizers that don’t have an ASME stamp are going to be cheaper—and, as always, you … Continue reading “Autoclave Sterilizer Explainer: What is an “ASME stamp”?”