A Simple Overview of How Different Autoclaves Work

An autoclave, also called a steam sterilizer, works on the principles of steam, temperature, and pressure.  The forced steam in the chamber penetrates all surfaces of the gear inside the machine. Also, autoclaves use steam under pressure because the water boils at a higher temperature when pressurized.  The steam carries more heat this way and kills the bugs more effectively.  This has been proven to be the most effective way to kill all the microorganisms on contaminated items. This article is going to cover how different sterilizers accomplish the process…

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