Sterilizing

What Gas Plasma Sterilization is, and How it Works.

Gas plasma sterilization is a low temperature and low pressure alternative to sterilizing with autoclaves (steam sterilization).  It’s really simple and cool.  The ingredients are only hydrogen peroxide and electricity in the machine. In sterile processing departments, hydrogen peroxide plasma is used to sterilize flexible endoscopes and cameras mainly. Sterrad by ASP and Thierry systems are the main plasma sterilization technologies in the market.  These machines are expensive, but necessary to protect fragile gear. I’ve seen quite a few questions about plasma being used for sterilization.  It is a simple and fascinating…

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