This 3M 5XL low temperature sterilizer (utilizing ethylene oxide) has a 4.8 cu.ft. chamber and includes printer, upper & lower basket, & RH monitor to continuously monitor relative humidity in the chamber during preconditioning & provide visual record on printout. Price also includes #24161, which is an aeration cabinet. See specification sheet attached for more information.
This unit will be serviced to good working order on site and the labor cost of installation will also be included. This includes basic testing, operator training if needed, and pre-site discussion or visit if needed to make sure facility is ready (electrical and venting etc) for the install.
An abator, if required, is not included.
Width Depth Height
43 cm 82.6 cm 38 cm
Width Depth Height
41 cm 80 cm 20 cm
(16 in) (31-1/2 in) (8 in)
Chamber Volume: 136 liters (4.8 cu ft)
Chamber Material: Anodized Aluminum
Exterior Finish: Baked enamel black body; brushed stainless steel door
Net Weight: 127 kg (280 lb.)
Shipping Weight: 145 kg (320 lb.)
Voltage: 220 Volts AC (V~), (+-)10% I
Frequency: 50/60 Hz
Phase: Single (1)
Current: 10 Amp (Dedicated)
Power Cord: 220 Volt, 10 Amp plug
Steri-Gas 4-100 Cartridge Specifications (not included)
Length: 16.5 cm (6.5 in)
Diameter: 3.8 cm (1.5 in)
Minimum Weight: 130 grams
Benefits of Ethylene Oxide Sterilization:
Health care facilities throughout the world have found ethylene oxide gas sterilization to be a dependable and effective method of sterilizing heat and/or moisture sensitive devices. The following are the major benefits of gas sterilization.
- All microorganisms, including resistant spores, are killed by the chemical reaction with ethylene oxide.
- Materials can be prepackaged, then sterilized and maintained sterile until used.
- Ethylene oxide is relatively non-corrosive to plastic, metal, or rubber materials.
- Biological (e.g. Attest biological indicators and chemical (e.g. Indox EO monitor tape or Comply EO indicators) monitoring systems can be used to ensure that sterilization parameters are met and to distinguish processed from un processed materials.
- Ethylene oxide can be used to sterilize those materials that cannot be immersed in liquid disinfectants or processed by steam or dry heat sterilization.
This is a dual-cycle, 100% ethylene oxide (EO) gas sterilizer/aerator with a 4.8 cubic foot chamber. It can be installed in a wall or placed on a freestanding rack. Includes upper and lower baskets, local exhaust hood, and installation kit. Its aeration cycle begins automatically after sterilization and a built-in printer records chamber temperature and vacuum, cycle number, temperature selected and aeration time for each load. Error and caution codes display if the cycle is interrupted. The 5XL can be installed in-wall or placed on a free-standing stacking rack. Upper and lower baskets and a Steri-Vac local exhaust Benefits: Ethylene oxide is a proven, efficacious sterilant offering maximum assurance that instruments are sterilized. With relative humidity monitor. Built-in aeration begins automatically after sterilization and reduces potential for EO exposure. Constant vacuum for operator safety. No CFCs or HCFCs mean a low temperature sterilization system that's compatible with the environment. Low cost per cycle offers cost-effective means of low temperature sterilization.
Sterilization of heat-and moisture-sensitive instruments and devices.
The manufacturer's literature is attached for informational purposes only and does not constitute part of the quote.
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