85 Liter chamber

3870ELV-D Vertical autoclave for Life Sciences

Designed for your convenience and ease of use when loading the autoclave, the 3870ELV-D is a top loading vertical autoclave that provides high quality, repeatable performance and accountability for a wide range of applications used in modern laboratories.

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Designed for your laboratory applications
The 3870ELV-D has an advanced multi-color control panel and a chamber made of 316L stainless steel. Each model has a number of optional added-value features which can be configured for fast cooling, efficient drying, biohazard and waste sterilization, Fo control, and more.
Advanced Control System
Take Advantage of Tuttnauer’s state-of-the-art control system with multi-color display.
Automatic pressure locking system. Door will not open when the chamber is over pressured.
Optional Internal Printing
Documents date, time, temperature and pressure.
Intuitive Multi-Color Display
Multi-color display for easier reading gives quick access to important information. Color is used to indicate the stage of the cycle.
High Quality Stainless Steel
316L grade stainless steel chamber and door with electro-polish finish.
Diverse Load Types
The 3870ELV-D autoclave comes with 8 factory set cycle programs that cover the processing needs of most laboratories and research centers.
An optimized program for every load
Program Cycles and Features


Standard Cycles

Solid and glassware loads at 134°C or 121°C for delicate loads (plastics) Liquid loads and waste liquids at 121°C

Standard Cycles added with optional features

Cooling Coil + Compressed Air Fast cooling for liquid loads at 121°C

Feature: Biohazard Air Filter

During air removal all exhaust air is filtered through a 0.2 μm biological filter to prevent contamination of the laboratory Biohazard solid loads at 134°C Biohazard liquid loads at 121°C

Feature: Vacuum Pump

Pre-vacuum cycles Solid and glassware loads at 134°C or 121°C for delicate loads (plastics) Liquid loads and waste liquids at 121°C Air Leakage Test Cycle

Feature: Vacuum Pump + Steam Generator

Pre and Post vacuum cycles Hollow, porous and textile loads at 134°C Waste: hollow, porous and textile at 121°C Bowie & Dick steam penetration test at 134°C

Media Processing Cycles

Isothermal Processing: for preparing agar and other biological media with a temperature range from 60°C to 95°C that allows for gentle heating and cooling down of agar Holding Temperature: Special program with programmable holding temperature at the end of the cycle to prevent cooling of media

Special Custom Cycles

Tuttnauer is able to provide specifically customized cycles upon request. These may include material stress test, ageing test, varnish test, and others. Extended Sterilization Time: Special program with extended sterilization times up to 999 minutes Multiple Cycle (Material Stress Test): Special program to automatically run multiple cycles on the same load

Your data, where you need it
The 3870ELV-D gives you easy access to its cycle data. Via USB, Ethernet or printer.
Your data, where you need it
The 3870ELV-D gives you easy access to its cycle data. Via USB, Ethernet or printer.
Print a hard copy of cycle data via optional printer
Store 200 cycles on your autoclave for reprinting or downloading to a PC
Easily transfer cycle data to a PC via USB
Connect to a local network for use with RPCR Software for remote monitoring of up to 8 autoclaves
Generate PDF reports with graphs and tables using optional RPCR Software
Multilevel Password protection
Technical specifications
Overall Dimensions (WxHxD)
730mm x 1000mm x 540mm
Chamber Dimensions Ø x D
380mm x 690mm
Chamber Volume
85 Liter
Sterilization Temp. Range
105°C to 138°C
Voltage & Frequency
3 Phase
208V, 230V, 400V
50-60 Hz
Autoclave Weight
113 kg
Directives & Guidelines
PED 97/23/EC Pressure Equipment Directive
2002/95/EC RoHS Directive
2006/95/EC Electrical equipment
2004/108/EC Electromagnetic compatibility
2006/42/EC Machinery Directive
2002/96/EC WEEE Directive
ANSI / AAMI – ST55: 2010 Tabletop steam sterilizer
EN 13060: 2004+A2: 2010 - Small Steam Sterilizer
Pressure Vessel and steam generation construction standards
ASME Code, Section VIII, Division 1, Pressure Vessels
ASME Code, Section I, for Boilers
Quality System Compliance
ISO 9001:2008 Quality Management Systems
EN ISO 13485:2012 Quality Management System
Canadian MDR (CMDR) SOR/98-282 (2011)
In compliance with FDA QSR 21 CFR part 820 & part 11
Safety & EMC Standards
DIN 58951-2:2003 Steam Sterilizers for Laboratory Use
EN 61010-1: 2010 Safety Requirements for laboratory use
EN 61010-2-40: 2005 Safety requirements for sterilizers
EN 61326-1: 2006 Electrical Equipment for EMC Requirements
EN 17665-1: 2006 Sterilization of health care products - moist heat
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