3870MLV Vertical Top-Loading Autoclave Semi-Automatic Laboratory Sterilizer

  1. 85 Liter autoclave chamber volume
  2. Sterilizes low sensitivity loads, including liquids, solids and glassware
  3. Autoclave door is designed with a number of safety features
  4. Chamber constructed of 316L grade stainless steel
  5. Maintenance access to all components for easy servicing
  6. Complies with the strictest international directives and standards
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Manual Laboratory Autoclaves

Tuttnauer's MLV laboratory line of semi-automatic, electro-mechanically controlled, vertical steam sterilizers provide safe, economical and effective sterilization.

This semi-automatic laboratory autoclave is an affordable sterilizer for laboratories that do not want to compromise on quality, safety and reliability. This vertical loading autoclave liters has an 85 liter chamber. Process control is preformed by a pressure switch. The manual control system includes a timer that can be set to 1 - 99 minutes.

Sterilization Applications

  • Liquids such as nutrient media and buffer solutions
  • Solid items such as pipettes, tubes and filters
  • Glassware and plastic articles

Quality Features

  • The chamber is constructed of long lasting 316L grade stainless steel with superior corrosion resistance
  • The autoclave is designed for easy servicing allowing maintenance access to all components
  • Drain Protection: The exhaust drain is mixed with cold tap water that cools the exhaust’s temperature before reaching the drain.

Model Chart

TypeChamber Dimensions
(ø x depth) (in mm)
Chamber Volume
(in Liters)
External Dimensions
(W x H x D) (in mm)
3870 MLV
380 x 690
650 x 925 x 500

Safety Features

The autoclave lids are designed with a number of independent mechanical and digital safety features.

  • A safety device prevents the operator from opening the door when the chamber is pressurized
  • A cycle cannot start if the door is open or not properly locked
  • The door cannot unlock until chamber pressure reaches room pressure
  • Safety Valves: The chamber is equipped with safety valves – if the pressure exceeds the allowed limit the safety valves will discharge
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