Posts about Sterilization Methods

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on Jul 25th 2016

Sixth post in series, "Autoclave Sterilization Basics"

Now that we’ve explored the science behind steam and applied it to the autoclave, it’s time to look at specific types of autoclaves to understand how they function. In this article, we will look at one popular...

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on Sep 12th 2017

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Statistic on Safety of Medical...

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on May 22nd 2017

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When is...

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on Apr 24th 2017

Did you know that ozone can be used to sterilize heat- and moisture-sensitive medical devices? Ozone, also known as trioxygen, is an inorganic molecule with the chemical formula O3. It is a pale blue gas, with an unpleasant, distinctive smell similar to chlorine. In fact its name derives from the Greek word ozein, which is the verb “to smell.”

In the earth’s stratosphere, ozone exists in high concentrations and acts as a shield that absorbs most of the sun’s ultraviolet radiation, hence the term “ozone layer.” But as a sterilizing agent...

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on Aug 1st 2016

Seventh post in series, “Autoclave Sterilization Basics”

Class B autoclaves are great space-savers built for high performance. They are microwave-sized autoclaves that fit easily on the counters of busy clinics and dental offices. Available in the compact sizes of 19 and 29 liters, the Class B is the top-of-the-line of tabletop autoclaves.

Essentially they are a miniature version of the larger EN 285 autoclave found in hospitals. The industry consensus about what the “B” in Class B stands for is “big,” not as a reference to size,...