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Important information

As a key supplier to the NHS, PHE and other critical life science sectors during the Covid-19 crisis, LTE is committed to ensuring the uninterrupted supply of its sterilization, decontamination, as well as laboratory thermal equipment including incubators, ovens and drying and solution/blanket warming cabinets.

Our UK production site remains fully operational and can offer some products from stock or on shortened lead times. Our Service Centre is continuing to operate a UK-wide team of engineers to carry out a full range of maintenance, service and testing to UKAS and HTM guidelines on both LTE and non-LTE brands of laboratory autoclaves, porous load sterilizers and washer-disinfectors.

Touchclave Systems Autoclaves – MP


LTE Touchclave Systems Autoclaves provide versatility, clear and easy to use operator controls, comprehensive data retrieval options, and excellent levels of sterility assurance

Our MP range of general purpose rectangular chambered sterilizers are available in eight standard sizes and sixteen models from 435 to 1274 litres. Larger sized units up to 10,000 litres can also be provided. All models can be configured for either single entry or pass-through. All Touchclave Systems models are fitted with a wide selection of features as standard, all designed to ensure optimum performance. These include:


  • Automatic sliding doors with safety edge and auto-retract system. Floating door seals are employed as standard
  • Pre/post vacuum system which employs a high efficiency liquid ring vacuum pump
  • Air ballast system for fast and safe processing of fluids
  • Water jacket for exceptional cooling efficiency
  • Steam jacket for optimum drying performance
  • 8-program user-friendly touchscreen control system (expandable to 20 programs if required)
  • Internal data archiving with 5000 cycle capacity
  • Thermal or impact printer which provides all cycle details and operational data

Touchclave Systems MP models are all designed to work from the customers central steam supply. Alternatively they can be supplied with electrically heated integral or stand alone steam generators.

Touchclave Systems are available with a wide range of options, allowing you to build up the machine specification to meet your individual needs. For example all models can be configured for high security applications which usually involves the fitting of effluent retention and a bio seal if pass-through. Where there is a clean steam requirement, Touchclave Systems sterilizers can be supplied with polished chambers, stainless steel pipework and clean steam generators.



All Touchclave Systems-MP models include a thermal printer, pre/post vacuum (<50mbarA) and air ballast as standard.

All models are designed for direct steam. Steam generators are detailed below if required.



Steam Source – All Touchclave Systems are designed for direct steam. We have a range of
steam generators available if required, as detailed below.
Operating Range – 105 to 137ºC (0-2.3bar)

Single Entry Models
Capacity (litres) Door Movement Chamber Dims HWD (mm) Overall dims HWD (mm) Weight Max (kg)
UCF15 435 Vertical 660 x 660 x 1000 1900 x 1270 x 2000 875



Vertical 660 x 660 x 1250 1900 x 1270 x 2150 950



Horizontal 965 x 660 x 1000 1900 x 1920 x 2000 950



Horizontal 965 x 660 x 1350 1900 x 1920 x 2000 1200



Horizontal 1100 x 660 x 1450 2035 x 1920 x 2000 1400
Pass Through 

Dual Door Models

2UCF15 435 Vertical 660 x 660 x 1000 1900 x 2250 x 1450 875
2UCF20 545 Vertical 660 x 660 x 1250 1900 x 2250 x 1800 950



Horizontal 965 x 660 x 1000 1900 x 2150 x 1600 950



Horizontal 965 x 660 x 1350 1900 x 2150 x 1950 1200



Horizontal 1100 x 660 x 1450 2035 x 1970 x 2050 1400

* Overall dims are typical sizes and may change dependent upon configuration.


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Remote Data Archiving – Various options: USB/Ethernet/Wifi (excluding PC)*


Cat. 3 effluent retention upgrade (including 0.2micron exhaust filter)*


Carriage Trolley


Loading Trolley


Eurotherm Nanodac 2/3-channel Graphic Recorder


Impact Printer (single colour) – HTM2010


SPF Barrier


LTE 40-60kw Steam generator


LTE 70kw Steam generator


Blowdown Vessel (automatic & manual available)

Loading Equipment – In addition to our standard carriage/loading trolleys, we also offer Remeda semi and fully automatic loading systems. Our Remeda systems can also be tailored to retro-fit on to all brands of autoclave.

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