Scientific Equipment from LTE

With a global reputation for providing high quality, reliable products, LTE Scientific is one of the most established and well respected manufacturers of laboratory equipment in the UK.

Our products include a wide range of autoclaves for general laboratory, process and high security applications. Standard sizes go from 23 to over 1,000-litres and are supplied with either a cylindrical or square-section chamber. A wide range of options can be added to tailor each autoclave to meet client requirements. We can also design and manufacture autoclaves with specific chamber sizes up to 10,000-litres.

Our thermal products include ovens, incubators, cooled incubators and drying cabinets, all of which are built to the highest standard to ensure long life and optimum performance.

We also specialise in the manufacture and supply of environmental chambers and rooms for stability testing, shelf life studies, BOD and large-scale incubation. As well as a range of standard sized products, we can design and build our environmental rooms to suit customer-specific requirements.

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LTE SCIENTIFIC | PRODUCT OVERVIEW

AUTOCLAVES & WASHERS

Ecotech

40-60 Litre Eco Autoclave

Labclave 23

23 Litre Cylindrical

Touchclave Lab

150 - 450 Litre Square

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Touchclave Systems

326 - 10000-litres square

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A guide to choosing your autoclave...

LTE offers four distinct ranges of Laboratory Autoclave for general purpose sterilizing applications, enabling customers to choose a model which best suits their application, volume and budgetary requirements. The types and sizes of autoclave in each model range are shown below.

Types & Sizes Ecotech Labclave 23 Touchclave R Touchclave Lab
F Models
K/KS Models
Touchclave Systems
Chamber Profile -- Cylindrical Cylindrical Rectangular Rectangular Rectangular
Chamber Size (litres):            
Front Loading Models

40, 60

--

120, 160

150, 200, 300, 360, 450

150, 200, 300, 360, 450

326, 435, 544, 636, 796, 1052

Top Loading Models

60

23

60, 120, 160

--

--

--

Steam Source

External Steam Generation

In-chamber Elements

In-chamber Elements or Direct Supply

In-chamber Elements

Integral Steam Generator or Direct Supply

Integral Steam Generator or Direct Supply


To further refine the choice of autoclave, the following table shows for each of the three ranges some of the features which are standard or which may be ordered as additional options, depending on the application.

FEATURES AND OPTIONS Labclave 23 Touchclave-R Touchclave-Lab
F models
K/KS models
Touchclave Systems

Touchscreen Control System

x

Door system Sliding
    Pneumatic seal
    Pass-through option
    Single action 

 
x
x
x

 
x

x

 


x
x

 


+ 300L only
x

 


+
x

Maximum no. of cycle programs
    8 programs
    20 programs

 

x

 

+

 

+

 

+

 

+

Storage and Retrieval of Cycle Data
    Internal Data Archiving
    Remote Data Archiving
    Data Printer

 
x
x

 
+
x
+

 

+
+

 

+
+

 

+

Cooling System

Pre/Post Vacuum System

+

+

+

Air Ballast (to avoid volume loss or
    breakage in liquid loads)

x

+

+

Load activated process timer

x

SPF barrier

x

x

+

+

+

Category 3 Effluent Retention & Filter

x

+

+

+

+

Steam Jacket (for full drying of the load when vacuum is fitted)

x

x

x

+

Condensate Unit
(to cool water discharge)

+

Automatic Water Fill

x

+

+

x

x

Automatic Drain

x

+

+

x

x


Key:    Standard    + Optional   X Not available/applicable

To assist in specifying the most suitable autoclave for a particular application, the table below lists some typical sterilization applications, showing the models which are suitable and the features and options which are recommended for each application.

Applications Suitable models Recommended Comment
Media and fluids
Fluid discard
All Air Ballast Especially recommended for sealed fluids
Plastic and glassware
Tubing, pipette tips
Plastic and mixed discard
All

Pre/Post Vacuum

Steam Jacket required if load needs to be completely dry. Not available on Touchclave–R or F models
Porous loads
Clothing
Wrapped instruments
Touchclave-Lab KE/KS
Touchclave Systems
Pre/Post Vacuum
Steam Jacket
Vacuum is essential for this application. Steam jacket required if load needs to be completely dry.
Unwrapped instruments All Pre/Post Vacuum
Steam Jacket
Steam Jacket not available on Touchclave–R or F models
High security applications
(PL3, BS3, Cat.3)

All except Labclave 23

Pre/Post Vacuum

Cat.3 Effluent Retention is essential for this application

ENVIRONMENTAL ROOMS

FREEZE DRYERS