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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 -R/PL Cylindrical Porous Load Autoclaves

Touchclave R/PL range of porous load sterilisers are designed to provide a high specification with a range of useful features included as standard.

Offering the ideal solution for veterinary applications or small healthcare settings where larger instruments are processed, the Touchclave R Porous Load range has a small footprint and is available in 2 sizes both of which are fitted with castors to provide easy manoeuvrability.

Complete with cylindrical chamber and offering superb operational flexibility, Touchclave R/PL autoclaves are capable of reprocessing many applications including instruments, hollow products and porous loads, the R/PL range offers great value and is perfect for mid level processing.

Autoclave Capacities: 120 and 160 litres
Chamber: Cylindrical
Loading: Front Loading
Heating Source: Integral Steam Generator
Temperatures: 121 – 134°C

See below for key features and popular options

Key Features

Popular Options

316L Stainless Steel Pressure Vessel
Constructed with a one-piece cylindrical steel pressure vessel, made from high grade 316L stainless steel making this the strongest pressure vessel, providing equal pressure around the whole chamber.
Anti-Bacterial Epoxy Powder Coating
Coated in anti-bacterial epoxy powder coating which is designed to combat destructive microbes and to protect against the growth and migration of bacteria.
8-Program Touchscreen Control System
8 cycles can be stored into the memory as standard, providing a selection of load-specific cycles or giving users the option to develop and edit their own cycle profiles.
Integral Steam Generator
A high performance stainless steel steam generator is fitted under the chamber which delivers steam quickly and effectively to the chamber and load, minimizing re-heat times between negative pulsing and speeding up cycle times.
Pre/Post vacuum system
Provides quicker and more efficient air removal at the start of the cycle, ensuring that steam will penetrate deep into the load and not be affected by trapped air pockets. Can also help speed up the cooling stage, as the vacuum can be used to help dissipate heat from the load.
Steam Jacket
The steam jacket keeps the chamber hot in between cycles, and assists during the drying stage by flashing-off residual water in or around the load.
Thermal Paper Printer
The thermal paper printer can be added to the autoclave for additional peace of mind, this will print out all cycle details and operational data as the program progresses.
Internal Data Archiving
The Touchclave R/PL is equipped with automatic electronic data archiving. This comprises of an internal data storage facility which allows up to 5000 cycles to be stored on a single flash-card.
Remote Data Archiving
A remote cycle data archiving facility via USB, ethernet or WIFI, can be added so that all cycle data, including any fault or alarm conditions, can be downloaded to a PC and permanently recorded. All archive data is 'checksum' protected.

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