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.

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Touchclave-Lab ‘K’ Series Rectangular Autoclave

The Touchclave-Lab K Rectangular Series is LTE’s top-line range of mid-sized rectangular chambered general purpose autoclaves which can be configured to process the widest range of loads.

Designed with a rectangular chamber and vertical sliding door, Touchclave-Lab K models offer maximum loading efficiency and a high level of standard features. Operated via a 7″ touchscreen interface, Touchclave-Lab autoclaves are easy to use and offer unrivalled versatility.

The Touchclave-K can operate using either a steam generator beneath the chamber or using your own direct steam supply. Using a direct steam supply allows you to maximise the usable chamber volume while also providing a clean, unencumbered chamber, free from heaters and water.

Our Touchclave-K offers custom safety features including a safety microswitch fitted to the door which only allows the sterlizer cycle to star if the door is properly closed and locked. Additional safety features ensure the door cannot be opened until the chamber has reached atmospheric pressure and temperature.

Capacities: 150, 200, 300, 360 and 450-litres
Pass-Through: Available on 300, 360 and 450-litre models
Chamber Section: Rectangular
Loading: Front
Heating Source: Integral steam generator or direct steam supply

Popular options:

  • Printer
  • Cat.3 effluent retention
  • Remote data archiving
  • Pre/post vacuum
  • Steam jacket
  • Air Ballast
  • Powered door



Key Features

  • 8-program touchscreen control system
  • Internal data archiving for up to 5000 cycles
  • Choice of steam generation methods
  • Water conservation system
  • Exhaust condensate
  • Vertical sliding door
  • Pneumatically operated door lock and sealing system
  • Load sensed process timer
  • Efficient water jacket cooling system
  • Integral silent air compressor

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