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 system

Touchclave Systems – PL Porous Load Autoclaves

LTE Touchclave Systems Porous Load Autoclaves provide medium to large capacity sterilization solutions for CSSD/HSDU.

Our range of porous load rectangular chambered sterilizers are available in eight standard sizes and 326 to 1052 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 and the fastest possible cycle times.

In addition to traditional loading trolley systems, LTE is also able to provide assisted and automated loading solutions.

Capacities: 326, 435, 545, 636, 740, 796, 870 and 1052-litres plus bespoke sizes
Pass-Through: Available throughout range
Chamber Section: Rectangular
Loading: Front
Heating Source: Integral/stand-alone steam generator or direct steam supply

Popular options:

  • Loading/Carriage Trolleys
  • Stainless steel pipework
  • Independent monitoring
  • Product release systems
  • Air Compressor
  • RO water system
  • Remote data archiving


Key Features

  • Automatic sliding doors with safety edge and auto-reverse system.
  • Pre/post vacuum system
  • Air detector
  • Steam jacket for optimum drying performance
  • 8-program user-friendly touchscreen control system
  • Internal data archiving for up to 5000 cycles
  • Thermal data printer
  • E-Stop
  • Clean steam options

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