MNS series

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The 120 – 344 litre sliding front circular chamber autoclave is available in five chamber sizes. Loading access is through a sliding door meaning the unit requires less operational floor space than a hinged door unit. The door can be specified with manual operation, or automatic when combined with the air compressor option or an external air supply. The circular section sliding door range of autoclaves has a broad selection of options, many of which are unavailable on smaller capacity ranges, meaning its possible to sterilize a variety of loads.
Astell’s additional options include Integral Steam Generators, Heated Jackets, Simple/Advanced Vacuum and a choice of Cooling options to name but a few. 

  • 316 stainless steel electropolished chamber
  • A choice of 120, 153, 247, 290 and 344 litres models
  • Automatic or manual sliding door operation
  • Calibration and Validation available
  • FDA 21 CFR part 11 software option available
  • Cooling Lock
  • External pressure guage
  • Five password levels to stop lower level users making changes
  • Holdwarm / Delayed Start feature
  • Optimised for low water and power consumption
  • Over Temperature Protection
  • Standard Astell safety features
  • Timed/Pulsed Free Steaming
  • Fully programmable 5.7" Colour Touch Screen controller
  • USB interface for downloading controller data
Additional options
  • Load Sensed Process Timing
  • Pulsar Freesteaming
  • Integral data printer
  • FDA 21 CFR part 11 controller software
  • Remote maintenance/diagnosis
  • Ethernet interface
  • IQ/OQ documentation
  • Assisted air cooling/non jacketed
  • Advanced water cooling
  • Autodrain (heaters in chamber models only)
  • Autofill (heaters in chamber models only)
  • Air ballast (requires compressed air)
  • Internal convection cooling
  • Drain Cooling (heaters in chamber model only)
  • Category III (BSL-3) compliance
  • Morrison discard container (W:280 x H:290 x D:330mm)
  • Container tray (W:279 x H:127 x D:279mm)
  • Additional shelf kit (for MNS120C/MNS153C)
  • Additional shelf kit (for MNS247C/MNS290C/MNS344C)
  • Water softener (compact)
  • Integral air compressor (req. for Vacuum units)
  • Blow down vessel (Steam Generator only)
  • Automatic door (requires compressed air)
  • Direct steam model
Installation requirements

Power requirements: The power requirements for the standard machines are listed in the Specifications table, however these can vary depending on the options selected. Options that affect the power requirement are Integral Steam Generator and Advanced and Simple Vacuum. For details on the exact power requirements on these options please contact us. N.B. A Neutral line and = protective Earth are required for all electrically heated units. Water and drainage requirements: A cold water supply of 2-6 Bar minimum, 4 litres/min is required for the ‘Autofill’, vacuum and water cooling options. Max temperature 25°C, Max flow rate 20 litres/min. Requirements vary for RO/de ionised/hard water. Drainage: Free vented, non-manifolded drain (35mm diameter) capable of withstanding temperatures up to 100°C.


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