An introduction to autoclaves

Ventx is proud of the work it does and how we help clients to keep employees safe. It’s up to us to ensure that environments aren’t overcome with noise. For this to happen, you must possess the right tools. Luckily we supply bespoke silencers to suit various needs. This includes the autoclave silencer as well as countless others.

For those who are unfamiliar with them, autoclaves are a type of cleaning machine. People employ them to eliminate biohazardous waste from the exteriors of instruments or tools. They disinfect or sterilise via physical means. To accomplish this, they use steam, temperature, and pressure. However, a potential issue with the equipment is the noise it can generate.

When it comes to the microbes on scientific or medical objects, you can’t clean them using standard practices. You can’t use water or sweep them away with cloths and brushes. Germs and microorganisms will be either impervious or highly resistant to these methods. You’ll need to expose them to harsh conditions to get the job done.

 

Why do autoclaves need to sustain the temperature?

An autoclave sustains a temperature that’s too extreme for any parasite, fungi, virus, or bacteria to reside in. It does so with the assistance of high pressure and a cloud of steam. However, the microscopic spores can be indifferent to short blasts of high temperatures. This is why you must maintain them for a longer period of time. Spores cannot survive in such conditions.

You would normally use autoclaves in fields where your tools would encounter biological matter. This includes prosthetics, podiatry, and also tattooing.

At Ventx, we’ve built up quite a portfolio of customers. It includes the American Autoclave Company and Autoclave & Industrial Controls. Each client comes with their own set of needs, but we’re always up for the challenge of meeting them. This includes offering a bespoke autoclave silencer if a client needs one.

If you would also like to find out more about working with us, please get in touch. We are happy to speak about your work environments and silencing needs.