Astell Scientific AMA260BT Top Loading Laboratory Autoclave, 120 Litres, Heaters in Chamber Steam Source, Single or 3 Phase, 7/10kW

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Model No Steam Source* Volume
Power Supply Chamber dia x depth mm Overall Dims wxhxd
AMA250BT Heaters in Chamber 95 Single or 3 Phase, 7/10kW 456 x 448 660 x 940 x 840
AMA260BT Heaters in Chamber 120 Single or 3 Phase, 7/10kW 456 x 588 660 x 1070 x 840
AMA270BT Heaters in Chamber 135 Single or 3 Phase, 7/10kW 456 x 680 660 x 1150 x 840
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The Astell Top Loading Autoclave Range

The Top Loading autoclaves compare to the Compact by having increased chamber sizes as well as advanced options to be applied. These options including Integral Steam Generators, Heated Jackets and a Simple/Advanced Vacuum are not available on the smaller autoclaves.

Astell’s Top Loading range is provided with heaters in the base of the chamber as standard which is suitable for use with liquids (media), discard and glassware. The additional options allow the autoclaves to be customised for use in many other sterilizing situations where fabrics etc. may be used.


The Top Loading Autoclave range features:

  • A choice of 95, 120 and 135 litres models
  • A fully programmable Touch Screen Colour Controller
  • Internal Memory for storing up to 5,000 cycles
  • Five password levels to stop lower level users making changes
  • USB interface for downloading controller data
  • Timed/Pulsed Free Steaming
  • Electropolished stainless steel chamber
  • Fast action door closure mechanism
  • Holdwarm / Delayed Start Feature
  • Cooling Lock
  • Over Temperature Protection
  • Safety valve test and emergency stop button
  • External pressure guage
  • Castor mounted for easily moving the unit



The Astell touchscreen systems are an advance in sterilization control technology, bringing together years of unrivalled experience, to produce a user friendly, fully automatic control system, to meet and exceed the expectations of the most demanding laboratories and centres of sterilization.

The controller consists of a wipe clean touchscreen measuring 122mm x 94mm and is based on an industrial PLC system, combined with a number of analogue and digital input/output modules. The controller software has been developed by Astell for the precision control of all our autoclaves and sterilizers.


  • Colour Touch Screen
  • Icon Driven Menu System
  • Simple Cycle Selection
  • Continual Cycle Monitoring
  • Data Archive For Up To 5,000 Cycles
  • USB Connection For USB Back Up
  • Multiple User Access Levels
  • Multi-Level Password Protection
  • User Log
  • Programme New Cycles
  • Duplicate, Modify & Rename Cycles
  • Cycle Stage Jump Facility
  • Multiple Languages
  • Delayed Start Facility
  • Hold Warm Facility (if applicable)
  • Default To Factory Settings
  • Output Override
  • Machine service timer
  • Digital Pressure Display
  • Up To Four Digital Temperatures Displayed
  • Cycle Counter
  • Stage Timer
  • Cycle Timer
  • Cycle Header
  • Stage Display
  • View Input/Output Display
  • Logs Batch Number
  • Logs Load Number
  • Diagnose Faults
  • Safety Valve Test Cycle


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    Astell Scientific Ltd