Autoclave

Apparatus for sterilising by heat under steam pressure.

Autoclave

[industrial] Industrial autoclaves are pressure vessels used to process parts and materials which require exposure to elevated pressure and temperature. The manufacture of high-performance components from advanced composites often requires autoclave processing. ==Principle of operation== An autoclave applies both heat and pressure to the wo...
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autoclave

Type: Term Pronunciation: aw′tō-klāv Definitions: 1. An apparatus for sterilization by steam under pressure consisting of a strong closed boiler in which are placed a small quantity of water and a wire basket holding the articles to be sterilized. 2. To sterilize in an autoclave.
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Autoclave

[disambiguation] An autoclave is a pressure vessel with provision for heating. Types include: Autoclave may also refer to: ...
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autoclave

[n] - a device for heating substances above their boiling point 2. [v] - subject to the action of an autoclave
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Autoclave

An airtight vessel constructed of thick-walled steel alloy for carrying out chemical reactions under pressure and high temperatures. Auto-claves are used for the industrial processing of composite materials.
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Autoclave

A device to expose items to steam at a high pressure in order to decontaminate the materials or render them sterile.
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Autoclave

An airtight chamber use for processes requiring dry temperatures above 212 degrees F.
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Autoclave

Container for sterilizing, i.e. in label application, label must endure a cooking process by superheated steam under pressure.
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Autoclave

Closed vessel for applying fluid pressure, with or without heat, to an enclosed object.
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Autoclave

Autoclave: A chamber for sterilizing with steam under pressure. The original autoclave was essentially a pressure cooker. The steam tightened the lid. The device was called an autoclave (from the Greek auto, self + clavis, key) meaning self-locking.
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Autoclave

Au'to·clave noun [ French, from Greek a'yto`s self + Latin clavis key.] A kind of French stewpan with a steam-tight lid. Knight.
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autoclave

<equipment> A machine that sterilises instruments or materials with high pressure and heat or pressurised steam. ... (02 Jan 1998) ...
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autoclave

sterilizer noun a device for heating substances above their boiling point; used to manufacture chemicals or to sterilize surgical instruments
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autoclave

verb subject to the action of an autoclave
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autoclave

(aw´to-klāv) a self-locking apparatus for the sterilization of materials by steam under pressure. The autoclave allows steam to flow around each article placed in the chamber. The vapor penetrates cloth or paper used to package the articles being sterilized. Autoclaving is one of the most effective methods fo...
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Autoclave

• (n.) A kind of French stewpan with a steam-tight lid.
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autoclave

vessel, usually of steel, able to withstand high temperatures and pressures. The chemical industry uses various types of autoclaves in manufacturing ... [1 related articles]
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autoclave

autoclave, autoclaving, autoclaved 1. Using a strong, pressurized, steam-heated vessel, as for laboratory experiments, sterilization, or cooking. 2. Operating a device for heating substances above their boiling point; used to manufacture chemicals or to sterilize surgical instruments. 3. To place into or to put into an autoclave.
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Autoclave

A chamber in which an environment of steam and high pressure is produced.  Used in curing of concrete products and in the testing of hydraulic cement for soundness.
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autoclave

Pressurized vessel that uses superheated steam to sterilize materials and equipment such as surgical instruments. It is similar in principle to a pressure cooker
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autoclave

A device that uses steam under high pressure to sterilize medical and laboratory supplies and equipment.
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Autoclave

An autoclave is a pressure chamber used to sterilize equipment and supplies by subjecting them to high pressure saturated steam at 121 °C for around 15–20 minutes depending on the size of the load and the contents. It was invented by Charles Chamberland in 1879, although a precursor known as the steam digester was created by Denis Papin in 1679...
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Autoclave

A steriliser that destroys microorganisms by high temperature using steam under pressure.
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Autoclave

A device that uses heat and pressure to 'cure' carbon fibre, the primary material Formula One cars are made of.
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