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Priorclave B40-BASE 40 Litre Bench Top Autoclave, Base Range



The Priorclave B40-BASE 40 Litre bench top autoclave is a high-efficiency cylindrical-chamber front-loading bench top autoclave, well suited to smaller research, quality assurance, and teaching labs.

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Priorclave’s Base range covers “the basics”: media preparation, waste loads, and sterilising loose instruments, open containers, and labware. Easy maintenance and light resource consumption help ensure a low lifetime cost of ownership.
Base bench top models enjoy the same robust design, custom build, and quality components as other Priorclave models and ranges. Base models include fully programmable cycle customisation, “media warming,” integrated cooling and free-steaming systems, and drain protection.



• Quickseal single-action door fitted with thermal and pressure locks to prevent opening at load temperature above 80°C and pressures above 0.2 bar
• Tactrol® 3 microprocessor control with simple and fully variable setting of process time, temperature with graphic indication of cycle status
• Automatic timed free-steaming
• Forced air cooling
• Media Warming and Delayed Start functions keep autoclaved media at a usable temperature ready for immediate use
• Low water level sensor
• Two loading shelves
• Epoxy coated panels and frame members are treated with an anti-bacterial agent which is effective against all bacteria and fungi including MRSA
• Pressure vessel carries a 10 year warranty and is insurance approved
• Service and support direct from manufacturer (or appointed distributor)



Autoclave Capacity (litres):


Chamber Size:

350 x 420mm

Chamber Material:

Polished 316 stainless steel

Loading Format:


Operating Range:

Up to 138°C, 2.4 bar

Heater Power:

3kW – 13A single phase

Water Supply:


Water Tank Capacity (litres):


Weight (kg):


External Dimensions (w x d x h):

560 x 791 x 701mm

Installation Dimensions:

Please allow 500mm (19.69”) either side and 300mm (11.81”) at the back of the autoclave

Door Swing (mm):


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Priorclave B40-BASE 40 Litre Bench Top Autoclave, Base Range