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Pharmaceutical Autoclave

Understanding Saturated Steam Pharmaceutical Autoclave High flexibility

Saturated Steam Pharmaceutical Autoclave are the most flexible sterilizers, capable of processing most of the goods typically used in every bio-pharmaceutical production.

The high operating flexibility of these autoclaves arises from the intrinsic characteristics of the saturated-steam process, from the features of the auto¬clave’s construction and from the process controller’s flexibility.

Every sterilizer is equipped with a water-ring vacuum pump which operates during various steps of the process, such as:

  • initial evacuation of the air by vacuum/steam pulses or by steam injection
  • constant draining of the condensate from the chamber, according to the principle of “dynamic steam”
  • treatments below 100°C
  • final drying of the loads.

Another special feature – one which used to be opposed but is now adopted by other manufacturers as well – is the control of the sterilization stage according to a pressure signal, rather than temperature.

The flexibility of the Pharmaceutical Autoclave of the FOF series:

Once the suitable plant options have been selected, makes them suitable for a wide range of treatments, some of which are mentioned below:

  • sterilizations of various solid materials.
  • sterilizations of porous materials.
  • sterilizations of filled ampoules with fast vacuum for tightness test.
  • sterilizations of filled ampoules, vials or bottles with cooling by means of

D.I. water spray under counter-pressure of sterile air sterilizations as above, with cooling by means of:

  • heat-sterilized and cooled D.l. water spray
  • circulation of cold water in jacket with optional circulation of the air by magnetically driven fan(s).

FOF series is the synthesis of Fedegari’s approach: work hard to create simplicity to you, without compromising performance. Fedegari guarantees the highest performances thanks to its experience and daily work with customers: engineering solutions, developing software and components.

FOF series is the most flexible solution for multi-purpose sterilization in bio-pharma industries. From solids and porous to liquids in open or non-hermetically sealed containers. FOF saturated steam sterilizer is suitable for tyndallization, pasteurization and inactivation.

The Fedegari FOF range is the most technically advanced saturated steam sterilizer on the market. The result of over 50 years of continuous development and expertise, all units are built to full cGMP standards with the most advanced compliant control system available. Built to a very high standard, each unit is tailored to the customer’s specifications. Whether it’s the ultimate performance you require, or simply a breakdown-free unit with complete support from our local highly specialized engineers, Fedegari is the ultimate choice.

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