Steelco Small capacity autoclaves range

Code VS L

Steelco Steam Autoclaves are designed for sterilization of heat-resistant and moisture-stable materials such as metal parts, liquids in sealed or vented containers, porous loads, etc., used in scientific and research laboratories.

Steelco has developed a full range of high capacity steam sterilizers to provide the perfect solution from the smallest facility to the largest laboratory department. Up to 5 standard chamber sizes with a volume from 110 to 675 litres, are available with pressure vessel and relief valves that are PED and/or ASME marked or according to the directives of the country of destination.

  • ECO water saving options, unrivalled levels of efficiency.
  • Single and double door pass through options.
  • Manual hinged or automatic sliding door
  • Technical service access either on the left or right loading side.
  • Custom sizes available.
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Key features:

  • AISI 316L stainless steel chamber with high efficiency heat transfer full jacket system for even heat distribution
  • Doors internally made of stainless steel AISI 316L with no welding
  • Heat insulation with durable reusable cover for fast service maintenance at a lower cost
  • Load control probe included as standard
  • Colour touch screen HMI with multi level user access system
  • Built-in printer for process recording
  • Non proprietary widely available durable spare parts
  • ECO cool down water saving system included as standard


Upon request Steelco supplies IQ/OQ documentation and execution, FAT and SAT documentation and test.

Car and carriage:

  • Fixed height loading carriage and loading car with 2 or 3 shelves
  • Perforated shelves in lieu of car and carriage system
  • Individually customized loading car on request

VS L - Small capacity range All models are available single or double door version, except for VS 161626 L available in single door only.

The presented system components do not show the full range of optional equipment. Please contact our representative.

Standard system components
  • Chamber made of AISI 316L stainless steel fine satin finishing Ra < 2 μm (Ra < 80 μ inch)
  • Frame and external panels made of AISI 304 stainless steel
  • Single door
  • Building steam
  • Piping and valves in copper-brass
  • Water ejector
  • Solenoid valves
  • Load Control Probe
  • Hinged front cabinet panel
  • HMI - touch screen display operating panel with PLC
  • On board thermal printer on loading side
  • Gravity Cycle
  • Liquid Cycle
  • Pre-Post Vacuum cycles
  • Leak Test
  • DART (Daily Air Removal Test) cycle
Extend system with following adds-on
  • VS990020 Air differential seal
  • VS990088 Bio-seal for BLS3/BSL4 application
  • VS990006 Side and top panels
  • VS990001 Vacuum Pump
  • VS990009 On board Carbon Steel Electric boiler
  • VS990012 On board 316L Stainless steel Electric boiler -
  • VS990024 Jacket cooling with cold water
  • VS990025 Air Over Pressure with Jacket cooling
  • VS990029 HMI full capability on unload side
  • VS990086 Auto-start
  • VS990077 SteelcoData View
  • VS990033 Fixed height loading carriage
  • VS990035 Additional fixed height loading carriage for unload side
  • VS990081 Additional loading car with perforated shelves
  • VS990051 IQ-OQ protocols
Name product
VS 161626 L  Chamber dimensions (WxHxD in mm): 406x406x660 Capacity: 110 l Get quote
VS 202038 L  Chamber dimensions (WxHxD in mm): 508x508x965 Capacity: 250 l Get quote
VS 262639 L  Chamber dimensions (WxHxD in mm): 660x660x991 Capacity: 432 l Get quote
VS 262839 L  Chamber dimensions (WxHxD in mm): 670x700x986 Capacity: 462 l Get quote
VS 262649 L  Chamber dimensions (WxHxD in mm): 660x660x1245 Capacity: 542 l Get quote
VS 262851 L  Chamber dimensions (WxHxD in mm): 670x700x1286 Capacity: 603 l Get quote
VS 262661 L  Chamber dimensions (WxHxD in mm): 660x660x1549 Capacity: 676 l Get quote
VS 262861 L  Chamber dimensions (WxHxD in mm): 670x700x1586 Capacity: 745 l Get quote