AUTOCLAVES AND STERILIZERS

These autoclaves are manufactured by Astell Scientific Ltd., U.K. Astell has been a leader in sterilization since 1884.


Astell Scientific is a recognised market leader in the manufacture of autoclaves. A focus on quality and repeatability is central to it's autoclave production processes.

Global Reach

Products are used in over 100 countries, worldwide

Custom Solutions

Custom and standard solutions to meet your specification

Service and Maintainence

Quality maintenance and rapid after-sales support

Made in U.K.

Over 130 years experience goes into every unit which is manufactured

33 - 63 Litre Benchtop Autoclaves
33 - 63 Litre Benchtop Autoclaves

The 33 to 63 litre front loading 'Benchtop' autoclaves are available in two versions. Both require no plumbing, and operate from a standard single phase power supply. ‘Classic’ and ‘Ecofill’ models are available.

120 - 344 Litre Front loading Autoclave
120 - 344 Litre Front loading Autoclave

The 120 - 344 litre front loading autoclave offers five chamber sizes, increased in capacity from the top loading range. The 'Swiftlock' front loading range of autoclaves allows the user a greater choice of options unavailable on the smaller ranges, as well as easy loading access.

33 - 63 Litre and 120 - 153 Litre Duaclaves
33 - 63 Litre and 120 - 153 Litre Duaclaves

Single unit footprint with double capacity. The two chambers operate completely independently.

  • The 33, 43 and 63 litre ‘Duaclave’ (small ones on the left) is the ideal autoclave range where laboratory space is at a premium. Combining two units within one frame.
  • The 120 and 153 litre ‘Duaclave’ is the ideal autoclave range where laboratory floor space is at a premium.
63 Litre toploading Autoclaves
63 Litre toploading Autoclaves

The 63 litre 'Compact' top loading autoclaves are floor standing self-contained sterilizer units that require no plumbing and operate from a standard single phase power supply. All compact autoclaves are fitted with castors for easy movement.

95 - 135 litre toploading Autoclaves
95 - 135 litre toploading Autoclaves

The 95 - 135 litre toploading autoclave range offers increased chamber sizes compared to the 'Compact' units, as well as featuring advanced options not available on smaller sized autoclaves, including Heated Jackets, Integral Steam Generators, Simple/Advanced Vacuum and Cooling options.

125 - 360 Litre Square Eco Autoclave
125 - 360 Litre SQUARE ECO Autoclave

The SQUARE ECO Range is the entry level of Square chambered autoclaves offered by Astell. The range is ideal where you are looking to sterilize basic items and is suitable for most labs sterilizing items like glassware, plastics and media etc.

The 125 - 735 litre SQUARE autoclave
125 - 735 Litre SQUARE Autoclaves

The 125 - 735 litre SQUARE autoclave range is easily customizable and with a range of different chamber sizes. The SQUARE range is Astell's most popular range of square chambered autoclaves, capable of sterilizing almost anything (additional options may be required).

600 - 1,400 litre SQUARE MAX
600 - 1,400 litre SQUARE MAX Autoclaves

The 600 - 1,400 litre SQUARE MAX Autoclave Range is capable of sterilizing almost anything (additional options may be required) and easily customizable and with a range of different chamber sizes. The SQUARE MAX range is ideal for high throughput situations or bulky and awkward loads.

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250 - 1,200 litre Double Door SQUARE Autoclaves

The 250 - 1,200 litre Double Door SQUARE Autoclave Range is ideal for high-containment type (BSL-3/4) facilities or where a specific area or 'clean room' are in operation, as the sterilized load can 'pass through' the autoclave to be removed in to this environment.