Want to use the same biological monitoring service the pros use? Confirm mail-in spore tests by Crosstex are now available on our web store. Crosstex’s Biological Monitoring Service provides 3rd-party documentation that your sterilizer is performing correctly. It’s the same test we use on every sterilizer we sell or service. Crosstex operates the largest sterilizer…

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Can’t decide which autoclave model is best for you? Let’s take a look at the pros, cons, and best uses for a few of the top models. Tuttnauer (manual “M” models) The only manual model on our list, the Tuttnauer “M” series is a proven workhorse with a long history and widespread adaptation across multiple…

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Finding a used autoclave for sale is easy. Finding a good used autoclave for sale is a bit more challenging. Our used autoclave shopping guide will help you ask the right questions when you buy a used or refurbished autoclave. Where is the best place to buy a used autoclave? EBAY – The first place…

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Nobody likes to read the owner’s manual. And nobody likes to do preventative maintenance. Luckily, we’re here to help. In this blog post, we break down the Statim’s PM schedule and show you what’s important, and what you can probably skip. Weekly Tasks Clean the Cassette This one is important. A dirty cassette reduces drying…

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Shopping for an autoclave? We’ve put together the following shopping guide to help you make an informed purchase. 1. Price The most obvious difference between buying a new vs. a refurbished autoclave is the price. Our refurbished Statim autoclaves are about half the price of a new one, which is an excellent deal, but the…

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Thinking about buying a brand new Statim G4? Maybe you’re considering saving money and buying one of our refurbished Statim autoclaves instead. You’ve come to the right place. We got our hands on a Statim G4 and took a look under the hood. Then we compared our findings to SciCan’s marketing hype. Here’s our analysis…

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OEM (original equipment manufacturer) or aftermarket parts – which should you use? The answer, as you might have guessed, is: it depends. You might have noticed that our online store has some of both. That’s because our techs have spent years learning which products are right for which situations. We’ve stocked out store with just…

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All equipment needs maintenance over time, and autoclaves are no exception. From cleaning supplies to replacement parts, you’ll need a variety of items to keep your autoclaves in optimal condition. Some of these items, like air filters, you can purchase as needed and attend to at your leisure. However, there are certain “emergency” items you’ll…

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