10.25″W x 18.50″L x 6.25″D
The only system with full instrument set capability for 3-minute minimum flash (gravity displacement) cycles at 270°F.
Type of sterilizer Load Configuration Time Exposure Temperature Gravity displacement Metal or nonporous items only (ie. no lumens) 3 minutes 270°F – 275°F (132C – 135C) Metal items with lumens and porous (e.g., rubber, plastic) items 10 minutes 270°F – 275°F (132C – 135C) Pre-vacuum Metal or nonporous items only (ie. no lumens) 3 minutes 270°F – 275°F (132C – 135C) Metal items with lumens and porous(e.g., rubber, plastic) items together 4 minutes 3 minutes 270°F – (132C) 275°F – (135C).
¼ inch is too much. If the quality of your steam is to wet. This will leave too much water in your pan.
The system will work with both Pre-Vacuum and Gravity Displacement Sterilizers. Please follow manufactures’ guidelines.
Yes, slide the lid forward 3 inches for sterilization parameters to be obtained.
Yes, before you remove the container from the sterilization unit you will close the port and the lid. Leaving both open is needed for proper steam circulation.
The instruments will stay sterile 40- 45 minutes, long enough to transport to the back table in the OR.
Yes, you can with the Flash-Guard® system. We offer different size baskets and insert baskets just for this purpose.
With the Flash-Guard® system you have no expensive valves, filter or gaskets to check replace or maintain. There are no plastic components to replace.
Position 1 Class 5-6 indicator inside the exhaust port, either using The Flash Guard Monitor Holder or place just inside the exhaust port. If you are using two, Place a 2nd Class 5-6 indicator in with the items sterilized. This will allow the Scrub Tech/Nurse to verify the instruments also met the sterilization parameters before removing the items from the Flash-Guard onto the sterile field.
Using the Flash-Guard® system correctly, this can never happen unless the sterilizer malfunctions.
Yes, we offer a transport cart, gloves and universal handles for easy removal of the containers from the sterilizers so employees are not burned or hurt by heavy lifting. The handles are used to pull the container onto the cart for sterile transportation to the OR.