autoclaving


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autoclaving

[′ȯd·ō‚klāv·iŋ]
(science and technology)
Heating of liquids or sterilizing of equipment at high steam pressure.
McGraw-Hill Dictionary of Scientific & Technical Terms, 6E, Copyright © 2003 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.
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UV15DC80Med is capable of withstanding liquid sterilants, radiation and autoclaving. It is serviceable from -60[degrees]F to +400[degrees]F.
Following the autoclaving process, all waste types were cultured in trypticase soy broth (TSB) (Lab M, England) at 37[degrees]C, overnight.
The raw hatchery waste (HW) comprising infertile eggs, shells, dead in shells and low grade unsalable chicks were subjected to the following three processing techniques, viz., cooking, autoclaving and extrusion (Mahmud et al., 2015).
In the present study, we examined the impact of autoclaving (i.e., extremely high temperature, high humidity and pressure) and prolonged (more than a decade) storage under typical room conditions on the 17-OHP concentrations in dried blood spots on filter-paper cards.
The Medalist compounds were tested and found to have better tensile and elongation properties than TPVs before autoclaving, and to retain more of these properties after multiple autoclave cycles, said to be an important advantage in the many medical devices intended for reuse.
Bosses at Graphite Resources are confident the autoclaving plant will recycle 80% of the waste it receives, which could allow local authorities to dodge hefty fines for putting rub-bisinto landfill.
Five cycles of autoclaving showed less than 20% effect on ultimate tensile strength and tensile stress at 100% elongation and less than 30% reduction of % elongation for all grades.
An improved method of trapped-rubber molding (TRM) that eliminates the trouble and expense of autoclaving was presented at the Texas SME meeting by Dow Corning Corp.