Top Loading Autoclaves

An addition to the compact top loading units we now have 3 new additions with increased chamber capacity ranging from 95-135 liters. Higher specification than the compact range this model includes an integrated steam generator which improves the efficiency of steam production. Using less water and power consumption they are a great choice for any energy conscious lab.

  • User friendly 5.7” colour touchscreen & USB data port
  • Holdwarm / Delayed Start feature
  • Safety features: 5 password levels, cooling lock, emergency stop button, over temperature protection.
  • 316 stainless steel electropolished chamber
  • A choice of 95, 120 and 135 liters models
  • Timed/Pulsed Free steaming
  • Wide range accessories available on request (see brochure)

Installation requirements :

Power requirements:

Please note the power requirements for the standard machines can be found in the Specifications table. They will differ depending on each unit so can be stated on your quotation when requested. Options affecting the power requirement are Integral Steam Generator,  Advanced and Simple Vacuum.

N.B. A Neutral line and protective Earth are required for all electrically heated units.


Water and drainage requirements:

A cold water supply of 2-6 Bar minimum, 4 litres/min is required for the ‘Autofill’, vacuum and water cooling options. Max temperature 25°C, Max flow rate 20 litres/min. Requirements vary for RO/de-ionised/hard water. Drainage: Free venting, non-manifolded drain (35mm diameter) capable of withstanding temperatures up to 100°C.

Technical Specification
Model Number  Steam Source Volume (litres) Power Supply Chamber Diam. x depth (mm) Usable Chamber Depth (mm) Overall Dimensions WxHxD (mm)
AMA250 Heaters in Chamber 95 3 Phase, 10kW 456 x 584 449 660 x 940 x 840
AMA260 120 456 x 736 601 660 x 1070 x 840
AMA270 135 456 x 817 682 660 x 1150 x 840
AMA260 Integral Steam Generator (option) 120 3 Phase, 14kW 456 x 736 601 660 x 1070 x 1200
AMA270 135 456 x 817 682 660 x 1150 x 1200

(Power consumption/dimensions may vary with the addition of certain options)

Bottle Capacity

Model No





30 (2)

10 (1)

5 (1)


30 (2)

20 (2)*

10 (2)*


45 (3)

20 (2)*

10 (2)*

The above table is a guide to the number of Duran bottles it is possible to fit in to the chamber of each model. The brackets indicate the number stainless baskets.

* (As the Duran bottle height exceeds the basket height, in this configuration the second basket would rest on top of the bottles in the lower basket).


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Product Code Description List Price Offer Price
AMA250 Astell Top Loading 95 Litre Autoclave (Steam generated by heaters in chamber) POA POA ENQUIRE
AMA260 Astell Top Loading 120 Litre Autoclave (Steam generated by heaters in chamber) POA POA ENQUIRE
AMA270 Astell Top Loading 135 Litre Autoclave (Steam generated by heaters in chamber) POA POA ENQUIRE
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