An autoclave (also know as a retort) is a pressure chamber used to sterilize products, equipment and supplies by subjecting them to high pressure saturated steam at 121 °C for between 15–120 minutes depending on the size of the load and the contents. Used widely in medical, industrial, textile and food sterilization, Lagarde Autoclaves is our supplier for retorting technology. With three different process technologies available for diverse applications (including rotary/static retorting, "raining water", and steam/air injection), Lagarde are renowned as the world leading supplier of autoclaves with an 85% market share in batch autoclaves for the UK.
Lagarde has also been committed to sustainable development for more than 35 years, due to the design of the Steam & Air technology, the most efficient process in terms of energy consumption.To our knowledge, this makes Lagarde the first autoclave manufacturer to work for the best interests of your company and for the planet and future generations.
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