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An air detector is a device commonly fitted to autoclaves processing equipment and porous loads in the UK.
Its purpose is to automatically check the process at the end of the air removal stage, and before the heating stage, to ensure that an adequate amount of air has been removed to prevent the sterilization being affected.
EN 285 indicates that an air detector is required, though states that a comparison of pressure/temperature can be made using steam tables in lieu of an air detector being fitted.
It will be seen below that this approach does not provide sufficient sensitivity, other than in the case of a gross leak (like the autoclave door being left open! This document provides a method of testing the set up of the air detector.
Put the individual sensor to the slot of high temperature reference block which is stabilized at required temperature.
Record the temperature for five minute by data logger and attach the report with print outs with reports.
Keith Shuttleworth & Associates have extensive experience of designing, developing, installing and validating air detectors on a wide range of sterilization equipment.
Heat generated through application of high temperatures acts by disrupting membranes and denaturing proteins and nucleic acids.In a dry air oven, it takes two hours at 160°C to kill spores of the bacterium Clostridium botulinium (associated with canned food).