Aqueous solutions in sealed containers: internal pressure under autoclaving

Sep 4, 2015
This article is a technical support to the practice of autoclaving aqueous solutions in sealed containers. Two “classical” scientific contributions on the matter are due to Beck and to M. A. Joyce & J. W. Lorenz which are referred in the article. In this article, metric units (abs bar or abs mbar) are used for the pressure. KEYWORDS: moist-heat sterilization, steam sterilization of aqueous solutions, sealed containers, headspace volume, internal pressure, autoclaving, autoclave, superheated water sterilizers, steam/ air mixture sterilizers
Author: Mascherpa, Vittorio.


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