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An article on Midmarks guidelines for installing a midmark ritter m11 self contained steam sterilizer

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Installing a Midmark M11 Self-Contained Steam Sterilizer General Instructions*

In this article we want to share Midmark’s proper procedures for installing their M11 Self-Contained Steam Sterilizer. We will cover Operating Environment, Location Requirements, Electrical Requirements, Connecting the Power Cord, and User Settings for normal operation.

Let’s start with Operating Environment

Ambient Temperature Range:68°F to 104°F (+20°C to +40°C)
Relative Humidity:< 80% (non-condensing)
(Pollution Degree 2, in accordance to IEC664)
Normal Operating Altitude:< 9842 ft. (3000 m) above sea level
Device approved for INDOOR USE ONLY.
Device to be operated in a relatively dust-free environment. (Pollution Degree 2, in accordance to IEC664)
Device should be connected to a power source with over-voltage limits less than 1500 watts from mains to ground. (Installation Category II in accordance to IEC664)
The M9 / M9D and M11 will emit 5000 BTU / HR during operation.

Next is Location Requirements

Minimum clearance requirements for installing this Midmark Autoclave

Support Surface
  • Material should be water-resistant material. (Ex. laminate, stainless steel, stone, etc.)
  • Surface must be level to ensure chamber fills with correct water level. Improper water level in the chamber could cause a sterilizer malfunction.
  • Surface should meet minimum dimensions listed below:
Dimensions
  • Depth (front to back)  M11 – 21” (53 cm)
Clearance Requirements

To ensure proper air circulation, and to allow access to the reservoir fill port and drain coupling, adhere to the minimum clearance requirements listed below. If the sterilizer will be operated in continuous cycles, locate sterilizer where steam will not damage materials or equipment in the surrounding area.

  • Back of Unit – Back Wall…………………………… 2” (5 cm)
  • Front Support Surface – Front Sterilizer…….. 1” (3 cm)
  • Sides of Unit – Side Wall ………………………….. 2” (5 cm)
  • Distance above Unit for Printer Access………. 5” (13 cm)
  • Maximum Upper Cabinet Shelf Overhang …. M11 – 18” (46 cm)
  • Under Cabinet or Shelf…………………………….. M11 – 23” (58 cm)
Relocation Requirements for Sterilizer
  • Disconnect power cord from electrical outlet and allow sterilizer to cool.
  • Drain water from reservoir or do not tip sterilizer, allowing water to spill.

Then Electrical Requirements

The electrical safety warning on the Ritter Midmark m9 m9d and m11 autoclaves

Note:
For safety, the unit must be connected to a properly polarized and grounded receptacle. Always use a power cord with grounding connections that match the receptacles in your location.
115 VAC Unit:115 VAC, 50/60 Hz, 12 amp
Dedicated Supply Circuit*: 120 VAC, 50/60 Hz, 15 amp
Max. Power Consumption: 1425 Watts
230 VAC Unit:230 VAC, 50/60 Hz, 6.4 amp
Dedicated Supply Circuit*: 230 VAC, 50/60 Hz, 10 amp
Max. Power Consumption: 1500 Watts
* Power source must have over-voltage limits less than 1500 watts from mains to ground.
(Installation Category II in accordance to IEC664)
Connecting the Power Cord

The do not use around certain gas mixtures safety warning on the Ritter Midmark m9 m9d and m11 autoclaves

Another way to verify proper voltage safety warning on the Ritter Midmark m9 m9d and m11 autoclaves

Some help for optimal performance of your Midmark Ritter Self Contained Steam Sterilizer

* These screens will display the total number of cycles run on the unit, the model number (M9 / M9D or M11), the software version number, serial number date, and time.

And Finally User Settings

User setting mode will enable the user to set the desired unit of measure and adjust the time clock. To enter the user settings mode, unplug and replug the power cord while pressing and holding the + button until the User Settings screen below appears.

This is the user settings screen on a Midmark Ritter M11, M9D, and M9 autoclave

ActionDescriptionDisplay
The green start button for this midmark ritter autoclavePress start to initialize the User Settings menus.Setting the preferred language display screen on this Midmark Autoclave
The buttons for adjusting settings on this Midmark Ritter AutoclaveThe “+” and “-” buttons alternate the setting between English or MetricThis is the display showing how to adjust through the settings on this Midmark Autoclave
When the desired Units of Measure appear on the display...Another display for moving through the menus on a Midmark Ritter autoclave
A command in the menu display of this Midmark autoclaveTo store the desired Units of Measure - This brings up the Time Clock programing display.The year display setting on this Midmark autoclave
The buttons for adjusting time clock settings on this Midmark Ritter AutoclaveThe “+“ and “-” buttons will adjust the values of the following settings
- Year / Month / Day / Hour / AM or PM /Minute.
This is the display showing how to adjust through the settings on this Midmark Autoclave
When the desired values appear on the display...The year display setting on this Midmark autoclave
A command in the menu display of this Midmark autoclaveTo store setting and bring up the next setting in the list. Repeat as necessary for all settings. When all settings are completed pressing the “P” will initiate normal power up.Another display for moving through the menus on a Midmark Ritter autoclave

NOTE: User Settings for Date and Clock must be updated manually for day light savings.

 

*All information taken from Midmark M9/M9D/M11 Self-Contained Steam Sterilizer User Guide TP202  20-42-FO-00014 Rev A1 C2189

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