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An introduction to the Tuttnauer Elara 11 Pre/Post Vacuum Class B Sterilizer

Intro to the Tuttnauer Elara 11 Pre/Post – Vacuum Class B Sterilizer Leave a comment

The Tuttnauer Elara 11 Pre/Post – Vacuum Class B Sterilizer is a pretty remarkable autoclave, and we want to show you the basics of why*.

What is the Tuttnauer Elara 11?

This is the Tuttnauer Elara 11 pre/post vacuum autoclave steam sterilizer

The Tuttnauer Elara 11 top-of-the-line tabletop autoclave is a robust Class B sterilizer for dental, medical, and veterinary clinics requiring pre/post vacuum sterilization. A built-in vacuum pump used for fractionated pre-vacuum air removal eliminates air pockets from all load types and maximizes efficient steam penetration. After sterilization is complete, the vacuum pump delivers efficient post-vacuum drying.

It is ideal for clinics and offices that need a real high-performance workhouse packed into a small footprint. The Elara 11 sterilizer will have no problem keeping pace in a busy fast-paced office.

Some Elara 11 Features

  • Filling & Reservoirs – Easy Fill for front or top access, and rear waste reservoir for continuous automatic wastewater drainage
  • Multi-color LCD Display – Keep track of real-time data like program icon, cycle parameters, temperature and chamber pressure. Multi-language and easy to read even from a distance
  • 3 Key Pad – Quick 3-key browsing through sterilization programs and directories
  • Printer & USB Support – Print detailed history of each cycle and store and transfer ~ 100 cycles of data
  • Self-locking Door – Ergonomically friendly door features effortless opening and closing. The automatic double safety locking mechanism ensures the door is closed through the dry cycle to maintain sterility
  • Network Support – Convenient connectivity local networks for data sharing and remote monitoring using RPCR Software

Elara 11 Specifications

This is the Tuttnauer Elara 11 pre/post vacuum autoclave steam sterilizer with the door open showing the chamber and racks

An autoclave made for the newest sterilization standards with productivity and safety in mind.

PropertyDimension
Overall Dimensions*Depth66cm / 26in
Width53cm / 20.9in
Height44cm / 17.3in
ChamberDiameter28cm / 11in
Depth50cm / 19.8in
Volume28.5lit / 7.5gal
No. of trays5
Tray Dimensionscm 41.4 x 17 x 1.5
in 16.3 x 6.7 x 0.6
Standard Cassette Capacity**4 full & 4 Half
(loaded vertically)
Shipping Weight84kg / 186lbs
Voltage & Frequency***230V / 50-60Hz
Warranty2 Years Parts & Labor
* Minimum tabletop depth of 24”
** Standard full size cassette is 8”x11” and standard half size cassette is 8”x5.5”
*** Requires a voltage between 220V and 235V for proper operation. Voltage outside this area will require a buck/boost transformer (0.5kVA)

Elara 11 Sterilization Programs

Fast and efficient sterilization saving you time and money.

ProgramTemp.Sterilization
Time
Drying
Time
Total Time
Cold Start
Total Time
Hot Start
Unwrapped Instruments273° F 4 min.1 min.25 min.18 min.
Wrapped Instruments273° F 4 min.20 min.59 min.53 min.
Unwrapped Delicate Instruments250° F 20 min.1 min.40 min.32 min.
Wrapped Delicate Instruments250° F 20 min.20 min.62 min.65 min.
Vacuum Testpre-setpre-setpre-setpre-setpre-set
Bowie & Dick273° F 3.5 min2 min.N/AN/A

Data Management Made Simple

Making managing, analyzing, and printing your data even easier.

The pdf icon on the Tuttnauer Elara 11 pre-post vacuum class B sterilizer.Generate and print PDFs from cycle analysis (Optional R.PC.R. software required)
The wireless icon on the Tuttnauer Elara 11 pre-post vacuum class B sterilizer.Real-time remote monitoring and automatic download of multiple autoclaves from PCs on local network (Optional R.PC.R. software required)
The download icon on the Tuttnauer Elara 11 pre-post vacuum class B sterilizer.Automatic download of cycle history to your PC (Optional R.PC.R. software required)
The memory icon on the Tuttnauer Elara 11 pre-post vacuum class B sterilizer.Built in memory to store ~ 100 cycles of data
The print icon on the Tuttnauer Elara 11 pre-post vacuum class B sterilizer.Optional printer which documents date & time, temperature, pressure, system message, and alerts

Standards and Directives

Here is a partial list of standards and directives

Quality Standards
• ISO 9001:2008 – Quality Management Systems
• EN ISO 13485:2012 Quality Management System – Medical Devices
Directives
• MDD 93/42/EEC amended in Directive 2007/47/EEC
• 2002/96/EC WEEE and 2002/95/EC RoHS
Standards
• AAMI/ANSI ST-55:2010, FDA 510K cleared (Elara 11)
• EN 13060: 2004+A2: 2010 – Small Steam Sterilizer
• EN 61010-1: 2010 Safety Requirements for measurement control
and laboratory use
• EN 61326-1: 2006 Electrical Equipment for EMC
Requirements
• EN 61010-2-40: 2005 Safety requirements for sterilizers used to
treat medical materials
• EN 17665-1: 2006 Sterilization of health care products – moist heat

A Sterilizer for the Times

As you can see Tuttnauer continues to stay on top of the multitude of changes that have come to the sterilization world post-Covid19. With this much technology, speed, and small footprint, the Elara 11 is a steam-sterilizer made for even the smallest practice. You can rest assured your equipment will not only be completely sterilized but also that it will be completed rapidly and efficiently to meet all standards and directives.

To see the Tuttnauer T-Edge you can visit the following:

You can see the New – Tuttnauer Elara 11 Pre/Post Vacuum Class B Sterilizers available here

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*All information taken from tuttnauerusa.com Elara 11 promotional resources

 

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