News and Events


Astell Retrospective – 1930’s vacuum autoclave

Period ‘High Pressure’ vacuum autoclave provides sterility and dryness for dressings.

07 March 2018
Astell Scientific’s circular chamber autoclaves with sliding door offer potential cost and space savings

Our latest cabinet-style design provides simplified loading access and great value.

14 February 2018
Where to buy a laboratory autoclave – Astell dealers are worldwide

We can recommend a local supplier of Astell autoclaves from our key dealer database.

14 February 2018
Astell Scientific launches dedicated Effluent Decontamination Systems website

Specialist biowaste sterilization solutions now available at

18 January 2018
Astell Retrospective - Tom Ashton and Reg Cuttell

Some history on the two men responsible for the Astell name, courtesy of the Institute of Science & Technology.

14 December 2017
Over pressure stainless steel autoclaves

Astell supplies custom-built 247 litre circular chamber autoclave to be used in contact lens manufacturing.

06 December 2017
Sterilizers compliant with FDA 21 CFR Part 11 standard

Astell introduces autoclave controller software that meets the guidelines of FDA 21 CFR Part 11.

18 October 2017
Astell Retrospective – 1989 Swiftlock autoclave advert

History repeats itself in this humorous sterilizer advert from the late nineteen eighties.

25 September 2017
Advice on loading an autoclave

Our Popular Topic article explores the dangers in overloading your sterilizer chamber.

19 September 2017