Bcereus at cablANTISPAMeinet.co.uk
Tue Apr 30 08:15:56 EST 2002
Typically how long to you heat the cooker for to ensure sterilisation?
"Manuel Heintz" <heintzm at rhrk.uni-kl.de> wrote in message
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> Hi Shaun,
> in our institut we use normal pressure cooker which are used in a kitchen
> (the bottom is filled with water) and heat them on a cooking plate. There
> you can only autoclave small things and a problem could be that the
> temperature is not controlled. So it could be that the temperature is
> than 121°C. But it works, it goes fast and is not very expansive.
> "Shaun Jones" <Bcereus at cablANTISPAMeinet.co.uk> schrieb im Newsbeitrag
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> > Dear All
> > I perform simple diagnostic parasitology procedures at home, and would
> > to be able to sterilise slides and test tubes so that they can be
> > would also like to do some basic microbiology and would need to be able
> > make sterile agars and reagents.
> > I have been looking around for cheap benchtop autoclaves and these are
> > too expensive. I have also looked at pressure cookers and home canner
> > cookers. The homer canner cookers seem to be most suitable, they have a
> > pressure gauge and large capacity.
> > Does anyone know a supplier within the UK where I can purchase a
> > cooker designed for microbiology or home canning?
> > Any advice appreciated.
> > Thanks
> > Shaun
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