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Small to Medium Autoclaves for Life Sciences

We provide a comprehensive portfolio of small to medium autoclaves designed to suit any sized animal laboratory with sterilising clean aquatic tanks, cages and animal feed bottles.

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What Types of Biomedical Small to Medium Autoclaves do we Provide?

We provide a diverse portfolio which includes our range of small to medium autoclaves for life sciences.

In an exclusive UK partnership with Steelco, we provide a comprehensive range of small to medium autoclaves for life science applications including research laboratories, bio-containment and animal care facilities.

Our VS L range of small autoclaves for life sciences includes a selection of autoclaves with a chamber volume ranging from 110 to 675 litres. The VS L – Medium capacity autoclave range offers models with a chamber volume ranging from 600 up to 920 litres.

The VS L product line includes a range of eco water-saving options, single and double door pass-through, manually hinged or automatic sliding doors, and technical service access on either the left or right loading side.

Key Features

Discover our range of VS L Small to Medium Autoclaves from Steelco for Life Science applications.

Flexible Configuration

Single or double doors for pass-through installation, sliding or hinged, automatic or manual doors and technical area available either on the left or right side.


AISI 316L stainless steel doors with no welding and chamber with high-efficiency heat transfer full jacket system for even heat distribution.

Size Range

Machines feature up to 8 standard chamber sizes with a volume ranging from 110 to 920 litres to fit the needs of any facility.

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ECO Water-Saving Options

Machines offer ECO water-saving configurations, providing the option of reducing water consumption to nearly zero depending on the chosen model of machine.

Colour HMI

Our sterilisers are supported with a smart colour touchscreen HMI equipped with a multi-level user access system.


Upon request, Steelco supplies IQ/OQ documentation and execution, FAT and SAT documentation and tests.

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Maintain Your Equipment

With a team of over 35 service and test personnel located throughout the UK, Sychem provides expert testing services to ensure your equipment continues to operate at its highest possible potential with minimal downtime.

Sychem are proud to be a UKAS accredited ISO/IEC 17025:2017 test laboratory meaning that we offer our clients calibration and testing services to UKAS. Striving to deliver the highest quality standards, our amazing team of service personnel are ready to begin testing your machines to UKAS standards.

Get in contact today to see how we can help support your biomedical facility.

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What do our customers think of us?

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"Sychem has been fantastic and always open to engagement and discussion. Personally, I have found Mitch to be one of the best contacts I have worked with at any supplier in my 10+ years working in procurement."

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"Sychem always demonstrates professionalism and integrity when visiting client sites. With the ability to service other OEM equipment, this demonstrates a real value add to our clients and in a market where this is often hard to achieve."

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"The attention to detail from your team has certainly made this whole process less stressful. I want to thank all the team at Sychem, and I look forward to having our new equipment successfully installed. "

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