A hot air oven is equipment used for dry heat sterilization. In this method, the equipment is heated inside the oven at a specific temperature to kill the microorganisms. The materials used in laboratories is a good conductor of heat so they serve to be ideal for dry heat sterilization.
Construction of hot air oven
Cabinet – The cabinet is the outermost body of the hot air oven. It consists of stainless steel. It is insulated from the inside so that the heat won’t escape and the temperature inside the chamber remains constant.
Shelves – The inner chamber is provided with shelves. The material need to be sterilized is placed on the shelves.
Door – The hot air oven has a door on one side fitted on the heavy hinges with insulation provided. The gasket is provided on the side which minimizes the heat loss during the operation.
Thermostat – The main role of the thermostat is to maintain the desire heating temperature inside the chamber. It is connected with the sensor which senses the temperature and maintains as per the settings.
Control panel – The control panel is placed on the front side above the door. It has various display panels and switches for measurements.
Fan – The fan is provided on the top which is driven by the motor. It circulates the hot air oven inside the chamber to ensure uniform temperature heat distribution.
Air heaters – The heaters are placed on both sides of the chamber. The required heat for sterilization is generated through heaters.
Custom laboratory oven
Some applications demand different kind of lab oven rather than the standard ones; therefore we also manufacture customized hot air oven as per the customer need. The customer defines the specific size, temperature range and other accessories. Our team can make sure to deliver your requirement with the quality standard at a competitive price.
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