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Why Should I Choose a Refurbished Autoclave?

As a leading provider of medical equipment, Auxo Medical understands the importance of finding cost-effective solutions without compromising on quality. When it comes to autoclaves, choosing a refurbished option can offer significant benefits. In this article, we will explore why you should consider a refurbished autoclave and how it can meet your sterilization needs.

Cost Savings without Compromising Quality

One of the primary reasons to choose a refurbished autoclave is the cost savings it offers. Refurbished equipment, including autoclaves, undergoes a rigorous inspection and testing process to ensure that it meets the highest quality standards. By opting for a refurbished autoclave, you can save significantly compared to purchasing a brand new one, without compromising on performance and reliability.

At Auxo Medical, we take pride in our refurbishment process. Our team of experts carefully examines each autoclave, replacing any worn-out parts, often fully rebuilding the autoclave, and running many tests and cycles ensuring that it functions optimally. We understand the importance of reliable sterilization in healthcare settings, and our refurbished autoclaves are designed to deliver consistent results.

Environmentally Friendly Choice

Choosing a refurbished autoclave also contributes to environmental sustainability. By opting for a refurbished unit, you are extending the lifespan of the equipment and reducing waste. The healthcare industry generates a significant amount of waste, and by reusing and refurbishing autoclaves, we can minimize our environmental impact.

At Auxo Medical, we are committed to promoting sustainable practices. Once of our core values as a company is “Wise Environmental Practices”. We respect our environment and recycle, reuse, and reduce our waste wherever and whenever we can. We take pride in this value and by choosing a refurbished autoclave, you are helping to make an environmentally responsible choice.

Reliable Performance

Refurbished autoclaves, when properly refurbished, offer reliable performance. At Auxo Medical, we ensure that each autoclave undergoes a comprehensive testing process to ensure that it functions optimally. Our team of technicians meticulously inspects and repairs any issues, ensuring that the autoclave meets the highest standards of performance and safety.

We understand that sterilization is a critical aspect of healthcare operations, and our refurbished autoclaves are designed to deliver consistent and effective results. By choosing a refurbished autoclave from Auxo Medical, you can have peace of mind knowing that you are investing in a reliable and trustworthy piece of equipment.

Wide Range of Options

When choosing a refurbished autoclave, you have access to a wide range of options. At Auxo Medical, we offer a variety of refurbished autoclaves from reputable brands including Midmark, Tuttnauer, Steris, Statim, Pelton & Crane and more. This allows you to find the autoclave that best suits your specific needs and requirements.

Our team of experts can guide you through the selection process, helping you choose the right autoclave for your facility. Whether you need a compact tabletop autoclave or a larger capacity unit, we have options to accommodate different budgets and preferences.

Warranty and Support

Another advantage of choosing a refurbished autoclave from Auxo Medical is the warranty and support we provide. We stand behind the quality of our refurbished equipment and offer warranties to ensure your peace of mind. In the unlikely event that you encounter any issues with your autoclave, our dedicated support team is available to assist you.

We believe in building long-term relationships with our customers and strive to provide exceptional customer service. When you choose a refurbished autoclave from Auxo Medical, you can rely on our ongoing support and assistance throughout the lifespan of the equipment.

Order your Refurbished Autoclave from Auxo Medical

Choosing a refurbished autoclave is a cost-effective and environmentally friendly choice that does not compromise on quality. With cost savings, reliable performance, and a wide range of options, refurbished autoclaves offer an excellent solution for healthcare facilities. At Auxo Medical, we take pride in our refurbishment process and offer warranties and ongoing support to ensure your satisfaction.

By choosing a refurbished autoclave from Auxo Medical, you are making a smart investment that benefits both your facility and the environment. Contact us today to explore our range of refurbished autoclaves and find the perfect solution for your sterilization needs. View our online catalog of autoclaves and sterilizers to request a quote online or call our office at (888) 728-8448.

Auxo Medical’s Refurbishment Process – Steam Sterilizers

Auxo Medical Refurbishment Process - Steam Sterilizers

The Benefits of Purchasing a Refurbished Steam Sterilizer from Auxo Medical

Purchasing a refurbished sterilizer from Auxo Medical comes with a variety of benefits. Refurbished units are a cost-effective solution for healthcare facilities, laboratories and Sterile Processing Departments (SPD) that may not have the budget for brand new sterilizers. With over 25 years of process development and improvement, there is only one way to refurbish a steam sterilizer. A true REBUILD of the unit. Each machine goes through a rigorous refurbishment and rebuild process to bring it back to “like new” condition. Upon completion of the refurbishment procedure, each unit goes though a detailed quality assurance process to ensure it meets manufacturer and industry standards for performance and safety. In addition, all of our fully rebuilt steam sterilizers come with like new warranties and preventative maintenance and repair support options, so you can expect the same experience as if it were new.

The Following are the Procedures of the Auxo Medical Refurbishment Process:

Units are completely disassembled at the component level:

Sterilizer Disassembled - Refurbishment Process | Auxo Medical

Vessel and Frame Refurbishment:

  • Pressure Vessel Chamber or “Core” is bead blasted and hydrostatic pressure tested
  • Cast Iron Framing/Stand is bead blasted and repainted with rust resistant paint, or replaced completely.
  • Unit is fitted with new Insulation Blanket encasing the chamber/core.
Chamber - Before and After | Auxo Medical

Plumbing Rebuild:

All of the below are rebuilt:

  • Rebuild Steam Manifold
  • Rebuild Exhaust Manifold
  • Rebuild Water Manifold

Upper Plumbing:

New:

    • Air Filters
    • Pressure Gauges
    • Pressure transducer
    • Ball Valves
    • Screens

Rebuilt:

    • Pressure Regulator
    • Strainers

Lower Plumbing:

New:

    • Chamber Sensor
    • Ball Valves
    • Pressure Switch
    • Screens
    • O-Rings
    • RTD, Jacket, Chamber, Drain

Rebuilt:

    • Check Valves
    • Venturi Water Ejector
    • Heat Exchanger
    • Strainers
    • Steam Traps
Sterilizer Plumbing Refurbishment | Auxo Medical

Doors:

  • Disassembled, cleaned, bead blasted if necessary
  • 400 series and Century Sterilizers, vertical power door:
    • Rebuilt with new Door Cable, Sensors, Stainless, and recertified Motor
  • Eagle 3000, radial handwheel door:
    • Rebuilt with refinished nickel coated door bars, new guides and door cover

Controls:

  • Displays/touchpads are reconditioned or replaced
  • Printer components are replaced
  • Control Board, Connector Board, Power Supply Board, Control housing are tested and Recertified using independent testing station
  • All wiring is verified and replaced if necessary

Framing/Stainless panels:

All other Stainless and framing side panels are new or regrained to be like new condition.

Quality Assurance:

  • All units are calibrated
    • All units must complete 20 cycles without a leak rate above the manufacturer accepted range: 1.0 leak rate

High Quality and Reliable Refurbished Medical Equipment

With over a quarter century of experience in rebuilding and refurbishing steam sterilizers, you can rest assured that your purchase of a refurbished sterilizer from Auxo Medical will perform like new at a considerable cost savings without sacrificing quality and effectiveness. View our online catalogue of new and refurbished sterilizers  or contact Auxo Medical today to get your customized quote on a high quality refurbished steam sterilizer.

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Definitions:

  • Resurfaced: Surfaces are decontaminated – types of resurfacing:
    • Bead blasting/buffing if brass or other similar metal
    • Re-graining if stainless steel
    • Repainting with rust resistant paint
    • Recoated with antimicrobial plating
  • Rebuilt: Component Housing bead blasted, inspected for integrity, rebuilt with new components like valve kits, seats, seals, O-Rings, etc.
  • New: Item replaced with OEM New replacement component