If you have ever been in a hospital, and I am sure that most of you have been there before more than once, then you know how sterile a hospital environment can be. Hospitals even smell differently than our homes due to how clean they have to be at all times.
Sterilization plays an important role in every hospital, lab, surgery, etc. Doctors and nurses know that in order to keep their patients from diseases and viruses, they need to ensure that the environment is as sterile as possible. This can be easily accomplished with the help of a steam sterilizer that is easy to use and very convenient at the same time.
How do table-top steam sterilizers work? The principle here is simple and straightforward. Saturated water steam is subject to a very high, specific temperature, sterilization exposure time as well as pressure. The time this needs to be done ranges from 4-60 minutes whereas the temperature ranges from 121°C or 134°C depending for what purpose it is being used. The whole process takes place in a pressure chamber, usually made of stainless steel. This pressure chamber has to be tightly closed in order to have the desired effect.
As you can all see, the process known as steam sterilization is not that complicated, although a quality sterilizer is needed in order to achieve it. Things wouldn’t be possible were it not for such sterilizers.
I am glad that hospitals as well as surgeries use specialized equipment in order to make sure that we, the patients, can feel safe while spending time in such places. I am fully aware of the fact that in places such as hospitals there might be and there are for sure many viruses in the air. They key is to make sure that the staff uses quality steam sterilizers.