AMSCO® 400 Series Small Steam Sterilizer

  • Ideal for quick turnaround in the Operating Room or Sterile Processing Department
  • Validated "immediate-use" steam sterilizer
  • Configure and name cycles to specific facility needs
  • Eliminate the need for Bowie-Dick testing with an Optional SFPP cycle 

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The AMSCO 400 Series Small Steam Sterilizer provides efficient sterilization for space constrained facilities. While meeting AAMI/AORN guidelines, this 20 x 20 autoclave is validated to accommodate up to three 25-lb sets.

How Does the AMSCO 400 Steam Sterilizer Work?

These steam sterilizers are designed for fast and efficient sterilization of heat- and moisture-stable materials. The AMSCO 400 Series Small Steam Sterilizer is equipped with prevacuum, gravity, liquid, and all applicable test cycles. An optional Steam Flush Pressure Pulse (SFPP) configuration adds this cycle to your autoclave, eliminating the need for Bowie-Dick testing which reduces operating costs.

Why Choose the AMSCO 400 Steam Sterilizer?

The AMSCO 400 Series Sterilizers are designed for quick turnaround in the OR and SPD, while meeting AAMI/AORN guidelines and reducing water usage per pound of instruments processed.

Each steam sterilizer is equipped with either a single door for open or recessed mounting, or double door configuration for optimal workflow. Additional features include:

  • Vertical sliding door with foot pedal for hands-free loading and unloading
  • Industry's only 2 Year warranty on the non-lubricated, steam activated gasket
  • Available with fully integrated steam generator including standard flush and drain capability
  • Touch screen controls provide a user-friendly interface
  • Available with optional water-saving electric vacuum pump

Sterilizer Dimensions and Chamber Sizes

AMSCO 400 STEAM STERILIZER

INTERIOR CHAMBER DIMENSIONS

MAX. OUTSIDE DIMENSIONS

16X16 Models

16” x 16” x 26" (406 x 406 x 660mm)
108.79 liters

36 7/8”*L x 26”w x 74 ½h”
(937* x 660 x 1891mm)

20x20 Models

20” x 20” x 38" (508 x 508 x 965 mm)
249.03 liters

45 5/8”*L x 30”w x 74 ½h”
(1159* x 762 x 1891mm)

Utility Requirements

For complete autoclave utility requirements please see the Tech Data sheet on the Literature Tab. Hospitals can choose to either use facility steam, or a fully integrated steam generator. Utility requirements for the AMSCO 400 Steam Sterilizer varies based on unit specifications.

*May vary slightly by specific model configuration.

Biological Indicators and Challenge Packs

VERIFY® Assert Self-Contained Biological Indicator

Provides final read within 40 minutes of incubation

VERIFY® Assert STEAM Process Challenge Device

For routine monitoring, qualification, and load monitoring of dynamic air removal cycles (LCB032/LCB033) and gravity cycles (LCB043)

VERIFY® All-In-One STEAM Reusable Test Pack

Designed to challenge vacuum assisted steam sterilizers operating at 270°F for a 4-minute exposure

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Air Removal Tests

VERIFY® Bowie-Dick Test Pack

Unique failure patterns of the test can point out potential issues, helping to get your sterilizer up and running quickly

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Dart® Daily Air Removal Test

Best-in-class and sensitive Air Removal test (Bowie Dick Test) to detect residual air

Chemical Indicators and Challenge Packs

VERIFY® STEAM Integrating Indicator

  • Seamlessly incorporates three critical variables of steam sterilization: steam, time, and temperature
  • Reduces risk of releasing a non-sterile load before the corresponding BI result is known

VERIFY® STEAM Integrating Indicator 5CM

Reduces risk of releasing a non-sterile load before the corresponding biological indicator result is known

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Chemical Indicator Tape


VERIFY® Steam and EO Tapes

Verify steam and ethylene oxide (EO) tapes adhere to both natural and synthetic materials commonly used in sterile processing

Part number is required

By choosing genuine STERIS OEM replacement parts, you can be assured that each and every part is chosen based on the highest quality standards to ensure your equipment functions at its best. STERIS's OEM replacement parts promote compliance with regulatory requirements and organizational standards on equipment maintenance and repair.

Sterility Assurance and Monitoring

VERIFY® Assert Self-Contained
Biological Indicator

  • Provides final read within 40 minutes of incubation
  • For routine monitoring, qualification and load monitoring

VERIFY® STEAM Integrating Indicator

  • Incorporates three critical variables of steam sterilization – steam, time and temperature
  • Reduces risk of releasing a non-sterile load before the corresponding BI result is known

VERIFY® Bowie-Dick Test Pack

  • Consists of a series of air removal and steam penetration barriers
  • Advanced technology in thermochromic ink formulation can aid in the detection of steam quality issues

Printer Paper and Ink


Printer Paper Rolls

  • Box of 3 printer
    paper rolls

Printer Ribbon

  • Box of 2
    cartridges

Other Steam Sterilizers

AMSCO® C Series Certified Pre-Owned Small Steam Sterilizer

  • Certified, Preowned
  • Available in Prevacuum or SFPP configuration

AMSCO® 400 Medium Steam Sterilizer

  • Processes up to 375 lbs. of instruments
  • AAMI ST-8:2008 compliant

AMSCO® Evolution® Medium Steam Sterilizer

  • Processes up to 500 lbs of instruments
  • Elliptical chamber accommodates today's larger instrument containers
  • STERI-GREEN PLUS® reduces water consumption to 1 gal/cycle
  • Available with space saving integral steam generation

AMSCO® Evolution® Floor Loader Steam Sterilizer

  • Processes up to 625 lbs of instruments
  • STERI-GREEN PLUS® reduces water consumption to 1 gal/cycle

Sterile Processing Department Equipment

Sterile Processing Department Accessories

  • Prep and pack tables
  • Steam sterilizer loading equipment
  • Stainless steel transportation carts

Washing and Decontamination Systems

  • Washer/disinfectors
  • Ultrasonic cleaners
  • Hospital cart washers
  • Decontamination sinks

V-PRO® Low Temperature Sterilization Systems

  • For terminal sterilization of heat- and moisture-sensitive devices
  • Plasma-free process allows maximum use of chamber volume

SYSTEM 1E® Liquid Chemical Sterilant Processing System

  • For safe and effective reprocessing of heat-sensitive critical and semi-critical devices
  • Rapid 23-minute cycle
BROCHURE
Document # Document Title
SECURECARE WET PACK SOLUTION BROCHURE
HOW TO: MEETING YOUR SUSTAINABILITY GOALS WITH STERIS EQUIPMENT
AMSCO STEAM STERILIZER FAMILY BROCHURE
CAPITAL EQUIPMENT SOLUTIONS FOR ASC AND SMALL FACILITIES
AMBULATORY SURGERY CENTER SOLUTIONS BROCHURE
QUICK TURN CENTER BROCHURE
A LINE OF ONE BROCHURE
AMSCO 400 SERIES SMALL STEAM STERILIZER BROCHURE (.PDF ONLY)
SELL SHEET
Document # Document Title
SECURECARE WET PACK SOLUTION TOOL KIT
SECURECARE LOADING CAR AND TRANSFER CARRIAGE MAINTENANCE CONTRACTS FOR CANADA ONLY
SECURECARE LOADING CAR AND TRANSFER CARRIAGE MAINTENANCE CONTRACTS
SECURECARE STEAM FILTER AND STEAM SEPARATOR SERVICE PLANS
SECURECARE DIAGNOSTIC SOLUTIONS SELL SHEET
AMSCO 400 SERIES SMALL STEAM STERILIZER SELL SHEET-SPANISH FOR MEXICO
SECURECARE LOADING CAR AND TRANSFER CARRIAGE MAINTENANCE KIT - CANADA ONLY
SECURECARE STERILIZER CHAMBER CLEANING SELL SHEET
SECURECARE STEAM FILTER AND STEAM SEPARATOR SERVICE PLAN
DIAGNOSTIC SOLUTIONS SELL SHEET
TECH DATA
Document # Document Title
AMSCO 400 SERIES SMALL STEAM STERILIZERS
LOADING ACCESSORIES FOR AMSCO 400 (16X16 AND 20X20) SMALL STEAM STERILIZERS
TECHNICAL BULLETINS
Document # Document Title
STERIS STEAM STERILIZATION CLEANING PROCEDURE
TECHNICAL TIPS
Document # Document Title
GUIDE TO STEAM STERILIZATION CYCLES - STEAM FLUSH PRESSURE PULSE
UNDERSTANDING THE COMPLEMENTARY ROLES OF AIR REMOVAL (BOWIE-DICK), LEAK AND BIOLOGICAL TESTING IN STEAM STERILIZATION
GUIDE TO OPTIMAL STEAM GENERATION
GUIDE TO STAINLESS STEEL CORROSION REMOVAL
WALL CHARTS
Document # Document Title
ROUTINE CHECKLIST FOR ALL AMSCO SMALL, MEDIUM AND FLOORLOADER STEAM STERILIZERS
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