Off-The-Shelf Autoclaves™


Competitively priced and quick delivery Autoclave system ready for installation in three popular sizes. Check out the video below which highlights all the standard features and capabilities of the Off-The-Shelf Autoclave™ product line.

 

**Pictures of the latest units found below**
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Off-The-Shelf Autoclave™

Preproduction model shown. Actual production models may vary.

Key Features

  • Skid-Mounted System
  • No Pit Required
  • 85db Silencer
  • Safety Relief Valve
  • Standard 165 PSI design, 150 PSI Operating Pressure
  • Standard 450 Degrees operating temperature with Electric Heater
  • Full Radial Annulus for Proper Airflow and optimum performance
  • Maximized Usable Interior Space with up to 2,000 Pound Floor loading
  • ACCS, PLC with 9” Color Touchscreen (Computer, Monitor and Printer included)
  • Full One (1) Year Warranty
  • Two (2) Installation Options
  • Quick Delivery Schedule in as little as three (3) weeks

Current OTS Autoclave™ Inventory

Size Current Stock Estimated Delivery
OTS 3x5 0 3 months
OTS 4x8 1 4 weeks
OTS 6x12 1 6 weeks

Touch Screen/ACCS™ Features

  • Full control of all Autoclave sub-systems
  • Alarm viewing and recording
  • Monitor and control of Autoclave Temperature, Pressure and Vacuum providing full back up control of the Autoclave
    Virtual loop controllers include ramp control feature and manual percentage output control
  • Automatic and manual control of all vacuum source lines
  • Monitor of ALL part Thermocouples and Transducers. This feature allows the operator to load the Autoclave and verify all of the sensors from the touch-screen
  • Backup data acquisition operational anytime Autoclave is in operation
  • Monitor of system data, i.e., Fan temp, etc.
  • Part Sensor Calibration
  • Maintenance utilities including motor run times, system configuration, etc.
  • Troubleshooting of subsystems including PLC I/O module status and failures as well as PLC rack communication status

Touch Screen/ACCS™ Features

Complete Specification Sheets

Features/Description

OTS 3′ x 5′

Interior Dimensions

Effective Diameter (excluding floor)
Effective Length
Floor to Ceiling
Ground to Autoclave floor
Max Interior Loading

36 inches
60 inches
33 inches
30 inches
200 Pounds

Exterior Dimensions

Overall Width
Overall Length
Overall Height

7 feet
12 feet, 6 inches
7 feet

Temperature

Max Temperature
Max Heating Rate
Max Cooling Rate
Temperature Uniformity (Steady state)
Max External Shell Temperature

450 °F
10 °F per minute
10 °F per minute
± 10°F
140 °F

Pressure

Max Working Pressure
Vessel Design Pressure
Max Pressurization Rate
Max Depressurization Rate
Pressure Deviation

150 PSI
165 PSI
10 PSI per minute
10 PSI per minute
± 1 PSI

Air Circulation

Full Radial Air Annulus

Water-cooled fan motor
Easy to remove motor housing
Protection from overheating fan motor

Superior airflow uniformity during the cure cycle and an increased interior working height of nearly 10% compared to systems without an air annulus

Enclosed housing with stainless steel cooling coil
Optional, priced separately upon request
Equipped with thermocouple sensors

Heating System

Heater Type
SCR Heating Control
Part Temperature T/C

Electric
Optional SCR, priced separately upon request
4 Type J

Cooling System

Cooling Coil
Cooling Coil Design
Cooling system

304 Stainless Steel
Fan Motor and cooling coil full floating to allow for thermal expansion
Trim cooling for precise control

Vacuum System

Computer Controlled Vacuum Sources
Spare Ports for later use/upgrading
Vacuum Source Size
Vacuum Pass-Throughs
Resin Filters
Independent Monitoring Ports

2
Optional, priced separately upon request
1/2 inch NPT
Removable for convenient maintenance
Included (Chilled Water Resin Filters optional)
2

Controls

Primary Controller
Control Software
Main Interface via Touchscreen
PLC Control Hardware
Data Acquisition and Measurement System
Full Data Backup Capability
Safeties and Interlocks control
Power Supply backup
Report Printer
Control Panel

Allen Bradley
TEC ACCS
Allen Bradley 9″ PanelView
CompactLogix
Via an Allen Bradley PLC
Via Touchscreen
Reduced Risk Using the PLC – Not the Computer
UPS Included
Color
UL Listed

Power System

Primary power
Control power

Note: Options are available for 240 VAC as well as international voltages including 50 Hz.

480 VAC, 3 phase, 60 Hz.
120 VAC, 24 VDC, self contained

Delivery Information

Size
Weight
Estimated Delivery Time

7′ x 7′ x 12′ 6″
7,500 Pounds
3 Weeks to 3 Months

Installation Options

Option #1


Option #2

Full Turn-Key installation is expected to take up to two (2) weeks and includes (1) week for Start-Up, Testing, Tuning and Training. Additional time is available per TEC’s Labor Rate Sheet.


Supervision only includes one TEC Field Technician for one (1) week on site for Start-up, Tuning, Check-out and Training. It is assumed that the system is completely installed prior to TEC’s arrival. Additional time is available per TEC’s Labor Rate Sheet.

Complete Specification Sheets

Features/Description

OTS 4′ x 8′

Interior Dimensions

Effective Diameter (excluding floor)
Effective Length
Floor to Ceiling
Ground to Autoclave floor
Max Interior Loading

48 inches
96 inches
44 inches
27 inches
500 Pounds

Exterior Dimensions

Overall Width
Overall Length
Overall Height

8 feet
16 feet, 7 inches
8 feet, 6 inches

Temperature

Max Temperature
Max Heating Rate
Max Cooling Rate
Temperature Uniformity (Steady state)
Max External Shell Temperature

450 °F
10 °F per minute
10 °F per minute
± 10°F
140 °F

Pressure

Max Working Pressure
Vessel Design Pressure
Max Pressurization Rate
Max Depressurization Rate
Pressure Deviation

150 PSI

165 PSI
10 PSI per minute
10 PSI per minute
± 1 PSI

Air Circulation

Full Radial Air Annulus


Water-cooled fan motor
Easy to remove motor housing
Protection from overheating fan motor

Superior airflow uniformity during the cure cycle and an increased interior working height of nearly 10% compared to systems without an air annulus


Enclosed housing with stainless steel cooling coil
Optional, priced separately upon request
Equipped with thermocouple sensors

Heating System

Heater Type
SCR Heating Control
Part Temperature T/C

Electric
Optional SCR, priced separately upon request
6 Type J

Cooling System

Cooling Coil
Cooling Coil Design
Cooling system

304 Stainless Steel
Fan Motor and cooling coil full floating to allow for thermal expansion
Trim cooling for precise control

Vacuum System

Computer Controlled Vacuum Sources
Spare Ports for later use/upgrading
Vacuum Source Size
Vacuum Pass-Throughs
Resin Filters
Independent Monitoring Ports

4
Optional, priced separately upon request
1/2 inch NPT
Removable for convenient maintenance
Included (Chilled Water Resin Filters optional)
4

Controls

Primary Controller
Control Software
Main Interface via Touchscreen
PLC Control Hardware
Data Acquisition and Measurement System
Full Data Backup Capability
Safeties and Interlocks control
Power Supply backup
Report Printer
Control Panel

Allen Bradley
TEC ACCS
Allen Bradley 9″ PanelView
CompactLogix
Via an Allen Bradley PLC
Via Touchscreen
Reduced Risk Using the PLC – Not the Computer
UPS Included
Color
UL Listed

Power System

Primary power
Control power

Note: Options are available for 240 VAC as well as international voltages including 50 Hz.

480 VAC, 3 phase, 60 Hz.
120 VAC, 24 VDC, self contained

Delivery Information

Size
Weight
Estimated Delivery Time

7′ x 7′ x 12′ 6″
7,500 Pounds
3 Weeks to 3 Months

Installation Options

Option #1


Option #2

Full Turn-Key installation is expected to take up to two (2) weeks and includes (1) week for Start-Up, Testing, Tuning and Training. Additional time is available per TEC’s Labor Rate Sheet.


Supervision only includes one TEC Field Technician for one (1) week on site for Start-up, Tuning, Check-out and Training. It is assumed that the system is completely installed prior to TEC’s arrival. Additional time is available per TEC’s Labor Rate Sheet.

Complete Specification Sheets

Features/Description

OTS 6′ x 12′

Interior Dimensions

Effective Diameter (excluding floor)
Effective Length
Floor to Ceiling
Ground to Autoclave floor
Max Interior Loading

72 inches
144 inches
66 inches
22 inches
2000 Pounds

Exterior Dimensions

Overall Width
Overall Length
Overall Height

10 feet
23 feet, 6 inches
10 feet

Temperature

Max Temperature
Max Heating Rate
Max Cooling Rate
Temperature Uniformity (Steady state)
Max External Shell Temperature

450 °F
10 °F per minute
10 °F per minute
± 10°F
140 °F

Pressure

Max Working Pressure
Vessel Design Pressure
Max Pressurization Rate
Max Depressurization Rate
Pressure Deviation

150 PSI
165 PSI
10 PSI per minute
10 PSI per minute
± 1 PSI

Air Circulation

Full Radial Air Annulus


Water-cooled fan motor
Easy to remove motor housing
Protection from overheating fan motor

Superior airflow uniformity during the cure cycle and an increased interior working height of nearly 10% compared to systems without an air annulus


Enclosed housing with stainless steel cooling coil
Optional, priced separately upon request
Equipped with thermocouple sensors

Heating System

Heater Type
SCR Heating Control
Part Temperature T/C

Electric
Optional SCR, priced separately upon request
12 Type J

Cooling System

Cooling Coil
Cooling Coil Design
Cooling system

304 Stainless Steel
Fan Motor and cooling coil full floating to allow for thermal expansion
Trim cooling for precise control

Vacuum System

Computer Controlled Vacuum Sources
Spare Ports for later use/upgrading
Vacuum Source Size
Vacuum Pass-Throughs
Resin Filters
Independent Monitoring Ports

6
Optional, priced separately upon request
1/2 inch NPT
Removable for convenient maintenance
Included (Chilled Water Resin Filters optional)
6

Controls

Primary Controller
Control Software
Main Interface via Touchscreen
PLC Control Hardware
Data Acquisition and Measurement System
Full Data Backup Capability
Safeties and Interlocks control
Power Supply backup
Report Printer
Control Panel

Allen Bradley
TEC ACCS
Allen Bradley 9″ PanelView
CompactLogix
Via an Allen Bradley PLC
Via Touchscreen
Reduced Risk Using the PLC – Not the Computer
UPS Included
Color
UL Listed

Power System

Primary power
Control power

Note: Options are available for 240 VAC as well as international voltages including 50 Hz.

480 VAC, 3 phase, 60 Hz.
120 VAC, 24 VDC, self contained

Note: Options are available for 240 VAC as well as international voltages including 50 Hz.

Delivery Information

Size
Weight
Estimated Delivery Time

7′ x 7′ x 12′ 6″
7,500 Pounds
3 Weeks to 3 Months

Installation Options

Option #1


Option #2

Full Turn-Key installation is expected to take up to two (2) weeks and includes (1) week for Start-Up, Testing, Tuning and Training. Additional time is available per TEC’s Labor Rate Sheet.


Supervision only includes one TEC Field Technician for one (1) week on site for Start-up, Tuning, Check-out and Training. It is assumed that the system is completely installed prior to TEC’s arrival. Additional time is available per TEC’s Labor Rate Sheet.

About Thermal Equipment Co.

Over 50 Years Experience in Autoclaves

TEC supplies any size aerospace quality Autoclave Systems - everything from a smaller lab-size system, to a 30 foot diameter system. No matter the size, each of our Autoclave systems goes through the same rigorous custom engineering process - resulting in a high-quality Autoclave that is built to your unique specifications.

ASME UL Certified