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Stainless Steel- The Noble Material

For many years, structured stainless steel has been the unmistakable feature of our products in the laboratory. Functional design in its most elegant form: scratch-resistant, hygienic, robust and durable.

Hygienic conditions in the Laboratory.

Memmert temperature control chambers and heating baths can be found in microbiology laboratories and equally in industrial test laboratories.

Whenever they are used, the superiority of high-quality stainless steel can be seen compared to coated sheet steel, which can corrode very quickly when in constant use.

For the outer housing of all Memmert temperature control chambers, structured stainless steel is used (rear walls are made of galvanised steel sheets); and for the inner chamber and sliding shelves of every universal oven, incubator and steriliser, as well as for housing, interior basin and accessories for every heating bath, stainless steel of class W-St. 1.4301 (ASTM 304) is used.

Corrosion Resistant Stainless steel
Corrosion Resistant Stainless steel

Stainless steel is the ideal material for temperature control chambers and heating baths. It is particularly corrosion-resistant, hygienic, robust and can be recycled without any problems.

Additionally electropolished interior.

The surface roughness of conventional stainless steel can neither be felt with the fingers nor seen with the bare eyes. And yet in some circumstances they can provide a large surface for germs only a few micrometers in length. For working with biological materials the interior of the CO2-incubator can be additionally electro-polished (option). At the same time the corrosion resistance of the material is increased by this procedure. Shelves and interior are completely made of stainless steel 1.4301 (ASTM 304).

Since aggressive substances are frequently used in the vacuum drying oven, the inner chamber and thermoshelves are made of stainless steel W-St. 1.4404 (ASTM 316L), and the tubing is made of stainless steel W-St. 1.4571 (ASTM 316i). To achieve an optimum temperature distribution on all separately heated levels in the chamber, the thermoshelves for our vacuum drying oven are manufactured from anodised and surface-enhanced aluminium as standard. For applications with highly-corrosive materials, we optionally recommend that you choose stainless steel shelves W-St. 1.4404 from our accessories list, because of their resistance to chemicals.

Memmert non tipping shelves
Memmert non tipping shelves

The inner chamber (optional electropolished) of the CO2 incubator and non-tipping shelves of Memmert oven are of 100% stainless steel.

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