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Shipping and Handling of your Newly Purchased Autoclave April 07 2015

If you are one of the many awesome customers who have purchased a Midmark Autocalve or Tuttnauer Autoclave from MonsterMed, you are sure you are completely satisfied with your order. How do we know this?   Easy…we are autoclave-shipping pros!   If you choose to purchase your system from one of the “wimpy other guys,” you run a chance of having your system damaged. We’d like to take a moment to share some information on autoclave shipping. 

Simply put, shipping an Autoclave is difficult. Why?   There are four main reasons…Autoclaves are Large, Heavy, Expensive, and Fragile. We have heard horror stories from physicians including one office who decided to purchase from a company other than When their autoclave arrived, they watched in awe as the delivery man, who had forgot his delivery cart, rolled their newly purchased Midmark M11 Autoclave into their facility, on the ground, end over end. Due to the large size of these units, they are not always handled with care, so it is very important to inspect your unit when it is delivered. This way, if there is any damage, it can be reported immediately or refused. When unpacking your Sterilizer, we recommend two or more people to lift the unit. It is very important not to lift the Autoclave by the door handle or the water reservoir cap.   Systems like the Tuttnauer EZ11plus Autoclave, have large handles that are very tempting to grab. These handles are not meant to burden any weight from the top or bottom and will often bend or warp making the door seal broken. 

Staying in compliance with the manufacturer guidelines for maintenance is a must and can add years to the life of your system. For the Midmark M11 Autoclave, it is recommended that on a weekly basis, the water reservoir is drained, trays and racks are washed using mild soap and fresh clean distilled water is put in. On a monthly basis, the system should be flushed and the filter screens should be cleaned. For the Tuttnauer EZ11plus Autoclave, on a daily basis the door gasket and outside rim of the chamber should be cleaned with a mild detergent. On a weekly basis, clean and descale the chamber, copper tubes and the reservoir using their Chamber-Brite Autoclave Cleaner. 

The best way to keep your Autoclave operating at the highest level is to respect it. This is an investment for your office and it should be treated that way. MonsterMed only carries Ritter by Midmark and Tuttnauer brand Autoclaves, because they are the best in the industry. They should last you a long time with proper treatment and that is something that everyone can respect!



Just Wait Until you See the New Tuttnauer Autoclaves! October 23 2014

At a recent Healthcare Exposition, our Products Team had the extreme pleasure of viewing the next generation of Table Top Autoclave Sterilizer systems, the Tuttnauer EZ9Plus Autoclave and Tuttnauer EZ11Plus Autoclave!  And we must admit, we left the exhibit both excited and extremely impressed with the system’s new features and a stylish appearance that we have never seen before! 

Below is a brief review of the items…

Tuttnauer, a pioneer in Autoclave Sterilizers, is well know for their infection control products which help practitioners stay compliant with today’s regulations.  In fall of 2014, Tuttnauer will launch their new line of Autoclave Sterilizers, the EZPlus Series!


The exciting features of Tuttnauer’s EZPlus line will be sure to assist users with increased workloads and office efficiency. The EZPlus features a newly designed, ergonomically friendly EZGlide self locking door, giving the user effortless opening and closing. A gentle push is all that is needed to close and lock the door. The systems will be available in a 9” and 11” chamber size, which is an increase from the current 9” and 10” of the EZ Series.  The EZPlus Autoclave Sterilizers also feature a Network Port for connection to a local network that will provide remote monitoring of the system, plus a USB port for easy transfer of cycle data to a flash drive. The EZPlus line will feature Closed Door Drying to ensure efficient drying. 

EZPlus Front Panel

The front access panel on the New EZPlus Autoclave Sterilizers has an innovative EZView multi-color display. The new bright LCD panel allows easy viewing, even from a distance, of real time information. Each stage of the sterilization cycle is shown as it is taking place. The new EZPad consists of 3 keys allowing the user to cycle through sterilization programs quickly and easily. 

EZPlus Programs

The EZPlus line is designed to meet current standards, ANSI/AAMI ST55.  They operate with four FDA cleared sterilization programs, plus two customizable programs.  

We at are extremely excited for the launch of this new line from Tuttnauer.  If you would like to be notified of updates and information released on the EZPlus series, please email us a