Formomat PL
Formomat PL

Low temperature steam and formaldehyde sterilizer Formomat® PL

Particularly heat sensitive items and instruments with complex, narrow lumen geometries require a careful and safe reprocessing that ensures a high material compatibility and effectiveness. The Formomat® PL with the LTSF (low temperature steam and formaldehyde) process according to DIN EN 14180 was developed specifically for the gentle processing of heat sensitive items and medical devices. The formaldehyde-based sterilization process meets all the relevant safety requirements.

Technical data

Internal chamber dimensions in mm (H x W x D)
Volume in L
Electrical rating in kW
External dimensions in mm (H x W x D)

Formomat PL-1


320 × 380 × 900



1,820 x 670 x 970

Formomat PL-2


320 × 380 × 900



1,820 x 670 x 990

Technical data subject to change without notice

Formomat PL

Modern technology combined with high cost effectiveness

The Formomat® PL is characterized by its high quality, reliability, a user-friendly MMM smart HMI with touchscreen and, last but not least, its visual appearance. Three verified standard programs (55, 60, 75 °C) guarantee a gentle and safe sterilization process that is also highly efficient.

Exceptional performance matched with high cost effectiveness make the Formomat® PL an attractive machine for your RUMED. The Formomat® PL achieves a favorable total cost of ownership in all areas. The MMM LTSF sterilizer is not only well worth its (comparatively low) price, it also cuts down on operating and organizational costs. For instance, the costs of the agent (formaldehyde solution) and for replacement and wear and tear parts are very low. The ability to use commercially-available paper/film packaging material impacts very positively on the overall costs.

Formomat PL


  • High cost-effectiveness and safety
  • Low costs for the sterilization agent
  • No approvals required for operation
Formomat PL

MMM Smart HMI Modern & intuitive

The human/machine interface (Smart HMI) is one part of MMM’s concept for simplifying the work of operating personnel. All process-relevant information—such as the device status, process steps, values, and process graphs—can be read at a glance on the display.

  • Approved sterilization method according to the latest European standards for LTSF sterilization: DIN EN 14180
  • Manually operated hinged doors (single or double door version)
  • Chamber material: aluminum alloy with high heat capacity
  • Piping system made from stainless steel
  • 3 standard programs for 55 °C, 60 °C and 75 °C
  • Even temperature and media distribution in the chamber thanks to chamber and door heating by electrical heating mats and integrated fan
  • Single shot consumables (formaldehyde and distilled water)
  • 7″ touchscreen on the loading and unloading side
  • Industrial PLC control system with MMM smart HMI
  • Interface for RUMED360® software applications
  • Powerful vacuum pump with gas ejector and heat exchanger considerably reduce cycle times
  • Plug & Play
  • USB memory for historical data
  • Integrated thermal printer
  • Login function
  • UPS
  • Barcode scanner system
  • Sterilization basket
  • Base and tank
  • Direct connection for distilled water
  • RUMED360® software applications

Key elements of the LTSF technology

The high quality Formomat® PL combines unmatched technologies with a high level of safety and optimized user-friendliness. It was specially designed to sterilize heat sensitive medical devices with complex and narrow-lumen geometries.

Environmentally friendly
The low formaldehyde concentration of less than 0.2 g per liter in the condensate after the sterilization process reduces the impact on the environment and increases the operator safety.

Low temperature sterilization
The process maintains a minimum temperature of as low as 55 °C. This gentle method causes less heat stress to the materials of the medical device. All cycles are suitable for long and narrow lumens and comply with the requirements of DIN EN 14180. Standardized PTFE test device with a length of 1.5 m and inner diameter of 2 mm.

Safety for patients and operators
The Formomat® PL is especially user friendly. The main sterilizing agent is very safe, and operates with a low formaldehyde concentration of only 2% in a safe and closed chamber. Patient safety: The formaldehyde residues on the medical device after the sterilization process are significantly lower than the limit values specified in DIN EN 14180. This is achieved thanks to effective steam flushing and alternating venting and vacuum, additionally supported by an integrated fan. Safety for operators: The limit values for the protection of workers are below the values specified in Directive (EU) 2019/983. High process reliability: The continuous flow evaporator ensures an even distribution of the sterilizing agent within the chamber – regardless of the load. This enables even complex instruments with long lumens to be reliably sterilized.

Cycle time
The cycle time depends on the material from which the medical device to be sterilized is made. The Formomat® PL comes with three pre-configured cycles: GENTLE: 55 °C/120 min., CLASSIC: 60 °C/60 min. and MAX: 75 °C/30 min.

The modern industrial PLC control system offers many features and a high capacity. MMM also uses the same control systems in its steam sterilizers and washer-disinfectors for safe and user-friendly operation.

  • 7″ touchscreen (16:9) on the loading and unloading side
  • Manual cycle continuation via touchscreen, password-protected
  • Manual program stop
  • User-friendly MMM Smart HMI
  • 3 standard programs (GENTLE, CLASSIC, MAX)
  • User identification in the cycle report
  • Large display for remaining time
  • Three-color LED display on the chamber door to indicate the status
  • Integrated Unicode thermal printer
  • Interface to process documentation systems via RUMED360®

Trays and hoses

  • Hoses
  • PVC sterile container
  • Instrument containers

Rigid endoscopes and accessories

  • Laryngoscopes
  • Arthroscopes
  • Laparoscopes
  • Surgical telescopes
  • Laparoscopic instrument sets
  • Robotic instruments
  • Cannulas
  • Trocar sheaths

Flexible endoscopes and accessories

  • Bronchoscopes
  • Hysteroscopes
  • Cystoscopes
  • Ureteroscopes
  • Optics
  • Fiber optics

Electrical equipment

  • Ultrasonic handpieces
  • Electrical drills
  • Ultrasound probes
  • Measurement transducers
  • UPS
  • Barcode scanner system
  • Sterilization basket
  • Base and tank
  • RUMED360® software applications
  • Direct connection for distilled water


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Contact information

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Semmelweisstraße 6
82152 Planegg/Munich

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