Vakulab PL
Vakulab PL

Flexible solution concepts for unique applications Vakulab® PL H and G

The equipment options of the Vakulab® PL H and G are so wide-ranging and versatile that they cover a particularly broad field of application. The basic configuration of both sterilizer types already satisfy all standard requirements for research laboratories, animal sciences, and industrial applications—both in terms of quality and the range of available chamber volumes.

Vakulab PL/H
Vakulab PL/H
Vakulab PL/G

Technical data

Machine type
Internal chamber clearance in mm (H x W x D)
Volume in L
External machine dimensions in mm (H x W x D)

H models (machines with horizontally opening chamber doors)


710 x 650 x 690


1.918 x 1.900 x 970


710 x 650 x 990


1.918 x 1.900 x 1.270


1,000 x 650 x 690


1,918 x 1,900 x 970


1,000 x 650 x 990


1,918 x 1,900 x 1,270


1,000 x 650 x 1,350


1,918 x 1,900 x 1,620

G models (pit machines with horizontally opening chamber doors)


1,360 x 720 x 1,090


1,918 x 1,900 x 1,390


1,360 x 720 x 1,390


1,918 x 1,900 x 1,690


1,600 x 720 x 1,390


2,218 x 1,900 x 1,690


1,550 x 1,200 x 1,500


2,150 x 3,100 x 2,070


2,010 x 1,100 x 1,640


2,550 x 3,100 x 2,210


2,010 x 1,300 x 1,640


2,550 x 3,500 x 2,210

Technical data subject to change without notice

Vakulab PL

The all-in-one steam sterilizer from MMM.

The Vakulab® PL H and G is ideally suited for sterilizing solid and porous materials, liquids in open or loosely sealed containers as well as for sterilizing infectious waste and liquids in closed containers using the steam/air mixture process.

The sterilizer complies with the Pressure Equipment Directive (PED) 2014/68/EU and the Machinery Directive 2006/42/EC. CE marking according to PED 2014/68/EU. The standards applied are: DIN 58951-2 Steam sterilizers for laboratory use, AD 2000 Design of Pressure Vessels and DIN EN 62304 Medical device software. Sterilization pressure vessel, double-walled, internal walls and steam jacket made from stainless steel, material no. of the internal walls: 1.4404 (AISI 316 L)/jacket: 1.4571 (AISI 316 Ti). Piping system: Design as per DIN EN 285, steam-conducting pipes and fittings made from stainless steel; all pipes color-coded and thermally insulated. Software validation according to DIN EN 62304, electrical equipment for measurement and control according to DIN EN 285.

Vakulab PL

Top features

  • Ergonomic loading height or floor-level loading
  • Perfect preparatory and disposal sterilization
  • Diverse equipment options
  • B&R controller
  • 10” or 15” display
  • Active jacket cooling
  • Recirculation cooling and cooling circuit connection
  • ISA – Intelligent Service Advisor
  • Special RKI waste program
  • Exhaust air filtration
  • Condensate inactivation
  • Heat treatment of exhaust air
  • Sterile filtration of compressed air
  • Air detector
  • Air-tight separation
  • Gas-tight separation
  • H2O2 generator connection
  • Early start: Independent start to warm up the sterilizer with an initial empty run so it is immediately available for use
  • Barcode reader for identifying the material being loaded
  • Air detector for additional monitoring of the chamber tightness
  • Steam manager
  • Remote diagnostics, central control room
  • Steam generator: Installation on or adjacent to the sterilizer
  • Air-tight bulkhead as barrier between the sterile and non-sterile area
  • Jacket cooling using circulation method
  • Connection to a DIN A4 printer or network to print out or archive the cycle report
  • “Closed solutions” equipment package: Steam/air mixture process for sterilizing liquids in tightly sealed containers
  • “Infectious materials” equipment package
  • Waste sterilization according to RKI
  • Sterile filtration of compressed air
  • 15“ display
  • Connection to an H2O2 generator for reducing micro-organisms in heat sensitive items
  • Water saving system. The vacuum pump runs in resource-saving recirculation mode. Fresh water is only added where necessary
  • Jacket cooling using circulation method: Reduces soft water by up to 90%
  • Connection of the jacket cooling to an on-site cooling circuit reduces the water consumption by up to 95 %
  • Pre-vacuum process with drying for solid materials
  • Pulsed vacuum process with drying for porous materials
  • Pre-vacuum process with cooling for liquids in open containers
  • Steam/air mixture process for liquids in closed containers
  • The contents of the cycle report are regulated by law. The structure can be customized
  • The cycle report can be printed out using the integrated printer or a DIN A4 printer
  • Transmission of data over the network for saving on a connected PC
  • Operator identification in the cycle report
  • Internal cycle data memory for up to 50,000 cycles

High-tech – harnessed intelligently

The latest generation of PLC controllers enables intuitive operation, password-protected data management, and parameter-controlled free process programmability that allows all project-specific details to be individually accounted for.

  • Precise process control
    » State-of-the-art industrial controller
    » Redundant sensors for superior process reliability
    » PPV system: Process Parameter Verification
    » Interfaces for optimal integration
  • The software: secure and user-friendly
    » Software development and validation according to DIN EN 62304 Software life-cycle processes.
    » The sophisticated parameter structure provides a high level of flexibility when configuring the machine.
    » User management features ensure excellent access security.
  • Custom machine configuration
    » Continuous monitoring of all measured values
    » Precise regulation of the actuators
    » Barcode reading system with automatic program selection (optional)
    » Operator IDs and user management
    » Autostart for automated program sequences, such as vacuum test, heating (optional)
    » ISA – Intelligent Service Advisor
    » Active P&ID diagram (optional)
  • Glass items
  • Cages with bedding
  • Textiles
  • Feed
  • Hoses
  • Filter
  • Liquids in open or loosely sealed containers
  • Culture media
  • Dispenser bottles
  • Infectious porous materials (BSL 2–4)
  • Infectious liquids (BSL 2-4)


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Contact information

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Semmelweisstraße 6
82152 Planegg/Munich

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