Steam Sterilizers

SNA500 I


Product Description

For more than 50 years, Matachana sterilizers have been designed and manufactured using the most innovative, industry-leading technologies to help you achieve the best results when it comes to operations efficiency, energy savings and reducing water consumption.

Matachana sterilizers are extremely user friendly, and can be operated via a color touchscreen. Once at the main menu, you are easily guided through sub-menus, so as to perform your required operations in the most efficient way possible.

Advanced Technology In One Steam Sterilizer

Monitor your cycle directly from the screen, which offers a graphical display of the process in real-time. For convenient, simple service, the SNA500 I’s PLC comes ready with the Teleservice option, online remote maintenance, and features an Ethernet port for PC connection.

Main Features and Benefits

  • Chamber and jacket made of 316L stainless steel
  • Chamber steam circuits made of 316L stainless steel
  • Color touchscreen
  • Program up to 99 cycles
  • Remote alarm
  • Multiple password protection levels available
  • Programmed AutoStart (Start/Stop control)
  • Pneumatic sliding vertical door/s (no hinges)
  • Rounded edges for easy cleaning
  • Frontal chamber and steam pressure gauges
  • Closed-loop Venturi vacuum system runs silently and uses only 10% of other water systems because of this closed-loop feature (versus single-pass)
    - Venturi system comes with a lifetime guarantee, no moving parts
  • Pneumatic valves
  • Control system with two PLC units (control and register) which ensures independent, accurate readings of temperature and pressure
  • Alphanumeric digital printer for “on-site” cycle documented records
  • Validation ports for temperature and pressure
  • Equipped with systems for viewing and printing parameters of process development
  • Tri-clamp connections for the easiest access to service and maintenance
  • Non-proprietary controls and components
  • The integrated Smart Economizer System in the SNA500 I is fully controlled by the sterilizer’s PLC, so that the correct amount of steam for your given program is automatically produced, adapting to the needs of pressure and temperature of the program selected and run
  • Specifically designed to let in the required water volume in the generator at the right time of the cycle, to minimize the consumption of treated water and power of the generator
  • Standard programs:
    - Vacuum test and B-D test programs
    - Sterilization programs for solid material, with adjustable temperature between 239 and 275 °F (115 and 135 °C), as well a “Fo” value calculation
    - Sterilization programs for liquids in non-hermetically sealed containers, with adjustable temperature between 220 and 275°C (105 and 135°), as well as “Fo” value calculation
    - Gravity program
  • Certifications:
    - ASME
    - ISO 9001: 2008
    - ISO 14001:2004
    - ISO 50001:2011
    - UL/ETL
    - EN ISO 13485:2012
    - 93/42/EEC Directive


  • Available in a variety of sizes
  • IQ/OQ documentation
  • 211 CFR Part 11
  • Graphic video recorder for pressure and temperatures
  • Connection to external cooling system for additional substantial water savings and reduced cycle time
  • Your choice of horizontal or vertical sliding doors
  • Low temperature programs, with adjustable temperature between 158 and 219°F (70 and 104°C)
  • Special customized options are also available upon request


  • Please speak with a STEQ America team member for more information


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SNA500 I steam sterilizer size options

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