Astell Scientific

19 - 21 Powerscroft Road
DA14 5DT
United Kingdom

+44 208 309 2031



Astell Scientific is a world renowned manufacturer and supplier of steam sterilizers. Astell autoclaves, steam generators and effluent decontamination systems (EDS) are designed to meet the exacting demands of modern Laboratory, Research and Scientific professionals, and as such incorporate innovations such as colour touchscreen controllers as standard throughout the range.

We manufacture:

  • Circular section autoclaves from 30-330 litres
  • Square Section autoclaves from 125 - 2000 litres
  • Steam Generators up to 72 kW
  • Effluent Decontamination Systems (EDS)
  • Customized steam sterilizers to meet the most challenging of applications
  • Nelldorn Glassware Dryers
All Astell autoclaves have an operating range of 100°C - 138°C (0.2 – 2.4bar) and are manufactured in accordance with standards and directives including ISO 9001:2015, Pressure Equipment Directive (PED 2014/68/EU) and CE (Conformité Européenne).

Made in the UK since 1884 - Over 130 years’ experience goes in to every unit we manufacture.

Astell can trace its heritage back to the early pioneering days of steam sterilization. Throughout this time our autoclaves have been manufactured in the UK using high quality components, to exceed current industry standards.

Global reach – Our products are used in over 100 countries worldwide

Astell supports its many international customers through a network of selected dealers covering all seven continents. We have built strong working relationships with companies that specialise in supplying laboratory capital equipment ensuring close contact and local support.

Custom solutions – We build every autoclave to exceed customer expectations.

There are many shapes and sizes of autoclave in our range. However, if you need a particular chamber size, have a challenging item to sterilize or an odd space in your laboratory to fill, we offer the ability to design and build something to your exact specifications.

For more information on any of our products or to discuss your sterilisation challenge, please contact us for friendly no-obligation advice. Just pick up the phone or visit our website.