Depending on the domain of use, sterilization equipment can be divided into various categories such as dental sterilization equipment, hospital sterilization equipment, laboratory sterilization equipment, pharmaceuticals sterilization equipment, ultrasonic cleaners, etc. For sterilization in different fields, the range of equipment may differ as per the loads. The equipment used in the process of sterilization is generally called autoclaves or sterilizers.
Sterilization equipment has application in both surgery and medicine, and food industry. The range of equipment is used to completely disinfect medical/surgical equipment and food/beverage items. Sterilized products then can be safely used without the risk of infection to human beings.