Laboratory Autoclaves, also called steam sterilizers, are used in lab sterilization applications. It can be found in laboratories of industries, like pharmaceutical, food, chemical, medical and microbiology. This system is used to sterilize surgical instruments and lab items, like glassware and instruments. The temperature maintained during the process is between 100oC to 135oC and the process runs for around 15–20 minutes based on the size of the load and the contents. The stainless steel vessel of laboratory autoclave is fitted with programmable control options.