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Vacuclave 550

  • Outstanding capacity

    for up to 25 kg on 16 trays or 10 MELAstore Boxes

  • Impressive speed

    with Double Jacket Technology for record operating times

  • Intelligent drying

    for shortening the drying time by up to 80 %

  • Energy efficiency rethought

    with the patented system for heat recovery

Turn 2 into 1.

Compared to 2 small autoclaves, Vacuclave 550 is not only cheaper to purchase and operate, but also offers significantly more capacity with a 40 % smaller footprint.

Space for Vacuclave 550

Space for two small autoclaves

Vacuclave 550 2 in 1
Vacuclave 550 money

Offers more. Demands less.

Vacuclave 550 is not only significantly cheaper to buy than 2 alternative small autoclaves, but also halves the ongoing operating costs - because fewer devices mean lower costs.

What does this mean in concrete terms? The service-friendly device concept saves over 6,000 € in maintenance and validation.

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Options? Unlimited!

Your instruments deserve greatness: The XL chamber concept with high loading capacities offers maximum versatility - and even more space for up to 25 kg of instruments. With the patented double-jacket technology, you thus sterilize your instruments on up to 16 trays or 10 MELAstore boxes in record time.

Umwelt 50l

Loves your instruments. And the environment.

Sustainability through innovation: Due to the patented heat Recovery, DRYtelligence drying and water-saving Coolify Technology, Vacuclave 550 is the best solution - for your budget
and the environment.

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Used Products
  • Vacuclave 550
  • MELAtherm 10 Evolution
  • Careclave 618
  • MELAseal Pro

Turin, Italy

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Studiò Favatà Savio

"We have to reprocess more instruments in less time - with Vacuclave 550, even more efficient workflows have been introduced in our clinic. "

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550-Autoclave Loading

As versatile as you are.

Find the right accessories for you. And for your autoclave. So that you can organize the workflow in the way that suits you best, we offer 3 loading options. So you remain flexible all around.

For sterilization of up to 25 kg of wrapped and unwrapped instruments on up to 16 trays in just one cycle

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We love hygiene. Since 1951.

The MELAG quality promise.

Our 500 employees take care of every detail so that you don't have to. For over 70 years, we have been developing, producing and optimizing our solutions for instrument reprocessing far beyond industry standards.

Technical data

Figures. Data. Facts.

Maximum flexibility in sterilization and installation: As a tabletop autoclave, Vacuclave 550 can be installed quickly and easily in any reprocessing room.



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134 °C for 5,5 min


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134 °C for 3,5 min


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121 °C for 20,5 min


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134 °C, for 20,5 min

Operating times at minimum to maximum load plus drying: DRYtelligence automatically adjusts the drying process to the load for optimum results. Alternatively, a time-controlled drying of 13 min. is available.


Device dimension (W x H x D)

63.6 x 59 (65 with display) x 71.5 cm

Device fits on

60 cm deep table top

Chamber size

Ø 38 cm x 45 cm long / 53 liters

Device weight

98 kg

electrical and technical requirements

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Loading quantity

25 kg unpacked, 11 kg packed, 17.5 kg with MELAstore, 3.5 kg textiles

Power supply

220 – 230 V / 50 – 60 Hz

Power consumption

3.400 Watts

Documentation interfaces

USB, Network


  • Language: English

    Publication date: 20.06.2022

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