Automated culture media preparators MASTERCLAVE®

Media preparation for your veterinary laboratory

  • Batch to batch reproducibility
  • Quality homemade culture media
  • Improved workflow
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Your veterinary laboratory is constantly required to use quality culture media in order to perform precise and reliable diagnostic.

MASTERCLAVE® is an automated culture media preparation system, and part of bioMérieux’ AES Blue Line. This range of solutions places automation at the heart of your laboratory and improves your workflow, from media to sample preparation.

Automated culture media preparation system: a quality solution for your veterinary laboratory


Available in three different capacities, the robust MASTERCLAVE® demonstrates high performance for the preparation of your culture media, agar or broth. With its high core temperature precision control, and its high efficiency stirring system, MASTERCLAVE prepares your medium and guarantees : 





MASTERCLAVE®: workflow optimization through lab automation

Productivity: with MASTERCLAVE®, get rid of manual preparation steps such as stirring the media water and autoclaving bottles

Reproducibility: with automation, avoid human error and benefit from batch to batch reproducibility
Flexibility: MASTERCLAVE
®is ideal for both agar and broth

Ease of use: to start a cycle, simply add powder and distilled water into MASTERCLAVE®. No need to supervise your media during the cycle



2 different media preparation systems for your very  own specific needs



ideal for broth or agar and with a capacity of 5 to 28 litres, MASTERCLAVE®528 offers three different stirring speeds for distribution and can operate a complete cycle in 75 minutes




with a capacity of 10 to 60 litres, this system guarantees standardized and cost-effective production, and can prepares 60 litres of media within 90 minutes




AES Blue Line : a complete range of solutions


With the Blue Line, bioMérieux offers a complete range of automated solutions for culture media and sample preparation, environmental monitoring and enumeration. 



Media preparation capacity  5 to 28 litres

Sterilization temperature : 95-125°C

Sterilization duration: 1 to 99 min

Distribution temperature : 25-80°C

Temperature compensation for high volume supplements addition. Accurate temperature control

Microprocessor-based regulation, accuracy +/- 0.5°C after temperature stabilization

Safety cover locks above 80°C

Power supply : 400V +/- 10% three-phase + neutral, 16A (or 230 V +/- 10%, 10 A three-phase w/o neutral, 20 A), 8 KW

W x H x D : 760 x 1100 x 580 mm /91 kg

                   30” x 43” x 23” / 200 lb



Media preparation capacity 10 to 60 litres

Sterilization temperature : 95-125°C

Distribution temperature : 25-80°C

Temperature composition for high volume supplements addition

Accurate temperature control

Microprocessor-based regulation, accuracy +/- 0.5°C after temperature stabilization

Safety cover locks above 80°C, electronically controlled lid & safety cover closing

Built-in ticket printer (AESAT2000)

Power supply : 400V +/- 10% three-phase + neutral + ground, 32 A, 18 KW or 230 V +/- 10%, three-phase + ground, 32A

W x H x D : 1030 x 1250 x 700 mm / 170 kg

                  41” x 50” x 28” / 375 lb

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