Core Services and Equipment Resources

The Autoclave facility in the Faculty of Medicine & Dentistry at the University of Alberta

Autoclave Repair Core

Facility Overview

The Autoclave Repair Core was established in 2013 to provide FoMD with on-site repair and maintenance services for autoclaves and laboratory washers. The Core is also responsible, in collaboration with Environment, Health & Safety, for temperature probe calibrations of autoclaves located in FoMD enhanced biocontainment facilities. Funding support from Health Sciences Laboratory Animal Services and the Department of Medical Microbiology and Immunology allow the core to provide these services at a subsidized rate.

Researchers, departments, centres and institutes can utilize the Autoclave Repair Core on a fee for service basis. The Core offers repair services as well as service contracts, which include regular preventive maintenance checks.

Hours of Operation:

Monday to Friday, 7:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.


$100/hour for repairs, plus the cost of parts.
For service contracts, please contact the Autoclave Repair Core for a quote.