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Sterilization & Humidification

Protect precious artifacts, ensure comfort, and sanitize equipment using steam.

Reliable Clean Steam for Humidification and Sterilization

Saturated steam under pressure enhances the ability of heat to kill microorganisms. Hospitals and medical research facilities require sterilization to sanitize surgical equipment or laboratory equipment and glassware. Without the use of high-pressure steam for this purpose, these institutions would be at risk for patient infection or compromised medical experiments that could result in significant losses.

To preserve precious artifacts, many museums and historical facilities require humidification, as climatic fluctuations can destroy or damage artifacts by causing them to either expand or contract. Hospitals also require stringent humidification levels to aid in infection control and prevent dryness in the air, which can cause irritation in many parts of the body.

Meeting Challenges to Mission-Critical Sterilization & Humidification Needs

Often, laboratory and research facilities have energy-intensive and environmental requirements such as specific lighting, temperature, and humidity controls. High-pressure steam is the most reliable, green, and economical option to meet these unique demands.

How does this look in action? Vicinity supplies high-pressure steam for sterilization to the Van Andel Institute in Grand Rapids, relieving scientists of the burden of cleaning and decontaminating glassware so they can focus on their critical research.

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Advantages to Partnering With Vicinity for Humidification and Sterilization Solutions

Museum Quality Humidification

Museums and historical facilities can rely on humidification to maintain a constant indoor climate that helps to preserve artifacts and prevent deterioration.

Medical Grade Sterilization

Hospitals and medical research facilities rely on high-pressure steam for sterilization of laboratory and medical equipment. This steam enables research facilities to disinfect laboratory equipment and hospitals to sterilize surgical tools and instruments and maintain patient comfort and infection control through humification.

Cage Washes & Vivarium

Laboratory and medical research facilities utilize clean district steam to sanitize animal vivarium space, cage and glass washes. District energy provides an efficient solution that researchers prefer and facility managers trust to focus on critical research activities through disinfection of laboratory equipment and glassware.