is a compact Bowie Dick (B&D) Type Test Pack.
is a daily steam penetration test for detecting air
leakages, and presence of non-condensable gases in
dynamic air removal steam sterilizers.
The test pack is placed in the sterilizer in the area
which is most difficult to sterilize and run through a
sterilization cycle for 3.5 minutes at 1340C. An air
removal failure/leakage is indicated as a lighter-colored
area in the center of an otherwise dark-colored test
is made from unbleached paper loads and lead-free
indicator inks, eliminating the headaches of a safe
Test Pack confirms to ISO 11140-1, Class-2 standards.
The performance of “Detect Air” is equivalent to the
Bowie-Dick towel pack, as described in ANSI/AAMI ST79.
Test Sheets (20cm x 25cm) are also available.
Features of “Detect Air” Bowie and Dick Test Pack
never before thumb cut for convenience of taking out the
pack, Goes to sterilizer as it is.
design with highest catchments area for detecting
contrast color change.
user-friendly test pack ever made available.