Superheat Test Method                                                               SH2


Purpose of the test:

To demonstrate that the amount of moisture in the steam supply is sufficient to prevent the steam from being superheated as it enters the expanded space of a sterilizer chamber.

Method employed:

The temperature is measured by a thermocouple placed at the center of an expansion tube placed over the pitot tube as steam passes through its orifice.
The temperature is considered to be acceptable for sterilization purposes if it is less than 25oC above that of the local temperature of boiling water.

Pitot tubes connections are available in 1/4"BSPT or 1/2" triclamp.  1/4"NPT and other connections are available on request.