The complete color change is a process of 15 to 20 minutes at 121/250 H in a gravity cycle and 6 minutes in both a 132/270H gravity and vacuum-assisted cycle. When completely processed the colour changes from white to dark black.
This steam indicator tape is used to secure the packs that have been wrapped with woven, non-woven, treated woven, paper and paper/plastic wraps. After the sterilization process is complete, the tape can easily be removed and cleaned, with no adhesive residue.
Steam indicator tapes generally find application for immediate identification of the processed items while they also secure sterilization packs. Color change indicators are used to verify the exposure to the sterilization process. These steam indicator tape, sterilization indicator tape are individually packaged in 55 meters length roll and can also be availed in 25mm and 19 mm width.
EO Gas Indicator Tape (Ethylene Oxide Indicator Tapes) are used for sterilization and consists of pink stripes and pressure-sensitive adhesive. The chemical strips convert from pink to green after they are exposed to the EO sterilization process. This indicator tape secures the packs wrapped with paper, paper/plastic and tyvek/plastic, non-woven, woven, treated woven, wraps and are used to distinguish processed and unprocessed packs. Indicator tapes find application for exposure control monitoring and assures that operator handling of the processed items that have been exposed to the sterilization process without the requirement of opening the pack or check load control records.