I got a call from a customer who purchased the door gasket for he Market Forge sterilizer, and asked me the following question:
I just replaced the door gasket and it’s on snug. However, on 2 test runs, the autoclave has a lot of water bubbling at the bottom of the door and water is dripping quickly out of the bottom and oozing out of the top of the door.
Here is the response:
The gasket is made from a mold so it may not be perfect. But I would look at the inner components that make it close. Like the springs, the studs the springs connect to and etc. The unit will leak a little steam until about 5 min. in then should stop. If it is just a slow leak hit the bevel outside were the door presses against it while it builds pressure could be just the molding needing a little adjustment.