The ultrasonic cleaning efficacy test using the STF Load Check Indicator strips is a consistent, repeatable way to monitor the cleaning efficacy of your ultrasonic cleaner or ultrasonic bath.
The indicator strips have been designed to perform in an equivalent manner to the test soils described in documents such as HTM2030 and HTM01-05. When placed in the STF Load Check holders, they represent typical soiling that would occur during normal use of reusable surgical instruments.
This is a bench marked performance test which is suitable for validation. The indicator strips mimic occluded surfaces to present a realistic ultrasonic cleaning challenge.