05533539 is referenced by 17 patents and cites 25 patents.

A method for cleaning medical instruments, particularly dental articles and dental instruments, with a cleaning fluid applied in a pulsating fashion comprises a step of gas being supplied to the cleaning fluid under high pressure in a pulsating fashion in pulse pauses of the fluid. The apparatus comprises a cassette into which the articles are placed and the cassette is inserted into a chamber of the apparatus which is closable pressure-tight. The cassette can contain adapters for holding the articles and the apparatus includes means for supplying both pulsating cleaning fluid as well as the pulses of gas or air.

Title
Apparatus for intensive cleaning of medical articles
Application Number
8/274325
Publication Number
5533539
Application Date
July 13, 1994
Publication Date
July 9, 1996
Inventor
Karl Trackl
Langenau
DE
Raimund Stetter Alle
Ulm
DE
David Hruza
Bad Waldsee
DE
Lutz Beerstecher
Bensheim
DE
Ralf Sutter
Weinheim
DE
Agent
Hill Steadman & Simpson
Assignee
Siemens Aktiengesellschaft
DE
IPC
B08B 3/02
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