ETC, a U.S. sterilizer manufacturer, wishes to announce that the M-138 PORTABLE STEAM STERILIZER NSN 6530-00-926-2151 a.k.a. “Big Bertha” is still being manufactured and is available for purchase. This general purpose, military field sterilizer, has been manufactured by ETC continuously, since 1969. This rugged and dependable portable field sterilizer is essential for field hospitals in a combat zone.
Replacement parts are also available for support of units currently being used in the field. Please contact us if you need any more information regarding this dependable and reliable piece of equipment.
These battle tested, field sterilizers can be ordered piece by piece, or in volume. The M-138 is perfect for efficient and effective sterilization of surgical instruments, bottles and other open containers, as well as a questionable water supply!
This field surgical sterilizer has been used by all branches of the military in numerous fields of operation including Vietnam, Afghanistan, and Iraq. It is perfect for areas of natural disaster: Katrina, Tsunami disaster relief, floods, hurricanes, and earthquakes.
The M-138 weighs only 312 lbs, making it a truly portable surgical field sterilizer.