Power PPC773 Pressure Cooker XL 10 Qt
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If the psi in this pressure cooker reaches 15psi, which is 135 pka if I remember correctly, which should be marked on the bottom of the part that releases the pressure (it can be removed to check), then it can be sterilized by increasing the time of cooking at highest pressure by 15-25% of the recommended one. For cons… see more If the psi in this pressure cooker reaches 15psi, which is 135 pka if I remember correctly, which should be marked on the bottom of the part that releases the pressure (it can be removed to check), then it can be sterilized by increasing the time of cooking at highest pressure by 15-25% of the recommended one. For consumables (tools, media bottles, etc) it is 15-25min depending on the manufacturer recommendations, so it would be around 25-30min for consumables (I usually round up to keep it longer).
However, decontamination of used consumables, depending on the type of possible hazard can be much greater, normally around 45min, then once it is done, you wash again, and set up for another round to sterilize for a good 25-30min. Then wait about 5min to depressurize, and you can remove the tools. If these are very sensitive items, such as for cutting, I suggest to check how long they should be sterilized initially, then you might have to place (after drying) to a single-bags for surgical tools for autoclaving to run these again and they will seal automatically as the temperature is reached out, they (the bags) should also change the colors after sterilizing. Good luck! see less
If the psi in this pressure cooker reaches 15psi, which is 135 pka if I remember correctly, which should be marked on the bottom of the part that releases the pressure (it can be removed to check), then it can be sterilized by increasing the time of cooking at highest pressure by 15-25% of the recommended one. For consumables (tools, media bottles, etc) it is 15-25min depending on the manufacturer recommendations, so it would be around 25-30min for consumables (I usually round up to keep it longer).
However, decontamination of used consumables, depending on the type of possible hazard can be much greater, normally around 45min, then once it is done, you wash again, and set up for another round to sterilize for a good 25-30min. Then wait about 5min to depressurize, and you can remove the tools. If these are very sensitive items, such as for cutting, I suggest to check how long they should be sterilized initially, then you might have to place (after drying) to a single-bags for surgical tools for autoclaving to run these again and they will seal automatically as the temperature is reached out, they (the bags) should also change the colors after sterilizing. Good luck!

Science Nerd
· February 12, 2020
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Yes, you CAN can in this. There are 3 electric pressure canners (that I know about) which you can safely can low acid foods with (at sea level). This item (in various sizes), the Ball FreshTech 1440035015 Auto (expensive), and the one I have, the CAREY DPC-9SS Smart Pressure Canner & Cooker (expensive on Amazon somet… see more Yes, you CAN can in this. There are 3 electric pressure canners (that I know about) which you can safely can low acid foods with (at sea level). This item (in various sizes), the Ball FreshTech 1440035015 Auto (expensive), and the one I have, the CAREY DPC-9SS Smart Pressure Canner & Cooker (expensive on Amazon sometimes). The reason I like the Carey is that it can take the quart widemouth jars, and can also can at higher elevations. I have canned HUNDREDS of jars with my electric canner - mostly meats. Never a problem. You cannot can low acid foods with just a standard electric pressure cooker though, like the Instant Pot. It must be designed for canning, like the three I referenced above. see less Yes, you CAN can in this. There are 3 electric pressure canners (that I know about) which you can safely can low acid foods with (at sea level). This item (in various sizes), the Ball FreshTech 1440035015 Auto (expensive), and the one I have, the CAREY DPC-9SS Smart Pressure Canner & Cooker (expensive on Amazon sometimes). The reason I like the Carey is that it can take the quart widemouth jars, and can also can at higher elevations. I have canned HUNDREDS of jars with my electric canner - mostly meats. Never a problem. You cannot can low acid foods with just a standard electric pressure cooker though, like the Instant Pot. It must be designed for canning, like the three I referenced above.
Verdant Treasures
· December 3, 2017
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The label says 120 volts 1000 watts. The owners manual states nothing. The manual states it could take 'up to 17 minutes to build up full pressure.' Real figures are between 20 and 30 minutes..so it can't be drawing too many amps...I would guess around 5 amps or less.
Dave
· April 13, 2015
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WHAT IS THE ACCESSORIES THAT IS PLACED IN LID
Ron Watt
· May 22, 2020
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If it is not glass, then it is toxic on some level, it is just a question of how healthy do you want to be?
To educate the BPA free people, do some proper research on the less safe BPS that is (BPA free). Anyways, short health lesson. I believe the pot is stainless steel, so some leaching will be present.

Accurate review
· February 28, 2017
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I've tried mine full and partially full and alls it does is burn whatever is on the bottom and whatever in near the top is partially cooked
Lorenze t.
· January 4, 2019
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NO, quarts are too tall. I have the 10 qt. and love it. So far this summer I have canned 83 pints of green beans. Every one sealed. The cooker holds 7 pints max. I have also canned 4 pints and they have no problems. Anything you cook in the 6 qt. you can also cook in the 10 qt.
TREVA
· August 1, 2016
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My pressure cooker takes at least 5 min. To seal and pressurize before it starts to cook. I can hear it Lightly building pressure when starting. It will release steam when I turn the knob when done. If I let it just go to warm when done and come back later, the pressure has released on its own.. I'm still new with thi… see more My pressure cooker takes at least 5 min. To seal and pressurize before it starts to cook. I can hear it Lightly building pressure when starting. It will release steam when I turn the knob when done. If I let it just go to warm when done and come back later, the pressure has released on its own.. I'm still new with this cooker and I think I just need more practices with it. It does cook well so far as advertised. Good luck see less My pressure cooker takes at least 5 min. To seal and pressurize before it starts to cook. I can hear it Lightly building pressure when starting. It will release steam when I turn the knob when done. If I let it just go to warm when done and come back later, the pressure has released on its own.. I'm still new with this cooker and I think I just need more practices with it. It does cook well so far as advertised. Good luck
William Phillips
· January 6, 2015
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For the general user sealing the pressure cooker lid is very easy. Not having arthritis myself, it is difficult to put myself in your position. I do think it would be manageable for you. I have a difficult time loosening and tightening jar lids, but I do not have a problem sealing the lid on the pressure cooker. I hope… see more For the general user sealing the pressure cooker lid is very easy. Not having arthritis myself, it is difficult to put myself in your position. I do think it would be manageable for you. I have a difficult time loosening and tightening jar lids, but I do not have a problem sealing the lid on the pressure cooker. I hope my modest input helps you with your decision. Please be blessed. see less For the general user sealing the pressure cooker lid is very easy. Not having arthritis myself, it is difficult to put myself in your position. I do think it would be manageable for you. I have a difficult time loosening and tightening jar lids, but I do not have a problem sealing the lid on the pressure cooker. I hope my modest input helps you with your decision. Please be blessed.
Suzanne M. Nichols
· December 24, 2015
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No only pints it will hold 7
Sandra R Gregg
· October 30, 2016