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Rabbit Housing 8-Cage


Alternative Design’s stainless steel rabbit housing units provide 10-12 square feet of floor area with removable dividers, an automated water system and optional resting benches.

  • Long lasting with a durable stainless steel cage and frame
  • Removable center divider panel with on-unit storage
  • Includes stainless steel litter pans and “J” type feeders
  • Autoclavable

Standard features include:

  • Stainless steel frame, feeders and litter pans
  • 6 individual cages with 6 square feet per cage
  • Autoclavable
  • Removable center divider panels with on-unit storage
  • Removable polypropylene floors for animal comfort and quieter housing
  • Stainless steel wrapper on each cage, sloped to help with waste removal
  • 5” Stainless steel swivel casters, 2 with brakes
  • Automated watering system with a stainless steel manifold

Optional features include:

  • Removable resting bench
  • 9-cage unit

Cage Dimensions – 30” W x 24” D x 18” H – AW – WB

All components of this Alternative Design stainless steel product must be cleaned, sanitized and sterilized, where applicable, prior to being put into service. This unit is made primarily of 304 stainless steel. Use care when cleaning to prevent corrosion that can shorten useful life. Cleaning solutions which contain high levels of chlorine are not recommended for stainless steel parts.

The polypropylene flooring is not autoclavable. It is only rated to 180°F/82°C.

We recommend cleaning/disinfecting temperature of up to 165°F/74°C for the flooring.

Caster Maintenance
Caster used on this equipment was chosen for its suitability in applications where frequent washdowns are necessary. It is also well suited for applications exposed to heat, cleaning agents, steam, caustic solutions or other corrosive agents, which could cause rust and contamination. After washing and/or autoclaving, check casters for proper operation. Check the axle nut to ensure it is still tight (125 inch/pound is recommended). If the axle and/or swivel bearing has to be lubricated, use a high temp grease.

Alternative Design offers a 5-year warranty on all stainless steel fabricated products the company makes. These products are warranted to be free from material and workmanship defects during this period.

The 5-year warranty includes:

* Individually Ventilated Caging (IVC) rack frames and fabricated components
* All other stainless steel fabricated caging systems
* Fabricated material handling, storage and processing equipment made of stainless steel