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MACS Single Fan Supply Air Handling Unit with Direct Exhaust Connection


Alternative Design Manufacturing & Supply offers a variety of air delivery systems to meet our customer’s needs. This single fan top mounted supply air handling unit draws supply air from the room before that air is HEPA filtered prior to entering the rodent cages. HEPA filtered exhaust from the rack and individual cages is then removed from the room via the building exhaust system. This air handling unit supplies HEPA filtered air for up to 160 mouse cages or 60 rat cages.

Features include:

  • Versatile top-mounted air handling unit that works with all frames and cages on the Modular Animal Caging System (M.A.C.S.)
  • Minimize your initial investment with this single fan with direct exhaust configuration
  • Heat, moisture and odor from the rack animals are exhausted directly into the building HVAC duct system
  • Provides greatest control & balance for the supply fan to maintain desired positive or negative mode and consistent air changes per hour (ACH) to cages
  • No need to re-balance HVAC system if you remove a rack from service
  • Easy touch screen programming to change air changes per hour (ACH) and from positive to negative pressure
  • Easy access to both pre-filters and HEPA filters
  • Visual and audible alarms if insufficient airflow is detected
  • Plug-in port for remote monitoring capability
  • On/Off switch with a removable power cord socket
  • Air handling unit and HEPA filters are not autoclavable

Part # – MACS-AHU-S-DE

Supply Air Handling Unit (AHU) Dimensions – 20.5″ W x 14.25″ D x 15.25″ H

Alternative Design offers a 2-year warranty on all Polysulfone plastic caging products and electrical components. These products are warrantied to be free from material and workmanship defects during this period. The warranty period will begin from the date of delivery. Our Polysulfone products will have a 2-year prorated warranty*. Please note – Polycarbonate caging is not recommended for autoclaving and any warranty will be voided if autoclaved.  

The 2-year warranty includes:

  • All electrical components
  • Polysulfone plastic caging products or components