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Flex-Air Principal Investigator 10-Cage P.I. Stationary Unit

Description

The Flex-Air 10-Cage P.I. Stationary Unit is designed to provide HEPA filtered air to mice that are being temporarily housed in a principal investigator’s lab, in quarantine, post surgery, or other areas outside the main animal housing room. This Flex-Air P.I. Unit uses the patented Flex-Air cages also used with the Flex-Air Positive/Negative Ventilated Caging System.

This Flex-Air P.I. Unit will operate in either positive pressure mode to provide isolation, or negative pressure to provide containment. The negative mode is suitable for temporarily housing mice under quarantine. The cages comply with NIH Guidelines for animal space. This stationary model supplies 30-40 air changes per hour (AC/H) to each of the cages.

Each Flex-Air P.I. Unit comes with a complete set of Flex-Air Polysulfone cages, cage top, wire bar lids, 16 oz. Reduced Height water bottles and cage card holders. The entire unit is autoclavable with the exception of the air handling unit, HEPA filters and air supply hose.

Stationary models can utilize battery back-up by adding a commercially available Universal Power Supply (UPS).

Features include:

  • Frame, plenums and wall made from 304 stainless steel
  • Holds up to 10 Flex-Air patented mouse cages
  • Operates in either positive pressure mode or negative pressure mode for containment
  • Delivers around 30-40 air changes per hour (AC/H) to each cage
  • Entire unit is autoclavable with the exception of the air handling unit, HEPA filters, and air supply hose
  • Comes with a 110-120 volt power cord
  • Also comes with a complete set of Flex-Air Polysulfone (UD) cages, cage tops, wire bar lids, 16 oz. Reduced Height water bottles, and cage card holders
Part Number Dimensions W” x D” x H” Dimensions Wcm x Dcm x Hcm ACH
4 Cage
FA-PI-04-UD-WB 26″ x 20.5″ x 28.75″ 66.0 x 52.1 x 73.0 30-40
10 Cage
FA-PI-10-UD-WB 26″ x 20.5″ x 49.75″ 66.0 x 52.1 x 126.2 30-40

IMPORTANT: INITIAL CLEANING 

All components of the 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.

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