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Custom Non-Human Primate Housing

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Bid Information

Bid Alert No: 00000489350

Bid Title: Custom Non-Human Primate Housing

Agency Bid No. Title: 16-055

Received Date: 02/18/2016

Close Date: 03/15/2016

Purchase Type: Not Stated

Delivery Point: Galveston, Texas

Delivery Date: Not Stated

Special Notices: Pre-Bid Conference Optional 02/24/2016 11:00 AM, Warranty Required


Specifications include, but are not limited to:Prototype Cage6.2 square foot One-over-one Primate RackTwo-cage, stainless steel primate housing unit to be used in BSL-4 biocontainment and subjected to repeated autoclaving (at 270F) and chemical disinfections. Units must have the following design features:Rack frame to be 16 gauge (ga) wall thickness, 304 or 316 stainless steel 1 square tubing with TIG welded construction. Subframe assemblies to be TIG welded at each tube intersection. Stronger gauge steel and welding provides for a secure structure which will endure the natural high impact behaviors of nonhuman primates.Unit will include a solid stainless steel 18 ga (.048 inch) sides, back, and rear panel.Top of each compartment to be stainless steel wire grid with 1 x 1 spacing with 6ga (.192 inch) wire.Flooring to be stainless steel grid, 1 x 1 spacing with 6 ga (.192 inch) wire.A space between the upper and lower compartments of approximately 3, which allows for enrichment and food items to be placed.Durable all stainless steel construction to accommodate Rhesus primates up to 10 kilos.Unit to have large stainless steel bar handles on both sides of the unit that run the depth of the unit for easily transporting rack.Four 5 hi-temp phenolic casters, all 4 with locking brakes, Jarvis Caster Group p/n: 5S81222WB or equivalent. Casters must have sealed axel bearing.Equipped with an Edstrom stainless steel automated watering system manifolds with quick disconnects and drinking valves. Quick disconnect will be located on the back of the unit.

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Product Code: 49510

Agency Information

Issuing Agency: University of Texas Medical Branch at Galveston

State: Texas

Agency Type: State and Local

Contact: Liz Guerra UTMB Purchasing, 301 University Blvd., Galveston, Texas, 77555

Phone: 281-338-7507

Fax: 281-554-5368




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