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Rat Housing Replacement

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Bid Information

Bid Alert No: 00000539621

Bid Title: Rat Housing Replacement

Agency Bid No. Title: 8386

Received Date: 04/11/2016

Close Date: 04/25/2016

Purchase Type: Not Stated

Delivery Point: Bloomsburg University, Bloomsburg, Pennsylvania

Delivery Date: Not Stated

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Specifications include, but are not limited to:Author: Stouffer, EricDoc Title:Buyer EntriesContactAddressQualified DataPre-bid EventsBuyer RequirementsOther DataPhoneEmaildshambur@bloomu.eduKeyworddeliverysubstitutewarrantyAll MetadataPrepared by Eric Stouffer, Ph.D., and Kevin Ball, Ph.D.Psychology Department Replacement Rat Housing InformationSpecifications necessary to meet IACUC approvalMust be an individually ventilated cage (IVC) housing systemEach IVC housing system should utilize active ventilation rather than passive ventilationEach IVC cage must be large enough to house pairs of adult male rats (> 140 cm2 floor space and at least 7 high)Each IVC cage must be lined with appropriate beddingThere must be enough spare IVC cages to allow for proper sanitation at least every 2 weeks (this requires at least 50% more cages than are part of the housing system itself)Specifications to meet the needs of the Psychology DepartmentRat Cage Frame (2 rat cage frames are required):Two (2) 36 cage single sided Gentle-Air Rat cage frames.Frames include upper main supply and exhaust plenums. Plenums are removable for cleaning. Plenums are made of 22 gauge stainless steel.Approximate overall frame dimensions: 28"D x 72.45"W x 82.5". Approximate frame weight: 100 lbs.Each frame holds up to six (6) rat cage stacks, six (6) high, thirty-six (36) cages totalStainless steel. T304 18 gauge wall, 1" square tube frame.Rugged 5" casters with zerks, two (2) casters with brakes.One (1) round tube handle on each end within frame for hand protection.Frames and plenums are autoclavable.Frames used on the system shall be a single sided, rack design.Frames are to provide mounting of modular air supply and exhaust plenums designed for connection of the modular vertical cage stacks.

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Product Codes: 49505, 49510

Agency Information

Issuing Agency: Bloomsburg University

State: Pennsylvania

Agency Type: State and Local

Contact: Diann Shamburg 400 East Second Street, Waller Administration Building, Room 38, Bloomsburg, Pennsylvania, 17815

Phone: 570-389-4312

Fax: 570-389-2017




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