Metabolism, Feeding behaviour
Code: 41700

Metabolic Cages, basic model, to separate rodent's urine & feces

These well-engineered Metabolic & Diuresis Cages supply uncontaminated samples of effectively separate urine and feces of the rodent.

All components below the cage floor are removable without upsetting the test animal and thus preventing behavioural artifacts.

Four models are available for either rats or mice; their dimensions comply with current USA animal welfare regulations. See Ordering Information for basic metabolic cages.

The Tecniplast Metabolic Cages feature a unique funnel and cone design that effectively separates faeces and urine into tubes outside the cage.

There's no urine washover and no potential for urine to enter the faeces tube, so separation is immediate and complete.

The results are untainted and reliable samples.

Additional Info

    Practicality of use Easy to remove feeder and collection tubes: feed filling and samples collection without disturbing the animals on test.
    Unique design and high quality materials to maximize reliability and endurance
    Flexibility Every component is designed to be interchangeable to provide maximum flexibility
    Reliability Separation apparatus featuring low-adherence plastic materials: perfect separation and collection of faeces and urine
    Optional  12-Cage Rack Space saving and great visibility in a small footprint, maximizing density





    Standard Cage Dimensions
    The cage upper chamber, is available in two sizes:
    • for mice and rats up to 300g, with a surface of 320cm2 and a height of 14 cm;
    • for rats over 300g, with a surface of 450 cm2 and a height of 18 cm.
    • In the single-mouse cage, the usable floor area is 200cm2 with an internal height of 13cm

    Surface and height comply with current regulations.

    Net weight 6Kg
    Gross weight 10Kg
    Packing dimensions 67x42x53cm

    Metabolic cages provide uncontaminated, reliable samples for accurate metabolic monitoring, In fact a unique funnel-and-cone design completely and immediately separates feces and urine into tubes outside the cage. Its design they prevent urine from washing over and entering the feces tube.

    Food and water systems allow the animal’s intake to be easily measured and are located outside the cage to prevent spillage from contaminating the excreta. 

      Metabolic Cages for Rats
    41700-002 Metabolic Cage for rats up to 150g
    41700-003 Metabolic Cage for mice
    41700-004 Metabolic Cage for rats 150 to 300g
    41700-005 Metabolic Cage for rats over 300g
      Metabolic Cages for Mice
    41700-003 Metabolic Cage for mice (groups)
    41700-033 Metabolic Cage for single mouse
    3M01D100 Single cage stand (included in all cages except 41700-033
    3M12D100 Vertical Rack for 12 Metabolic Cages, suitable for models 41700-002/005. Dimensions 124x48x190 cm

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