Activity Wheel and Living Chamber - Rat

Model: 80859

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The Rat Activity Wheel with Living Chamber was designed for long term circadian rhythm and general activity studies in rats or similar sized animals. The stainless steel wheel is 14 inches (35.56 cm) in diameter and turns with less than 6 grams of force. The running wheel is constructed of 0.036 in (0.91 mm) stainless steel rims with a running surface of 0.0625 in (1.5875 mm) rods on 0.3125 in (7.9375 mm) centers (0.25 in (6.35 mm) gap) for maximum durability and animal comfort. This system incorporates many features to allow for animal well-being and easy maintenance of system components.

  • Tub Dimensions: 16" x 20" x 8.25"H (40.64 x 50.80 x 20.96 cm)
  • Overall Dimensions: 16" x 20" x 16.5"H (40.64 x 50.80 x 41.91 cm)
  • Weight: 13.2 lbs (5.99 kg)
  • Wheel Diameter: 14" (35.56 cm) I.D.
  • Wheel Width: 4.3" (10.92 cm) internal
  • Run Distance: 1.10 m/revolution
  • Recommended for animals up to 500 grams
  • The living chamber includes support for food and water
  • System is equipped with external mounting bracket for mounting of an optional electronic counter
  • Wheel portion can be easily removed for cleaning
  • Wheel operates on virtually friction free rulon bearings
  • All stainless steel construction
  • Optical sensor included
  • Autoclavable polycarbonate Tub and Bottle
  • Use with optional Servo Brake Model 86070-B2