Allentown provides research anesthesia equipment and services to the animal welfare and research community with a focus on clinical accuracy, clinician/technician safety, economic performance and intuitive functionality. Allentown is the exclusive global representative for SOMNI products.
The WorkStation Assembly is a mobile anesthesia system that can also be utilized as a workspace. It is customizable to suit any researchers needs. Utilizing an "H" style frame makes the WorkStation Assembly very stable and able to fit into tight spaces. With options like E-tanks or an O2 Concentrator mounting system, it becomes a fully independent workstation.
Vaporizers provide low flow calibration using laser refractometry. This ensures un-paralleled accuracy of anesthetic vapor delivery throughout the dial percentage range. Brass and specific alloy materials ensure accurate heat transference, which is critical to control anesthetic agent vaporization, and are proven to not react with anesthetic agents, which have been identified to cause corrosion with certain aluminum and plastic materials. The internal advanced wicking system (currently utilized in human anesthetic vaporizers) of our Vaporizers ensures linear vapor delivery during extended surgical procedures. This, along with 250 ml liquid capacity of anesthetic agent, ensures vapor delivery during extended surgical procedures and less filling.
The Accurate Multiple Delivery (AMD) is the ultimate in inhalant anesthesia gas delivery. This pressurized anesthesia system can deliver accurate adjustable flowrates to 3 stations simultaneously. Each station is equipped with a flowmeter and toggle switch that allows the user to leave flows preset or adjust to their needs. Unlike any other system on the market this allows users the greatest flexibility for their procedures. Any combination of Nose Cones, Induction Chambers, Stereotaxic or Imaging device can be used with the AMD.
Hooded Induction Chambers are designed to be used with an active vacuum system such as the Exposure Prevention System (EPS). The active style chambers allow for gases to passively build up and exit the chamber via small holes near the end of the slide top lid. This allows the chamber to be fully saturated with anesthetic gases to ensure proper anesthetic depth of subject. Once gases have left chamber they are drawn out with active vacuum and room air is also drawn over the top of the lid to keep gases from escaping into the workplace.
Certain chambers are constructed of a red tinted acrylic and are shatter-resistant. The red tint permits users to see in but does not permit the subject to see out. This creates a less stressful environment for the subject. Unlike a "hinge lid" the slide top allows for one handed operation and keeps gases from being "drawn" into the workplace when chamber is opened. Inlet and outlet holes are located on the back and labeled for ease of use and simplicity.
Rat and Mouse Manifolds solve the main issues related to multiple mouse/rat anesthesia delivery within an Imaging Device. The Manifolds utilize a hyperbranching interior framework that insures equal gas delivery to each port and simultaneously scavenging waste gas preventing it from building up in the imaging device. This safeguards researchers and technicians so they are not subject to noxious, gaseous anesthesia during imaging experiments, keeping users compliant with NIOSH exposure limits. The Manifolds ensure that each animal is receiving the same concentration of anesthesia from the first port to the last. Since each port has its own built in scavenging there is no need for plugs or flowrate adjustment if animal quantity is changed. The design of the device allows for scavenging of waste gas even if there is no subject utilizing a port.
The Exposure Prevention System (EPS) is a self-contained 3 Station Flowmeter Controlled Vacuum System for Actively Scavenging Waste Anesthetic Gas (WAG). Put simply, the system effectively removes waste anesthetic gases from the anesthesia work area to prevent exposure to the operator. Designed with a linear vacuum pump that produces up to 45 LPM of negative flow, it can be used where active vacuum is not available to safely remove anesthetic waste gas.
The EPS also includes an automatic off feature (WG-15001 model only) that shuts the unit down after a selectable period to save power and prolong the life of the pump. Each of the three scavenging ports include a stopcock near the device to allow independent scavenging flow and can be turned off when not in use without the need to change flowmeter settings. Evacuate EPS to WAG filter (WG-15003) or any non-recirculating hood or vent appropriate for high volume.
The EPS is also available in a non-pump version (WG-15002) that can be used as a portable scavenging system in conjunction with an in-house active vacuum system. This non-pump version acts as an interface valve for facilities that have and can use their own in-house vacuum systems. This gives the user the ability to attenuate their own in-house vacuum to exact specifications.
The Waste Anesthetic Gas (W.A.G.) Collection Filter is an activated charcoal filter developed to absorb 200 grams of halogenated agent. The W.A.G. filter can be incorporated into an inhalant anesthetic system to passively and safely remove waste anesthetic gas at higher flowrates and from multiple sources.
O2 Concentrators provide triple air filtration (including carbon and bacterial filtration), multi-parameter display (including percentage of concentration), easy filter access, and a consistent supply of high concentration supplemental oxygen. O2 Concentrators are economical and safe, eliminating the requirement of delivered oxygen, while at the same time providing robust alarming in the rare cases of power failure, no flow, or high and low pressure. Smooth quiet operation, casters for portability, a programable digital run timer, and the ability to easily adapt to any anesthesia system, make our O2 Concentrators the most convenient and easy to use systems on the market today.
Our Heat Therapy unit is the safest and most accurate localized heat therapy system available. Its easy-to-read display provides continuous real-time temperature readings. The digital controller uses proprietary software to manage your prescribed set-point temperature to within one-degree Fahrenheit (1.0°F). Three temperature safety limits guard against the possibility of overheating and the Hi Limit Switches can be tested without taking the unit apart. It's also mercury free and uses tap water.
The DC-powered Heat Plate with controller is an ultra-slim, low noise heating plate. It allows researchers to maintain the animal's body temperature at a specific and precise temperature. The power input of the controller is 12 VDC (AC-DC power adapter is included). This low voltage reduces electric noise generated from the heating current. Uniform temperature distribution is achieved over the entire surface, while keeping the plate thin and cost low.
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