Research Animal

Sealed Mechanical Waste Bedding Systems Mitigate
LAA Exposure

Hapman Waste Bedding System Installation

  • Handles all bedding types without clogging
  • Mechanical operation is flexible to move gloves, cage tags and enrichment items without breaking down
  • Sealed system carries material from cage dump to outside containers without odor or noise
  • Proven to support facility LAA exposure prevention programs
  • Designed to fit in small spaces
  • Integral cage dump station is ergonomically friendly and feeds into cage washer

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  • Quietly carries waste bedding to disposal container
  • Mechanical design requires minimal maintenance
  • Conveyor can travel through walls and above ceiling tiles

Hapman Waste Bedding System Installation Hapman Waste Bedding System

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Clean Bedding Dispensing Systems

Efficiently Empty and Meter Large Volume Bags of Feed and Bedding

Vivarium Bulk Bag Unloader and Tubular Drag System Installation

Install and operate easily.

  • Assures smooth discharge of material.
  • Modular components are easily adaptable in a variety of materials to meet your needs.
  • Installs and ships easily with our two-piece frame, or fits in tight spaces with our low-profile frame.
  • Unloads bags easily and safely.
  • Stainless steel or carbon steel with a variety of finishes including enamel paint, FDA epoxy, Steel It™ and powder-coated.


See below for all technical resources applicable to the Research Animal industry.

Case Study: Human Health Benefits, Operational Efficiencies, Increased Productivity, Cost Improvements

Mulit-level Tubular Drag Conveyor System for Research Animal facility.CHALLENGE
GlaxoSmithKline faced a waste bedding management challenge involving both laboratory animal allergies and ergonomic related employee injuries.

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Case Study: The Genentech South San Francisco Campus Achieves Cost Savings and Operating Efficiency By Applying the Right Waste Bedding Handling System

Tubular Drag Conveyor EquipmentCHALLENGE
More than 150 bags of bedding are required to support the cage changing process performed weekly. When plans were in place to construct a new multi-story vivarium, Laboratory Animal Resources senior management knew they needed to find an automated alternative to their current process of manually transporting clean and dirty bags of bedding.

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Case Study: The University of California San Francisco, Laboratory Animal Resource Center (LARC) Finds Significant Cost Savings in Effective Handling of Waste Bedding Material

Tubular Drag Conveyor EquipmentCHALLENGE
The facility, which manages over 55,000 rodent cages, needed a more reliable and cost effective way to dispose of waste bedding, as well as mitigate allergen exposure, and reduce physical injuries to employees due to repetitive lifting, bending and twisting.

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Case Study: Uniformed Services University Health Science Center for Laboratory Animal Medicine Overcomes a Severe Bedding Handling Challenge

Waste Bedding Handling System installed in a Research Animal facility.CHALLENGE
A fully operational research laboratory needed a better way for technicians to remove and dispose of more than 1,200 pounds of soiled animal bedding per day.

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Application Review: Biotech Lab Handling Dirty Mice Bedding From Cages with Cleaning Disposal System

Tubular Drag Conveyor EquipmentCHALLENGE
A biotech lab needed an easy and dependable method to handle dirty animal bedding from cages.

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