Phoenix, AZ

Drosophila Incubator in Phoenix, AZ

Drosophila incubator in Phoenix, AZ. Many Phoenix, AZ researchers love fruit flies (Drosophila melanogaster) for their short lifespan, easy maintenance, and low cost. That makes your Drosophila incubator a vital part of your work. A Drosophila incubator manipulates temperature, humidity, and light conditions to imitate the fly's natural ecosystem. But, for your own peace of mind, you need a Drosophila incubator that you can trust. Darwin Chambers has been a trusted name in the controlled environment and insect research industry for more than two decades. Call us today at (314) 534-3111 or contact us through our website to learn more about your next Drosophila incubator in Phoenix, AZ today.

Uses for the Drosophila Incubator

Drosophila research is common in numerous different research facilities in Phoenix, AZ. Some of the most common are:

  • Genetic Manipulation — Fruit flies simple genomes compared to other animals, making them a popular model organism for genetic research. Drosophila incubators provide a controlled environment for housing genetically modified flies, permitting researchers to evaluate the effects of specific genetic mutations on them.
  • Behavioral Studies — The Drosophila incubator is also necessary for behavioral studies in fruit flies. Researchers can control the light cycle to study circadian rhythms, sleep patterns, and mating behaviors. The incubator can also be used to study the effect of environmental factors on behavior, for instance the effect of temperature on aggression or the effect of humidity on mating.
  • Pharmaceutical Research — Drosophila incubators are also used in the pharmaceutical industry. Researchers can use Drosophila to test chemical compounds and their effect on a wide range of ailments. The controlled environment of the incubator ensures that the flies are healthy and consistent in their responses to the drugs being tested.
  • Aging Studies — The short lifespan of fruit flies makes them an ideal candidate for aging studies.
  • Neuroscience Research — Fruit flies have the ability to model human brain diseases. Drosophila incubators are used to replicate their native environment to study their learning and memory, circadian rhythms, and behavior.
  • Evolutionary Biology — Drosophila has been used extensively in evolutionary biology research. Drosophila incubators provide a controlled environment for the breeding and maintenance of flies, allowing researchers to see how genetics evolve over generations.

What to Consider When Searching for a Drosophila Incubator

When choosing a Drosophila incubator, there are several aspects of the machine you need to consider to ensure you're getting the best unit for your research needs in Phoenix, AZ. You should consider the range of quality of:

  • Temperature Control — Temperature control is essential for Drosophila studies as it has a direct correlation to how long the fly lives, how fast it grows, and mating. The incubator should never vary outside of a specified range.
  • Humidity Control — Drosophila incubators also provide humidity control to prevent the flies from drying out. Humidity control is also essential as it affects the fly's development and ability to survive.
  • Light Control — You need adequate light control for controlling the fly's circadian rhythm and performing photoperiod experiments. The incubator should be able to precisely hold how intense the light is and how long it lasts.
  • Capacity — The incubator's capacity will depend on the number of flies you need to house. Consider the number of flies and generations you'll need and where you'll need your incubator to be located.
  • Accessibility — Anyone should be able to easily access the incubator whenever the need arises. Take into account the ease of loading and unloading flies and if the climate controls are readily accessible.

At Darwin Chambers, we focus on building Drosophila incubators that take all of your needs into account.

Why Pick Darwin Chambers For Your Phoenix, AZ Drosophila Incubator

There are good reasons Darwin Chambers is trusted by many in Phoenix, AZ in the design and manufacture of Drosophila incubators:

Quality

We are dedicated to quality in each phase of each project. The people who design, manufacture, install, and repair your room will be factory trained, with extensive experience with what Phoenix, AZ Drosophila researchers need to thrive. All of our controlled environment rooms and reach-in chambers meant for insects are ALAAC, OLAW, USDA, NIH-compliant.

Our Services

In addition to our complimentary customer support, we offer a range of services that are separately billed to Phoenix, AZ industries. These include:

As we are centrally headquartered in the United States, our technicians are able to quickly reach Phoenix, AZ and have seen many different set-ups, procedures, and industrial uses for environmental chambers.

Price

We believe our pricing for Drosophila incubators in Phoenix, AZ that exceed performance expectations is truly reasonable. A lot goes into the price of a Drosophila incubator, including installation, the burden it places on your electrical systems, productivity you may lose if the unit fails, and service costs. Our highly energy-efficient units, knowledgeable and experienced technicians, and economical service plans all work to cost you less money overall than our competitors. We also work with North Star Leasing to offer financing options, whether our clients need it because of tax considerations, or want to maintain working capital.

Who We Are

We are an independently owned that produces all of our products in the U.S.. We are affiliated with Energy Star and United Nations Global Compact to make your Phoenix, AZ neighborhoods and the entire globe a healthier and more harmonious place.

Darwin Chambers' Drosophila Incubators in Phoenix, AZ

Our Phoenix, AZ Reach-In Drosophila Incubators

We offer insect incubators, low temp insect incubators, and insect rearing chambers for Phoenix, AZ researchers in the Drosophila industry. Our reach-in chambers range from small benchtop units to larger stand alone incubators. They all come with:

  • Epoxy coated coils to prevent corrosion from Drosophila
  • Secondary safety high temperature cut-off switch to protect fruit flies
  • 24-hour technical support as long as your incubator lasts
  • Standard warranties
  • Extended warranties for cooling components, parts, and labor
  • Quiet operation so you you can locate your chamber in a laboratory workspace
  • Stainless steel surfaces for a more sanitized chamber or room
  • Antimicrobial handles to to protect you and your insects
  • Optional virtual touchscreens for efficiency and ease of use
  • Non-proprietary, globally trusted Fuji Electric controllers with autotuning, PID control, programmable alarms, offset capability and more (if you prefer another controller, we can install that too)
  • Superior uniformity of ±0.2°C and ±0.3%RH
  • Significantly lowered direct and indirect energy loads which not only help you save on energy, but for our insect incubators to be located where others cannot
  • "Future proof" cooling systems that are set up to stay compliant with federal regulations in the refrigerant industry even as they get more restrictive

Our Phoenix, AZ Drosophila Controlled Environment Rooms

We also build drosophila incubator rooms to Phoenix, AZ researchers with larger housing or customization needs. Each room as is unique as the Phoenix, AZ client themselves. The advantages of our controlled environment rooms include:

  • Temperature conditioning system can be serviced or relocated quickly, due to a pre-charged and self-contained design
  • Available high temperature decontamination
  • Heat provided to incubators through one of three ways: ambient heat, hot-gas bypass refrigeration, or electric heat
  • Temperature ranges from 5° C to 60° C, 15° C to 37° C, 32° C to 60° C, etc
  • Supplied with LED lights which emit significantly more light per unit of input energy than fluorescent bulbs. They also produce less radiant heat, and with less heat used, the cooling requirement for the controlled environment is diminished and the total energy used by an LED-equipped chamber is substantially reduced
  • ADA compliance available with no additional cost to the customer
  • Conditioning System Features: quick installation, extended reliability, efficient operation, precision control, simple servicing, low GWP, and low total cost of ownership
  • Personnel emergency alarm: illuminated pull to reset push-button (inside room), control panel mounted visual and audible alarm. Includes glow in the dark label and a glow in the dark antimicrobial pull cord that can trigger alarm when pulled, a life saving feature for injured personnel lying on the floor

If you need your Drosophila incubator room delivered quickly to your Phoenix, AZ facility, with our "Quick Ship" program, you can receive a pre-engineered controlled environment room in as little as 15 business days.

Other services we design and manufacture for Phoenix, AZ clients include:

Drosophila Incubator in Phoenix, AZ | Darwin Chambers

Drosophila incubators are a necessary instrument for Phoenix, AZ scientists handling fruit flies. The manufacturer that designs, manufacturers, and installs it needs to be the best. At Darwin Chambers, we don't cut corners on quality because we know you can't cut corners in your line of work. If you're looking for a Drosophila incubator in Phoenix, AZ, call Darwin today at (314) 534-3111 or contact us online.

IN011

IN011

The IN011 is a bench top insect rearing chamber designed to fit on 24” benchtops or stacked with optional racking.

IN03

IN03

The IN03 is an undercounter insect rearing chamber.

IN030

IN030

The IN030 is a single-door insect rearing chamber.

IN034

IN034

The IN034 is an extra wide single-door insect rearing chamber.

IN055

IN055

The IN055 is a 2-door insect rearing chamber.

IN084

IN084

The IN084 is a 3-door insect rearing chamber.

INR011

INR011

The INR011 is a bench top incubator designed to fit on 24” benchtops or stacked with optional racking.

INR030

INR030

The INR030 is a single-door incubator.

INR034

INR034

The INR034 is a single-door incubator providing extra cubic feet designed for maximum capacity while still allowing passage through most commercial …

INR055

INR055

The INR055 is a two-door incubator.

INR084

INR084

The INR084 is a three-door incubator.

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