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Philadelphia, PA Vivarium Rooms

Vivarium rooms in Philadelphia, PA. For over two decades we have been working with Philadelphia, PA researchers to provide safe and often precise conditions to meet their unique and particular needs. Darwin Chambers understands what a highly-functioning vivarium rooms can do for your research. For that reason, we are constantly developing new practices and technologies to offer our clients the best controlled environment rooms for them. To discover more about what we can do for your research needs in Philadelphia, PA, check out more of this article, call us today at 877-783-6774 or contact us online for a free quote.

In addition to vivarium rooms, we also design and manufacture plant growth rooms and plant growth chambers for our Philadelphia, PA clients who focus on plant research, as well as insect rearing rooms and insect rearing chambers for the study of insects.

What is a Vivarium Room?

Latin for "place of life," a vivarium is an artificially built space to hold living organisms, whether they be plants or animals. That can be anything from a heated glass box for a reptile in a teenager's room, to Biosphere 2.

In the scientific community, vivarium rooms can also be called animal research facilities, and their purpose is to house animals and/or plants under conditions simulating a natural environment. These microecosystems are essential for observing organisms in a specific environment, or safely housing animals who are being used for research purposes.

Aspects to Consider When Getting a Vivarium Room in Philadelphia, PA

There are several environmental controls needed to keep a vivarium room functioning properly. For your needs in Philadelphia, PA, you need to know that your controlled environment room is capable of meeting them all:

  • Lighting — Different plants and animals need different levels and types of lighting that meet their adapted needs. Ectotherms need sunlight to keep their bodies warm, while other life forms thrive in colder, darker environments. Different bulbs offer different levels and types of heat and light, and your vivarium room may need a controller to replicate light and dark periods.
  • Temperature and Humidity — In a similar vein, different life forms have adapted to different temperature and humidity levels. Heat can be sourced from a building's system or heat lamps.
  • Ventilation — Ventilation is essential for circulating air, stopping mold accumulation, reducing the growth of hazardous bacteria, and equalizing the air flow between the vivarium room and other areas of your facility. There are numerous exhaust fan options we can fit for your room, depending on your needs.

An animal or plant's physical environment plays a fundamental role in their health. You need an impeccable vivarium room to ensure not just the health of your specimens, but the validity of your Philadelphia, PA research.

Why Choose Darwin Chambers For Your Vivarium Rooms in Philadelphia, PA

It's no surprise to us that Darwin Chambers has been a "go-to" seller of vivarium rooms to Philadelphia, PA scientists for more than two decades. We are driven to constantly build better units for the people who need them, and our devotion to customer support is unrivaled. We customize each unit for each client. With a Darwin Chambers vivarium room, you enjoy the benefits of:

  • Our Technologies We're constantly looking for new ways to improve our already impeccable products. With our virtual touchscreens, precision ultrasonic humidification, antimicrobial handles, and more, your Philadelphia, PA vivarium room will be easy to use, reliable, have lower energy loads than other units, and will keep you and your specimens safe.
  • Our Service Plans We don't stop working for you once you have your ideal vivarium room; we want to make sure your unit stays at peak performance and lasts as long as you need it to. We offer technical support throughout the lifetime of your controlled environment room, for instance:
  • Our Compliance Standards — The use of animals for research is are well-regulated and often have strict regulatory guidelines. All of our vivarium rooms adhere to the following standards:

    All instruments are also calibrated to NIST traceable standards.

  • Financing We partner with North Star Leasing so our Philadelphia, PA clients can work with the amazing units they need while maintaining working capital, protecting existing lines of credit, and getting certain tax brakes.
  • Our "Quick Ship" Program Need a vivarium room, but don't have the time to wait for a custom-built one? We also offer pre-engineered units, which we guarantee will be delivered to your Philadelphia, PA facility no later than 15 business days after your order.

Specifications for our controlled environment rooms include:

  • Fans and lights that offer incredibly low energy loads
  • Available temperature ranges from 20°C to 60°C; 37°C typical set point
  • ADA compliance at no extra cost
  • Humidity control at sensor: ±0.5%
  • Temperature control at sensor / set-point: ±0.2° C
  • A variety of surface and construction options
  • Illuminated personnel emergency antimicrobial pull cord, a potentially life-saving feature for injured personnel

For the complete list of our vivarium room specifications, click on the button below:

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Other services we offer to Philadelphia, PA researchers include:

Choose Darwin Chambers For Your Vivarium Room in Philadelphia, PA

Darwin Chambers is unequaled the value, reliability, expertise, and availability of our vivarium rooms and experts. Our mission statement is to "grow and lead our biotech industry through the efforts of a creative, skilled, and professional workforce." We know the importance of an impeccable vivarium room for your Philadelphia, PA research, and we know how to the exact room for your research to thrive. Call Darwin Chambers today at 877-783-6774 or request a quote online.

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