Tissue Digestion - 11 lb Capacity


  • Simple to Operate
  • 5 kg (11 lb) Capacity
  • Digests Mice, Rats, Hamsters, Rabbits, Guinea Pigs
  • Easy to Install and Move
  • Safe and Economical Operation
  • Ideal for Small Labs and Clinics
11lb capacity
Weight capacity
5 kg (11 lb)
Operating temperature
208˚F (98˚C)
Vessel diameter x height
12.25” diameter x 12” height
Stainless steel cabinet
24” wide x 24” deep x 34” high to working surface and 42” high to the top of the control pod; on casters
Vessel characteristics
Insulated, flat bottom, 316-L Stainless Steel, rigidly built into the cabinet.
Digestion basket
316-L Stainless Steel perforated, 9” deep x 11.5” diameter, removable for emptying. Lifting handles are to the sides of the basket.
Electric hot plate, thermostatically controlled temperature.
Lockable vessel lid latch, pressure relief vent at 0.5 psig, pressure relief lid design at 1 psig.
Cycle control
< 18 hour cycle (loading, heat-up, exposure, rinsing, and emptying)
Agitation Magnetic stirring puck, captive below the basket in order to keep liquid moving throughout the cycle.
  • Momentary fill switch fills water to correct level
  • Cycle switch initiates automatic heating, digesting, draining with co-flush, and rinsing cycles
  • Sample button to end cycle with contents remaining in the vessel; resume cycle button after sample has been taken

Recommended for Hookup:

Electric: 110 VAC 60 cycle single-phase 20 amp GFI. Water Supply: ½” NPT female coupler Drain Connection: ¾” NPT female coupler, (Connection to drain past sink trap is recommended for odor control).

  • Proprietary formulation of alkali and wetting/lubricating agent
  • Eliminates build-up of hard soap from the digestion process
  • Lubricates stirring puck bearing point