Active IAS - Intergrated Automated Solution
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Activ™ IAS – Integrated Automated Solution
- Featuring Patented technology this non-Robotic system provides allergan exposure protection for operators, space savings modular design and full integration with a BetterBuilt tunnel washer. Activ IAS optimum throughput capabilities plus significant decrease in energy consumption exceeds other cage automation systems. Based upon a simple yet effective design of process automation using fixed controlled movements through pneumatics and mechanical systems; Activ IAS is the right solution for rodent cage processing. Successful installation at University of California San Diego.
Key Features :
- Capable of processing all brands of rodent cages as well as multiple brands without equipment set-up changes. Cage filter tops, wire lids, bottle baskets and other miscellaneous items are also easily processed.
- Maximum uptime is achieved through proven pneumatics and mechanical process controlled design.
- Throughput capabilities are higher than other automation systems. Our industry first “reject stations” provide continuous operation allowing the system to keep pace with the fully integrated BetterBuilt tunnel washer. There is no need to shut down the cage processing operation if an error occurs.
- Single source supplier providing full integration, seamless interaction between BetterBuilt cage washing equipment, Sure-Flo bedding handling systems and Activ automation solutions, including transport carts.
- Safe Operation
- Mechanical design of the system means safety barrier walls are not required. Operators are able to perform duties along-side a fully functioning system in complete safety. The enclosed Automated Dump Station (ADS) provided with self-contained dust collection system substantially reduces allergen exposure to operators.
- Less Energy, Less Space
- Activ IAS features low utility consumption when compared with other automation systems, using approximately 70% less electricity. While the BetterBuilt tunnel washers consume 30% less steam and no cold water during operation. The footprint of a complete integrated system is approximately 30% to 40% less than other automation systems.
- Automatic or Manual
- The system can operate in either automatic or manual modes to better suit user requirements.
- Future Upgradeability
- The modular design of Activ Integrated Automation Solution (IAS) allows for easier future upgrades than other automation systems.