Primate Enclosures

The recent trend toward Enclosure Housing – with its much larger space and grander canvas for development – has afforded us the opportunity to innovate, not only in ways that meet these standards, but in ways that promote superior animal care and research.

  • Larger Enclosure Areas
  • Focus on enrichment
  • Capable of connection with more traditional housing
  • Designed to maximize capacity within existing facility space

The Allentown Process

  • Detailed customer meetings to define scope of project
  • Review of similar, historic housing to draw parallels with new housing
  • Creation of drawings and 3D models
  • Installation, SAT, and rapid service response
  • On-going customer review meetings at every project stage

Typical Enclosure Configurations

  • Larger enclosed area
  • Offering more vertical height, open space, enrichment
  • Larger enclosed area may have internal caging features such as catch cages
  • Integration with one-over-one, two-over-two and play cages
  • Increased holding area while maximized available facility space

Allentown Experience

  • Designing and manufacturing primate housing for over 51 years
  • Global leader in primate and large animal housing
  • Understanding of guidelines and most common project challenges
  • Longevity of product through proper material selection, design and fabrication
  • Design and installation experience, more than 30,000 units worldwide
Case Study

Overview and Challenges

  • Enclosure for 8 - 12 primates
  • Group and isolate primate for procedure
  • Enrichment
  • Socialization
  • Maximize capacity based on room dynamics

Allentown Solution

  • 49 ft² (4.6 m²) enclosure
  • Developed Tunnel and Catch Cage System for daily procedures
  • Enclosure design incorporates thermal neutral materials, rails, ladders, perches, balcony, etc.
  • 27 enclosures in a variety of configurations from stand-alone to multiples joined by common wall

The difference is in the details. Take a closer look.

With more than 50 years worth of experience and expertise in design, engineering and manufacturing, Allentown solutions are not only crafted to perfection, they are also meticulously documented to provide users with all of the information needed to maximize their value. Take a closer look by downloading the data sheet.

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