Model 980 Small Animal Spinal Unit is ideal for a variety of spinal procedures. A variety of spinal accessories have been included, making this unit extremely versatile for research with various small animals. It is easily the most flexible spinal unit available to researchers today.
The base of the unit is Model 912 Spinal Base Plate which is precision machined and has two full length tee slots for rapid mounting and removal of components. The plate is 24″ L x 12″ W x 1″ H and weighs 12,25 kg.
Attached to the plate by way of tee slots are the base mounts with vertical posts and clamps (Model 982). The mounts are secured to the base plate by thumb screws and tee nuts for fast, rigid clamping. No wrenches are needed.
The posts have 3/8″ shaft and have 4.5″ of vertical adjustment. The upright assembly clamps have been designed with thumb screws for fast and easy height adjustment. The design of the Model 980 assures ample lateral, A/P and vertical travel of all components.
Several spinal cord accessories are available as notch & hip spikes etc. but customer commonly only purchase the items they require:
Please indicate if you are working with rat and/or mice during the checkout. We typically include mice accessories as standard but the instruments were designed for versatility. Any standard accessory that is not required can be omitted and the appropriate accessories can be added for your specific research.