Laboratory Rat Housing

Browse our range of Laboratory Rat Housing here. Our standard range of RC1, RC2, RM2 and RM3 bases are available in polypropylene, polysulfone and polycarbonate.

For more information and data sheets on the various properties and the autoclaving potentials of the various material please feel free to get in touch.

Mobile racks designed for the cages are available at request. We manufacture to our standard size; however, should you require a custom rack, our team of technicians will be happy to help.

Below, you will find a more detail on the sizes and capacities of the cages that we sell. These cages can be used within Isolators and Germ-Free environments.


For more information on our range of laboratory rat housing; contact our team.

Rat Cage (RM3 – sloping front)

Overall size: 38 x 25 x 20cm

Internal size: 676cm2 x 20cm

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The RM3 rat cage is designed to seamlessly fit with our rat racking systems. The sloping front allows for easy placing of both a hopper and water bottle. Moreover, this allows technicians easy access to see in and enter the cages, should the require it.


While we build these to specific sizes, please contact us should you require a more bespoke system.




Rat Cage (RB3R)

Also available with fixed hopper (RB3F)

Overall size: 45 x 28 x 20

Internal size: 960cm2 x 20cm

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The RB3R is available in polypropylene, polycarbonate or polysulfone. The raised lid provides an increase in internal space for the animals while providing easy access to the water and food. Several cage enrichment items are available including mirrors.


Should you require any further assistance, feel free to get in touch with our team.


Rat/Mouse Cage (RC1)

Overall size: 56 x 38 x 17cm

Internal size: 1575cm2 x 17cm

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The RC1 rat/mouse cage is a larger variety of our other rat and mice cages. Still available in polypropylene for the same strength and rigidity. The RC1 has the ability to house larger groups of rodents in one cage.


With the same sloping front to them, you have the ability to place bottle and food on the outside of the cage providing quicker and easier access.


Rat Cage (RC2R)

Overall size:  56 x 38 x 22cm

Internal size: 1575cm2 x 22cm

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The RC2R is a larger rat cage that allows you to house larger colonies together with more space. Available in polypropylene to ensure a strong and robust cage that can withstand the behaviours of rats. Built with a sloping front so that you have easy access to water bottles and food.

This is a larger version of the RM3


Rat Cage (RC2F)

Overall size: 56 x 38 x 22cm
Internal size: 1575cm2 x 22cm

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The RC2F rat cage in the same dimensions as the RC2R cage. The main difference, however, is in the lids. The hopper on the RC2F is fixed in place. Whereas the RC2R has a removable hopper.


For any further help with this, feel free to contact one of our team who can look into your bespoke requirements.


Rat Racking

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Our custom built mobile rat racking is available in any configuration bespoke to your needs. We manufacture in both stainless steel and aluminium. Furthermore, they are available with auto watering if required and light covers can be provided. Replacement castors are also available.


These racks fit all of our rat cages.


Please contact our team should you require further assistance or have more bespoke requirements.


Guinea Pig/Rat Cage (GPR2 – sloping front)

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Our GPR2 Guinea Pig/Rat cage is available in the following specifications:


Overall size: 56 x 38 x 25cm
Internal size: 1575 cm2 x 25cm

Available in polypropylene.


For further enquiries or for a bespoke solution, feel free to get in touch with our team.