SGC 120 Insect Incubation Chamber
SGC 120 Insect Incubation Chamber

SGC 120 Insect Incubation Chamber

The Weiss Technik SGC 120 Insect Incubation Chamber allows Entomologist’s needs to store and study insects, bees, and drosophila within a controllable environment. Each shelf is available with an optional bank of high frequency lighting, minimizing the effects of stroboscopic stress on insects.
  • Standard shelf area 1.95m2
  • 3 shelves as standard
  • 2 further shelves can be fitted
  • Individually controllable lighting for each shelf, variable from an intensity of 10% to 100%
  • Insect-friendly lighting

Specifications

Chamber size
  • Internal: 1310mm (w) x 675mm (d) x 1410mm (h)
  • External: 1440mm (w) x 810mm (d) x 1975mm (h)
  • Volume: 1200 liters nominal
Temperature range
  • -2°C to +40°C lights off
  •  +5°C to +40°C lights on
Temperature stability
  • +/-0.3°C
Humidity (optional)
  • 60%RH to 80%RH
Standard shelving (additional shelving available)
  • 3 stainless steel shelves

Shelving & lighting configurations

One shelf:
  • 12 x 36W fluorescent tubes per shelf
  • Max intensity approx. 620 µmol m-2 s-1 @ 150mm below tube @ 25°C
  • Max height between shelves 1275mm
Three shelves:
  • 4 x 36W fluorescent tubes per shelf
  • Max intensity approx. 170 µmol m-2 s-1@ 150mm below tube @ 25°C
  • Max height between shelves 400mm
Four shelves:
  • 3 x 36W fluorescent tubes per shelf
  • Max intensity approx. 140 µmol m-2 s-1@ 150mm below tube @ 25°C
  • Max height between shelves 250mm
Five shelves:
  • 2 x 36W fluorescent tubes per shelf
  • Max intensity approx. 100 µmol m-2 s-1@ 150mm below tube @ 25°C
  • Max height between shelves 200mm
SGC 120 Insect Incubation Chamber