Gruenberg POD Dry Heat Lab Animal Science Sterilizer

The Gruenberg SteriDry™ POD Dry Heat Lab Animal Science Sterilizer provides the animal care market with equipment to sterilize animal habitat cages through the process of dry-heat sterilization. These sterilizers are designed and built for lab animal science applications.

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  • Green operation with lower total energy consumption
  • Economical cost
  • Flexible installation and customization options
  • Quiet operation for use around sound sensitive animals
  • Validated sterilization cycles for assured results
  • Easy to use controls and access to containers
  • Conditioning unit can be used with multiple PODs
  • Modular design allows for simple rearranging


  • Heavy-duty, fully welded structural steel frame
  • Interior constructed of 18-gauge 304 L stainless steel
  • Direct drive circulation system
  • 100 percent continuously welded interior surfaces
  • Detachable cage pods
  • Door latch
  • Accommodates 72 rodent cages in eight stacks of nine
  • CHIL

    CHIL Construction
    • Separated, insulated inner and outer surfaces
    • Pliable, final seal silicone rubber gaskets on oven up to 650°F
    • Less energy to maintain temperature
    • Air-conditioning equipment doesn’t work as hard
    • Heavy duty construction
    • Built around welded, structural steel frame
    • One-piece unitized construction costs less to install
    • Pre-tested, ready for operation
    • Motor and blowers to circulate air for uniform atmosphere
    • V.F.D. motor for circulation adjustment (CFM)
    • Heater elements are Inconel sheathed


  • Maximum temperature of 350°F
  • Uniformity: ± 5ºF


  • Yokogawa UT150L High Limit Controller Overtemperature Protection

    Yokogawa UT150L High Limit Controller Overtemperature Protection

    • 1/16 DIN high limit controller
    • Type J thermocouple
    • LCD display
    • Shuts down heat-control system and blower when high-heat limit is detected and activates alarm


  • Yokogawa UT150 Temperature Controller

    Yokogawa UT150 Temperature Controller

    • 1/16 DIN controller
    • Single setpoint
    • LCD display
    • Digital input and outputs
    • Type J thermocouple
    • Shuts down heat control system and blower when high heat limit is detected and activates alarm

  • Allen-Bradley MicroLogix PLC

    Allen-Bradley MicroLogix PLC

    • 10 Digital inputs
    • 6 Digital outputs
    • 2 Analog inputs
    • Ability to add digital, analog, RTD, and thermocouple modules to customize the controller for your application.
    • Supports expansion I/O -- up to four 1762 I/O modules
    • High speed I/O: 20 kHz HSC, 20 kHz 
    • PTO/PWM output
    • 4KB user-program memory
    • 4KB-word, user-data memory
    • Up to 128KB for data logging and 64KB for recipes
    • Built-in 10/100 Mbps EtherNet / IP Port


Oven Dimensions Width Depth Height Shipping Weight
Chamber Interior 26" 24" 30" Approx. 1,100 pounds
Cabinet Exterior 49.11" 30.75" 79-7/8” overall ±3/4” for adj. legs
Facility Requirements
Electrical kW Air Chilled Water
208V / 3PH / 60Hz

10.7 KW
(38 FLA)

20-150 PSIG
5-20 SCFM