Fixtures and Dose Shields

Precision X-Ray manufactures a comprehensive line of small animal fixtures and dose shields suitable for use in x-ray irradiators. All have been developed with the assistance and input of experienced researchers in the field of small animal studies.

If you do not see a fixture that meets your needs, Precision X-Ray has the capability of designing and manufacturing custom fixtures that will fit your requirements.

Call 203-484-2011 or email sales@pxinc.com and have the fixture number ready to order

Standard holding fixtures and corresponding lead dose shield for mice

Custom sizes and Descriptions are available. Please call for consultation

  • Fix and Shield 1
  • Fix and Shield 2
  • Fix and Shield 3
  • Fix and Shield Custom
Size 1 (<25g mice) Fixture Body Diameter is 1 in. (25mm)
Description Fixture No. Dose Shield No.
Left Flank Fixture XD1907-1011 XD1907-2011
Right Flank Fixture XD1907-1012 XD1907-2012
Dual Flank Fixture XD1907-1013 XD1907-2013
No Flank Fixture XD1907-1014 XD1907-2014
Size 2 Fixture Body Diameter is 1.375 in. (35mm)
Description Fixture No. Dose Shield No.
Left Flank Fixture XD1907-1021 XD1907-2021
Right Flank Fixture XD1907-1022 XD1907-2022
Dual Flank Fixture XD1907-1023 XD1907-2023
No Flank Fixture XD1907-1024 XD1907-2024

QUAD Fixture for Cranial Irradiation

Available in Size 1 (<25g mice) Body Diameter 1 in. (25mm) or Size 2 Body Diameter 1.375 in. (35mm)

  • Brochure Pic Quad 1
  • Brochure Pic Quad 2
Description Fixture No.
Quad Assy, Size 1 XD1907-2017
Quad Assy, Size 2 XD1907-2027

Customs Quad Descriptions for a specific anatomical region are available. Please call for consultation

Head and Spine Shield with Bite Block Fixture

Both the head and spine pieces can be removed individually from the assembly. The spine piece also slides open from the center out to a maximum width of 0.5”

  • Bite Block Fixture
  • Bite Block Fixture
  • Bite Block Fixture
  • Bite Block Fixture
  • Bite Block Fixture
Description Part No.
Bite Block Fixture, Size 2 XD1907-1020
Head/Spine Shield Assy XD1907-2020

Size 2 Plastic Fixture (1.375“ dia / 35mm) fitted with special Bite Bar and Nose Clamp Assembly that allows for optimum positioning of the head. Knobs are featured on the side and top of the clamp assembly to tighten as needed.

Abdomen Shield

(also shown with a standard no flank fixture)

  • Abdomen Shield
  • Abdomen Shield
Description Part No.
Size 1 - Outside Dimensions: 2" L x 1.75" W x 1.40" H XD1907-2016
Size 2 - Outside Dimensions: 2.25" L x 2" W x 1.50" H XD1907-2025

Head Exposed Shield

(also shown with a standard no flank fixture)

  • Head Exposed Shield
  • Head Exposed Shield
Description Part No.
Size 1 - Outside Dimensions: 3.40" L x 1.75" W x 1.40" H XD1907-2015
Size 2 - Outside Dimensions: 3.40" L x 2.25" W x 1.50" H XD1907-2026

Total Body Irradiation Pie Cage

Circular cage with 12 ventilated pie shaped chambers. 11 usable sections and one for loading.

Notched removable lid can be dialed to any of the ventilated pie-shaped chambers

  • Pie Cage
  • Pie Cage with Hepa
Description Part No.
PIE-M Pie Cage XD1906-0000

Specifications:

  • MOUSE UNIT: 8-1/2” (216mm) diameter by 2-5/16” (59mm) height
  • INDIVIDUAL CHAMBER: 1-7/8” (50mm) wide x 3-1/2” (90mm) long

Rat Pie Cage Model R-12

A total of 12 wedges, of which 11 are usable

  • Rat Pie Cage
  • Rat Pie Cage
Description Part No.
15" dia x 3" high XD1906-0020

Mouse Pie-Cage Model AM-10

Autoclavable; A total of 10 wedges, all of which are usable.

  • Mouse Pie-Cage
Description Part No.
7.5" dia x 2" high XD1906-1000