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Far Infrared Warming Pads (battery-operated)

A new way to warm your animal before, during and after surgery! FIRst (Far Infrared Stasis Technology) makes Kent Scientific’s animal warming products among the most efficient and effective surgical infrared rodent heating pads on the market. Perfect for lab rat and mouse warming, your animal can now be warmed over an extended period of time without having to constantly increase the temperature.

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Minimum Temperature 20°C (68°F)
Maximum Temperature 40°C (104°F)
Rating Voltage 7.4V
Battery Capacity 2200mAh
Charging Voltage 8.4 to 8.6V
Charging Amperage 1.0 to 1.2A
Output Power 15 watt maximum
Output Power Efficiency >98%
Wavelength 4-16μ

How Long Does the Battery Charge Last?

Setting Time (from fully charged battery) Approximate Temperature
1 420 minutes 20°C (68°F)
2 360 minutes 25°C (77°F)
3 300 minutes 30°C (86°F)
4 240 minutes 35°C (95°F)
5 180 minutes 40°C (104°F)

How to Clean the Warming Pads

The warming pads can be cleaned using a germicidal or antiseptic soap with warm water.

It is recommended that you use a surgical sheet or some other layer between the pad and the animal. This helps to maintain a sterile environment (if necessary) and also aids in the clean-up after the procedure. Because the pads use far infrared heat, there is no concern about the additional layer inhibiting the animal from being warmed properly.


  • Infrared heat provides over 60% deeper penetration than traditional warming methods
  • Warms animal quickly and safely
  • Portability allows for easy animal transportation
  • Low voltage rechargable battery is safe and efficient
  • Made of water-resistant nylon
  • Anti-bacterial surface provides sanitary environment
  • Flexible enough to wrap the animal if necessary
  • Each pad is 0.25" thick

All Pads Include

  • Battery
  • Charger
  • 10 disposable, non-sterile sleeve protectors

About Far Infrared Warming

One of the key components of the Far Infrared Warming Pad is the use of FIRst™ Technology (Far Infrared Stasis Technology). FIR (far infrared) light allows researchers to safely warm animals for a longer period of time without unknowingly overheating the animal. FIR waves resonate with organic matter and penetrate deep into the body, thus FIR light warms the body without warming the air between the FIR source and the body. As cells deep within the body absorb the FIR light, the energy level of water in those cells is gently increased through "resonant absorption" safely raising core body temperature.

The body can absorb as much as 90% of FIR heat, compared to only 20% with conventional warming pads. Studies have shown that FIR can maintain therapeutic temperatures longer than conventional heating methods and less warming is required with FIR than with conventional techniques. In addition, FIR warming increases body metabolism thereby discharging anesthetics and toxins, which aid in faster recovery from surgery.