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Burkard Manufacturing Co Ltd

Burkard Manufacturing Co Ltd

Scientific equipment for Medical, Environmental, Agricultural and Laboratory Sciences

Product catalogue

Rothamsted light trap


Product Description

Time-switch control to permit selected period automatic sampling. Samples are retained in a quickly detachable killing bottle. Cut-away top plate to allow higher angle of light (ref. C B Williams, Phil. Trans. R. Soc. Lond., no.7B, vol. 244, pp 331-378, Nov 1961) can be provided on request.

Construction and Equipment Details

  • The trap is constructed with or without stand from materials which are suitably finished to withstand adverse weather conditions.
  • Light traps of the Rothamsted design are supplied in individual parts for erection on site by the customer.
  • All electrical connections are waterproofed and an optional timer switch is available which can easily be adjusted for the length of day or night.
  • The light is maintained by a tungsten filament lamp and is readily removable for replacement.

Additional information


Standard bayonet fitting, 200 watt

Capacity of collecting bottle

450 ml

Overall dimensions of trap

56 x 56 x 46 cm

Overall height of trap mounted on stand

1.37 m

Nett weight

14.54 kg
50 kg including stand

Gross weight of trap crated ready for shipment

84 kg

Packing crate size

1.12 x 0.86 x 1.32 m



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