VIVA® Universal Animal Containment Workstations


  • Controlled inflow, down-flow and exhaust similar to Class II Type A2 biosafety cabinet technology.
  • ISO Class 3 air cleanliness within work zone. This is equivalent to Class 1 per the US Federal Standard 209E, which is 100X cleaner than Class 100 classification on standard cabinets offered by other providers.
  • ULPA filter technology which operates at the typical efficiency of 99.999% at MPPS, 0.3 and 0.12 microns provides better operator, product and environmental protection than conventional HEPA filters.
  • Fail-safe system shuts cabinet down automatically in case of airflow failure to ensure operator and environmental safety.
  • Esco ISOCIDE™ powder coating prevents surface bacterial growth and enhances operator safety.


  • Ergonomically sloped front design for operator comfort.
  • Integrated carbon filters remove odors emitted.
  • Proprietary airflow sensing technology alerts the operator to unsafe sash position and low airflow via audible and visual alarms.
  • Esco Sentinel™ Microprocessor allows the operator easy access and control of all cabinet functions on the LCD screen.
  • Optional height stand adjustment for operator comfort.
Model No.External
Dimensions (mm)
Dimensions (mm)
Velocity (Inflow)
Velocity (Downflow)
VA2-4A21585 x 852 x 2235 w/ stand1270 x 623 x 6800.45 m/s (90 fpm)0.35 m/s (70 fpm)110-120V, AC, 60Hz
VA2-6A22193 x 852 x 2235 w/ stand1870 x 620 x 6800.45 m/s (90 fpm)0.35 m/s (70 fpm)110-120V, AC, 60Hz

Esco offers a variety of options and accessories to meet local applications. Contact Esco or your local Sales Representative for ordering information on these and other accessories.

Support Stand
Infinitely adjustable motorized cradle stand, with casters

  • Elevates to accommodate user preference for sitting or standing work surface height with a touch of a button.
  • When lowered permits movement through standard doorway.
  • Utilizes electro-hydraulic motor to adjust the height.

Electrical Outlets and Utility Fixtures


  • Electrical outlet, ground fault, North America
  • Electrical outlet, Euro / Worldwide

Cabinet Accessories



  • Germicidal UV lamp
    • Controlled by automatic UV lamp timer through Sentinel microprocessor control panel.
    • Emission of 253.7 nanometers for most efficient decontamination.
    • Lamp is positioned away from operator line-of-sight for safety and proper exposure to interior surfaces.
  • PVC armrest
    • Chemically treated, improves operator comfort, easy-to-clean. 711 mm (28") standard size.