Poly Pad™

Poly Pads are versatile liners of multi-ply cellulose wadding. Poly Pads back up the multi-layer absorbency with a sturdy polyethylene back for zero leakage. They are more economical and effectively eliminate dust.
**Poly Pads come in 4-18 plies**

Multiple Uses

All-purpose Poly Pads are ideal for cage liners, necropsy liners and pads for animal post-surgical recovery areas. They are also widely used as bench liners and as lining material for radioactive or hazardous substances work areas.

Super Absorbency

Poly Pads are multi-layered allowing for increased absorbing action. Poly Pads can soak up heavy discharge from large animals such as rabbits and guinea pigs. In laboratory situations, the extra absorbency of multiple layers effectively handles spills.

Special Wicking Action

No puddling or runoff with Poly Pads. The capillary action of their several layers spreads moisture throughout the sheet.

Dust Elimination

Made from 100% virgin fibers, the absorbent layers of Poly Pads will not create dust- which is a chronic problem.

More Economical

Because of the superior absorbency, the pads last a long time. Ultimately, translating into lower costs and fewer changes in either cage or bench maintenance.

Quick, Easy Observation

Poly Pads are made of white tissue which makes animal discharges and lab spills noticeable.

Custom Sizing

Poly Pads are custom cut to fit your needs. They come in custom-cut sheets or rolls and can be ordered in 4-18 plies.

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Our Products

Not only do our products promote research integrity and enhance animal welfare, but they also are designed to assist our customers in operating an efficient and cost-effective research program. With a variety of options for bedding and enrichment, SSP offers everything you need for Excellence in the Cage.

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Why SSP?

Shepherd Specialty Papers has been family owned and operated for over 30 years, and we take pride in the unparalleled quality of our products, and our people. When you choose SSP, you are choosing award-winning products that are used in cutting edge studies by the largest research companies around the world.

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When you use bedding or enrichment products from SSP, you can be sure they’ve been subject to stringent standards through our Continuous Monitoring program. Let us show you what consistent, quality products look like for you and your animals. In-depth analysis reports for each of our products are available to all of our customers.

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