fume hood

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fume hood

An enclosed, ventilated space used in a laboratory to contain and exhaust aerosols, chemicals, dusts, microbes, powders, vapors, and other inhalational hazards.
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The filtrate was allowed to evaporate in the fume cupboard to obtain E-1, a white crystalline substance whose melting point was 119121[degrees]C.
Fume cupboard under the work surface should be equipped with lockers Laboratory
Except in exceptional circumstances, the liquid should be discarded in an appropriate manner--usually by an expert in chemical disposal using a fume cupboard.
A spokesman for Caerphilly County Council said: 'The experiment took place in the fume cupboard, a specially designed area for this kind of activity.
It will allow us to carry out our own testing of drugs, which we have to do under the strict medical guidelines in which we operate, and to purchase a pounds 12,000 fume cupboard to protect our pharmacists as they make up more powerful treatments.
Semper is a fume cupboard manufacturer and has been helping to kit out police headquarters with vital fingerprint identification equipment.
The PC-controlled wet chemistry unit for eight samples is usually positioned in a fume cupboard for safety, and separated from the controlling PC but the fullest information about this new Rancimat 743 unit comes from the developers and suppliers, Metrohm UK Ltd of Metrohm House, Unit 2, Top Angel, Buckingham Industrial Park, Buckingham.
The deal has already seen pounds 250,000 injected into the fume cupboard maker, and two jobs created with more on the way as the Leeds-based Euroclone UK division moves to Knowsley.
Tenders are invited for planned preventative maintenance service for fume cupboard plant the contract shall be for an initial period of 12 months (1 year).
This contract is for the compliance of ventilation systems laboratory equipment and installation of 2 new fume cupboards at the University Paris-Est Marne-La-Vallee.
Since its inception in 1981, Labtec has carved a niche for itself in laboratory furniture and fittings, fume cupboards and special counters among other items used in the laboratories of hospitals, schools, universities, research centres and industries.
Labtec, which has been conferred EN 14175, Part III and Ashrae-110 (American Standard) certifications for its fume cupboards, has also finalised plans to supply Forest Stewardship Certification [FSC] products in the GCC as part of its green building concepts.