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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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American Auto-Matrix (AAM) is renowned worldwide for its American Made Building Automation, Laboratory, and Fume Hood controls solutions.
In order to improve recovery efficiency, having a dedicated exhaust network for fume hoods and one for general laboratory exhaust gives the opportunity to install high efficiency heat recovery (enthalpy wheel) on the general exhaust and safer heat recovery (glycol loop) on fume hood exhaust.
The updated catalog presents a complete line of metal and wood casework, countertops, fixtures, sinks, tables, seating, fume hoods, workstations, appliances, pre-fabricated rooms, shelving, carts, safety items and accessories for new and renovated laboratory facilities.
The gGuard communications system allows users to integrate a network of up to 200 fume hoods, and the encapsulated bluetooth technology allows for wireless monitoring and communication between the users and the hoods.
Optional accessories including chemical-resistant laminate surfaces, sinks, fume hoods, gas valves--all of which are designed with a growing lab's needs in mind.
Fume hoods should be checked annually for flow rate, maximum sash height, and proper operation.
Hundreds of labs in typically fuel-hungry science and College of Medicine facilities are scheduled to receive the latest in low-flow fume hoods, which use half the air of older models.
The project included the installation of a new tap and distilled water system, lab case work section, refrigerated room, generator, fume hoods, exhaust systems, HVAC, structural steel, complete electrical fit-out and new roofing.
The Paly Parlour also offers competitive prices on chemicals, laboratory and microscopy equipment, fume hoods and lab construction.
Each lab is equipped with the necessary safety devices for all the sciences, including fume hoods, showers and eyewash stations.
Other applications include verification of air flow in fume hoods or rooms normally requiring a minimum amount of air flow to be safe for occupancy.
In 1999, the company also received an award from Montana State University in Bozeman to develop an air-cleaning system for laboratory fume hoods in the new EpiCenter Building, which is intended to have near-zero emissions.