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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 firm proposed a project that would place a fumehood at preheat operations, a close capture hood on each furnace and a hood at the transfer point on the pour deck.
It may be used at each workstation or fumehood to safely handle chemicals and liquids while pipetting, measuring, or mixing.
Tenders are invited for Supply of Laboratory fumehood
Contract awarded for Cl17/0144 to supply, Deliver, Install and commission four units of 6 feet-ducted fumehood complete with variable air volume control and accessories for proper and safe operation as per requirement specifications.
Contract awarded for To supply, deliver, install and commission of one unit of 6 feet ductless fumehood as per specifications attached.
Tenders are invited for project consists of demolition and disposal of existing branch ductwork from nitric acid fumehood to manifolded exhaust ductwork system; installation of new exhaust fan and ductworkfrom hood to new fan; and modification of controls such that remaining seven fume hoods operate as part of the existing manifolded exhaust system, and the nitric acid fume hood and new exhaust fan operate independently.
Tenders are invited for supply and installation of benchtop lab fumehood
Elimination of open-air burning can be achieved through education, and the use of retorts, fumehoods, and mercury re-activation cells --each of these basic technologies provides mercury users with economic incentives by reducing mercury consumption.
Furnishings Used in the Lab % Respondents Chairs, bench 86% Lighting, overhead 86% Chairs, desk 85% Safety devices, eye-wash 85% Waste containers 78% Cabinets, hazardous storage 76% Cabinets, non-hazardous storage 75% Fumehoods, ducted 75% Sinks 74% Safety devices, shower 69% Desks, fixed 60% Safety devices, fire suppression 57% Safety devices, spill cleanup 54% Casework, fixed 50% Cabinets, personal storage 45% Safety devices, medical cabinets 40% Fans, fixed 35% Desks, mobile 29% Fans, portable 29% Lighting, flexible 21% Note: Table made from bar graph.
It is equipped with a suite of modern plutonium gloveboxes and supporting fumehoods.
Providing cost-effective heating, cooling, and ventilation was a challenge, given the building's requirement of 200-plus fumehoods.
When asked what type of laboratory equipment they use in pharmaceutical research, the responses followed traditional lines with HPLC, specialized spectrometers, microscopes, fumehoods and GC systems being the items readers identified the most.