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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A retractable tray below drops down with a sliding polycarbonate screen to form the sealed fume cupboard. All edges, fasteners and hinges have been designed not to pierce the cabinet's exterior surface and make it more hygienic to use.
``We have also worked with the Ministry of Defence and developed a prototype portable fume cupboard that was on HMS Ark Royalduring the conflict in the Gulf, `` added Mr Haugh.