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.
Asynt's water manifold converts water flow from a single tap into three streams, enabling optimal use of fume cupboard water supply.
The compact and versatile tool will fit into any standard fume cupboard. It is simple to operate and maintain, and installation just requires connection to a gas supply and standard mains socket.
Compact in design, the device fits into any standard fume cupboard and is suitable for labs tasked with a smaller number of individual 24-well plates.
Quick click-in action enables easy setup, and its compact footprint enables the system to fit in any regular fume cupboard, pH and temperature probes connect to the Atlas base where parameters such as temperature, stirrer speed and quantity of acid/base can be accurately and controlled.
All other doses are fired to waste into a fume cupboard or ventilated enclosure with appropriate drug capture facilities.