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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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Fume hood features a double wall construction with an angled frame opening with either double vertical side sashes or horizontal sliding glass doors.
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