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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's plant engineer worked closely with the melt deck operators in developing a full-scale cardboard model of the furnace fumehood, which the operators believed would reduce heat and eliminate the need for dust masks.
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.