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fume hood

[′fyüm ‚hu̇d]
(chemistry)
A fume-collection device over an enclosed shelf or table, so that experiments involving poisonous or unpleasant fumes or gases may be conducted away from the experimental area.

fume hood

A partial enclosure through which air is drawn to remove gases and odors within the enclosed area.
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All fume-hood designs are subjected to ASHRAE 110-1995 testing methods.
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Casework flexibility Some examples: mobile cabinets for reagent storage, kick-open hands-free cabinetry, benches with motorized height adjustment, adjustable-height fume-hood bench support for wheelchair access, and sliding leg-height desk cabinetry to accommodate right- and left-handed technicians.