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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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HEMCO Corp.'s EcoFlow Fume Hoods are offered in 24", 30", 36" and 48" wide models, and are an economical solution for laboratories where space is limited.
Hamilton Laboratory Solutions is a global industry leader offering the most comprehensive selection of laboratory furniture and fume hoods products.
In traditional systems, reheat is required when airflow requirements exceed the cooling requirement; this occurs frequently in labs with high air change rates (ventilation driven) or densities of fume hoods (hood driven).
This determination remains unknown for laboratory fume hoods where the safety of the user is the primary requirement.
In addition to regulating the temperature by providing the proper amount of heating or cooling, additional supply air might be needed to meet the needs of fume hoods in a lab, and even more air might be needed to achieve a minimum dilution of air for lab occupants, particularly when there are benchtop procedures being performed.
UniFlow's new FM Fume Hoods are designed for synthesis, distillation and other rack type operations where tall apparatus is used or equipment is rolled into the work area.
Fume hoods are constructed entirely of chemical resistant, flame retardant, non-metallic composite resin materials & features an exclusive "Unitized" construction that does not require screws, bolts, rivets, or metallic hardware to assemble.
Fume hoods may provide one of the biggest opportunities for energy conservation within a lab environment, since they demand high air flow that may drive the overall HVAC sizing and energy requirements of the building.
The project included the installation of a new tap and distilled water system, lab case work section, refrigerated room, generator, fume hoods, exhaust systems, HVAC, structural steel, complete electrical fit-out and new roofing.
Each lab is equipped with the necessary safety devices for all the sciences, including fume hoods, showers and eyewash stations.
Industrial Revolution, Ltd., offers close-capture fume hoods for induction melting furnaces.