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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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Tenders are invited for Supply and installation of fume hoods and lab furniture-921 Fume Hood 1800 mm wide with scrubber and blower all complete as per enclosed specification(each fume hood should have their separate scrubber and blower).
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).
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This determination remains unknown for laboratory fume hoods where the safety of the user is the primary requirement.