Wet laboratory


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Wet laboratory

A laboratory where chemicals, drugs, or other materials or biological matter is tested and analyzed, and which requires water, direct ventilation, and specialized piped utilities.
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Featuring natural light on at least two sides, each wet laboratory offers a reconfigurable center bench, seated height work desks, fume hood alcoves, locker areas, point-of-use Type II water, glass washers, a safety shower, and an eyewash station.
Facing the woodlands, faculty offices, laboratory support, and dry computational laboratories are located outside of the wet laboratory environment.
Senior executives of several medical and wet laboratory companies got together recently to share notes about how to use Lean Six Sigma to improve laboratory processes and maximize efficiency.
Compared to other trace-level atomic spectroscopy techniques, the NANOHUNTER liberates the operator from ancillary equipment like fume hoods and microwave digesters associated with a wet laboratory environment.
Metropolitan plans to restore and redevelop the property from a single-user facility to attract multiple tenants, including businesses seeking office, warehouse, distribution and manufacturing space as well as turnkey wet laboratory space.
The quality of lighting in today's general wet laboratory environment consists of many factors, including the level of illumination, shielding, color rendition, distribution, and orientation--as well as human perception.