Fume Hoods and Biosafety Equipment: What is the difference?

Fume hoods and Biosafety Cabinets are specialized types of laboratory equipment. They both look similar and they both protect lab personnel from hazards. But differences exist when it comes to their purpose, function, and operation.

Fume hood blower

How to Choose the Right Fume Hood Blower?

Choosing the right blower for your fume hood can be a complex process. There are many factors involved and many details that play a role and ultimately impact the performance of the hood. Consider these items when determining the right blower for your fume hood.

Where to Sell Unwanted Lab Equipment

Where to Sell Unwanted Lab Equipment

Whether your laboratory is going through changes or if you are ready for a new look, there are a number of ways to sell unwanted lab equipment.

Understanding the Importance of Fume Hood Baffles

Understanding the Importance of Fume Hood Baffles

Fume hood baffles are one part of the hood that assists in controlling the airflow and direction of harmful vapors out of a laboratory. Knowing how they work will ensure optimal performance of the fume hood and protection for laboratory personnel.

How much does a fume hood cost?

How Much Does a Fume Hood Cost?

The cost of a fume hood can be difficult to obtain and pinpointing an exact price can be nearly impossible with some manufacturers. Here is what you need to know when it comes to fume hood pricing.

Choosing the Right Liner Material for your Fume Hood

Choosing the Right Liner Material for your Fume Hood

A major consideration for fume hoods is the liner material. Selecting the right liner will make all the difference and play a role in the longevity of the fume hood.

What is the Top Fume Hood Brand?

What is the Top Fume Hood Brand?

From Air Masters Systems to Thermo Scientific and every manufacturer between, there are a lot of fume hood manufacturers. But which one is the best?

Things to Consider Before Purchasing Laboratory Furniture

There are a lot of things to consider when purchasing laboratory equipment. Be sure to do your homework to make sure you make a wise purchase.

Guidelines to Effectively Use a Fume Hood

Guidelines to Effectively Use a Fume Hood

Fume hoods are a safety device used by laboratory professionals to complete complex tasks with hazardous materials. Here are some guidelines to effectively use a fume hood.

Qualified Equipment for the Cannabis Industry

As state laws change, the cannabis industry is seeing exponential growth. National Laboratory Sales has qualified fume hoods and laboratory equipment for those in this industry.

When is it Time to Upgrade Your Fume Hood?

When is it Time to Upgrade Your Fume Hood?

Fume hoods don’t last forever, but there always comes a time for an upgrade. Here are a few instances when you need to consider upgrading your fume hood.

Saving energy with your fume hood

Saving Energy with your Fume Hood

A fume hood uses a lot of energy–as much as three American houses in a given year. What can be done to maintain safety standards for lab workers while also focusing on energy conservation?