Microbiologist working in a fume hood.

How To Ergonomically Use A Fume Hood

Employers have significant costs related to employee injuries every year. What can be done to reduce the chance of injury and make working at a fume hood much more friendly to one’s health?

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What Voltage Does A Fume Hood Require?

A fume hood is essentially an appliance for your laboratory. But, do fume hoods have special voltage requirements like some everyday appliances?

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Laboratory Furniture Materials – Which One Is For You?

Every laboratory has furniture, but furniture can come in many different types which affects its durability and effectiveness. Be sure to select the right furniture for your unique environment.


How Often Should A Fume Hood Be Inspected?

Fume hoods serve a critical role, protecting users from harmful vapors and chemicals. But how often should a fume hood be inspected to ensure safety?

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How Does A Fume Hood Work?

As the most important appliance in a laboratory, fume hoods serve a critical role. But exactly how does a fume hood work? How does it keep people safe?

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Lab Design Basics For Fume Hoods

There is a lot that goes into designing a laboratory, especially when a fume hood is involved. Be sure to think it through and do it right.

fume hood vs. biosafety cabinet

Fume Hoods And Biosafety Equipment: What’s 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.

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Choosing The Right Liner Material For A 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.