How To Use A Fume Hood

How To Use A Fume Hood

In order for fume hoods to provide protection, users must follow basic safety practices. No matter how well a fume hood is designed, it won’t be effective unless proper laboratory safety measures are taken. 

Why You Should Work In A Fume Hood

Why Is It Important To Work In A Fume Hood?

A fume hood is an essential piece of equipment found in most laboratories. But why? Learn why fume hoods are an essential piece of laboratory furniture.

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How To Conserve The Most 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?

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Fume Hood Maintenance

As with all other equipment, it’s important to make sure that you maintain your fume hood. Your safety, and the safety of those around you, is dependent on it functioning properly. 

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What Is The Importance Of Fume Hood Face Velocity?

Airspeed that is too high or too low can compromise the performance of the fume hood, leaving those near the hood in danger. Let’s explore the importance of fume hood face velocity.

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Fume Hood vs Flow Hood

Fume hood, flow hood. Flow hood, fume hood. What is the difference between the two and what purposes do they serve?

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.

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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.