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Erlab’s Ductless Fume Hood

A short lecture on Erlab Ductless Filtration Fume Hood.

The first part of presentation highlighted few benefits of using ductless fume hood :

i. Easy and fast installation

ii. Do not affect the air balance in the laboratory

iii. Energy savings, no consumption of air-conditions air

iv. Can be used for large variety of chemical application


Second part talk about how a ductless fume hood could provide and ensure maximum safety to chemist ? 6 main requirements :

1. Air face velocity at the sash opening is according the DOSH, 0.5 m/s (100 fpm)

2. Containment capacity of the enclosure, comply to NFX 15-211

3. Filter efficiency no more than 1% of PEL-TWA

4. Filter capacity, publish filter’s capacity

5. Application validation using Valiquest chemical assessment

6. Usage label to inform users.

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