Application Note: Fume Hood Fire Testing: Benefits of Metal Substructure
30 June 2017
Fume hoods are designed to protect operators, the environment, and equipment from a variety of contaminants. These airborne contaminants are often volatile and highly combustible. With the addition of heat sources such as hot plates and electrical equipment, they can lead to a heightened danger of fire. The following application note presents the Air Science® Purair® Advanced line of fume hoods as a series of high efficiency products designed to protect the user and the environment from hazardous vapors generated on the work surface, and to offer an added measure of fire protection.