Fumehoods and Biological Safety Cabinets
Fume hoods and biological safety cabinets are used to provide personnel, sample and environmental protection by limiting exposure to hazardous materials either by venting or enclosing hazardous sample space. Fume hoods include filtered and ductless fume hoods, general ducted fume hoods, laminar flow cabinets and cabinets for powder weighing. There are three classes of biological safety cabinet, dependent on the level of protection provided. Class I provide personnel and environmental protection, class II provide product, personnel and environmental protection. Class III provide the highest level of protection and are designed for use with high-risk biological agents. Other ventilated workspaces for the laboratory include glove boxes, glove bags, anaerobic and hypoxic workstations. Find the best fume hoods and biological safety cabinets in our peer-reviewed product directory: compare products, check customer reviews and receive pricing direct from manufacturers.