Frequently Asked Questions

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  • What is a fume cupboard?

    A fume cupboard (sometimes called a fume cabinet or fume hood) is a type of protective enclosure used in laboratories. ...

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  • Is a fume cupboard expensive to run?

    A fume cupboard is expensive to run. This is because fume cupboards are highly energy-intensive. One unit can consume more... ...

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  • What is a mobile fume cupboard?

    A mobile fume cupboard is a moveable recirculation filtration fume cupboard. Because the fume cupboard is not connected to a... ...

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  • What is a fume cupboard Docking Station? 

    A fume cupboard docking station is a housing for mains supplies, allowing mobile fume cupboards access to services ...

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  • What is a walk-in fume cupboard?

    A walk-in fume cupboard features a full height sliding sash arrangement ...

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  • What is face velocity?

    Face Velocity is the measurement of the speed at which air enters a fume cupboard through the sash opening ...

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  • Is it safe to store chemicals in a fume cupboard?

    It is not safe to store chemicals in a fume cupboard. ...

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