What's the Difference between Ductless Fume Hoods, Laminar Flow and Biosafety Cabinets?
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In laboratory science, the integrity of the process is everything; however, understanding exactly how to guarantee that integrity can be elusive and confusing.
With so many air filtration units available, all of them seemingly similar in form and function, which unit is the proper fit for your application?
We receive this question often, and we understand that it can be difficult to navigate the task of choosing your air filtration unit.
With our most recent whitepaper, the Air Science® Laboratory Desk Reference, we aim to directly address these common queries concerning the best unit for your scientific application, leading you to the correct fume hood unit.
Our goal is that this resource will provide you with a clear explanation and understanding of each of the different unit uses. In it you'll benefit from the following:
- A table comparing three of the most common filtration units: ductless fume hoods, laminar flow and biosafety cabinets
- List of the applications in which each unit is appropriate
- Indication concerning which types of units filter vapors and/or particulates
- Indication of the type of protection each unit offers: operator or process
- Unit specific warnings
- An explanation of both the benefits and the limitations of each type of unit
- Recommendation for the units Air Science offers that fulfill each application need
An intricate knowledge of the science behind laboratory filtration is necessary to determine which hood is right for you. But you don't have to spend hours of research to come to the proper conclusion.
We have done the work for you.
With this newly designed reference list as well as our fume hood specialists that are available to answer any questions, your laboratory safety and processes can be engineered for optimal efficiency.