Category Archives: Air Flow Hood

Choosing the Right Laminar Flow Hood

Streamline flow or laminar flow describes a distinct pattern of movement often utilized within a controlled environment, such as a lab. Lab personnel should be familiar with all of the necessary procedures involved with using a laminar air flow unit … Continue reading

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Laminar Air Flow Hood

Laminar Air Flow Hoods have a HEPA (High efficiency particulate air) filter; are made from Formica or stainless steel and are used to prepare IV solutions which require a sterile and germ-free environment. These devices will separate the air that … Continue reading

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What Are Biological Safety Cabinets?

A biological safety cabinet may also be called a laminar flow hood or flow cabinet, a flow hood, or laminar air flow hood. These enclosures are specifically designed to create a clean air laboratory environment by removing air particulates through … Continue reading

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The Benefits of Laminar Air Flow Hoods

Clean rooms use chemical fume hoods and biological safety cabinets to maintain safety standards for laboratory environments. These systems are often part of the overall HVAC system located within the clean room environment. Although known to be very effective, fume … Continue reading

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Why Must You Install A Flow Hood In Your Workshop?

Installation of a flow hood in your workshop is a safety measure that must be taken by all business owners. You may work in a small workshop that attaches to your home, or you may manage a large facility. Every … Continue reading

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Working in Clean Environments

Do you have an application such as inspection of parts or assembly of optics that calls for a clean work environment free from airborne particulate matter? Laminar flow workstations are commonly used for Class 100 (ISO 5) applications that need … Continue reading

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Lab Maintenance: Why Every Aspect of Your Laboratory is Important

Time and time again we’ve heard about how important labs are. Unfortunately, many seem to take it for granted. Please do not commit that same mistake. Take note that laboratories—regardless of what specific activities or operations you use it for—need … Continue reading

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How to Motivate Your Employees

Employee motivation is an important aspect of a workplace—whatever it may be. After all, if you don’t have employees who are motivated for work, chances are you’ll be running into a lot of issues later on. Take note: Although employee … Continue reading

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