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fume cupboard

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(Chemistry) a ventilated enclosure for storing or experimenting with chemicals with harmful vapours
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Natural science classrooms with appropriate equipment such as ceiling-mounted media supply, fume cupboards, laboratory sinks and cupboard storage areas in the following areas: 3x chemical classroom, 4x biology classroom, 2x physics classroom equipping of 6 preparation rooms for the above-mentioned specialist classes with appropriate equipment such as fume cupboards, hazardous substance cabinets, small-scale cupboard storage areas, laboratory sinks and work lines.
Investing in innovative technologies, the university has redesigned the fume cupboards to save on both electricity and thermal energy, along with upgrading the campus lighting to LED - leading to an annual carbon saving of 174 tonnes.
Durham based chemicals company High Force Research is to open a new 1,018 sq ft laboratory equipped with six chemical fume cupboards and advanced research facilities custom designed for chemical development.
Asynt's range of high-quality, non-ducted fume cupboards are designed to sit on a standard laboratory bench.
A key area of work has been in the preparation for the project with discussions over details such as fume cupboards and layouts of laboratories followed by procurement of specialist fittings and furniture which has to come in from overseas.
They include two new stateof-the-art fume cupboards with the old ones being donated to the African charity TASTE, which aims to transform science education in rural Uganda.
The units were pre-installed with partitions, fume cupboards, windows and office areas to minimise work on site.
The private lab, analysing farm foodstuffs, was no doubt competitive in its charges, but the fume cupboards did not work properly, glassware was chipped and the disposal of solvents and other chemicals into steel drums in a lock-up to be taken away by some cheap contractor all flew in the face of health and safety legislation.
These include purpose-built fume cupboards, gas and air-handling facilities, specialist mechanical and electrical services, and security system.
The products on display include laboratory furniture for schools, drug cabinets for hospitals, fume cupboards, and extraction systems.
The Incubator offers facilities such as fume cupboards and chemical drains, along with conference rooms and total business support, from providing stationery to advice on protecting intellectual property.
The company will implement the Labtec standard range Series 3 furniture and fume cupboards in the new laboratories," a Labtec spokesman said.