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fume cupboard

n
(Chemistry) a ventilated enclosure for storing or experimenting with chemicals with harmful vapours
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Asynt's range of high-quality, non-ducted fume cupboards are designed to sit on a standard laboratory bench.
The units were pre-installed with partitions, fume cupboards, windows and office areas to minimise work on site.
Six extra fume cupboards have been installed to allow work on toxic materials and solvents to be safely carried out.
Semper began creating fume cupboards in 1997, originally employing four people.
At S Whiteley and Sons, in West Yorkshire, which also makes cab assemblies, the collapse of main customer Gloucester-based Matbro hit demand but the company's sales of fume cupboards held up.
The company also cleans laboratories, hospitals, clinical areas, fume cupboards and any other spaces that require specialized or high standards of cleanliness.
The ?7m contract was awarded by site clean-up contractor, Dounreay Site Restoration Ltd (DSRL), to a partnership comprising off - site manufacturer and main contractor, Yorkon; Studsvik - a global leader in nuclear ventilation design; JGC Engineering & Technical Services who will be manufacturing and installing the nuclear ventilation system and M&E services, and S&B UK, specialists in fume cupboards and laboratory equipment.
Safety of operation is ensured as the CE-marked compact unit fits into all fume cupboards. Incorporating advanced evaporator head technology that directly injects heated nitrogen into each well of a microplate simultaneously, the evaporator removes the traditional laboratory "bottleneck" of solvent evaporation from HPLC fractions.