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How to Choose the Right Filters for Your Fume Hood
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How to Choose the Right Filters for Your Fume Hood

Ductless fume hoods or fume cupboards are often used in laboratories to capture and remove hazardous substances from the air which are produced during certain laboratory applications. These can be gases, vapours, aerosols or particulates (dust). The fume hood encloses a work bench area that has a fan unit at the top. This sucks the air from the front opening upward through filters which trap th...
The Valiquest system for ductless fume hoods
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The Valiquest system for ductless fume hoods explained

The Erlab Valiquest system for ductless fume hoods is designed to protect the user from dangerous chemical fumes. Unlike other manufacturer's of ductless fume hoods, Erlab have a program that allows the user to list the chemicals used in the hood, the amount used and the exposure time. Using this information, the chemists at Erlab are able to determine: the best carbon filter for the hood...
Erlab Ductless Air Filtration
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Erlab Ductless Air Filtration Explained

With 50 years of experience in molecular filtration, Erlab were the inventors of the 1st ductless fume hood in 1970. Their hoods are installed with no connection to the ventilation which means flexibility, energy savings, infrastructure costs reduction and importantly, environment protection. Their versatile filtration configurations allow handlings of liquids, powders, both together and even u...

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Safer to operate, simpler to use, New SMART Fume hoods from Erlab

We've discussed the benefits of ducted or ductless fume hoods in previous blogs. The concept of ductless filtering is now well established and many users are realising the enormous benefits  and cost savings associated with this approach. Erlab, one of the leading manufacturers of ductless filtering systems has taken this concept a step further by introducing a new SMART range of both ductle...
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How can I make my lab greener? 5 tips to reduce your lab's carbon footprint

Many laboratories want to make their operation more environmentally friendly and reduce their carbon footprint. The 5 steps below are a good starting point for simple changes to get closer to being a green lab [caption id="attachment_5129" align="aligncenter" width="300"] How can you make the laboratory more environmentally friendly?[/caption] We've been reading the great tips and ...

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Ducted or Ductless Fume Hoods? Is this the real issue?

Most laboratories will need some form of fume cabinet at some point. The type of cabinet is usually the starting point of the process, and the choice of either ductless or ducted cabinet is made. With the ever increasing need to save money and to be environmentally responsible there are other considerations that need to be explored before a decision can be reached. Protection of the U...
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