Category: Ductless Fume Hoods

Content that focuses on Ductless Fume Hoods in their entirety. This blog discusses ductless hood configurations, choice of efficiency, and applications.

Stool Culture + Sentry Air Systems

What is Stool Culture? Stool culture is the process of testing a sample of stool in order to determine whether you have an infection in your lower digestive tract due to pathogenic germs such as bacteria, fungus, viruses, or protozoa. This test is used to identify the various types of bacteria that can cause disease… Learn More

Mail Processing Safety: Biohazard Control and Containment Hoods

As pathogens, particulate, viruses, and biohazards have become more common to be found in the mail, it is imperative now more than ever to ensure some safety measures and controls are in place to prevent these hazards. By the recommended guidelines of the U.S. Postal Service and OSHA, private mailroom operations that deal with any… Learn More

Compact Solutions for Working from Home

Cities across the United States have been ordering shelter-in-place or stay-at-home orders to try to prevent the spread of the coronavirus. These measures have drastically changed the way people work requiring more workers to be able to work from home. Non-essential businesses and factories have been closing but employees still want to work to maintain… Learn More

Chip-off Forensics Respiratory Hazards

Chip Off Forensics

  Chip-off forensics enables law enforcement and forensic laboratories to recover and interpret data on flash memory devices such as mobile phones and hard drives (Ref. 1). After unsuccessful attempts of data extraction from other conventional methods, forensic experts can use the chip-off technique as a last resort data recovery procedure (Ref. 2). Chip-off forensics… Learn More

Laboratory Fume Hoods

laboratory fume hoods

Laboratory fume hoods provide operator and environmental protection from hazardous fumes, particulate, and other gases. Through inhalation, harmful fumes directly enter the blood stream and small particles may become embedded deep within the lungs (Ref. 1). A laboratory fume hood reduces exposure by containing the fumes and particulate dispersed during an experiment and a powerful… Learn More

Particulate Control for Eyeglass Lens Production

Eyeglass Lens Particulate Control

Reflective surfaces have been used to magnify and enhance vision since the early 1200s with the discovery of the magnifying glass made of quartz and beryl lenses1. Glasses were introduced to the general public by Alessandro di Spina. Due to high demand, quartz and beryl lenses were quickly replaced with glass. Modern day eyeglass lens… Learn More

Mycology Culture Sampling & Testing

Ductless Fume hood and Portable Clean room Mycology

Mycology, a branch of biology, focuses on the study of fungi. Heinrich Anton de Bary, a research botanist from Germany in the 1800s, is credited for his ground-breaking research on fungi-related plant diseases, which laid the foundation for modern mycology and plant pathology. The field of mycology is vast and includes a wide array of… Learn More

Introducing our New Ductless Fume Hood: Sentry AirHawk

Have you ever been working under a fume hood and desired to have a brighter adjustable light or the ability to change the fan speed depending on the application requirements? With the Sentry AirHawk, the operator has more options for adjustments with the centralized control panel. The control panel features an adjustable light and fan… Learn More

What is a Ductless Fume Hood?

A ductless fume hood is a contained working space that uses powerful negative airflow to pull harmful fumes, vapors or particulate away from the operator’s respiratory zone and protects the operator and the environment from exposure.   How does a Ductless Fume Hood work?     Ambient Air is drawn into the hood and mixed… Learn More

What is USP 800?

Is your pharmaceutical compounding facility ready for USP 800? The USP 800 is a newly implemented regulation designed to promote patient health, worker safety, and address environment concerns. USP 800 applies to all pharmacies, hospitals, patient treatment centers, patient treatment clinics, physician practice facilities, surgical centers, veterinarians, home health centers, and skilled nursing facilities that… Learn More