How to Choose the Right BSC
What's the difference between a fume hood and a biosafety cabinetFume hoods are ventilated enclosures that remove hazardous chemical fumes and volatile vapors from the laboratory, providing personnel protection only. Biological safety cabinets utilize HEPA filters to provide environmental, personnel and/or product protection. Find out more in this article.
Laminar flow in the laboratory: What you need to knowWhile laminar flow helps to reduce turbulence, turbulent flow encourages it by creating unintentional swirls of air that place particles randomly on surfaces within an enclosure...
What are the biosafety cabinet classes
Biological safety cabinet classes are categories describing how the cabinet works and what it protects. These “categories” are Class I, Class II and Class III.
How to safely operate your biosafety cabinet
Best practices start with proper BSC selection, palcement and installation. Class II BSCs provide personnel, product and environmental proteciton from biological hazards and aerosols, but airflow differs among types.
The Type C1 BSC: Designed by microbiologists for microbiologists
The Purifier Axiom Class II, Type C1 BSC is the brainchild of two microbiologists, one a seasoned engineer and the other a skilled manager of product development. With that team in your corner, a lot can go right—and it did.