Educational Hoods & Enclosures

Full-view hoods allow high visibility for classrooms and laboratory demonstrations. 

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Protector Pass-Through Laboratory Hoods

These benchtop panel-lined hoods have sashes on two sides allowing operation on either side of the fume hood. 

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Protector XVS Ventilation Stations

These low profile benchtop enclosures have clear sides, top and sash for light duty fume hood use or classroom demonstrations.

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Protector ClassMate Laboratory Hoods

These fully-featured benchtop hoods have clear back and sides for enhanced visibility for conducting demonstrations or observing students.

Protector Demonstration Hoods

These low profile benchtop enclosures are designed to provide 360° of close observation of procedures, ideal for classroom applications.

Educational Hoods and Enclosures are designed to provide enhanced visibility for conducting chemistry demonstrations or observing students performing chemistry experiments.


Fume Hood Safety: Dos and DON'Ts

Don't be like Scooter! Learn how to safely and responsibly use your laboratory fume hood!


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Labconco Capabilities Brochure

This brochure provides an overview of Labconco: our core values, philosophy, our products and our people. It includes photographs of installations of our equipment in laboratories around the United States.

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Laboratory Fume Hoods & Enclosures Catalog

This catalog contains ordering information and dimensional data on Protector ClassMate Laboratory Hoods, Basic Laboratory Hoods, Fiberglass 30 Laboratory Hoods, Protector XVS Ventilation Stations, Protector Demonstration Hoods, FilterMate Portable Exhausters and Canopy Hoods. The catalog also provides ordering information on work surfaces and accessories for these ventilation products. This is Labconco literature code 2-88.

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Selection Guide for Fume Hoods and Ventilation Systems for Science Education

This 8 page brochure provides checklists for science educators to determine the right enclosure for the classroom laboratory.

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User's Manuals

Protector ClassMate Laboratory Hoods Manual (2017-present)

User's manual for 1604041xx Series, 1605041xx Series, 1606041xx Series, 1604042xx Series, 1605042xx Series, 1606042xx Series, 1604051xx Series, 1605051xx Series, and 1606051xx Series Protector ClassMate Laboratory Fume Hoods

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Recent Articles

Infographic: Fume Hood Safety DO's & DON'Ts

Keeping you safe in your laboratory is something we think about every day, so we developed this infographic to help you work safely in your lab's fume hoods. These DO's and DON'Ts will make your processes safer for you and others in your lab.

Laboratory sustainability: Fume hood energy usage

When laboratory planners want the best possible user protection while seeking efficient energy use for lab sustainability, high performance fume hoods are a key ingredient for achieving those goals. 

3 Explosion-Proof Fume Hood Myths

This article tackles three common EP fume hood myths and discusses what makes a hood explosion proof, when one is needed, and what the modification means for user protection. 

What type of ductwork do I need?

Selecting the wrong type of ductwork for your fume hood can be a painful and expensive mistake.