Fume Hoods & Enclosures

Labconco offers a wide range of general chemistry, educational, high performance, filtered and special application chemical fume hoods for your laboratory. 


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The complete line of general chemistry fume hoods
General Chemistry Fume Hoods

Versatile high performance fume hood options for your laboratory's general chemistry applications. 

ClassMate Hood on Base Cabinets 2017
Educational Hoods & Enclosures

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

Echo with model 2016
Filtered Fume Hoods

Fully-featured hoods that require no ducting. Comprehensive filters contain acids, bases and solvents. See how this hood plants trees

Horizontal Sliding Sash Floor Mounted Hood  with model 1000
Floor-Mounted Fume Hoods

Floor-mounted chemical fume hoods allow the user to place large items into the hood at floor level.

Stainless Steel Perchloric Hood with model 1200
Special Application Fume Hoods

PVC and stainless steel hoods for use with perchloric acid, acid digestion, and radioisotopes. 

Basic 47 with model
Light Duty Fume Hoods & Enclosures

Minimal use ventilated enclosures for steam, heat and light vapors. 

Labconco offers a laboratory fume hood for every application. Whether you need a light duty enclosure for nuisance vapors, a sophisticated hood system for toxic fumes, or specialized ventilation equipment for unique applications, Labconco can offer a perfectly tailored solution. 

For help finding the right chemical fume hood, try our article, "How to select the correct fume hood for your applications."

Let us know what's important to you, whether it's energy efficiency, space conservation, or if you have unique requirements that call for a custom fume hood design. 


  • Protector XStream Chemical Fume Hood

    This video explains the key features of the Protector XStream Chemical Fume Hood from Labconco, yielding the greatest possible laboratory safety and lowest operating cost.

  • Fast, Easy Filtered Fume Hood Installation

    Watch as we demonstrate how fast and easy installation of a Protector® Echo™ or Airo™ Filtered Fume Hood is. No ducting, no external blower, and no building infrastructure redesign required. Perfect for new or retrofit applications where ducting would be impossible or where energy efficiency is a must.

  • High Efficiency Fume Hood Airflow Demonstrations

    See airflow demonstrations using smoke to show some of the innovative and highly effective features that make the Protector XStream® the most effective containing fume hood. Watch the airfoil sill, upper dilution air supply, sash handle and sash track direct air into the fume hood's baffles without causing dangerous, containment disrupting turbulence.

  • How the I-S Fume Hood Saves Energy

    This animation shows how the Protector I-S works with a laboratory air supply’s pressure differential switch to save energy. When the sash is lowered, blower speed is automatically reduced to conserve the room's tempered air.

  • Webinar on Managing Lab Air with Chemical Fume Hoods

    For many laboratories, managing air quality through engineered controls is essential for worker safety and comfort. However, with numerous options available for fume extraction and air purification, deciding on an engineered solution that best suits your lab’s current and future needs is not always straightforward. 

  • Fume Hood Safety: Dos and DON'Ts

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

  • Basic Fume Hood Airflow and Operation

    Learn about the airflow and operation of a Labconco fume hood, including proper work procedures and detailed information on the movement of air in and around the hood.

  • Fume Hood Installation

    Learn about the proper installation of a Labconco fume hood, including
    product inspection, removal from packaging, set up and service fixture and
    electrical connections.

  • Fume Hoods Overview 2013

  • Meet Manny (ASHRAE 110 Testing)

    Being an ASHRAE 110 testing mannequin is a dirty job, but some dummy's got to do it. Manny is just the guy for the job. Check out this video to get an idea of how we test our fume hoods to ensure they provide proper protection.


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Protector XStream, Premier and XL Laboratory Fume Hoods Brochure

This brochure contains descriptions, dimensional data and ordering information on Protector XStream, Premier and XL Laboratory Fume Hoods and SpillStopper Work Surfaces. Optional features including the Intelli-Sense Automatic Sash Position System, Chain and Sprocket, and Auto-Return Sash Systems are described. Standards related to hoods are also provided.

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Protector Echo Filtered Fume Hoods Brochure

This 12-page brochure provides an overview, specifications, ordering information, dimensional data and accessory ordering information on the Protector Echo Filtered Fume Hoods.

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How To Select The Right Laboratory Hood System

Industry service publication which provides helpful information on choosing the right enclosure for your application. Types of hoods, airflow designs, hood characteristics, performance considerations, ventilation system components and accessories are discussed.

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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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User's Manuals

Guardian 1000 Digital Airflow Monitor Installation Guide

Outlines installation and calibration procedures for Guardian 1000 Digital Airflow Monitor models 3908800, 3908801, 3908802 and 3908803.

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Intelli-Sash User Instruction Manual

Instruction for the use of the Intelli-Sash Automoatic Sash Position system available on Protector Fume Hoods.

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White Papers

Fume Hood Safety Infographic

10 fume hood safety tips in an easy infographic.

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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.