Special Application Fume Hoods

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

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Stainless Steel Perchloric Hood with model 1200

Special applications require special fume hoods.

  • Acid digestion hoods have PVC liners and Lexan sashes to resist etching by hydrofluoric acid.
  • Floor-mounted hoods accommodate oversize apparatus.
  • Perchloric acid hoods have washdown systems and either stainless steel or PVC liners to withstand acid exposure.
  • Radioisotope Hoods have stainless steel one-piece liners.
  • 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!


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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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Protector Special Application Laboratory Fume Hoods Brochure

This brochure contains ordering information, specifications and dimensional data for Protector Stainless Steel Radioisotope, Stainless Steel Perchloric Acid and PVC Perchloric & Acid Digestion Laboratory Hoods.

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En Español

Spanish-Language Fume Hoods Catalog

Campanas extractoras para laboratorios Protector y Basic

Proporciona beneficios, especificaciones y fotos.

This Spanish-language brochure contains an overview, specifications and ordering information on Protector Premier, XStream, XL and Special Application Fume Hoods, and Basic series Fume Hoods. Ordering information on accessories is also included.

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User's Manuals

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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