In a recent report released by OSHA, workplace fires and explosions cause more than 200 deaths and 5,000 injuries to workers every year. Although various industries are included in the report, it’s no surprise to discover many laboratories were included in these statistics. Perchloric acid is just one highly reactive substance responsible for these lab incidents. Properly manufactured perchloric acid fume hoods installed by the professionals of PSA Laboratories reduces the risk of lab accidents.
Besides offering protection against the detonation of different chemical and gas reactions, our fume hoods come with a number of other features worth mentioning:
Fume Hood Specifications
|Purpose||Reducing Turbulence of Airflow through the Unit|
|Benefits||Improving Efficiency & Performance|
|Dimensions||7/32” Safety Glass Panel, 18”H Sash Lock|
|Materials||White Resin-Chem, Nylon, Epoxy, Stainless Steel|
|Lighting||Vapor Proof T-8 Fluorescent Light Fixture with Bulbs|
|Build||16 Ga. Internal Structural Frame|
|Other||Gasketed Access Panel|
PSA Laboratory Furniture designs and remodels lab facilities all over the world. We build every element of your new lab, incorporating the latest ventilation systems and safety equipment to protect your laboratory. If your lab regularly deals with perchloric acid, we have stainless steel metal casework made to resist all sorts of chemicals.
Providing ventilation to your laboratory isn’t just essential for keeping emissions under control. Fume hoods are an essential tool laboratory technicians around the world use to keep explosions from occurring when they’re working with dangerous materials. The best way to prevent accidental reactions from perchloric acid in the workplace is simple: turn to PSA Laboratory Furniture when you need a new fume hood installed in your lab! We test and certify every ventilation systems we install.
View some of the chemical fume hoods we’ve installed all over the world.
|High Performance Hoods||Airfoil Bypass Hoods||Add Air Fume Hoods||Low Bench Fume Hoods||Snorkel Fume Hoods||Radioisotope Hoods|
|Walk-In Fume Hoods||Demonstration Hoods||Canopy Hoods||Variable Air Volume (VAV) Fume Hoods||Thin Wall Hoods||All Fume Hoods|