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Laminar air flow as an aid to product protection in the clean room

posted on: August 20th, 2012

The laminar flow cabinet (LFC) was introduced in the 1960s, to protect experimental areas from airborne contaminants during small-scale procedures. Also known as clean benches, they are widely used in industry today, providing a controlled environmen...

Buying a laminar air flow cabinet thatís both ergonomic and environmentally friendly

posted on: August 10th, 2012

The type of laminar air flow cabinet you choose will depend on its intended purpose, but whether you choose a horizontal laminar flow hood for handling delicate electronic components, or a Class 2 biohazard cabinet for hazardous biological samples, i...

Tips for choosing a laminar air flow cabinet

posted on: July 31st, 2012

Safety and sterility are primary concerns when purchasing a laminar air flow cabinet. However, there are a number of other important things to consider, such as ergonomics, energy efficiency, ease of maintenance and low noise levels. Here, we exam...

Tips on laminar flow for microbiologists

posted on: July 15th, 2012

Biocontainment is a major consideration for the microbiologist, especially where toxic or pathogenic materials are being used. The primary, or top level of containment is achieved through a laminar flow hood or similar device, a good example being ou...

What design features should you look for in a laminar air flow cabinet?

posted on: June 15th, 2012

There are specific criteria for every laminar air flow cabinet, whether it’s a horizontal laminar flow hood to provide a particle-free environment for electronics manufacturing, or a carbon neutral BioMAT 2 Class 2 safety cabinet for biohazardo...

Laminar air flow in the BioMAT 2 Class 2 safety cabinet

posted on: May 21st, 2012

The issue of laminar air flow is a confusing one for the biologist, as there are many different cabinets which use either horizontal or vertical laminar flow to provide a clean room environment. All are designed to prevent contamination of products a...

The place of the laminar flow bench in clean room technology

posted on: May 7th, 2012

The laminar flow bench, also called a laminar flow booth, is an enclosed laboratory space which is provided with a filtered air supply to keep the work area sterile and free from contamination. Unlike the laminar air flow systems used in biohazard ca...

Class 1 and class 2 safety cabinets

posted on: April 23rd, 2012

A laminar air flow cabinet can be used for a huge number of different applications, from the engineering of delicate electronics to the development of new pharmaceuticals. Sometimes a key aim is to keep a sample or a component as free of contaminatio...

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