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How to Design a Fume Hood Facility standard

When it comes to fume hood facility design, there are two main goals to meet: Ensuring that the design of the fume hood facility meets the laboratory working goals Ensuring that the design of the fume hood facility meets all safety requirements In order to meet these goals, there are three steps you must follow. Determine the facility’s needs. Collect and analyze information related to the facility’s primary needs. Determine how often the laboratory will be used, the functions that will be performed in the laboratory, the chemicals and materials that will be used in the fume hood laboratory, and the levels of hazard and risk. In addition, you’ll need to determine the mechanical and electrical needs of the laboratory. ...

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Is it Time to Replace Your Science Lab Furniture? standard

One of your top goals is to ensure that your science laboratory operates as efficiently as possible. In order for a science lab to operate efficiently, the equipment and design must meet modern standards. If your laboratory furniture is on the older side, in disrepair, or no longer complements your laboratory design, then it is having a negative impact towards its efficiency. Sometimes, your science laboratory furniture is damaged, but can still be repaired with basic woodworking and refinishing skills.  Unfortunately in most situations with older material, laboratory furniture is beyond repair. If your laboratory furniture is in disrepair, make plans to fix or replace it immediately. Laboratory furniture in poor condition makes for an inefficient work space. Sometimes, your ...

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How to Select Educational Laboratory Furniture for your Science Classroom standard

When it comes to choosing laboratory furniture for your educational fume hood laboratory, it’s important to remember that the furniture you choose, and the way you arrange it, will have a significant impact on the way your students learn. This article explores four things to think about when choosing laboratory furniture for the educational setting. Arrangement: Furniture should be arranged so that students can view the teacher; for example, demonstration fume hoods and classroom furniture should be arranged so that students can easily view the fume hood from seated areas. Furniture should be placed so that each student has plenty of room to work but should also be situated to make collaborative work possible. Function: Furniture should be appropriate for ...

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Waldner to Showcase Modern Laboratory Furniture System in Chelsea, Massachusetts standard

Waldner is the largest laboratory furniture manufacturer in the world, and they are now opening up a three-story showroom in Chelsea, Massachusetts to showcase their SCALA Laboratory Furniture System. Waldner has been producing innovative laboratory solutions for any requirements in Wangen, Germany for more than 60 years. Recently, Longo Labs has represented the SCALA Line and featured it on a number of commercial and higher educational laboratory projects. The showroom is expected to feature a multitude of industry-leading laboratory products, including the Secuflow Fume Hood. The exact address of the showroom is 46 Arlington Street, in Chelsea, MA, right near Admirals Hill, which hosts a healthy dose of Bostonian history. If you would like to schedule an appointment to discuss ...

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Wood vs. Metal Casework- How to Choose the Right Material for your Laboratory standard

In this article, we are going to delve into the differences between wood and metal casework for science labs. For our readers that don’t know, casework is just another word for cabinetry. Casework is important because it is usually 5-10% of a project’s budget. Advantages of Wood Casework -Ideal for an educational environment that utilizes corrosive applications in moderation, such as chemistry, biology, or physics laboratories. -Extremely durable and easy to repair- making it the product of choice among K-12 Educational Laboratories  with rambunctious students -A multitude of stains for Oak and Maple wood species allows for a versatile finish selection Advantages of Metal Casework -Ideal for a Commercial or Research laboratory environment’s that utilize harsh chemicals in abundance -Long ...

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