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Fume Cupboard

School Fume Cupboards


  • Radius designed intake profile giving excellent airflow characteristics and containment results.

  • Twin skinned carcase in 16 swg zintec coated mild steel with epoxy powder coated finish.

  • Aerodynamically designed sill in 316 grade stainless steel.

  • Sash in 6mm thick toughened glass with full width aerodynamic finger grip.

  • Sprung loaded guide channels to give the sash a smooth operation and excellent stability.

  • Counter balanced sash with twin stainless steel cables running in pulleys for smooth operation.

  • Fail safe sash mechanism to prevent rapid decent.

  • Sash lock mechanism with automatic re-setting feature.

  • Minimum sash height of 400mm.

  • Adjustable internal baffle to assist with balancing and even airflow distribution.

  • Light box mounted externally out of airflow.

  • Services are mounted on either the support frame fascia or on a plinth if bench mounted.

  • Fume cupboards are both pre-wired and pre-plumbed to ensure minimum site installation time

Standard Services:

  • Worktop in solid grade laminate with marine edging.

  • Double 13amp switched socket.

  • Internal light with switch.

  • Gas service outlet.

  • Water service outlet.

  • Drip cup.

  • Fan on/off switch with indicator.

  • Airflow indicator panel.

Manufactured and Tested to:

  • BS 7258.

  • Building Bulletin 88.

  • Design Note 29.


Optional Extras:

  • Support frame.

  • Infill panels to ceiling with bypass grills.

  • Alarm panel.

  • Acid/Solvent underbench storage cupboards – (can be extracted if required).

  • One piece cast epoxy resin worktop.

  • PVC/Polypropylene worktop.

Generally, in compliance with Bulletin 88 and CLEAPSS for fume cupboards designed for primary use in schools and colleges.

Fixed or Semi-Mobile

Education type fume cupboards can be supplied with any combination of solid or toughened glass viewing panels to the two sides and/or rear to give excellent all round visibility.

These fume cupboards can be supplied as fixed (on metal support frames or fitted on clients bench tops) or semi-mobile with lockable castors and flexible connections to the extract system and services.

  • Width 1000mm, 1200mm, 1500mm
    Internal working width
    (External width less 300mm)

  • Depth 750mm
    Internal working depth 450mm

  • Height 1200mm
    Internal working height 1080mm

Education fume cupboards can be manufactured to clients’ own dimensional requirements including extra width, depth and internal height.

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