API Process Development System


The API Process Development System was designed to provide personnel and product protection when working with powder and liquid substances. The enclosure housed a…


Evaluating a Chemical Fume Hood for Containment of Solids, Liquids, and Vapors Using ASHRAE 110, HAM, and ISPE Methods


Allan Goodman, Ph.D., Flow Sciences Robert Haugen, Ph.D., Flow Sciences Abstract: Flow Sciences has more than three decades of experience in designing,…


Fume Hood Fire Issues above the Duct Collar


Dr. Bob Haugen Director of Product and Technology Development Flow Sciences, Inc. Abstract: We have already looked at accidents…


Glovebox Workstation with RTP

Transporting HPAPI Product with Containment


Applying the DPTE® transfer system to the Flow Sciences Glovebox Workstation The purpose of this document is to serve as a case study where a…


The Galaxy of Containment Devices


Robert K. Haugen, Ph.D. Director of Product and Technology Development Flow Sciences, Inc. ABSTRACT: The galaxy of laboratory containment devices is…


FSI and IsoTech Enter Strategic Alliance for Non-Sterile and Sterile Containment


Flow Sciences Inc., Leland, NC and Isotech Design, Montreal (Quebec) Canada announce the formation of a strategic business alliance. This will promote the sales of one another’s products in…


Summary, Containment Testing of Saf T Flow Chemical Fume Hoods


DR. ROBERT HAUGEN Director of Product and Technology Development Robert K Haugen  currently designs chemical laboratory containment equipment and develops new relevant technologies for Flow…


Less Downtime, More Productivity: FSI Systems Cost of Ownership


  Flow Sciences, a leading provider of containment systems for laboratory, pilot plant, and manufacturing facilities, delivers low cost of ownership and high return on investment. By utilizing…


Stainless Steel Mettler Balance Enclosure


Application: Powder Weighing and Dispensing with Getinge La Calhene Alpha-Beta Ports   This stainless steel enclosure is designed for powder dispensing applications…


Stainless Steel Malvern 3000 Enclosure


Application: Small Volume Liquid Dispersion Analysis with Getinge La Calhene Alpha-Beta Ports   This stainless steel enclosure was designed for small volume…


Stainless Steel FTIR Enclosure


Application: Fourier Transform Infrared (FTIR) analysis with Getinge La Calhene Alpha-Beta Ports   This stainless steel enclosure was designed for Fourier Transform Infrared (FTIR) Spectroscopy…


Thinking Outside the Box: 10 Considerations For Balance Stability


ABSTRACT: Stability of your weighing balance is paramount when it comes to collecting reliable data for project. As the old adage goes, “Anything that can go wrong will go wrong.”. Depending on the…


How Does the FSI Fume Hood Stack up on The Top Ten Lab Worker Needs?


Abstract: Lab Manager magazine1 recently published a feature entitled Survey Says. In this article was a section called “What You Need to Know Before Buying a Fume Hood.”   Ten factors were named in…


Perchloric Acid Fume Hoods: Questions & Answers


Abstract:   No technology in fume hood design is more unique or stranger than the perchloric acid fume hood. This white paper describes the utility of perchloric acid in many modern…


Venting Fume Hood Base Cabinets – A Better Way


ABSTRACT:   Frequently, customers have used fume hood exhaust to ventilate hood base cabinets. The author finds both the need for this practice and the designs for them are…


Red Lights and Green Lights – The Keys to Superior Containment in Compounding Applications


Abstract: In a previous White Paper 2, we reviewed in detail how Flow Sciences vented balance enclosures can allow accurate measurement of samples in the range of 0.1 mg to 0.1 µg. In…


Flow Sciences, Inc. Partners with Three Companies to Contain Lyophilization Process of New HPAPI


LELAND, NC, January 14, 2019 — On December 19, 2018; Allan W. Ader, Ph.D. (Safebridge Consultants, Inc.), and Richard Hirsh, CIH (Nektar Therapeutics) conducted a presentation along with Allan…


FSI Testing Performance – Laboratory Testing Services


LELAND, NC, December 18, 2018 —Flow Sciences, Inc. (FSI) evaluates and ensures that every enclosure shipped to their customer meets all relevant standards. FSI performs procedures from the American…


10 Worst Containment Engineering Mistakes


Abstract Engineering is a process to develop a design to solve a problem. In the world of containment engineering, careful premeditation is important to the completion of a successful engineering…


Fume Hood Fires…Smoke, Heat, and (Finally) Illumination!


ABSTRACT: A fire breaks out in your fume hood. What do you do? Should you put it out? Should you run? Should you turn off the hood fan? Should you activate the building fire alarm? Wait a minute!…