Fume Hood Sash Glass: What Do Standards and Specifications Require?


Robert Haugen, Ph.D., Flow Sciences Abstract: The most obvious barrier between a lab worker and a potential experimental accident is the fume hood sash. Ideally,…


Chemical Fume Hoods : Four Truths about Price


Dr. Robert K. Haugen Flow Sciences, Inc.   Abstract: Flow Sciences manufactures containment…


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…


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…


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…


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…


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…


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…


Scale-Up Chemical Syntheses and Larger Fume Hoods: How History Inspires Present Realities


Abstract:     For years, there has been a demand for large fume hoods and other containment devices to handle bulky process equipment. Many types of…


Shipping, Assembling, and Installing Bulky Exhaust Equipment in a Lab Facility


FROM HERE THROUGH ON-SITE PREPARATION TO HERE Dr. Bob Haugen, Flow Sciences;…


Necessity is the Mother of Innovation


Purpose: Generally speaking, scientific equipment manufacturing companies that correctly perceive and then meet research customer needs will succeed.…


Common Fume Hood Containment Problems


Introduction: For many years, the containment/lab exhaust industry has frequently heard the phrase “my fume hood doesn’t work!” Most…


Getting What You Need in a Laboratory Hood


Issue: Many times a lab owner reflects negatively on the purchase of lab containment equipment. It was too expensive. It never worked correctly. It was inefficient to…


Flow Sciences, Inc.’s SAF T FLOW™ Fume Hood Receives Outstanding 3rd-Party Certified EN14175 Fume Hood Containment Results


LELAND, NC, June 7, 2018, — Flow Sciences, a leading provider of containment systems for laboratory, pilot plant, and manufacturing is now shipping the SAF T FLOW™ Fume Hood an addition to its…


Two Well-Known Fume Hood Containment Tests: ASHRAE 110 & EN14175…A Comparison


Two Well-Known Fume Hood Containment Tests: ASHRAE 110 & EN14175…A Comparison Dr. Robert K. Haugen, Director of Product and Technology Development Flow Sciences, Inc.  2025 Mercantile…


How Should VAV Equipment Be Specified on Laboratory Hoods?


How Should VAV Equipment Be Specified on Laboratory Hoods? Dr. Robert K. Haugen, Director of Product and Technology Development Flow Sciences, Inc.  2025 Mercantile Drive Leland, North Carolina…


The Feasibility of Fume Hood Containment at 40 FPM


The Feasibility of Fume Hood Containment at 40 FPM Dr. Robert K. Haugen, Director of Product and Technology Development Flow Sciences, Inc.  2025 Mercantile Drive Leland, North Carolina 28451 V 1.1;…


The Fume Hood Product Life Cycle


The Fume Hood Product Life Cycle A Cost of Ownership Analysis Dr. Robert K. Haugen, Director of Product and Technology Development Flow Sciences, Inc.  2025 Mercantile Drive Leland, North Carolina…


VAV Energy Savings at High and Low Fume Hood Face Velocities


VAV Energy Savings at High and Low Fume Hood Face Velocities Robert K. Haugen, Ph.D.        Director of Product and Technology Development       Flow Sciences, Inc. 10/10/2017…