Test room for fume cupboards

Fume cupboards are furniture for laboratories working with chemical or biological substances. Due to an integrated exhaust system fume cupboards prevent propagation of possible pollution from the working area in the fume cupboard into the laboratory. 

Fume cupboards are tested in accordance with
EN 14175-3:2003
. These tests comprise the measurement of the volume flow of the fume cupboard, the face velocity into the working area, the tracer gas concentration in front of the fume cupboard and hence the containment as well as movements in front of the fume cupboards. Theses tests require as special test room.

This test room with the necessary ventilating system, measuring equipment and an automated device to simulate the movement of a laboratory technician in front of the fume cupboard is available at I.F.I.'s.