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Venting Fume Hood Base Cabinets – A Better Way

Source: Flow Sciences Inc.

By Dr. Robert Haugen

Venting Fume Hood

Frequently, customers have used fume hood exhaust to ventilate hood base cabinets. There is both the need for this practice and the designs for them are frequently not well thought-out. Alternate rationales and approaches to this ventilation method are reviewed with clear-cut recommendations in this paper.