Evolution of the Chemical Fume Hood


From its origin as a simple chimney, the fume hood has changed greatly over the years.

The chemical fume hood can be found in virtually any type of lab and functions to protect workers from exposure to hazardous or noxious fumes, vapors, or dusts by safely removing them from the immediate working environment.



From alchemy to the atomic age and beyond, the chemical fume hood has seen continuous improvement.


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