Radioactive Cupboards

radioactive cupboards

Radioisotope Fume Hoods

The radioactive fume cupboard design is adaptable for use as either a constant air volume or variable air volume design.


  • Radius designed intake profile giving excellent airflow characteristics and containment results.
  • Stainless steel, one piece monolithic chambers or bolted panels.
  • Twin skinned carcase in 16 swg zintec coated mild steel with epoxy powder coated finish.
  • Aerodynamically designed sill in 316 grade stainless steel.
  • Sash in 6mm thick toughened glass with full width aerodynamic finger grip.
  • Sprung loaded guide channels to give the sash a smooth operation and excellent stability.
  • Counter balanced sash with twin stainless steel cables running in pulleys for smooth movement.
  • Fail safe sash mechanism to prevent rapid decent.
  • Sash lock mechanism with automatic re-setting feature.
  • Adjustable internal baffle to assist with balancing and even airflow distribution.
  • Light box mounted externally out of airflow.
  • Electrical and mechanical services mounted on removable service plates for service and maintenance.
  • Fume cupboards are both pre-wired and pre-plumbed to ensure minimum site installation time.

Optional Extras;

  • Alarm/control panels.
  • Water front controls & outlets, i.e. cold water, hot water, steam.
  • Gas front controls & outlets, i.e. nitrogen, compressed air, natural gas, vacuum, hydrogen.
  • Electrical socket outlets, i.e. single, double, RCD protected, spark proof.
  • Waste outlets, i.e. circular drip cups, oval drip cups, sinks, troughs, bottle traps.
  • Support frames.
  • Acid and/or solvent storage cupboards, in stainless steel, mild steel or timber, with or without extraction.
  • Infill panels to ceiling height with by-pass grilles.
  • Automatic fire extinguishers c/w flame detection unit.
Manufactured to UK Standards – BS EN 14175
  • Width 1200mm, 1500mm, 1800mm & 2000mm
    Internal working width
    (External width less 300mm)
  • Depth 900mm
    Internal working depth 610mm
  • Height 1200mm
    Internal working height 1080mm

* Please note bespoke sizes of external and internal widths, depths and heights can be easily manufactured.

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