Schools Fume Cupboards

Schools Fume Cupboards


  • Radius designed intake profile giving excellent airflow characteristics and containment results.
  • 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 operation.
  • Fail safe sash mechanism to prevent rapid decent.
  • Sash lock mechanism with automatic re-setting feature.
  • Minimum sash height of 400mm.
  • Adjustable internal baffle to assist with balancing and even airflow distribution.
  • Light box mounted externally out of airflow.
  • Services are mounted on either the support frame fascia or on a plinth if bench mounted.
  • Fume cupboards are both pre-wired and pre-plumbed to ensure minimum site installation time

Standard Services:

  • Worktop in solid grade laminate with marine edging.
  • Double 13amp switched socket.
  • Internal light with switch.
  • Gas service outlet.
  • Water service outlet.
  • Drip cup.
  • Fan on/off switch with indicator.
  • Airflow indicator panel.

Manufactured and Tested to:

  • BS 7258.
  • Building Bulletin 88.
  • Design Note 29.

Optional Extras:

  • Support frame.
  • Infill panels to ceiling with bypass grills.
  • Alarm panel.
  • Acid/Solvent underbench storage cupboards – (can be extracted if required).
  • One piece cast epoxy resin worktop.
  • PVC/Polypropylene worktop.
Generally, in compliance with Bulletin 88 and CLEAPSS for fume cupboards designed for primary use in schools and colleges.

Fixed or Semi-Mobile

Education type fume cupboards can be supplied with any combination of solid or toughened glass viewing panels to the two sides and/or rear to give excellent all round visibility.

These fume cupboards can be supplied as fixed (on metal support frames or fitted on clients bench tops) or semi-mobile with lockable castors and flexible connections to the extract system and services.

  • Width 1000mm, 1200mm, 1500mm
    Internal working width
    (External width less 300mm)
  • Depth 750mm
    Internal working depth 450mm
  • Height 1200mm
    Internal working height 1080mm

Education fume cupboards can be manufactured to clients’ own dimensional requirements including extra width, depth and internal height.

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