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Myths and Reality of Erlab Ductless Fume Hoods
Erlab's ductless fume hoods are a proven safety device that follow very strict testing standards to guarantee user safety. However, there are still many myths and misconceptions about ductless fume hoods.
Learn the reality of each myth to gain confidence when choosing to invest in an Erlab Ductless Fume Hood to keep your lab personnel safe during chemical handling.

 
  Myths 1
Myth #1:
The filtered air is returned to the lab space and there are no guarantees that the filtration system will adequately remove the chemical contaminants
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Myths 2
Myth #2:
Determining which filter to use in a ductless fume hood is often difficult because it is dependent upon chemical use
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Myths 3
Myth #3:
Some of the filters for ductless fume hoods cost a lot and must be disposed of as hazardous waste, which can become expensive.
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Myths 4
Myth #4:
Ductless fume hoods often do not meet face velocity for containment of chemicals.
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Myth #5
Myth #5:
Fume hoods are frequently used for many chemicals and mixtures, as a result estimating the filter’s saturation point and establishing a regular maintenance schedule is very difficult.
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Ductless Fume Hood Myth 6
Myth #6:
Periodic exposure monitoring on people utilizing ductless fume hoods may be necessary to assess chemical exposure.
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 Over 100,000 Erlab ductless fume hoods are in use worldwide without failure,