Fume hoods

LA Benchtop Series Fume Hood

With its angled front panel design for improved variable airflow, the customizable LA Series Benchtop Fume Hood is the perfect blend of affordability, efficiency, and flexibility for any research, education, or manufacturing operation. Its bypass technology provides consistent laminar airflow across the face of the hood, ensuring a safe work environment for all users.
The full-bias sash perimeter and multi-slotted baffle system provide optimal airflow characteristics, performing effectively down to 60 ft/min face velocity – important for “air-starved” rooms and general energy conservation. In the iQ Labs tradition of function, durability and value, the LA comes with a long list of standard equipment that aid in its work as a green energy fume hood.

Color options

Standard Features

  • Comes standard with an exterior height of 54″, internal height 48″.
  • Rigid 16-gauge superstructure steel pan designed framework
  • Removable side panels for easy access to interior plumbing
  • Three-piece baffle system with adjustable upper and lower dampers to regulate lighter-than-air and heavier-than-air gases
  • Side post electrical and plumbing knockouts – on bias surface; in standard or ADA configuration
  • Bypass grill with stamped louvers to control bypass air volume
  • Full frame, stainless steel vertical sash with integral stainless steel finger pull
  • Stainless steel sash guides, lower airfoil, duct collar
  • Sash/counterweight pulley system utilizing four 2 ½”-diameter pulleys for one-finger sash movement; full-width counterweight featuring “Tilt-Lock” for additional safety and durability
  • LED lighting for improved work space visibility.

Add-On Equipment

  • Liner material – Standard poly resin liner with optional stainless steel
  • Electrical switches and receptacles. Also explosion-proof lighting and fixtures available.
  • Remote-controlled plumbing fixtures, with chrome or color-coded outlets. Pre-piped hard copper with soldered joints.
  • Choice of sashes – vertical rising (standard); top-hung horizontal sliding; combination (vertical /horizontal); interlocking vertical (disappearing post)
  • Vapor-proof fluorescent light fixture – 2’ or 4’ (bulbs not included)
  • Sash stop
  • Ceiling enclosure
  • Air velocity monitor/alarm
  • Automatic sash closer
  • Countertops – epoxy, phenolic, stainless steel
  • Cabinets – complete line of metal laboratory casework, including hood base, acid storage and flammable storage cabinets
  • Blowers – selected to match hood and duct work configuration, corrosive or ignitable exhaust fumes

Why Buy a Benchtop Fume Hood from iQ Labs?

With over 60 years of experience, iQ Labs is a leading fume hood manufacturer. We fully customize and design all our fume hoods with your needs and accessibility in mind. We verify its functionality and safety through a proper fume hood inspection, and our dedicated service team is available to answer all your questions. At iQ Labs, our knowledge and service are manufactured into our products. Backed by our industry-leading, 10-year limited warranty, you can be assured you are getting the best quality hood for your next project.

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