The Centre for Transplant and Renal Research (CTRR) laboratories of the Westmead Millennium Institute for Medical Research (WMI) at the Westmead Hospital campus have been redesigned and refurbished. Gary Martinic used his significant experience with laboratory and animal facility design and refurbishment to centralise four separate laboratories into one in just eight weeks. This article should serve as a useful guide for those new to the laboratory refurbishment process.
The Captair Flex range of ductless recirculating fume cabinets features an improved gel-based filter sealing material, internal lighting standard across the range, an onboard CPU and display for real-time cabinet data and a phenolic resin work surface for use with aggressive substances.
The Delta Ohm HD45/6 series of air quality monitors are suitable for indoor air quality monitoring. The units feature indication, transmission and control of ambient temperature, relative humidity, carbon dioxide and dewpoint.
Gallay Medical & Scientific is often asked for advice relating to fume extraction. What are the key differences between ducted and ductless fume hoods? Do ducted fume cupboards deserve their ‘energy hog’ reputation? And what are the benefits of choosing a ductless fume cabinet?
Vacuum jets are a simple but effective device which allows moving any fumes, dusts, powders, residues, liquids or grains without use of pumps or electricity. It runs silently, without heat and, since it has no moving parts, is free of maintenance.
Envico High Speed Doors have a variety of applications including the containment and isolation of sensitive areas. The doors combine bacterial-resistant materials and enhanced sealing properties to provide greater quality control to production facilities and laboratories, and protection from contamination in storage areas.
AirClean Systems AC600 Series vertical laminar flow workstations are suitable for applications that are not hazardous to the operator but require a clean work area, that is, process protection. The compact, lightweight design allows for multiple clean zones within a laboratory.