Front and side view drawings of a typical distillation hood. On the left is the front view of the hood showing the external features including electrical outlets; utility valves; the sash frame; the top, bottom, and side airfoils; the bench, and toeplate. On the right is the side view, showing the internal work surface and baffles of the hood and their relationship to the sash frame, top airfoil, bench, and toeplate.

FIGURE 9.8Diagram of a typical distillation hood

From: 9, Laboratory Facilities

Cover of Prudent Practices in the Laboratory
Prudent Practices in the Laboratory: Handling and Management of Chemical Hazards: Updated Version.
National Research Council (US) Committee on Prudent Practices in the Laboratory.
Washington (DC): National Academies Press (US); 2011.
Copyright © 2011, National Academy of Sciences.

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