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Fume Cabinets

Fume cabinets are suitable for environments where maximum extraction efficiency is required. They are ideal for work with open chemical vessels, setup of chemical apparatus and glueing, for instance, where several sources of contamination are present.

Extraction cabinets are manufactured with a solid and stable aluminium frame and transparent polyethene sheets to allow the operator to see through the cabinet whilst safely controlling exposure, thus not blocking the work area. It is also easy to move when tasks and locations vary.

Fume extraction cabinets are available in two standard sizes: 400mm (with a 96-litre volume capacity) or 700mm (with a 350-litre volume capacity). The extraction cupboards can be used as part of a portable system, for example, a local filter kit or a fully-fledged fixed LEV system that extracts and vents captured fumes to the atmosphere or, depending on the process, through a filtration unit.


Technical Specifications

AirflowAt 0.5 m/s front velocity: 67 l/s (240 m3/h)

At 0.3 m/s front velocity: 40 l/s (145 m3/h)

At 0.5 m/s front velocity: 208 l/s (750 m3/h)

At 0.3 m/s front velocity: 125 l/s (450 m3/h)

Connection SizeØ125 mmØ160 mm


  • Material - 4.00 mm Vivak PETG sheets. Anodised aluminium frame
  • Fan - Connected to separate fan or mobile filter type
  • Standard Configuration - Fume cabinet delivered partially assembled. Exhaust air connection mounted at the rear.


What Do the Experts Say?

Fume cabinets are a form of partial enclosure collection booths and protect the surrounding work areas from contaminants from the working process, such as fumes and gases. The University of Birmingham describes the partial enclosure collection booths: "The process is not fully enclosed, and the operator can access the workpiece and process, but the air is pulled into the enclosure to remove fumes and gases."


What Are the Type of Businesses That Need Fume Cabinets?

A fume extraction cupboard is an essential local ventilation system that helps prevent exposure to fumes, dust or vapours while working with hazardous materials such as chemicals. These products are highly versatile and may be needed in various industries. They are designed to allow people to see through the extraction cabinet while working without exposing them to harmful substances. The types of industries that may use a fume extraction cupboard can include, but are not limited, to the following:

  • Laboratories
  • Schools and colleges
  • Hospitals
  • Engineering facilities
  • Manufacturing plants
  • Pharmacies
  • Research & development workshops


The Right Fume Extraction Solution for You

Auto Extract Systems offers fume extraction cabinet LEV solutions, which are ideal for working processes where there are open chemical vessels, chemical apparatus is set up or where several sources of contamination are present, for example, in laboratories.

Fume cabinets should be utilised in conjunction with one of our centrifugal fans to vent the captured fumes either directly to the atmosphere or, depending on the working process, whether wet or dry filtration is required, we have a solution for that, either a Wet Collector or a Reverse Pulse Filtration units. The cleaned air can then be returned to the atmosphere via a high-velocity cowl, as per HSG258: Controlling Airborne Contaminants at Work: A Guide to Local Exhaust Ventilation (LEV).

To learn more about fume extraction cupboards and how we can help you find the correct local exhaust ventilation (LEV) system for you and your business, head over to our News section. To arrange a free site assessment, call us on +44 (0)1942 267444 or click the yellow Request My Free Assessment button above.


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We'll call to arrange a convenient time and date to visit your site. We'll analyse your working processes, assess the substances used and the contaminants generated. We'll work out how best to control the dust and fume in a way that aligns with your COSHH risk assessment. Next, we'll design you a comprehensive LEV system that adheres to HSG258 guidance and send this you to via email. 

We'll do all this to ensure we fully understand your dust and fume extraction requirements and help you to provide a pollution-free workplace!

This is a fantastic service we do for thousands of businesses throughout the UK and Ireland every year. We work with such a wide variety of industries, from manufacturing, industrial, woodworking, pharmaceutical and automotive workshops to schools, colleges and military establishments. 

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Why Choose Us?

Auto Extract Systems Ltd is the UK’s leading Local Exhaust Ventilation (LEV) company. Over the last 20 years, we've helped thousands of businesses create dust and fume free workplaces.

As experts in all things LEV, we can help your business become COSHH (Control of Substances Hazardous to Health) Regulation 2002 compliant with a tailored LEV solution. We provide comprehensive design, installation, maintenance and certification services across various industry sectors. Find out more about us here.

Why Work With Us?

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