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SEAT Fume Fans Plastic Fantastic for Educational Environments

In April 2014, a fire, which started in a small domestic refrigerator, caused over £100,000 worth of damage to science equipment and rooms at a Preston based college. The specialist 'Plant & Soil science' laboratories were rapidly refurbished in order to get them ready in time for the start of the new college year and this included the installation of a number of SEAT fume extract fans from Axair. The SEAT S35 models were applied to the extract hoods over the laboratory furnaces. Supplied complete they were delivered with weather ped...


Corrosion Resistant Fans – An Axair Guide

Plastic fans have come a long way from their origins as a somewhat  ‘home made’ product. The principal manufacturers, including our partner, SEAT Ventilation, are now offering powerful, low noise, low vibration products with very good mechanical isolation. Here, we offer an overview of the key principles and benefits of plastic centrifugal fans. Application Laboratory fume cupboards are by far the most popular application for corrosion resistant plastic fans. There are several other important applications such as the ventilation of fumes ...


Laboratory Fume Extraction: How to Ensure Perfect Performance & Protection

Ensuring that personnel are not exposed to hazardous or odorous chemicals is of paramount importance in laboratory environments, therefore a fume cupboard extraction system is often essential. Simply installing a system is not enough though; operators should consistently check that the cupboard is functioning properly and that the airflow velocity is reaching the required level. The best way to do this is by installing an airflow monitor. Axair are the exclusive UK distributor for SEAT Ventilation, a world leader in the design and manufactur...