SEAT Fume Fans Plastic Fantastic for Educational Environments

Laboratory environments in educational establishments working with hazardous materials require specialised mechanical ventilation equipment to ensure the health and safety of employees and pupils. There is always a risk of accidents happening where there is a large variety of chemicals stored and ongoing operations producing vapours and corrosive gases. Laboratories with a lot of activity generally contain several fume cupboards which helps in providing a pollution free workspace. Older students sitting exams are required to complete certain ha...


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 fum...


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...