The Universal Hood's bottomless design allows it to be
placed on virtually any work surface. For optimal performance,
however, Terra recommends one of these hood stands, available
in two designs (see descriptions below).
with free-standing hood frame isolates vibrations caused
by the hood blower
Both designs feature raised lips to hold the hood securely
in place. All frames (whether isolated or not) are made
of rigid square tubing with a white epoxy finish, and include
stainless steel scuff sleeves to prevent scuffing along
the bottom leg support. The work surface stands 32" (813 mm) above
the floor. Be sure to select the size (large or small, single
or twin) to match your hood.
Choose the work surface to suit your application (see ordering
table). Subsurface polypropylene plenum chambers are available
for perforated benchtops on a custom basis. These plenums
(designed according to your specific requirements) serve
two important functions: during chemical processing, they
collect hazardous spills; and during laminar flow operations,
they eliminate air-flow deflection towards the operator
(an important concern when hazardous fumes may be present).
Vibration-Isolated Stands feature a two-part work surface and hood frame to isolate
the work area from blower vibration, which can interfere with