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ValuLine™ WhisperFlow™
Benchtop Laminar Flow Hoods

frameless tempered glass WhisperFlow
Model Shown: 1688-92-48-SD; Vertical flow hood
shown with static-dissipative PVC walls
Features Key

A Status Indicator
B Power Strip (integrates electrical components)
C Fan/filter unit (sold separately) with HEPA or ULPA particle filter
D Wall panel options include polycarbonate, static dissipative PVC and stainless steel
E LED light fixture (vapor-sealed fixture available)

Two-piece hood stand isolates vibration — ideal for high-precision work (available in many top materials)
  Optional equipment includes digital air speed monitor and filter backpressure gauge
cleanliness high
ValuLine™ all-polypropylene models

This versatile laminar flow hood gives you a particle-free work environment on any available work surface.
  • Portable, economical system converts any benchtop surface into a laminar flow station
  • HEPA fan/filter units provide vertical flow of micro-filtered air to meet ISO clealiness requiremeents (order separately)
  • Provides air flow speed 109 feet/minute (0.55 m/s) measured with HEPA filter; internal baffling plates and anodized aluminum diffuser panel ensure uniform air speed across the work area
  • Quiet operation: 50 dBA measured 12" (305 mm) from filter face
  • Available with many application-specific wall panels, including polycarbonate, static-dissipative PVC and stainless steel; all polypropylene model is ideal for use in the presence of harsh chemicals
  • Work surfaces available to meet any cleanliness requirement
  • Standard widths to 72" (1829 mm), with 24" (610 mm) or 30" (762 mm) depth; high-clearance model available for large process equipment
  • Standard outside height of 40.8" (1036 mm)

Select the panel material for your application. Polycarbonate wall panels afford full visibility of work in progress and resist a broad range of chemicals, including cleaning agents. Static-dissipative PVC panels provide broad chemical resistance and prevent the buildup of static, making it ideal for processes involving delicate electronics or powders that are prone to clinging to surfaces. These panels slide into an all-stainless steel frame that provides durable support for the Fan/Filter Units (sold separately). The stainless steel-walled hood is built as one solid piece of stainless steel (no separate frame), offering the highest cleanliness and durability.

Each model also includes recessed LED lighting and a hinged access shield that increases air speed by restricting the air exhaust. Hood orders are shipped completely assembled, ready for operation.

Before You Order, Consider Your Options!
Specialty Plastics—Specify any of these systems in dozens of other materials.
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How to Order:
  • Specify hood panel material by adding the appropriate suffix to the part number of the desired hood size and configuration below. The price for a hood of a specified size and configuration is the same, regardless of non-FM 4910 panel material selected.
    • -SD for static-dissipative PVC (panels and sash)
    • -PC for polycarbonate (panels and sash)
    • -SS for 304 stainless steel (with static-dissipative sash)
    • -AA for amber acrylic (panels and sash)
    • -BA for black acrylic (with clear acrylic sash)
    • -WA for white acrylic (with clear acrylic sash)
    •  Specify all-polypropylene models below
  • These fire-rated materials are available at the specified upcharge:
    • -FP for FM 4910-rated polypropylene (panels and sash): add 50% to price specified below
    • -FV for FM 4910-rated PVC (panels and sash): double the price specified below
Please note the following:
  • Fan/filter units are sold separately; refer to the tables below for configurations and pricing
  • All models incorporate a sash of the material specified above
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  FEATURES & BENEFITS | WhisperFlow Hood
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HEPA Filter/Fan
Provides clean exhaust of micro-filtered air to meet ISO 5 particle requirements
Status Indicator
Integrated power system includes status light that glows with fan is operational, flashes when not.
Removable Panels
Unique design with seamless, fastener-free track allows easy panel removal for cleaning or replacement

Seamless tracks are easy to clean and sterilize
Removable panel design provides easy access to all hood surfaces

BioSafe Recessed LED Lights
Low-temperature, energy-conserving lamp won't heat the work area, wipes down easily
Tilt-Up Sash
Enhances laminar airflow and prevents air from blowing directly in operator's face

WhisperFlow Hood
  WhisperFlow Benchtop Laminar Flow Hood Vertical WhisperFlow Benchtop Laminar Flow Hood Horizontal

Vertical Flow
(24” Depth)*

Vertical Flow
(30” Depth)*
Hood Width Cat# Price Cat# Price
(610 mm)
1688-91A-24 Price 1688-92A-24 Price
(914 mm)
1688-91A-36 Price 1688-92A-36 Price
1688-91A-48 Price 1688-92A-48 Price
1688-91A-60 Price 1688-92A-60 Price
1688-91A-72 Price 1688-92A-72 Price
*23 inch vertical clearance for Vertical Laminar Flow
**18 inch vertical clearance for Horizontal Laminar Flow

Fan/Filter Unit Requirements
24” Hoods 36” Hoods 48” Hoods 60” Hoods 72” Hoods
(1) 24” x 24” FFU (1) 36” x 24” FFU (1) 48” x 24” FFU (1) 24” x 24” FFU
(1) 36” x 24” FFU
(2) 36” x 24” FFUs
WhisperFlow Fan/Filter Units
Dimensions (W x L) Max CFM
Power With HEPA Filter With ULPA Filter
Cat# Price Cat# Price
24" x 48" (600 x 1210mm) 1117 120VAC 6601-24-H $ 677 6601-24-U $ 787
24" x 36" (600 x 905mm) 767 120VAC 6601-23-H $ 677 6601-23-U Price
24" x 24" (600 x 600mm) 520 120VAC 6601-22-H $ 677 6601-22-U Price
24" x 48" (600 x 1210mm) 1183 240VAC 6601-24-H-220 $ 787 6601-24-U-220 $ 898
24" x 36" (600 x 905mm) 824 240VAC 6601-23-H-220 $ 787 6601-23-U-220 Price
24" x 24" (600 x 600mm) 557 240VAC 6601-22-H-220 $ 787 6601-22-U-220 Price

High-Clearance WhisperFlow Hood

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High-clearance WhisperFlow hood, shown with polycarbonate panels and microscope resting on Vibration-Free Platform (No. 1580-03)

This model features construction identical to the models above, but offers 42" of vertical clearance to accommodate large process equipment. Overall dimensions: 72"W x 32"D x 54"H. Specify desired panel materials using material codes above.


High-Clearance WhisperFlow Hood
  Cat. # Price
WhisperFlow High-Clearance Hood
(requires two 2'x3' FFUs; order separately)
1688-94-72 Price
Vibration-Isolated Hood Frame 1688-75-34 Price
Vibration-Isolated Work Surface
1688-55-34 Price


ValuLine All-Polypropylene WhisperFlow Hood

Fume Hoods
No. 1688-40, Verticle Flow Polypropylene Hood

Fabricated of all-welded, 0.5" (13mm)-thick chemical-resistant polypropylene, these hoods are idea for use in applications involving acids or highly corrosive chemicals. They include a raised-lip, integrated spill tray, LED light, status indicator (to confirm that fan/filter unit is operating) and tilt-up static-dissipative PVC sash. Specify Fan/Filter Unit below.

vertical hood
Vertical Hood Dimensions
Horizontal Hood Dimensions
Vertical Flow ValuLine WhisperFlow Hood
Outside Dimensions
(subtract 1" [25 mm] for W and D ID)
W" x D" x H"

VLF Hood
with Spill Tray

Cat. # Price Cat. # Price
48 x 24 x 40.8
(1219 x 610 x 991)
1688-40 $ 1,328 6601-24-H $ 677
36 x 24 x 40.8
(914 x 610 x 991)
1688-41 $ 1,206 6601-23-H $ 677
24 x 24 x 40.8
(610 x 610 x 991)
1688-95 Price 6601-22-H $ 677

*23 inch clearance for Vertical Laminar Flow Hood
**For 220VAC Hoods, add "-220" to the end of the catalog number
***Order Fan/Filter Units separately. ULPA models available

Horizontal Flow ValuLine WhisperFlow Hood
Outside Dimensions
inches (mm)*
HLF Hood**
with Spill Tray
Cat. # Price Cat. # Price
(1 219)
1688-43 $ 1,392 6601-24-H $ 677
*19.5 inch clearance for Horizontal Laminar Flow Hood
**For 220VAC Hoods, add "-220" to the end of the catalog number
****Order Fan/Filter Units separately. ULPA models available


non-vibration isolation
Non-isolated (one-piece) stand Vibration-isolated work-surface stand with free-standing hood frame isolates vibrations caused by the hood blower
Vibration-Isolated Stand/Frame
Two-piece design separates WhisperFlow Hood from sealed laminate top work surface to isolate fan vibration (order both a work surface and a frame unit from the table below). Adjustable model height range = 25" to 32": height adjustment in 1" increments.

Vibration-Isolated Stand/Frame
For Vertical Flow WhisperFlow Hoods
Hood Size Nonadjustable Work Surface Nonadjustable Frame Adjustable Work Surface Adjustable Frame
Cat. # Price Cat. # Price Cat. # Price Cat. # Price
24"W x 24"D 1688-51 Price 1688-71 Price 1688-56 Price 1688-76 Price
36"W x 24"D 1688-52 Price 1688-72 Price 1688-57 Price 1688-77 Price
48"W x 24"D 1688-53 Price 1688-73 Price 1688-58 Price 1688-78 Price
60"W x 24"D 1688-54 Price 1688-74 Price 1688-59 Price 1688-79 Price
72"W x 24"D 1688-55 Price 1688-75 Price 1688-60 Price 1688-80 Price
24"W x 30"D 1688-51-30 Price 1688-71-30 Price 1688-56-30 Price 1688-76-30 Price
36"W x 30"D 1688-52-30 Price 1688-72-30 Price 1688-57-30 Price 1688-77-30 Price
48"W x 30"D 1688-53-30 Price 1688-73-30 Price 1688-58-30 Price 1688-78-30 Price
60"W x 30"D 1688-54-30 Price 1688-74-30 Price 1688-59-30 Price 1688-79-30 Price
72"W x 30"D 1688-55-30 Price 1688-75-30 Price 1688-60-30 Price 1688-80-30 Price

One-Piece Stand
Use these more economical stands for work that is not sensitive to FFU vibration; work surface and stand are integrated into a single piece. Non-adjustable stand height = 32".

One-Piece Stand for WhisperFlow Hoods
Hood Size Non-Adjustable Height: 32" H Adjustable Height: 25-32" H
Sealed Laminate Stainless Steel Sealed Laminate Stainless Steel
Cat. # Price Cat. # Price Cat. # Price Cat. # Price
One-Piece Stand For Vertical Flow WhisperFlow Hoods
24"W x 24"D 1650-80 Price 1650-80-SS Price 1650-90 Price 1650-90-SS Price
36"W x 24"D 1650-81 Price 1650-81-SS Price 1650-91 Price 1650-91-SS Price
48"W x 24"D 1650-82 Price 1650-82-SS Price 1650-92 Price 1650-92-SS Price
60"W x 24"D 1650-83 Price 1650-83-SS Price 1650-93 Price 1650-93-SS Price
72"W x 24"D 1650-84 Price 1650-84-SS Price 1650-94 Price 1650-94-SS Price
24"W x 30"D 1650-80-30 Price 1650-80-30-SS Price 1650-90-30 Price 1650-90-30-SS Price
36"W x 30"D 1650-81-30 Price 1650-81-30-SS Price 1650-91-30 Price 1650-91-30-SS Price
48"W x 30"D 1650-82-30 Price 1650-82-30-SS Price 1650-92-30 Price 1650-92-30-SS Price
60"W x 30"D 1650-83-30 Price 1650-83-30-SS Price 1650-93-30 Price 1650-93-30-SS Price
72"W x 30"D 1650-84-30 Price 1650-84-30-SS Price 1650-94-30 Price 1650-94-30-SS Price


Static-Neutralizing IonBar™

IonBar™ IonBar with Installation Kit*

  110VAC 220VAC
Cat. # Price Cat. # Price Cat. # Price
11"L (279 mm) with 2 emitters 2005-05A Price
22"L (559 mm) with 4 emitters 2005-06A Price 2005-47 Price 2005-47-220 Price
33"L (838 mm) with 6 emitters 2005-16A Price 2005-48 Price 2005-48-220 Price
44"L (118 mm) with 8 emitters 2005-07A Price 2005-49 Price 2005-49-220 Price
*Includes ionizing bar, power supply, and installation kit; Ionizing kit and FFU must be ordered together.

Vapor-Sealed Fluorescent Illuminator
This fluorescent light fixture is enclosed in a vapor-sealed static-dissipative PVC housing. Price includes installation. Be sure to select a length that fits inside your enclosure. Operates on 120VAC or 220VAC (50/60Hz).

Illuminator Replacement Bulb
Dimensions (L x W x H) Cat. # Price Cat. # Price
18" x 5" x 3" (457 x 127 x 76mm) 2400-34 Price 3800-73 Price
38.88" x 5" x 3" (988 x 127 x 76mm) 2400-40 Price 2400-39 Price

File Type File Name Publication Date
White Paper (PDF) Vertical vs Horizontal Laminar Flow
Things to consider when deciding between vertical or horizontal flow. There are advantages and disadvantages to each airflow direction and hood design, depending on your application and laboratory lay-out.
White Paper (PDF) Airflow Uniformity and Fan Filter Units
Fan filter units help to remove contaminants from controlled environments. They are effective if designed well. Variables like speed and baffles contribute to an FFU's ability to maintain uniform air speed and direction. Read more about how FFUs help you comply with ISO and other regulations.
Manual (PDF) Ionizing Equipment (Ion Bar): Doc. # 1800-45
Quick-Start Operating Guide for Terra's IonBar Ionizing Bar, creating a balanced stream of positive and negative ions to combat ESD in your work station.
Manual (PDF) WhisperFlow Benchtop Laminar Flow Hood: Doc. # 1800-71
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