Downflow Booths, from Hosokawa Micron Ltd, offer a safe working zone for operatives; delivering protection from harmful, hazardous, toxic or sensitizing dusts generated and handled during manual powder handling activities including sampling, dispensing and charging and offloading sub-division from powders or solvents, drum loading and un-loading.
Guaranteed Operator Exposure Levels of <100µg/m³ (task duration), can be improved with the use of flexible or rigid high containment screens to 10µg/m³ (task duration).
Using HEPA filtered air to push dust or vapours down and away from the operators breathing zone, creating a clean processing zone minimising cross contamination risk from other products/processes. Downflow Booths offer a safe and more user friendly alternative to the wearing of restrictive PPE (Personal Protective Equipment) and allow a wide range of process operations to be carried out without the need for PPE.
With Downflow Booth designs for dry powder applications and applications where solvent fumes or vapours are anticipated or when high potency products demand a once through philosophy, Hosokawa Micron Ltd can offer a range of standard and bespoke range of units to suit individual requirements. Typically used in pharmaceutical, fine chemical, cosmetics and food industries Downflow Booths are increasingly utilised for applications in metal finishing and sampling.
A range of optional features such as energy conservation mode, low noise, temperature cooled, integrated equipment and 5D containment screens for increased operator protection can also be incorporated to the Downflow Booths.
For further information visit: http://www.hosokawa.co.uk/product/downflow-booths/