Re: Fume hood

From: [email protected]
Date: 10/29/05-12:49:47 AM Z
Message-id: <64.60b85ef2.3094758b@aol.com>

I was thinking Ether is flammable? Hope there are no electrical spark
sources in the hood!

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In a message dated 10/28/05 1:02:20 PM, dbest@hydro.mb.ca writes:

>
> There was a post awhile ago about fume hoods and I didn't have a chance to
> respond to it at the time.
>
>  
>
> I have recently gone into wet plate collodion and built a fume hood after
> researching everything I could find online. The exhaust is a 6" two-speed duct
> fan with a high speed of 350 CFM. The chamber is about 36W x 24D x 26H I did
> a smoke test and changed from the original 4" 80CFM fan to the larger. With
> this fan, there was no escaping smoke if the source was at least 1" back from
> the opening.
>
>  
>
> I have been using ether compounds in this fume hood and there is absolutely
> NO ether smell in the house. With an L.E.L. of 0.9%, I didn't want ether
> floating around uncontrolled!
>
>  
>
> The Wet Plate section of the darkroom is shown about half way down the
> page:
>
> http://www.geocities.com/winnonad/newdarkroom/nd1.html
>
>  
>
> Dianne
>
> aka Calamity Jane
>
>
Received on Sat Oct 29 00:50:11 2005

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