Planning Science Facilities For Education <ul><li>Casework, Counter Tops & Fume Hoods </li></ul>
Variables <ul><li>Educational level </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Elementary </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>High School </li></ul></ul...
This presentation will focus primarily on  high school level science facilities <ul><li>Design Criteria </li></ul><ul><ul>...
Casework Selection Criteria <ul><li>Corrosion Resistance </li></ul><ul><li>Structural Stability </li></ul><ul><li>Storage ...
Casework Types <ul><li>Species: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Wood, Plastic Laminate, Hybrid </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Construction <...
Perimeter Wood Casework with Black Resin Tops
Wood Lab Casework with White Epoxy Resin Counter Tops
 
 
Plastic Laminate Lab Casework
Plastic Laminate Lab Benches
 
Counter Top Selection Criteria <ul><li>Stain Resistance </li></ul><ul><li>Abrasion Resistance </li></ul><ul><li>Impact Res...
Counter Top Materials <ul><li>Epoxy Resin </li></ul><ul><li>Phenolic Resin </li></ul><ul><li>Plastic Laminate </li></ul><u...
 
Black epoxy resin is the still most common counter top material for high school chemistry labs
Gray Epoxy Resin Tops & Pegboards
Stainless Steel Tops
Plastic Laminate Counter Tops
Black Resin Counter Top
Stainless Counter Tops
Resin Sink Types
Resin Drop-In Sink
Laboratory Fume Hoods <ul><li>Assure adequate hood space </li></ul><ul><li>Locate for optimum performance </li></ul><ul><l...
Bench Top Fume Hood
Air Foil Fume Hood Fume Hood in school classroom with water fixture, epoxy resin sink options.
Thin Wall Fume Hood <ul><li>“ Economy” Model  </li></ul><ul><li>Conventional Bypass Hood </li></ul><ul><li>Vertical Sash (...
 
 
 
Flat Front Fume Hood <ul><li>Conventional Bypass Hood </li></ul><ul><li>Double Wall Construction </li></ul><ul><li>Polyres...
Flat Front Fume Hood
Flat Front Fume Hood
Trifacial Fume Hood <ul><li>Unit achieves its efficiency as the result of the unique, all-purpose, center exhaust column. ...
Demonstration Fume Hood
Reference Sources <ul><li>National Science Teachers Association </li></ul><ul><li>National Science Educational Leadership ...
Longo Contact Information <ul><li>[email_address]   </li></ul><ul><li>www.longolabs.com   </li></ul><ul><li>(800) 635-6646...
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Excerpt from school science lab presentation provided to architects and interior designers. This portion includes some photos and information on wood laboratory casework, plastic laminate laboratory casework, epoxy resin counter tops, fume hoods, fume hood types, etc.

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Planning Science Facilities for Education (Casework, Counter Tops and Fume Hoods)

  1. 1. Planning Science Facilities For Education <ul><li>Casework, Counter Tops & Fume Hoods </li></ul>
  2. 2. Variables <ul><li>Educational level </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Elementary </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>High School </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>College </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>University / Research </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Discipline </li></ul><ul><ul><li>General Science </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Chemistry </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Biology </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Physics </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Technology </li></ul></ul>
  3. 3. This presentation will focus primarily on high school level science facilities <ul><li>Design Criteria </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Laboratory Safety </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Student Supervision </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Student/Teacher Sight Lines </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Instructor Preparation Time </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>ADA Requirements </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Proper Utilization Of Floor Space </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Mechanical Costs </li></ul></ul>
  4. 4. Casework Selection Criteria <ul><li>Corrosion Resistance </li></ul><ul><li>Structural Stability </li></ul><ul><li>Storage Capacity </li></ul><ul><li>Aesthetics </li></ul><ul><li>Strength </li></ul><ul><li>Color </li></ul><ul><li>Accessories </li></ul><ul><li>Flexibility </li></ul><ul><li>Security </li></ul><ul><li>Durability </li></ul><ul><li>Accessibility </li></ul><ul><li>Cost </li></ul><ul><li>Function </li></ul><ul><li>Cleanability </li></ul><ul><li>Vibration Damping </li></ul><ul><li>Water Resistance </li></ul><ul><li>Availability </li></ul><ul><li>Process Reactivity </li></ul><ul><li>Abrasion Resistance </li></ul><ul><li>Access to services </li></ul>
  5. 5. Casework Types <ul><li>Species: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Wood, Plastic Laminate, Hybrid </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Construction </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Plywood, Lumber core, Particle board </li></ul></ul>
  6. 6. Perimeter Wood Casework with Black Resin Tops
  7. 7. Wood Lab Casework with White Epoxy Resin Counter Tops
  8. 10. Plastic Laminate Lab Casework
  9. 11. Plastic Laminate Lab Benches
  10. 13. Counter Top Selection Criteria <ul><li>Stain Resistance </li></ul><ul><li>Abrasion Resistance </li></ul><ul><li>Impact Resistance </li></ul><ul><li>Water Resistance </li></ul><ul><li>Reflectance </li></ul><ul><li>Decontamination </li></ul><ul><li>Heat Resistance </li></ul><ul><li>Color </li></ul><ul><li>Chemical Resistance </li></ul><ul><li>Conductivity </li></ul><ul><li>Porosity </li></ul><ul><li>Hardness </li></ul><ul><li>Density </li></ul><ul><li>Magnetism </li></ul>
  11. 14. Counter Top Materials <ul><li>Epoxy Resin </li></ul><ul><li>Phenolic Resin </li></ul><ul><li>Plastic Laminate </li></ul><ul><li>Wood </li></ul><ul><li>Stainless Steel </li></ul>
  12. 16. Black epoxy resin is the still most common counter top material for high school chemistry labs
  13. 17. Gray Epoxy Resin Tops & Pegboards
  14. 18. Stainless Steel Tops
  15. 19. Plastic Laminate Counter Tops
  16. 20. Black Resin Counter Top
  17. 21. Stainless Counter Tops
  18. 22. Resin Sink Types
  19. 23. Resin Drop-In Sink
  20. 24. Laboratory Fume Hoods <ul><li>Assure adequate hood space </li></ul><ul><li>Locate for optimum performance </li></ul><ul><li>Building HVAC must support hoods </li></ul><ul><li>Visibility is important </li></ul><ul><li>Secondary containment </li></ul><ul><li>Do not block egress </li></ul><ul><li>Identify required hood services </li></ul><ul><li>Face velocity monitor / alarm </li></ul>
  21. 25. Bench Top Fume Hood
  22. 26. Air Foil Fume Hood Fume Hood in school classroom with water fixture, epoxy resin sink options.
  23. 27. Thin Wall Fume Hood <ul><li>“ Economy” Model </li></ul><ul><li>Conventional Bypass Hood </li></ul><ul><li>Vertical Sash (Laminated Safety Glass) </li></ul><ul><li>Phenolic Resin Interior Liner </li></ul><ul><li>Fluorescent Light Fixture </li></ul><ul><li>Louvered Front Panel </li></ul>
  24. 31. Flat Front Fume Hood <ul><li>Conventional Bypass Hood </li></ul><ul><li>Double Wall Construction </li></ul><ul><li>Polyresin Interior Liner </li></ul><ul><li>Epoxy Resin Counter Top </li></ul><ul><li>Fluorescent Light Fixture </li></ul><ul><li>Louvered Front Panel </li></ul>
  25. 32. Flat Front Fume Hood
  26. 33. Flat Front Fume Hood
  27. 34. Trifacial Fume Hood <ul><li>Unit achieves its efficiency as the result of the unique, all-purpose, center exhaust column. Heavier-than-air gases are handled at the work-top level, and lighter-than-air gases are exhausted through the upper plenum. Extra student protection is provided by drop-down safety panels which require no adjustments. </li></ul>
  28. 35. Demonstration Fume Hood
  29. 36. Reference Sources <ul><li>National Science Teachers Association </li></ul><ul><li>National Science Educational Leadership Association </li></ul><ul><li>Americans with Disabilities Act </li></ul><ul><li>Prudent Practices in the Laboratory </li></ul>
  30. 37. Longo Contact Information <ul><li>[email_address] </li></ul><ul><li>www.longolabs.com </li></ul><ul><li>(800) 635-6646 </li></ul><ul><li>(860) 904-4408 Connecticut, Rhode Island </li></ul><ul><li>(201) 825-1500 New York, New Jersey, Pennsylvania </li></ul><ul><li>(508) 635-4354 Massachusetts, New Hampshire, Vermont </li></ul>

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