Newsletter Article – IV, 2; October 2012: The Misunderstood (Fume) Hood

Newsletter Article – IV, 2; October 2012: The Misunderstood (Fume) Hood

The Misunderstood (Fume) Hood
The origin of the fume hood is the fireplace of the Alchemists (600-1600AD).In the early 20th century, Thomas Edison used the natural draft caused by fire to exhaust the air contaminants from his experiments.

In Case You Haven’t ’Herd’: A Newsletter of Tufts Environmental Health and Safety
Volume IV, Issue 2; October 2012
http://publicsafety.tufts.edu/ehs/files/October2012.IV_.2-MisunderstoodFumeHood.pdf