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Document ID (ISN)102664
CIS number 03-1816
Year 2004
Convention or series no. NTP 615
Author(s) Cavallé Oller N., Bernal Domínguez F.
Title Routine checking of local exhaust systems using static pressure measurements
Original title Medición de la presión estática para la comprobación rutinaria de sistemas de extracción localizada [in Spanish]
Bibliographic information Instituto Nacional de Seguridad e Higiene en el Trabajo, Ediciones y Publicaciones, c/Torrelaguna 73, 28027 Madrid, Spain, 2004. 5p. Illus. 5 ref.
Internet access http://internet.mtas.es/Insht/ntp/ntp_615.htm [in Spanish]
Abstract This information note describes the method for measuring static pressure at the intake of local exhaust ventilation systems for the purpose of estimating the flow of circulating air. Contents: advantages, disadvantages and scope of application of the various types of flow measurements for local exhaust systems; experimental measurements of static pressure; calculation of the air flow based on the hood intake static pressure; evaluation of the exhaust system; practical example of interpretation of the results of static pressure measurements of a system.
Descriptors (primary) local exhaust; Spain; pressure monitoring
Descriptors (secondary) exhaust hoods; data sheet; flowrate measurement; evaluation of equipment
Document type F - Information notes, codes of practice, standards
Country / State or ProvinceSpain
Subject(s) Heating, ventilation and climate
Broad subject area(s) Chemical safety
Browse category(ies) Safety supervision
Ventilation