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Document ID (ISN)32705
CIS number 80-85
Year 1978
Convention or series no.
VDI 2051, Association of German Engineers (Verein deutscher Ingenieure).
Title Ventilation methods in laboratories
Original title Raumlufttechnik in Laboratorien [in German]
Bibliographic information Beuth Verlag GmbH, Burggrafenstrasse 4-10, D-1000 Berlin 30, July 1978. 7p. Price: DM.19.60.
Abstract This VDI directive applies to laboratories in industry and teaching, research and hospital laboratories where harmful substances are used. The ventilation should be adequate to dilute concentrations in air of these substances and reduce them to below the corresponding TLV. The basic provisions of this directive concern: air flowrates, proportion of outside air, local exhaust ventilation at floor level, fume hoods, air inlets and outlets, fresh air purification, controlled air flow and prevention of draughts, air temperature and humidity, ventilation noise levels. A chapter is devoted to construction, constituent materials and piping for ventilation systems. Technical data concerning properties of plastics used as construction materials are shown in tables. List of pertinent DIN standards.
Descriptors (primary) laboratories; ventilation design; mechanical ventilation; Germany (Federal Republic of)
Descriptors (secondary) exhaust hoods; local exhaust; directive; air exchange rate; ventilation systems; airflow noise
Document type F - Information notes, codes of practice, standards
Subject(s) Heating, ventilation and climate
Broad subject area(s)
Browse category(ies) Ventilation