BIOLOGICAL SAFETY CABINETS

Biological Safety Cabinets (BSCs) are the primary means of containment developed for working safely with infectious microorganisms. Depending on their classification, BSCs are designed to provide personnel, product, and environmental protections.

Class I BSCs provide personnel and environmental protection, but no product protection. Because product protection is provided by Class II BSCs, general usage of Class I BSCs has declined. However, Class I BSCs are still used to enclose equipment or used in conjunction with procedures that have the potential to generate aerosols.

Class II BSCs provide personnel, environmental, and product protection. The cabinet exhaust air is HEPA filtered, which is effective at trapping particulates and infectious agents, but not volatile chemicals or gases.

Acumen Technology can offer you Class I and Class II (Type A2, B1, B2) BSCs from Esco.

AIRSTREAM SERIES

CLASS I

CLASS II TYPE A2

CLASS II TYPE B2

LABCULTURE SERIES

CLASS II TYPE A2

CLASS II TYPE B1

CLASS II TYPE B2

ULPA Filter

Esco BSCs utilize ULPA filtration, which is 10x more efficient than HEPA filtration.

The ULPA filter creates an ISO Class 3 work zone instead of industry-standard ISO Class 5 created via HEPA filtration.

Energy Efficient ECM Motor

Powered by the latest generation ECM motor (made in the USA), which is more efficient than legacy ECM and VFD motors.

Compared to an AC motor, the Esco ECM motor will provide you with 70% energy savings.

Dynamic Chamber

The blower plenum and side walls are surrounded by negative pressure.

The chamber prevents contaminants from escaping outside.

ISOCIDE powder coat

All Esco product lines feature the Isocide powder coating finish, which is a silver-ion impregnated powder coat.

The Isocide inhibits microbial growth to improve safety.

Ergonomic Design

Esco BSC utilize a raised arm rest, which helps prevent grille blocking and creates a comfortable working posture.

A single piece wall has a large radius for easy cleaning and can allow side-mounted electrical outlets and staggered service fixtures, for easy reach

The BSC also features a single piece work tray that is recessed to contain spillage. The grill is curved to prevent blockage.

Size Options

The Airstream and Labculture series BSCs are available in multiple widths. The actual widths available vary by Class and Type.

In addition to the standard widths available, it is possible to join multiple BSCs to create longer widths.

OUR MANUFACTURER

Acumen Technology is proud to offer biological safety cabinets produced by Esco, a pioneer in the development of BSCs.

The entire Esco product line combines design, construction and proprietary features that create ideal operator, product and environmental protection. All product lines feature the Isoside powder coating finish which prevents detrimental microbial/bacterial growth.

 OUR BIOLOGICAL SAFETY CABINETS

Acumen Technology Inc. is a solutions-based company that designs and builds cleanrooms, provides clean processes, and offers contamination control solutions across all industry sectors.

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