BIOPHARMA

Horizontal Flow Laminar
Hood

BVBI SERIES
Germfree’s BVBI Series is engineered to enhance both the performance of the cabinet as well as the overall airflow efficiency of the cleanroom. The air-return is positioned near the bottom of the unit. Germfree’s units are engineered to meet or exceed all advanced specifications for ISO 5 (Formerly Class 100) Laminar Flow Cabinets. These include: ISO 14644-1, US Federal Standard 209E and IES Recommended Practices.

Germfree manufactures Laminar Flow Hoods for a range of biopharmaceutical applications. Our BVBI series of all-welded stainless steel, vertical clean air benches provide a high degree of localized control for critical aseptic processes and the handling of sterile products. HEPA-filtered air continuously bathes the work deck removing organisms and particulates 0.3 micron in size with an efficiency of 99.99%. This ensures a smooth and uninterrupted flow of optimal ‘First Air’ to the process area. They are widely used in cGMP-compliant production areas. Germfree’s BVBI Series of Laminar Flow Hoods are an effective platform for preparing non-hazardous Compounded Sterile Preparations (CSPs).

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Overall Dimensions:
BVBI-3SSRX: 36 ⅛” wide ・ 38″ deep ・ 76 ¼” high (air duct is removable to reduce depth to 35 ⅛″)
BVBI-4SSRX: 49 ¼” wide ・ 38″ deep ・ 76 ¼” high
BVBI-6SSRX: 73″ wide ・ 38″ deep ・ 76 ¼” high
BVBI-8SSRX: 96 ⅞” wide ・ 38″ deep ・ 76 ¼” high

Work Area Dimensions:
BVBI-3SSRX: 33 ⅛” wide ・ 28 ½” deep ・ 30 ¾” high
BVBI-4SSRX: 45 ¼” wide ・ 28 ½” deep ・ 30 ¾” high
BVBI-6SSRX: 69 ¼” wide ・ 28 ½” deep ・ 30 ¾” high
BVBI-8SSRX: 93 ⅛” wide ・ 28 ½” deep ・ 30 ¾” high
  • All stainless steel welded construction
  • 16 gauge stainless steel work deck is 36″ from the floor and reinforced to support 300+ pounds
  • Frame is 1 ½” square stainless steel tubing with legs that terminate with heavy-duty, cleanroom-grade locking casters
  • Side panels are stainless steel framed ¼” acrylic
  • High capacity motor/blower system with speed control to extend the life of the HEPA filter
  • Cleanroom-compatible pre-filter increases the life of the front loading HEPA filter while reducing particulates inside the cleanroom
  • Filter screen panel is removable for easy cleaning
  • Front mounted, external fluorescent lighting
  • 6″ demarcation line marked inside work area
  • Stainless steel, adjustable I.V. bar with hooks
  • Separate lighted power ON/OFF indicator switches for blower and lighting
  • Electrical is 115 Volt, 60 Hz (220/50-60 Hz also available)
  • Ten foot power cord with molded grounded plug

  • A well-designed ISO Class 5 Laminar Flow Hood contributes to the operations of a cleanroom in relation to required Air Changes Per Hour (ACPH). The BVBI provides an additional advantage by drawing in air located toward the floor. By filtering the room air with the highest potential particle count; the BVBI can augment overall cleanroom efficiency. The low position of the bottom air-intake ensures that return air is not pulled from the fan-filter ceiling modules. This facilitates the smooth downward flow of HEPA-filtered air for other operations conducted near the hood.

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    Accessories:
    BVBI Laminar Flow Hood

    Programmable Electrical Stand Height Adjustment elect panel hydrol Stainless Steel Table - Custom sizes built to your specifications table Bin Cart bin_cart_withbins Duplex Electrical Outlet Installed In Work Area duplex outlet Stopcock for Air, Gas or Vacuum stopcock 8" Deep Perforated Shelf perforated shelf Sealed Data Port - Passage of 4 cables possible with individual adjustable diameters between 0.16"- 01/27" data port

    Airflow Patterns for BVBI Laminar Flow Hoods

    BVBI Airflow Diagram

    Laminar Flow Hood Diagrams

    Please contact us for the diagrams of the specific model you are interested in.

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    This Mobile cGMP Cleanroom is self-contained on semi- trailer chassis (420 ft2 / 39 m2 gross area). This facility is divided into multiple cleanrooms designed to support Gowning Training and Aseptic Qualification.
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