LabGard® ES AIR NU-543 Class II, Type A2 Biological Safety Cabinet

LabGard® model NU-543 is available in an 8, 10, or 12 inches (203, 254, or 305 mm) access opening. NU-543 is an effective primary engineering control in obtaining the optimum product quality while reducing the potential for exposure of both product and personnel to airborne biological or particulate chemical agents in low to moderate risk-hazard research and drug preparation or product operations by monitoring and controlling real-time airflow to maintain accurate laminar airflow and a dynamic air barrier.


NSF/ANSI 49   UL Canada United States Listing

Features

Ergonomics

An Access Opening that Meets Your Need

Short ergonomic reachYour choice of an 8, 10, or 12 inches (203, 254, or 305 mm) access opening offers you the option to lower your operating cost, have more moveability in the cabinet, or somewhere in between.


Reduce Workplace Injuries

biosafety cabinet ergonomics

  • LabGard® provides a shorter reach into the work zone bringing work materials closer to you relieving stress on your arms, back and neck.
  • A standard heavy-duty plastic armrest eliminates cold conduction on forearms relieving tendons of any unnecessary stress.
  • A recessed airfoil allows technicians to use the armrest without fear of blocking airflow.
  • A further recessed work-tray with spill lip protection lowers the work zone making it easier for lab techs to use pipettes or creating additional space for machineries such as liquid handlers or TPN Compounding Systems

Safety

True Laminar Airflow

True Laminar AirflowUnidirectional airflow moving along parallel flow lines at a constant velocity of 60 fpm (0.30 m/s) minimizes air turbulence within the work zone lessening the chance of cross contamination.


Dynamic Air Barrier

Dynamic Air BarrierA steady inflow air velocity of 105 fpm (0.53 m/s) over an aerodynamic airfoil creates an active air barrier offering maximum personnel protection.


Construction - Nothing Else is Built like a NuAire®

Monolithic Construction

Monolithic ConstructionThe heart and core of any biosafety cabinet is construction. LabGard® AIR is constructed as a single piece. A stainless steel wrap is bent to create the cabinet’s walls. Additional sheets of stainless steel are seam welded to make up the top and bottom. A second bent sheet of stainless steel is inserted and welded to create the work zone walls. A final piece of stainless steel is welded into place creating the foundation for the cabinet’s plenum. The result is a monolithic shell created without the use of rivets or sealants creating a longer lasting safer product.


Technology

FlowGard Electronic Control System

FlowGard electronic control systemThe LabGard® AIR offers the latest digital microprocessor design technology for improved cabinet performance and safety. The FlowGard control system integrates a dual thermistor airflow sensor (intelliflow) to monitor the cabinet’s airflow performance. The FlowGard also controls the motor/blower, visible light, UV light (optional), outlet(s), alarms, and the sliding window position.


nitecare Night Setback Mode

Upon sliding the window sash into the closed position, the motor blower will continue to operate at a lower rate to save energy and maintain interior clean air conditions ready for use upon window sash opening.


HEPEX Zero Leak Airflow System

HEPEX Zero Leak AirflowA vacuum surrounds all LabGard® positive pressure plenums relative to the room. In the event of a leak via gasket failure, all contaminated air in the plenum is forced through HEPA filtration. The HEPEX system also works to provide accurate laminar airflow by evenly distributing plenum air over the supply HEPA filter. The flexible design eliminates any vibration transfer from the motor blower as well as creates a serviceable work environment for Certifiers after decontamination.


Ultra High-Efficiency Motor

Ultra high efficiency motorAn ultra-high efficiency ECM motor automatically compensates for filter loading and line voltage variances maintaining proper airflow for the safest environment. Combined with the appropriately sized fan blade lowers energy usage while extending the life of filters.


Standard Warranty

Protected by the industry's best warranty

5 Year Parts (including filters) and Labor Warranty (United States and Canada)

6 Year Parts (including filters) (Global)


Standard Features

  • Energy Saver (ES) DC/ECM Motor
  • Motor Speed Control
  • Internal Exhaust Dampener
  • Monolithic Pressure Tight Design (Silicone Free)
  • HEPEX™ Zero Leak Airflow
  • Front Filter Removal
  • Permanent Plenum with Quick Release Supply Filter
  • Metal Frame Supply HEPA Filter
  • 99.99% @ 0.3 Microns
  • Metal Frame Exhaust HEPA Filter
  • 99.99% @ 0.3 Microns
  • 10” [254 mm] Access Opening
  • Frame-less Sliding Tempered
  • Glass View Screen
  • External Fluorescent Lighting
  • Plastic Armrest
  • Removable Work Tray
  • Work Surface Support System
  • Metal Diffuser Over Supply Filter
  • Spill Trough with Drain Valve
  • Two Duplex Outlet Back-wall
  • One Service Valve Right Side Wall
  • One Service Coupling Right Side Wall
  • Two Service Couplings Left Side Wall
  • Power Cord
Parts & Accessories
Specs


Catalog Number

Catalog Number

NU-543-300

Nominal 3 foot (0.9m)

NU-543-400

Nominal 4 foot (1.2m)

NU-543-500

Nominal 5 foot (1.5m)

NU-543-600

Nominal 6 foot (1.8m)

Performance Specifications

  1. Personal Protection

  2. Product Protection

NSF/ANSI 49

NSF/ANSI 49

NSF/ANSI 49

NSF/ANSI 49

NSF/ANSI 49

Class II, Type A2

Class II, Type A2

Class II, Type A2

Class II, Type A2


Style of Cabinet

Bench top/console w/base stand/storage cabinet

Bench top/console w/base stand/storage cabinet

Bench top/console w/base stand/storage cabinet

Bench top/console w/base stand/storage cabinet


Cabinet Construction

All welded stainless steel 16/18 gauge, Type 304 pressure tight design

All welded stainless steel 16/18 gauge, Type 304 pressure tight design

All welded stainless steel 16/18 gauge, Type 304 pressure tight design

All welded stainless steel 16/18 gauge, Type 304 pressure tight design

Diffuser for Air Supply (Metal)

Non-flammable

Non-flammable

Non-flammable

Non-flammable

HEPA Filter Seal Type:

Supply Filter-99.99% Eff. on 0.3 microns Exhaust Filter-99.99% Eff. on 0.3 microns


HEPEX Seal

Neoprene, Spring-loaded


HEPEX Seal

Neoprene, Spring-loaded


HEPEX Seal

Neoprene, Spring-loaded


HEPEX Seal

Neoprene, Spring-loaded

Fumigation : per NIH/NSF Procedures

Yes

Yes

Yes

Yes

Standard Services:

Service Coupling (3/8 inch NPT) Service Coupling (3/8 inch NPT)

Gas Valve/Service Coupling (3/8inch NPT) Duplex Outlet


One Right Sidewall Two Left Sidewall One Right Sidewall Two Backwall


One Right Sidewall Two Left Sidewall One Right Sidewall Two Backwall


One Right Sidewall Two Left Sidewall One Right Sidewall Two Backwall


One Right Sidewall Two Left Sidewall One Right Sidewall Two Backwall

Optional Services: Gas Cocks 3/8" NPT Ultraviolet Light Standard/Cup Sinks


Up to 3 ea. Sidewall One, Backwall

Left or Right Work Surface


Up to 3 ea. Sidewall One, Backwall

Left or Right Work Surface


Up to 3 ea. Sidewall One, Backwall

Left or Right Work Surface


Up to 3 ea. Sidewall One, Backwall

Left or Right Work Surface

Cabinet Size Inches (mm): Height (Fully Assembled)

Height (Minimum for Transport) Width

Depth with Armrest Removed


61 7/8 (1572)

59 (1499)

41 5/8 (1057)

31 7/16 (799)


61 7/8 (1572)

59 (1499)

53 5/8 (1362)

31 7/16 (799)


61 7/8 (1572)

59 (1499)

65 5/8 (1669)

31 7/16 (799)


61 7/8 (1572)

59 (1499)

77 5/8 (1972)

31 7/16 (799)

Work Access Opening Inches (mm): Standard Opening Height/Optional Standard Inflow Velocity


10 (254)/8(203)

105 FPM (.53 m/s)


10 (254)/8(203)/12(305)

105 FPM (.53 m/s)


10 (254)/8(203)/12(305)

105 FPM (.53 m/s)


10 (254)/8(203)/12(305)

105 FPM (.53 m/s)

Work Zone Inches (mm): Height

Width

Depth measured at 10 inches (254mm) window height


28 1/2 (724)

34 3/8 (873)

25 3/4 (654)


28 1/2 (724)

46 3/8 (1178)

25 3/4 (654)


28 1/2 (724)

46 3/8 (1178)

25 3/4 (654)


28 1/2 (724)

70 3/8 (1788)

25 3/4 (654)

Viewing Window Inches (mm): Standard is safety plate sliding glass

Fully closed to 21(533) open

Fully closed to 21(533) open

Fully closed to 21(533) open

Fully closed to 21(533) open

Required Exhaust CFM/CMH (opening) Standard/Optional:

Canopy Variable Flow Thimble (NU-911) Canopy Fixed Flow Thimble (NU-907)

10(254)/8(203)/12 (305) CFM (CMH)

276-501 (649-851)

255-450 (383-765)

341-554 (576-933)

320 (544)

269 (457)

387 (650)

10(254) /8(203) /12(305) CFM (CMH)

363-588 (617-1000)

295-520 (502-884)

430-655 (731-1113)

426 (724)

359 (610)

483 (821)

10(254) /8(203) /12(305) CFM (CMH)

451-676 (766-1149)

365-590 (621-1003)

531-760 (909-1291)

531 (902)

445 (756)

610 (1036)

10(254) /8(203) /12(305) CFM (CMH)

538-763 (915-1297)

436-661 (741-1124)

634-865 (1088-1470)

634 (1077)

532 (904)

763 (1251)

Plant Duct Static Pressure Eng./Metric

0.05-0.1"/1.27-2.54mm H2O

0.05-0.1"/1.27-2.54mm H2O

0.05-0.1"/1.27-2.54mm H2O

0.05-0.1"/1.27-2.54mm H2O

Heat Rejected, BTU, Per Hour (opening) (non-vented)

(vented)

10(254) /8(208)

903 / 826

120

10(254) /8(208) /12(305)

1140 / 1020 / 1256

157

10(254) /8(208) /12(305)

1768 / 1611 / 1884

198

10(254) /8(208) /12(305)

1884 / 1768 / 2041

198

Electrical: Volts, AC 60 Hz

+Amps: Blower/Lights (10/8/12 openings) Amps: Duplex

Rated Amps:

12 ft. Power Cord (one)

U.L./U.L.-C Listed 115

2.3/2.1

3

10

14 gauge - 3 Wire, 15A

U.L./U.L.-C Listed 115

2.9/2.6/3.2

3

14

12 gauge - 3 Wire, 20A

U.L./U.L.-C Listed 115

4.5/4.1/4.8

3

16

12 gauge - 3 Wire, 20A

U.L./U.L.-C Listed 115

4.8/4.5/5.2

3

16

12 gauge - 3 Wire, 20A

Crated Shipping Weight:*** Net Weight

460 lbs. /209 kg. 410 lbs. /186 kg.

530 lbs. /240 kg. 480 lbs. /218 kg.

620 lbs. /281 kg. 570 lbs. /258 kg.

690 lbs. /313 kg. 640 lbs. /290 kg.


***Crated shipping weight does not include weight for accessories or options + Based on cabinet with new filters running at 115VAC.

Options

Access Openings

Part Number Description
M443 8" (203 mm) Access Opening Tempered Sliding Glass
M441 10" (254 mm) Access Opening Tempered Sliding Glass
M439 12" (305 mm) Access Opening Tempered Sliding Glass
M447 8" (203 mm) Access Opening Tempered Sliding Glass, Glass Sidewalls
M448 10" (254 mm) Access Opening Tempered Sliding Glass, Glass Sidewalls

Armrest Options

Part Number Description
M324 Heavy Duty Ergonomic PVC Armrest
M211 Stainless Steel Armrest

Built-in Options

Part Number Description
E34 Ultraviolet Light (115V)
E98 Blower Contact Wires
M262 IV Bar w/ 6 Hooks
M427 NSF Approved Cord Pass-Thru Right Side Wall
M428 NSF Approved Cord Pass-Thru Left Side Wall
M387 Prop-up Work Tray
M411 Stainless Steel Window Edge Protector

Lighting Options

Part Number Description
E120 Fluorescent Lighting (115V)
E122 LED Lighting

Outlet Options

Part Number Description
E64 Qty 1 GFI Type B Outlet, Qty 1 Standard Type B Outlet
E59 15 Amp Type B Outlet (3 amp max) (Qty 2) (115V)
E97 15 Amp (5 Amp Max) Type B Outlet (Qty 2) (115V)
E99 Dedicated 15 Amp Outlet Power Cord
E100 Dedicated 20 Amp Outlet Power Cord
E101 Dedicated 20 Amp GFI Outlet Power Cord

Plumbing Options

Part Number Description
M120 3/8" Soft Copper Pipe
M121 3/8" Black Pipe
M122 1/2" Rigid Copper Pipe

Seismic Bracket Options

Part Number Description
M264 Seismic Brackets
M306 Seismic Brackets for Adjustable Base Stand

Service Options

Part Number Description
M208 Right Top Service Coupling
M209 Right Middle Service Coupling
M285 Right Bottom Service Coupling
M205 Left Top Service Coupling
M206 Left Middle Service Coupling
M207 Left Bottom Service Coupling
M193 Left Top Service Valve
M194 Left Middle Service Valve
M195 Left Bottom Service Valve
M196 Right Top Service Valve
M197 Right Middle Service Valve
M198 Right Bottom Service Valve

Side Panel Options

Part Number Description
M284 Side Panel without Plumbing (Qty 2)
M237 Side Panel w/ Plumbing Out Bottom (Qty 2)
M238 Side Panel w/ Plumbing Out Top (Qty 2)
M239 Side Panel w/ Plumbing Out Back (Qty 2)

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