Flow Sciences obtains new patent for chemical system

JUNE 16, 2008 — LELAND, NC — Flow Sciences has acquired another United States patent, #7,381,127, for the Chemical Transfer StationTM. The apparatus is the result of a partnership between Flow Sciences, ILC Dover, and EHS Solutions.

Regarding this invention, the patent abstract states:
An apparatus is described for transferring hazardous material between the interior of a container and the chamber of a fume hood having a port that includes a flexible enclosure with an upper surface, a lower surface and a side surface; a first conduit extending from the enclosure to connect to the port; a second conduit extending from the enclosure to connect with the container; and a pair of glove ports in the enclosure outer wall, including sleeved gloves extending into the enclosure, whereby the interior of the container and the chamber of the fume hood are accessible through the glove ports. The apparatus may also include means for supporting the enclosure in an open position above the container.

About Flow Sciences
Flow Sciences Flow Sciences, Inc. (FSI) designs and manufactures containment solutions for research and development laboratories, pilot plants, automation equipment and robotics, and manufacturing and production facilities where toxic or noxious potent powders, fluids, or gases require safe handling while weighing, mixing, processing, or manufacturing. FSI’s commitment to safety and performance in the engineering, design, testing, and installation of containment enclosures has proven performance throughout the pharmaceutical, biotech and chemical industries, as well as forensics, academia and government research. The company sets the standard for containment of potent powders and toxic chemicals.

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