Thermo Scientific Forma II Type A2 1284 & 1286 Safety Cabinets

Thermo Scientific Forma II Type A2 1284 & 1286 Safety Cabinets

  • Frameless glass window for clear work area view
  • Large sash opening
  • High velocity Vortex Channels
  • 3/4 HP blower/motor
  • UV interlock for added safety

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The Thermo Scientific Forma® Class II Type A2 Biological Safety Cabinets provide clean air environment and enhanced product, personnel, and environment protection when working with agents assigned to biosafety levels 1, 2, or 3. The cabinets are available in the 4-ft. Model 1284 and 6-ft. Model 1286 units.

The Forma® 1284 and 1286 biosafety cabinets are designed with a frameless glass window that ensures a clear, unobstructed view of the work area. The large 10-inch sash opening also enhances the operator's mobility and depth of reach into the workspace without compromising protection. The patented, high velocity Vortex Channels provide added product, user and environment protection. These move the turbulent air into the return air system, minimizing the dangers of particulates escaping from or entering the cabinet.

The 3/4 HP blower/motor integrated in the Forma® biological safety cabinets provide enough reserve airflow capacity. This makes the unit accept up to a 230% increase in filter resistance and still meet NSF recommended airflow specifications, extending filter life and reducing maintenance costs.

The Forma® biological safety cabinets' UV interlock provides additional safety by prohibiting UV light operation, unless the sash is fully closed. The carefully directed laminar airflow also increases consistency and sterility of the cabinet's airflow.

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Thermo Scientific Forma II Type A2 1284 & 1286 Safety Cabinets Specifications

1284 4-ft. Benchtop1286 6-ft. Benchtop
Width (work area)49.0" (1245mm)73.0" (1854mm)
Height (work area)28.4" (721mm)
F-B (work area)22.7" (577mm)
Sash Opening (work area)10.0" (254mm)
Width (exterior)54.0" (1372mm)78.0" (1981mm)
Height (exterior)64.0" (1626mm), add 3.0" (76mm) for exhaust grille
F-B* (exterior)32.5" (826mm)
Electrical Requirements115V, 60 Hz, 13.5 FLA
NEMA 5-20P Plug 20 Amp
115V, 60 Hz, 13.8 FLA
NEMA 5-20P Plug 20 Amp
Motor3/4 HP
Exhaust Requirements357-391 CFM**530-580 CFM**
Canopy Exhaust (optional)Add 30% to exhaust CFM
Connection8.0" (203mm) diameter duct connection,
0.25" w.g psi drop at the connection
Service Valves1, right sidewall2, 1 on each sidewall
Additional Plugged
3, 1 on right and
2 on left sidewall
2, 1 on each sidewall
Outlets2 GFIC protected duplex,
1 on each sidewall, 5 Amps
2 GFIC protected duplex,
1 on each sidewall, 2 Amps
Unit Heat Load2830 BTUH (830 Watts)3600 BTUH (1,060 Watts)
Net Weight538 lbs. (244.0 kg720 lbs. (326.6 kg)
Shipping Weight735 lbs. (333.4 kg)940 lbs. (426.4 kg)
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