Downflow Booths are primarily used in the pharmaceutical industry to provide a safe working area for operators to protect them from hazardous, sensitizing, or toxic substances during manual handling of powders and solvents. These includes sampling and dispensing of materials and
Depending upon the application, two main configurations are used:
Re-circulatory booths are typically used for powder operations
Once-through booths are recommended where solvent or fume vapours are present.