> >I hope you the booth is not actually in the wood shop. Flammable vapors are incompatible with combustible dusts.
Good point. It is in a separate room from the wood shaping area.
> >Most spray booths run only on demand since they exhaust a lot of cfm. Multiply the area of the face by a minimum velocity of 100 ft per minute. No system can afford to hurl that amount of air out the stack.
I've seen systems that do; some of our teaching labs have a similar amount of air moving through them.
Thanks for the reminder about the dust / VOC issue.
Ralph Stuart, CIH, CCHO
Chemical Hygiene Officer
Keene State College
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