General Purpose Enclosure

Initial Price £1,276.77

The GP540 (previously Waysafe® 3) is a general purpose hood which has many uses within the laboratory environment.

Our new, quieter, variable speed, EC fan draws air through our trusted 300 series H14 HEPA filter before returning it to the lab.

The front panel can be easily removed which provides open access to the interior. The base is open to allow easy positioning over fixed or heavy equipment.


Various options available including a range of filters, 120VAC option and an integral composite aluminium base in a range of colours.

  • Ductless – Air is filtered and clean air is circulated back into the workplace
  • H14 HEPA filtration (99.999% efficient) as standard with other options available
  • Easy benchtop installation
  • Low maintenance
  • Variable fan control as standard
  • Lift off front for ease of access
  • Fast global delivery
  • Protects operators
  • Can be used for all types of sample analysis including Asbestos
  • Can also be used for other processes media weighing etc.
  • Made to order at our factory in the UK.

All products are made to order and are despatched 5-10 days after payment, we will advise you if times differ from this

Additional information

Weight 12.7 kg

230VAC 50w, meets LVD and is CE marked (120VAC available)

Air Speed

Fully variable between 0.3 m/s – 0.9m/s face velocity (factory settings)

External Dimensions

Height 500mm, Depth 605mm, width 540mm
Not your size? Ask about bespoke… If you can think it we can make it!


Waysafe '300 series' H14 HEPA filter, 99.999% efficiency @ 0.3 micron

Pre filter

Fitted as standard (simple low cost G4 grade filter pad protects the HEPA filter from large particles to extend service life)

Base Tray

Not fitted as standard


BaseNot fitted as standard
GlazingCast Acrylic Glazing
FrameDurable Anodised Aluminium
Filter FramePowder Coated Aluminium Frame
AncillariesRubber seals, Durable Hinges
Built-in BaseVarious colour options including blue, red, white and stainless steel
Face PanelBespoke panels available to suit varying equipment types
LightWaysafe TL 540 lightbox
FiltersVarious filter options include HEPA for particulates and carbons for odours
Hours run meterElectro-mechanical, non-resettable run meter for filter and service monitoring

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