Standard fume arm tubes are made of steel with external cast aluminum joints, which include friction discs and are fully adjustable. The arms have a handle that completely encircles the hood to facilitate easy positioning. Aluminum hood diameters vary from 7″ on the 3″ arms, to 13″ on the 6″ and the 8″ arms. All joints include a 275°F (135°C) hoses, which are gear clamped to the tubes. All hoods may be fitted with an optional 24 V. LED light kit and/or fan start/stop switches. The hood diverter (except on 3’’ arms) increases capture velocity. MAXAIR self-locking arms can be combined with several accessories to provide the best solution to specific problems.
A large variety of hoods can be manufactured to suit particular requirements. Tubes are also available in PVC, aluminium, 304 stainless steel (luster finish) or 316 stainless steel (brushed finish). Custom colors for arm tubes are available on request (minimum quantity required).