AirBench FKS

Heavy Duty Compact Downdraught Bench with Kneespace

The heavy duty AirBench FKS range comprises 2 downdraught benches with kneespace, designed for comfortable full time seated working.

These types are designed for higher surface loadings but are also ideal for applications requiring customisation or additional fittings, for example customer-specific mounting attachments.

FKS models can be supplied with a wide range of alternative filter configurations to suit different fume and dust extraction applications.

  • 600mm kneespace for seated working
  • Filtration and Fan located to LHS to provide a compact unit.
  • Heavy Duty 2mm steel
  • Fully welded and powder coated
  • 3mm steel surface, perforated and powder coated
  • 50kg surface loading; up to 500kg surface loading on request
  • Actively clamped filters


Media and Downloads

  • AirBench-FKS-2022-1_compressed
  • pdf
  • AirBench FKS Downdraught Bench Manual
  • pdf
Pump Casing Finishing 1


Available Sizes

Model Width Depth Height Ventilated Area
FKS126084 1270 660 840 600x600
FKS129084 1270 960 840 600x900

Available Filters

Filter Category Applications
A - Non Sparking Dusts Aluminium - Plastics - Atmospheric dusts - Flour or similar - GRP - Airline cleaning of electronics
F – Fine Dusts Carbon fibre finishing/sanding - Powder sampling - Other composites - Softwood dusts - Tool cleaning without RCS - Suitable for most general dust applications
B - Very Fine Dusts Fingerprinting - Rapid prototyping - Model making - Conservation and restoration - Printer / copier toner cartridge recycling - Powder sampling - Some chemical dusts
L - HEPA Filtered Pharmaceuticals - Hardwoods and MDF - Laboratory - Optical - Clean packing areas - Materials containing RCS - Hazardous dusts
C - Dust and Light Sparks Fettling - Sanding - Deburring - Dressing of welds
E - Low Volume Fume Solvents - Conformal coatings - Adhesives - Airbrushing - Cleaning fluids - Not for MEK
J - High Volume Fume Solvents - Conformal coatings - Adhesives - Airbrushing - Cleaning fluids - Not for MEK. Note - 960mm high with this filter configuration
R - Special Duty Fume Formaldehyde - Nitrogen Dioxide - Sulphur Dioxide - Hydrogen Sulphide - MEK - See ‘E’ and ‘J’ configurations for other fume applications. Note - 960mm high with this filter configuration
S - Smoke and Fume Soldering - Brazing - Conservation

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Available accessories

Why choose AirBench?

AirBench Ltd are the UK’s leading manufacturer of downdraught benches and cross draught extraction systems. We have more than 10,000 extraction systems in service in the UK and overseas. Along with our range of coolant mist filters and air cleaning systems, we are actively helping businesses across many industries solve their workplace dust and fume issues.


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