When it comes to outfitting a laboratory, there are a million things to think about. You may need chemical resistant countertops, sinks, fume hoods, work benches, and much more. What may not immediately come to mind are all of the small accessories that make up a complete laboratory environment. One of those items is the humble pegboard, along with peg hooks for the pegboard. Continue reading Customize Your Pegboard as You Like
You know that your lab countertops take a beating because it might be you who has administered some of those beatings or seen them occur. Lab, research centers, and classroom environments have their fair share of incidents that expose work surfaces to all kinds of hazards. And whether it is a lot of chemical exposure, fluids of all kinds, or continuous heat, countertops can quickly degrade or need replacement. While a refit is quite expensive, it might be necessary. Are you unsure when it is time to replace your epoxy resin laboratory countertops? If so, let’s take a look at the reasons you should do so.
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As chemistry, biology and other science experts about the major pathways used by chemicals and toxins as they enter the body and most agree that inhalation is one of the biggest routes followed. Whether a compound or agent is in a vapor or fume form, it can almost immediately enter the human bloodstream as soon as it is inhaled. If it is not immediately toxic, its particulate can become embedded in the soft lung tissue where it might cause problems in the hours, days, weeks or years that follow. It is the primary reason that laboratory fume hoods are used in labs.
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Having pegboards for the lab helps to improve the efficiency and cleanliness of the space. Of course, it also allows personnel in the lab to properly drain items, such as beakers, after they have been used and cleaned. In addition to having the pegboard added to the lab, it is also important to make sure that you have plenty of quality peg hooks for the pegboard, as well.
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Choosing the right countertops for your laboratory is important for assuring a safe and highly functional work environment. Trespa countertops contain features that are crucial for all types of laboratory environments, from chemical to institutional. Both Trespa Top Lab Plus and Trespa Top Lab Base are manufactured for durability, cleanliness, and functionality. Continue reading The Essential Features of Trespa Countertops in a Laboratory Setting
Countertops are loosely also called worktops or work-surfaces and are commonly seen in kitchens, bathrooms, and laboratories around the world in homes, offices, schools and medical facilities. However, when you are working with chemicals, heat or heavy objects, it is important to have a surface to work on that can take the abuse and still provide exceptional service down the road. These are the places a person really needs to have a chemical resistant lab countertop.
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Working in a laboratory can be a very challenging and rewarding experience. One of the main concerns you should have as a worker in an environment like this is keeping everything clean and bacteria free. While this may sound like a fairly simple task, it is anything but. When trying to ensure a lab is functional and working properly, focus on the countertop material in place. Selecting the right chemical resistant lab countertop is important and something that will require a good bit of research. Below are some of the best materials to use for the countertops in a lab environment.
Finding the right work surface is essential for getting the job done. Laboratory projects require special countertops for specific tasks and for providing support for valuable equipment. As you are choosing between an epoxy resin countertop or phenolic countertops, find out the difference between these countertops and what may be best for your laboratory.
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Resin countertops offer quite a bit in regard to durability and beauty. These are solid surface counters that can be made into any length required while maintaining a seamless finish. They are also offered in several style and color options.
Your lab counter tops serve as your workspace. They are charged with the responsibility of holding all your equipment, tools and projects. You also require space for writing, sitting and even catching spills. However, not all countertop materials are suited for the laboratory environment. As a result, it is best to get to know some of the most popular options for these surfaces.