Running a laboratory is not easy. In order to keep your lab in good working order, you will need to perform the right amount of maintenance. One of the most used, but commonly neglecting parts of a lab are the countertops. Choosing the right countertops is a must when trying to create the right working environment for you and your workers. There are so many options in the world of countertops, but none is better than epoxy resin countertops. The following are some of the ways that resin countertops can help save you money over time. Continue reading How Having Resin Countertops Installed Can Save You Money
If you have decided to install Trespa panels in your bathroom, kitchen, or other interior space, you have opted for a great-looking, functional covering. Even better, with the right installation and care, your product will likely look fantastic for years. For indoor applications, consult a complete Trespa installation and care guide to get the most out of your panels. Generally, though here are some installation tips you might consider.
You want to be sure you handle your Trespa panels with care. Generally, working with a professional installation service is your best option for moving your panels without damaging them. If you do handle yours, though, you want to do so properly. If you allow your panels to flex, they may crack. As such, carry them vertically to minimize pressure.
You can store your Trespa panels until you are ready to install them if you do so in a dry area. Also, keep shipping and packaging material to space your panels after you unpack them but before you install them.
To attach Trespa panels, use a blind fastening system. First, drill the back side of the panel with an appropriate high-speed bit. Be sure you use a spacer so that you do not drill through the finished surface. Then, attach the panel with sheet metal screws. If you can, try to install the panel using a hand screw driver. If you use a power driver, you might damage the finished side of your panel. For exact pilot hole and screw measurements, consult a Trespa installation and care guide.
You can use an epoxy or polyurethane adhesive to guarantee your Trespa panels will have tight seems. If you would prefer a seamless look, you can order mating sections. Either way, ensure each seam is tight, especially if you are installing your panels in a bathroom, kitchen, or other area with high humidity.
If you need to route, saw, or drill through your panels, you should make sure you do so according to the fabricator’s specifications. Also, your Trespa panels will ship with a protective coating. After you have installed your panels, peel off the layer.
Cleaning Trespa panels is an easy process. Generally, you can wipe down your panels with a clean, microfiber cloth. A mild water and detergent solution will help you with tougher cleaning jobs.
If you want a great finish, review a Trespa installation and care guide before you begin your project. By closely following each step, you can virtually guarantee you will be happy with your Trespa installation.
If you are installing a resin sink, countertop, or work surface, you want to be sure you take certain steps before, during, and after installation. Here is a general explanation of the installation steps required for an ideal application. For a complete explanation, check out the Installation and Care Manual for Epoxy Resin Worksurfaces and Sinks. Continue reading How to Install Epoxy Resin Surfaces
Epoxy resin is one of the best surface materials to work with. Here are some considerations you should factor in before you buy one:
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Epoxy counter tops in your kitchen, bathroom, workshop or other location can bring a lot of advantages over some of the other types, and AGR Fabricators makes these surfaces for the classroom, lab or another environment.
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Safety first is an important rule in any laboratory setting. So if you’re just starting out and need to furnish a laboratory, then finding the right pieces of lab furniture matters. By choosing furniture ideal for your working conditions, you ensure safety and comfort for your team. You also boost productivity levels, allowing you to get the most out every furniture you buy. Given how expensive key pieces of laboratory furniture are, it’s only right that you maximize the benefits you get.
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Your pegboard serves as a trusty drying rack. It makes it easy for you to dry up glassware inside your laboratory, such as your flasks and beakers, without using too much space inside your lab, allowing you to use the area for other activities.
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Many hail the epoxy countertop as a wise investment due to the fact that it can last for a long time and is resistant to water, chemical damage, and scratches. It makes it an ideal material to use for various kinds of businesses or locations, such as hospitals, restaurants, laboratories, and cafes, among others. However, while it may be a durable material, this does not mean that it does not need at least a little bit of care. If not given the right kind of treatment, it might lead to its deterioration coming sooner than expected. How, then, can you take better care of these kinds of epoxy countertops? Read this blog to find out more information.
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The best workplace countertops can help your team get the job done faster and much more efficiently—or derail them in the worst way. So here are a few factors to help you find the best one:
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We had the opportunity to work with Sid Adler from Durcon and had a great experience doing so. The Global VP of Sales & Marketing had a few good words to say about AGR, a family owned & operated business, and our thrive for professionalism: