Not all laboratories are alike. Some have basic requirements. Some have Electro Static Dissipative (ESD) requirements. Some have clean room requirements.Read More
Businesses use laboratories in a multitude of ways these days. And, with tight budgets, limited square footage, changing business dynamics and safety considerations involved, businesses sometimes struggle when it comes to purchasing lab furniture.Read More
I often get asked whether it is better to get fabric or vinyl chairs for workers in a lab. The short answer is…it depends!
It depends on what you are doing in your lab, whether you are using liquids or chemicals, if you have clean room or ESD requirements and how often the worker gets in and out of the chair.Read More
Being tasked with running a laboratory comes with many challenges. At some point, every lab manager will be forced to deal with one or more of the following concerns.Read More
In today's market, many businesses are tempted to buy less expensive imported laboratory furniture. But, is this always a good investment?
If you only look at the price on your quote, then the answer is probably no.Read More
Setting up or refurbishing an industrial or laboratory facility requires thousands of choices. For busy laboratory or facilities mangers tasked with outfitting a workspace with new industrial or laboratory furniture, many times the buying decision for these workhorses comes down to cost.Read More
The importance of the fume hood in the laboratory environment cannot be underestimated. Neither can following fume hood safety guidelines when it comes to protecting employees who work with toxic or volatile chemicals and compounds.Read More
Fume hood safety should be one of the top considerations when looking for a new fume hood for your lab. Some techniques for ensuring fume hood safety in a lab are obvious, but some are less obvious, especially when the lab designer is not familiar with fume hood design and protocols.Read More
Gone are the days where labs were built with wood casework and black epoxy resin countertops. Advancements in materials, equipment and processes have made it more important than ever for businesses to purchase the right laboratory furniture among the options available today.Read More
Whether you are building a new laboratory or retrofitting an existing one, the investment in industrial lab furniture is usually significant, so it has to last long term.Read More