Laboratory Worksurfaces & Sinks

Work Top material selections are among the most critical of the laboratory furniture decisions. The intended applications for your work tops dictate material choice. Surfaces could be exposed to reagents and caustic substances. Heavy equipment may need to be supported or only light duty tasks may be performed. Best Companies can recommend and furnish materials fabricated to your individual needs, complete with appropriate sinks, drains and accessories.


Epoxy Resin

Epoxy resin is the workhorse countertop for the laboratory environment.Epoxy resin is the workhorse countertop for the laboratory environment. Epoxy resin has the best overall resistantance to a wide range of chemicals, handles heat extremely well, is unaffected by water, and at 10 pounds per square foot is well suited for balance procedures. Epoxy resin comes in a variety of colors and has over 75 different sink sizes available in undermount or drop-in styles.

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Stainless Steel

Stainless steel tops are often used in surgical suites, temperature controlled rooms, vivariums, and other lab areas that require frequent cleaning.Stainless steel tops are often used in surgical suites, temperature controlled rooms, vivariums, and other lab areas that require frequent cleaning. Stainless steel sinks are a great choice for areas where dry ice is used (dry ice can get cold enough to crack epoxy sinks). Stainless steel can be made from type 304 or 316 steel and can be finished with different edges and finishes (#4 brush is the most common). Stainless steel is not a good choice where chemicals in the Halogen family will be used as this can attack the steel.

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