Today’s laboratories require the right fittings, and with modern materials and designs, they are equipped to carry out experiments in a clean environment. The rigours of lab work mean heavy use, and with the right materials, your fixtures and fittings will last for many years. Laboratory conditions call for durable surfaces, and modern technology provides innovative materials that are impervious to many substances.
The best materials
For high quality laboratory benches, a special compact laminate called Multilab® is ideal because it is resistant to water, chemicals, stains, impact, and heat up to 180° C. The sheets are made from layers of Kraft paper that are dipped in resin and dried, then they are sandwiched between a top and bottom layer of laminate, to create a strong and durable surface which is perfect for medium grade laboratory use.
Multilab® can be used in many environments, including,
- Schools and universities
- Hospitals and clinics
- Chemical labs
- Biological labs
- Commercial buildings
The composite material is not limited to laboratory environments and can be installed vertically, ideal for toilet cubicles and partitions, especially in places where water is used extensively.
Chemlab is a higher grade of composite laminate which is suitable for high chemical use, and it comes in a range of colours to blend in with every setting. This material is widely used in chemical laboratories, as the durability and resilience make it ideal for heavy duty testing environments.
When designing a laboratory bench, or other item, one needs to consider the fixtures and fittings. They must be of the highest quality and resistant to corrosion, and might include,
The best material is brushed aluminium, as it is easy to clean and very durable, and with a range of styles, there is something for every setting.
Apart from laboratory use, the Multicom wall panelling system is ideal for high use areas that are graffiti prone, and with a high level of hygiene, it is perfect for public toilets. This system is recommended for the following,
- Shower rooms
- Toilet blocks
- Commercial kitchens
- Operating theatres
- Rest homes
- Changing rooms
Composite materials can be used for modesty screens and privacy walls in public places, and with a range of colours, the décor can be perfectly matched. The sheets can easily be cut to size, and with aluminium connectors, any form can be achieved.
The technology used to make composite panelling enables heavily used surfaces to withstand the rigours of constant abuse, and with hygienic surfaces that are bacteria resistant, it is the perfect solution for many environments.
A specialised industry
There are companies that specialise in manufacturing laminated panels, and with a range of designs and specifications, composite laminates are an ideal material. They provide the durability and ease of cleaning that modern living demands, and the range of colours enables integration with any setting.