People have been using traditional built-in millwork for their laboratory furniture needs for years, so why change now? Because welded furniture may actually be costing you money: they rust easily, and end panels cannot be easily replaced; most people just buy a whole new cabinet instead. But there are many types of long-lasting and durable lab furniture, including steel laboratory casework and cabinets, that provide ideal solutions that are extra durable, safe, flexible, and customizable. A wide variety of lab furniture solutions are available to laboratories in Birmingham, Montgomery, Huntsville, Tuscaloosa, Mobile, Dothan, Auburn, Decatur, and throughout the state of Alabama.
steel Laboratory casework vs. built-in millwork
Unlike millwork construction, steel laboratory casework and cabinets aren’t welded. Instead, they’re riveted for extra strength and longevity. The casework is connected with “U” rivets that connect the seams and create double lined cabinets. Other additional benefits of rivet construction include:
Twice the fatigue life as spot-welds and with the same static tensile and peel strength
Rivet cabinet construction makes the quality of the attachment clearly visible
Panel replacement without damage to joined parts is easy
All cabinet surfaces can be painted
Varying materials and thicknesses can be joined together
Steel is easy to clean and keep sterilized
Every panel is powder coated prior to assembly and maintains a 2.5 mil coating on all surfaces
Greatly reduced possibility of rust out especially important in the seams
Lab furniture comes in standard sizes and configurations, but can also be customized to your exact needs for your specific application at no to little additional charge. Each section of the casework can be customized and specially engineered. For example, some companies have ordered upper angled shelves, heavy duty base bottom cabinets, variable cabinet height for sitting or standing while working, or casters for mobility and easy transportation. There is a nearly endless amount of possibilities to create flexible solutions that are customized to your specific needs and workflow.
contact us for lab furniture
Southwest Solutions Group® provides design and installation services for lab furniture and steel laboratory casework and cabinets in Birmingham, Montgomery, Huntsville, Tuscaloosa, Mobile, Dothan, Auburn, and Decatur. SSG will also provide you with a free consultation to determine your exact needs before the design process begins. To learn more or to speak with a specialist, call us at 1-800-803-1083 or send us a message today.