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Good place to buy laboratory workbench?

Dirk dhunt02 at nospam.emory.edu
Fri Jan 7 11:05:26 EST 2000

Here is a source that most people forget to check...
Try looking in your University's Surplus supply center.

I know that i have pretty good luck finding cabinettes and lab top
tables in ours (I did my basement workshop in the stuff...) at Emory

Have fun


On Sat, 04 Dec 1999 10:43:04 GMT, Robert Hartley
<r.hartley at freeuk.com> wrote:

>In message <Pine.OSF.4.10.9912021612340.24041-100000 at unicorn.it.wsu.edu>
>          paul lacy <lacyp at wsunix.wsu.edu> wrote:
>Hello Paul
>> Our lab decided that they need to get a small (6 foot long) laboratory
>> workbench.  Another lab had ordered a real nice cabinet with chemical
>> resistant top from Apple Scientific, but could not reach them anymore
>> when he wanted to order another one.
>Firstly find out what the material that is chemical resistent then ask your 
>local DIY to make one. Our workshopboys in gla.ac.uk are fantastic.
>A sequencing gel perspex shield for P32 cost about 40pounds or 60 dollars.
>And that was for a BIX not just a piece of shielding.
>I made a desktop -70 freezer for about 10 dollars (since your in the USA)  
>> I had looked at some component systems from Fisher Scientific but didn't 
>> really like what they offered (steel cases) when I saw one of them in
>> person.
>You dont need to go to  a scientific supplier. c.f calculator prices for a 
>sci supplier vs an electrical store
>> Does anyone have any suggestions on some good sources (US based) for lab
>> furniture (wood or wood laminate?) ? 
>The local DIY :-)
>> Paul Lacy
>PS 1st I must say Paul is not guilty of this but could users of Microsoft 
>outlook express please configure your application properly and not send html 
>postings. OR html attachments OR text attachments that contain your posting 
>all over again. Any way enough bandwidth used up on this rant. :-)
>Bob running RISC OS on a StrongARM Risc PC600
>Robert Hartley, Partick, Glasgow.
>home r.hartley at freeuk.com     work rh at mblab.gla.ac.uk
>home web http://home.freeuk.com/r.hartley
>work web http://www.gla.ac.uk/centres/cellengineering/

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