RDM offers a variety of factory direct, high qualityindustrial heavy duty work tableswith customizable features. Compared to lighter duty tables,industrial heavy duty work tablesare built to withstand tougher working environments and heavier loads. And despite their toughness, heavy duty tables remain flexible, adaptable, and are available in various styles and configurations.
Features ofIndustrial Heavy Duty Work Tables
Different storage configurations are available for alarge workbench. Options include custom designed drawers, cabinets, shelves, and equipment racks. The colour, surface material, amount and positioning of these storage options are all customizable. By using a table-length shelf and placing it on the table surface or by positioning higher above, you’re making way to provide more surface workspace. Shelves can be placed below the table as well. The depth of the shelves, drawers, and cabinets can also be custom designed.
Various surface options are available depending on the specific needs of the workplace. Surface options include chemical-resistant, fire-resistant and scratch-proof. An ESD/static-control surface is also available to protect workers from electric shock. If there are many large machines in the workplace that cause vibrations then a vibration damping surface may be a good choice. Additional surface options include plastic laminate, solid surface, electropolished, solid wood (butcher block), stainless steel, and cutting block.
Sometimes alarge workbenchmight have to accommodate multiple workers and different types of tasks. In these situations it’s important to consider the different body types and workplace needs. For example, anadjustable workbenchincludes height adjustability. Simply raise the table with a manual hand crank, removable pins, or hydraulic lift motor. Anadjustable workbenchcan also include an adjustable tilting surface. This feature is useful for tasks involving design, art, or planning.
A portableheavy duty shop tablehas wheels and is useful for transporting equipment or objects. Adding wheels to any work table will allow for more diversity in the workplace. Enabling industrial tables to be physically moved around and thus used for many different purposes, instead of just one. These wheels, also known as heavy duty casters, can be locked to ensure theheavy duty shop tableis stable and secure. Did you know that swivel wheels are also available, and can be combined with regular wheels for added stability and mobility.
Heavy Duty Work Table Designs
Your choice of industrial workbench design, will depend primarily on your space limitations, storage needs, and the type of tasks being performed. The design will also depend on how many people are using the table. At the most basic level is the standard workbench.Thistype of table is a simple four-legged rectangular table that comes with a durable steel frame. This model also includes a lower cross member, which is a steel bar along the bottom that can be used as a foot rest.
Some workplaces may require anover sized work bench. The standard heavy duty work table/workbench includes six legs and is designed for very heavy loads (hence the name – heavy duty). Theover sized work benchhas a weight capacity of 1,000 pounds and can be extra long, including 9”0’ or greater. The standard model of theover sized work benchincludes durable steel-frame construction with multiple cross member bars along the bottom for extra support.
Thelarge workbenchwith recessed front legs provides the worker with unobstructed leg movement by positioning the supporting legs closer to the back. This type of workbench is also constructed with a durable steel frame and includes a lower cross member for added support and stability.
A two-way table design is also available and allows more than one person to sit at a table. This design is useful when working with limited floor space or if workers need to collaborate. Two-way tables often include extra features such as privacy chatter panels or leg space privacy shields. Alternatively, a longer table, or L-shaped table, can also accommodate more than one person.
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