Worktops for the furniture system also are an important aspect in a laboratory. Great care is taken while selecting the worktop suitable for each laboratory, based on the nature of industry.

Melamine laminated Plywood

Use: Dry laboratory benches, mobile tables, instrument benches.
Advantages : Flat, economical, choice of colors & widely available.
Disadvantages : Not suitable for wet areas, low chemical resistance.

Compact Laminate

Use: Wet rooms, laboratories with low chemical usage.
Advantages: Resistance to moisture & water, economical.
Disadvantages : Low chemical resistance.

Phenolic Resin

Use: Wet rooms, benches with high impact, heavy use applications, industrial & scientific labs.
Advantages : Resistance to moisture,chemicals,impact,fire and heat.
Disadvantages : Relatively expensive, low coating thickness.

Epoxy Resin

Use: All types of laboratory workstations, fume cupboards.
Advantages : Resistance to chemicals, heat & flame.
Disadvantages : Relatively expensive, limited color choice.

Acrylic Resin

Use: Areas where joint free tops are essential. Clean room workstations
Advantages : Seamless work tops, large range of colors.
Disadvantages : Low resistance to scratch, medium chemical resistance.

Stainless Steel

Use: Most types of laboratory workstations, fume cupboards, decontamination areas.
Advantages : Resistance to moisture, chemicals and temperature. ease of cleaning.
Disadvantages : Relatively expensive, sensitive to halogens, high electric conductivity.


Use: Most types of laboratory benches with large amount of chemicals.
Advantages : Flat, high resistance to chemicals.
Disadvantages : Sensitive to breaking. especially edges.


Use: High chemical stress areas.
Advantages : Lighter than ceramic, chemical resistance.
Disadvantages : Slimited stress on thermodynamic.