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ChemLab Laboratory Benchtops

Using a higher grade of specialised Compact Laminate, ChemLab is the ultimate laboratory benchtop for high chemical use, making it a safe choice for demanding laboratory environments.

Key Features
  • Chemical resistant
  • Impact resistant
  • Scratch resistant
  • Heat resistant
  • Hygienic
  • Easy to clean and low maintenance
  • Impervious to water — suitable for high use and wet areas
  • CNC-machined half round edging
  • Custom-made to suit
  • Available nationwide
  • 10 year guarantee on panel integrity
Scope of Use

ChemLab bench options are recommended for:

  • Education facilities (schools, universities, etc.)
  • Health facilities (e.g. hospitals)
  • Commercial buildings
  • Physical laboratories
  • Biological laboratories
  • Clinical laboratories
  • Chemical laboratories
Limitations on Use
  • Resco's lab benches are intended for internal use as its compact laminate panels are not colourfast in New Zealand's UV conditions.
  • Resco recommends testing sample bench material in order to meet the user's individual requirements.
Statement of Building Code Compliance

Resco's lab benches meets the following provisions of the NZBC:

  • Clause B2 Durability: the code requires 5 years; Resco compact laminate has a 10 year guarantee on the panel.
  • Clause C Fire Safety: Resco compact laminate has a group rating of 3 which meets the surface finish requirements for C/AS1 - C/AS7.
  • Clause E3 Internal Moisture: Surfaces of building elements likely to be splashed must be impervious and easily cleaned; Resco lab benchtops meet these requirements.
  • Clause G1 Personal Hygiene: Allow effective cleaning, avoid dirt or germs and facilitate sanitation; Resco lab benchtops meet these requirements.
In-Service History

Resco has been supplying lab benches to New Zealand since 1995. Originating in Europe in 1959, compact laminate has proved popular throughout the world and is the main choice for lab benches in Europe, America, Asia and Australasia.

Other Performance Attributes

Resco systems make a sound choice for the Greenstar rating system as the compact laminate used meets the requirements of IEQ-3 Indoor Air Quality due to its low formaldehyde and VOC emissions.

Product Technical Statement
Data Sheet
Anti-bacterial information
Anti-fungi information
Anti-termite information
Environmental Information
Environmental Information
Environmental Information
Maintenance Instructions
Specification Clause/Guide
Additional Information

Resco custom manufactures a range of cubicles, wall linings, lab benches and screens perfect for wet, high traffic and high-abuse areas.

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