Detailing

Joint Options

Standard Spline Joint

J01

Usage

  • Spline assists the joining of two seperate panels
  • Establishes a strong joint
  • Used for dry laboratory worktops or computer areas
Spline Joint with Chamfer

JO2

Usage

  • Chamfer will reduce the likelihood of chipping caused by sliding heavy objects
  • Will disguise any irregularities in the levels between two adjoining bench worktops
  • Appropriate for use in geological laboratories
Spline Joint with Sealant

JO3

Usage

  • Specified where hygiene and cleanliness are important
  • Sealant can be removed and replaced if necessary
  • Reduces the likelihood of penetration by liquids
  • Optimal choice for chemical and microbiological laboratories
Lap Joint with Chamfer

JO4

Usage

  • Creates a non permanent joint if used without sealant
  • Panel sections can be lifted out
  • Can be used to provide access to concealed equipment in dry instrumental laboratories 
Rebated Joint with Sealant

JO5

Usage

  • Variation on JO3
  • Reduces the likelihood of penetration by liquids
  • Optimal choice for chemical and microbiological laboratories
Mason’s Mitre

MO1

Usage

  • Mason’s Mitre is used for joining two bench sections with radiused edges at a corner
  • Creates a more aesthetic corner joint
  • Can be used to join two different bench depths

Edges

Standard Edge

DO2

Usage

  • Edge sanded with arris removed
  • Suitable for dry areas or write up benches
Chamfer Edge and Drip Groove

DO3/GO4

Usage

  • Chamfer reduces instances of chipping to surface edge
  • Drip groove minimizes the risk of hazardous chemicals finding their way into under bench drawers and storage areas
Crescent Edge

DO8

Usage

  • Decorative edge for dry areas and write up benches
  • Easy to decontaminate
  • Especially useful in clinical or pharmaceutical laboratories
Bullnose Edge

DO7

Usage

  • Decorative edge for dry areas and write up benches
Radius Edge (6mm)

DO5

Usage

  • Decorative edge for dry areas and write up benches
  • Radius 6mm
Radius Edge (12mm)

DO5

Usage

  • Decorative edge for dry areas and write up benches
  • Radius 12mm
Topside Channel with Arris Removed

GO1

Usage

  • Bench surface for control of small spillages
  • Commonly used for instrument analysis bench tops
Edge with Drop Skirt and Arris Removed

MO7

Usage

  • Used to hide under bench supports
  • Provides a fascia for laboratory bench

Drip Cups and Tap Holes

Rebated Drip Cup Hole

K01

Usage

  • Standard drip cup
  • Suitable for dry areas
  • Allows easy cleaning and disinfection
  • Commonly used in microbiology and biochemical laboratories
Hole for Raised Drip Cup

KO2

Usage

  • Raised edge prevents liquid chemicals from flowing directly into drip cup
  • Ensures that toxic spills are dealt with appropriately
Chamfered Edge Drip Cup Hole

KO3

Usage

  • Enables easy wipe down into waste system
Taphole with Lugs

T01

Usage

  • Grooved to avoid tap rotation
Taphole with Anchor Point

TO2

Usage

  • To avoid tap rotation

Sinks & Drainage Grooves

Sink Hole with edge drip groove for underslung sink

K03

Usage

  • Drip groove helps to prevent liquid spills creeping through joints and into under bench area
  • Used typically in chemical and analytical laboratories
  • Spills can easily be wiped into sink.

Specify drip groove separately (GO4)

Sink Hole with finish as cut for drop in sink

K04

Usage

  • Ensures that hazardous spills are dealt with immediately and appropriately
  • Environmental and responsible solution to avoid contaminated liquids entering the water system
  • Used in radiology and pathology laboratories
Rebated Sink Hole with finish as cut

KO5

Usage

  • Easy to clean where contamination is a concern.
  • Ensures the integrity of experiments
  • Typically used within microbiology laboratories.
  • Usually bedded on and sealed with sealant.
Sink Hole and Drainage Grooves

K08

Usage

  • Standard sink hole with routed drainage grooves
  • Helps water drain to sink
  • There are a variety of drainage groove configurations
Sink Hole and Drainage Grooves with perimeter groove

K09

Usage

  • Perimeter groove helps contain liquid within sink area
  • Variety of drainage groove configurations
Sink Lid

K06 & K07

Usage

  • Provides extra working space
  • Drilled hole allows easy removal of lid
  • Holes can be positioned under taps
Sink Lid Detail

K06

Sink Lid Detail

K07

More Edges

Epoxy Marine Edge

MO8

Usage

  • For use in chemical analytical application areas
  • Designed for high acid resistance
  • Works to ensure that chemicals avoid contact with personnel and clothing
  • Compatible with some Trespa TopLab Plus Colours
45° Degree Edge

MO3

Usage

  • Variation of the Marine edge
  • Easy to clean
  • Works to confine hazardous chemicals to laboratory bench
Crescent Double Edge

MO5

Usage

  • Decorative edge that can be used to mask under bench framework
  • Softens hard edges
Chamfered Double Edge

MO6

Usage

  • Variation on the crescent safety edge

Splash Back & Wall Upstands

Upstand with Rebated Joint Sealant

S01

Usage

  • Gives a visible sealed joint
  • Allows different types of sealant to be specified
Groove for Glass/Perspex Splashback

S02

Usage

  • Provides a positive location for dividers/ splash screen
  • Usually located by sinks
Upstand with Screw Fixing

SO3

Usage

  • Strong fixing for dividers in machinable materials
Bevelled Upstand

SO4

Usage

  • Discourages dust settling
  • Prevents ledge being used as a shelf

Postformed Upstand

Post-formed Upstand

F2

Usage

  • For use at the rear of the bench surfaces for ease and confidence of cleaning