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Our Flex Series utilizes a fixed center-core structure which supports height adjustable worktops

  • Service chase “core” or “spine” houses all plumbing, electrical and data services
  • Fixtures can be vertically mounted providing an unobstructed work area
  • Work Surfaces, shelves and tables can be removed, reconfigured and adjusted in height
  • Optional mobile, suspended or cabinets on glides

 

Flex Core Based Lab Furniture System

Upper Storage Space
Adjustable height shelving with bookends are available in a variety of depths. Upper cabinets can be suspended from the uprights in place of open shelves.
 
Vertical Uprights
The foundation of the Flex Series is a formed and mechanically fastened single slotted upright. The slots are recessed to conceal shelving hooks and holes. Adjustments can be made in 1" increments
 
Versatility
The Flex Series can be configured as an island or wall bench. Available in 24", 30", 36", 48", 60" and 72" sections. Adjustable on 1/2” Centers
 
Bookends
Available in angled (standard) or radius design (shown).
 
Work Surfaces
Available in a wide variety of materials and colors. Work surfaces are adjustable in height without the use of tools. They can be easily adjusted to comply with (ADA) Americans with Disabilities Act.
 
Lower Storage Space
Fixed or suspended casework is optional. Suspended casework and shelving can be added below the work surface without tools.
 
Access Panels
Service covers snap on and off without tools for easy access to plumbing and electricalconnections.
 
Core System
Cores are available in upper, lower and full height configurations (full height shown). 
 
Cantilever Design 
Cantilever work surface support frame provides unobstructed access 
to floor.
 
Service Fixtures
The core system is specifically designed to accommodate plumbing, electrical and communication services.
 
Flex Series Features:
  • 12" and 8 3/4" wide self-supporting island structures
  • 16 gauge galvanized steel slotted uprights resist corrosion
  • 18 gauge base cover and closure panels
  • 16 gauge upright connecting members
  • 3" x 2" x 1/4" thick floor anchor brackets
  • Positive friction catch for snap-on/off panel access (No hook & loop or adhesive tapes)
  • One piece full height assembly is 85" H


 

Height Options

  • Without Uprights: 34 3/4" or 45 3/4"
  • With Uprights: 34 3/4" or 45 3/4"

 

Configurations Options

  • Double-Sided Islands
  • Wall Mounted - Flush or Deep
  • Insert Panels - Removable for Easy Access to Services

Product Specifications

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Flex Core - Flex Panel - Flex Cart - Specifications 31 kb download [+]
Painted Steel Powder Coat Appendix 1 15 kb download [+]

Corporate Literature

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Lab Furniture System Selector Guide 680 kb download [+]

Catalog Sections

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Mott Complete Steel Catalog - Sections A-G, O 10.76 mb download [+]
Mott Flex Core and Panel Catalog Section U 4.15 mb download [+]
Mott Steel Suspended Cabinets Catalog Section F 902 kb download [+]
Mott Wood Suspended Cabinet Catalog Section M 812 kb download [+]


 

New England Lab's core based systmes can be designed and manufactured with a variety of  laboratory grade highly recyclable material:

The main structure consists of painted steel with the ability to add casework and aesthetic panels of a variety of materials.  

Steel

Painted steel consists of 85% or greater recycled content:

  • 42% post consumer which can contribute to LEED 2.2 credit MR4.1 & M4.2
  • 27% pre-consumer which can contribute to LEED 2.2 credit MR4.1 & M4.2
  • Systems solutions that maximize mobility and adaptability creating a user friendly, long life-cycle laboratory.
  • Durable, high-quality surface protection with minimal waste and Zero VOC's.
  • Durability that meets and exceeds SEFA 8 performance standards, to provide an even longer product life cycle.


Stainless steel consists of 90% recycled content:

  • 80% post consumer which can contribute to LEED credit MR4
  • 20% pre-consumer which can contribute to LEED credit MR4
  • Durable, high-quality surface protection with minimal waste and Zero VOC's.
  • Durability that meets and exceeds SEFA 8 performance standards, to provide an even longer product life cycle.


Wood

  • FSC® (FSC-105535) Certified wood products can be provided upon request which may contribute to LEED credit MR7.
  • Choice of several rapidly renewable materials including Bamboo and Agriboard which contributes to LEED credit MR6.
  • Offer no added urea formaldehyde (NAUF) panel products which contributes towards EQ4.4 and are California Air Resources Board (CARB) compliant.
  • Offer Powder Coated steel and stainless steel drawer bodies and shelves which contributes to LEED credit MR4.
  • Re-Constituted Veneers are available to maximize the recycled construction of materials.


Plastic laminate, phenolic or polypropylene casework is also available with varying levels of recycled content.

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flex core - island core

Island Cores provide support for cantilevered upper and lower storage components and work surfaces and can accommodate major services.

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flex core - wall core

Wall Cores are designed for setting up around the edges of your lab by securing to the wall and floor.

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flex countertop supports

Cantilevered counter supports fit on Flex Core, Flex Panel and Flex Carts. Counter supports are height adjustable and support suspended cabinets.

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flex shelving

Shelves are adjustable in height and available in various depths for island and wall cores. Some shelves may be interchangeable with Flex Panel units and Flex Carts.

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flex accessories

Flex System accessories to complete your lab such as pipe drops, computer accessories, and other items.

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