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free-standing bench systems 
multiple configurations

These moveable freestanding bench systems are designed to adapt to changing lab processes, equipment and users.

  • Single or double-sided with shared post
  • Fixed or adjustable height work surfaces
  • Optional suspended, mobile or cabinets on glides
  • Quick connect to building mechanicals
  • Pre-plumbed and pre-wired



  • The Optima Series 2550-SQ is a double-sided bench with a shared centerpost. The centerpost is rectangular in shape. One side of the bench is an independent 4 leg table. Horizontal raceway.
  • The Optima Series 2100-SQ is a single-sided bench with 2" x 2" square legs. Horizontal raceway.
  • The Altus Series is a single-sided bench with 2" x 3" square legs rear legs and 2" square front legs. Vertical Raceway.


Pre-Plumbing and Pre-Wiring

Optima 2100 2500 Round Leg Adaptable Lab Systems

  • Integrated services deliver quick and easy access to services
  • Pre-wired electrical outlets and data are conveniently located on the utility channel and in the lower rear post 
  • Designed to quick connect to ceiling mounted service panels
  • Up to 3 plumbing services
  • Up to 4 electrical circuits
Adjustable Shelving
  • Height adjustability in 1” increments
  • Shelf bracket with lipped security tooth
    prevents accidental removal
  • Standard shelving options include powder
    coated steel, wood or glass
Ceiling Service Panels
  • Equipped to enable the quick and easy connection of services, as well as access to a power source through flexible service lines
Tech Desk Stations
  • Table frames are positioned at 30” high fixed working height
  • Features double sided linoleum bulletin boards,
    adjustable height shelving, modesty panel for
    privacy, electrical receptacles in lower rear post and
    utility channel
  • Can be ordered as individual stand-alone units or as add-on units
Storage Solutions
  • Accommodates mobile and suspended casework
  • Available in steel, stainless steel, wood, and steel cabinets with wood fronts
Custom Solutions
  • Available with rectangular or square rear posts
  • Optional wood cladding for side and front panels 


Product Brochures

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Mott - Altus Bench System Brochure 1.50 mb download [+]
Mott - Optima Laboratory Bench System Brochure 5.58 mb download [+]

Product Specifications

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Optima Freestanding Bench System Specifications 32 kb download [+]
Painted Steel Powder Coat Appendix 1 15 kb download [+]

Product Manuals

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Optima Laboratory Bench Product Manual 241 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 Optima 2100-SQ 2100 UL Circuit Wiring Catalog Page Q17 331 kb download [+]
Mott Optima 2550-SQ 2500-SQFL 2550 UL Circuit Wiring Catalog Pages Q5-Q6 470 kb download [+]
Mott Optima Freestanding Bench Catalog Section Q 3.12 mb download [+]
Mott Optima Plumbing Catalog Pages Q26-Q27 375 kb download [+]
Mott Steel Suspended Cabinets Catalog Section F 902 kb download [+]
Mott Wood Suspended Cabinet Catalog Section M 812 kb download [+]
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optima 2100-SQ

The Optima Series 2100-SQ is a freestanding bench unit with a square rear post for single sided adaptability. Up to three plumbing services fit in the rear plumbing post.

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optima 2550-SQ

The Optima Series 2550-SQ is a freestanding bench unit with a rectangular shaped rear post for double-sided adaptability. Both sides of the unit are self supporting and can be used independently.

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optima 2550-SQFL

The Optima Series 2550-SQFL is a Fixed Leg version of our 2550 unit. This allows for cross supports and decorative finished end panels. Units can be used with or without the second worksurface support.

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square-leg optima shelving & accessories

Shelving and Accessories to complete your freestanding square-leg bench system.

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altus bench

The Altus Bench is an economical version of the Optima 1100 bench. It features simplified styling that allow for great cost savings.

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