14 Results for tag Modulab

Maintaining the Modulab Chemtemp Extreme Solid Epoxy Laboratory Benchtop

Modulab Chemtemp Extreme Benchtop is the standard benchtop used for Westlab projects that is a rigid, solid epoxy comprised of unique chemical properties formulated specifically for the entry level to high-level laboratory. The benchtop possesses a tough, non-porous resistance to strong acids and is equipped to handle extreme temperatures of up to 600 ̊ C! […] ... Read More

CASE STUDY: BGC Engineering

BGC Engineering Inc. is an international consulting firm that provides professional services in applied earth sciences, based on a specialized appreciation of the impacts of geology on engineered structures. BGC is composed of over 375 professional engineers, geoscientists, technicians and support staff based in offices in British Columbia, Alberta, Ontario, New Brunswick and Nova Scotia; […] ... Read More

Building a lab? Why you Should use a Lab Specialist over a Cabinet Maker

If you are considering a new laboratory rebuild or refurbishment, it is important to consider your supply partners. A great partner can make for a great outcome in your new facility. Usually, you will need to choose between a Millwork company or a Lab Fit-out Specialist and choosing between them can often be a difficult […] ... Read More

Refurbishing your Laboratory with Little or No Downtime

In an environment where attention to detail is everything, laboratories looking to refurb need to seek a partner that can manage a high-level finish with no downtime to sensitive business operations. Downtime can be costly, especially when you need to shut down a lab and relocate staff. In this article, we look at ways to […] ... Read More

Who should be involved in your laboratory design process and why?

Designing a laboratory can be a daunting task and it is often a question of how many people you should include in the laboratory design process. Too many people and personalities can create confusion that will lead to delays in the design process. It is important to know who you should include and understand how […] ... Read More

Designing or Improving a High-Volume Production or Automation Laboratory? What Layout is Best for You?

Are you prioritizing optimization of laboratory design and layout?  There are many ways to layout benching in your laboratory space. In this article, we look at incorporating lean principles to optimize design layouts primarily for high throughput production and automation laboratories. There are T-Shaped Layouts, U-Shape Layouts and Z or S-Shaped layouts. Key pointers to […] ... Read More

4 Key Considerations When Building Or Refurbishing A Laboratory

  Building or refurbishing a new laboratory can be a daunting task as there is many things to consider In the design process. In this article, we cover 4 key considerations whilst building a laboratory. Understand the process and workflow. It is important to understand the flow/process of your existing laboratory. This will help you […] ... Read More

Importance Of Understanding Workflow Before Designing Your New Laboratory

What Is Workflow? Workflow is the set of tasks grouped chronologically into a process and the people or resources needed for those tasks, that are necessary to achieve a goal. A laboratory workflow is comprised of the set of processes it needs to achieve and the set of people or other resources available to perform […] ... Read More

VCS Completes New K-12 Facility

Celebrating their 70th year of operation as one of Vancouver’s most renowned Christian Schools, VCS will be opening the doors to a brand new k-12 facility in the city of Vancouver for the 2018-2019 school year. Housed within this facility, Vancouver Christian School is proud to offer state of the art learning centers where students […] ... Read More

The Responsibilities and Challenges of Wastewater and Water Treatment Laboratories

The prime function of a wastewater Laboratory facility is to ensure that all discharges from a control facility meet all appropriate Federal and Provincial standards.  The laboratory technicians and scientists have a purpose to exceed the governmental standards by monitoring pollutants to ensure the protection of the environment in a cost-effective manner. Through frequent analysis […] ... Read More

5 Ways to Better Utilize Existing Pathology Laboratory Space

Over the past 20 years there has been a substantial shift in pathology methodologies, from manual operation and test methods to automation and robotics. This results in limited space with pathologies expected to grow within an existing and confined space. The team at Modulab have collated 5 areas for consideration in response to the recurring […] ... Read More

A Competitive Edge Through Layout And Workflow In Canadian Pathology Laboratories

Smart pathology management involves sample throughput assessment in all divisions of the pathology laboratory whilst maintaining precision and accuracy. Whilst automation with digital pathology is great for speed and accuracy, layout and workflow processes are often overlooked, resulting in inefficiency and downtime through unnecessary motion. In this article, the team at Modulab impart a few […] ... Read More

4 Attributes that Make a Great 1st and 2nd Year University Laboratory

A 1st and 2nd year laboratory in a university is a large teaching space that can accommodate up to 150 students. When you’re dealing with that many students, it is imperative that you consider layout and resources to ensure an efficient and effective teaching environment. In this article, we look at 4 attributes that assist in creating […] ... Read More

Advantages of Reconfigurable Laboratory Benching

  The one thing you have probably wished for at one point in your career is that the lab was just that little bit different in terms of design. ‘I wish we put that cabinet over there.’ ‘These overhead cupboards really should have been placed differently.’ A flexible joinery system makes lab life a lot […] ... Read More

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