FAQ-Frequently Asked Questions
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LDS FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS
1. What kinds of furniture does LDS provide and install?
LDS provides and installs metal, plastic laminate, wood, polypropylene, stainless steel and phenolic resin casework. Our cabinets are available in various sizes, colors and door/drawer configurations to meet your needs. Please click here to contact LDS.
2. I am an international customer—can LDS ship product to my location?
LDS has the capability to ship product to any United States trading partner and will work with you and your freight forwarder to deliver products to your facility regardless of the size of your order.
Please contact LDS to discuss your shipping needs.
3. I already have an architect working on a building design; can LDS interface and work with my architect to design my lab space?
LDS can work with the architect of your choice to help make your lab space functional and efficient. We can design the space independent of or in concert with your architect.
Please contact LDS to discuss your laboratory design needs.
4. Does LDS provide lab relocation services?
Absolutely. LDS specializes in tear out, removal, transport and installation of your lab whether it’s down the street or across the country. Our seasoned professionals will take the utmost care in moving your lab furniture to your new location.
Please contact LDS to discuss your laboratory relocation needs.
5. What is the process involved in getting my new lab furniture?
Normally, a purchase order begins the process. LDS will create shop drawings for you to approve and once they’re signed and approved, we will begin the ordering process and interface with your staff to provide a delivery and installation schedule. Project lead times will vary based on the materials used, seasonal manufacturing schedules, premiums for expedited work and the size and scope of your project. We will work with you to provide the quickest delivery possible.
Please contact LDS to discuss your laboratory furniture needs.
6. What types of counter tops are available for my lab?
LDS can provide high-pressure laminate, chemsurf, epoxy, phenolic resin, stainless steel, polypropylene, impregnated stone, granite, DuPont Corian and maple hardwood tops. These are available in a variety of colors and textures to meet your needs.
Please contact LDS to discuss your laboratory counter top needs.
7. I have special requirements in my lab, such as ADA sized materials; can LDS design and provide a space that meets those requirements?
LDS can work with you to make sure your lab space meets ADA requirements. Our expert design staff will tailor your space so that functionality isn’t compromised when we create the design. Would you prefer that an LDS lab planner make an appointment with you to discuss the details of your project? If so, please click here.
8. Can LDS test my fume hood?
LDS can provide a 5-point inspection for your chemical fume hood. This inspection includes checking:
a. belts and pulleys
b. blower motors and bearings
c. liner and structure of hood
e. air flow and testing
Please contact LDS to discuss your fume hood testing needs.
9. Can LDS help me with ADA requirements?
LDS can provide laboratory casework and fume hoods that are ADA accessible. Proper heights, widths and depths of casework assemblies, with ADA standards for aisle space, can accommodate provisions required for ADA workstations. Kneespace components are available for ADA guidelines needed to allow proper spacing required for wheelchair clearance. LDS offers fume hoods, sinks and fixtures that are designed for the unique needs of wheelchair operators. The LDS ADA fume hood is designed to provide a safe and comfortable work area for a wheelchair-bound person. The extended height of the sash also makes the ADA fume hood a practical workstation for a standing individual. Please contact LDS if you have specific questions concerning ADA for your laboratory.