3730XL lab bench

Phillip San Miguel pmiguel at purdue.edu
Mon Oct 14 08:35:58 EST 2002

You might want to look at Anthrocart. Their standard computer carts are sturdy
but may not stand up to to a 3730XL's weight. But they have some carts that are
said to "hold 600 lbs. and be as steady as concrete." See:


I have some anthro carts, but no anthro benches.
Tell us how that 3730XL works out for you!

Phillip SanMiguel
Purdue Genomics Core Facility

Alison Brown wrote:

> We've just purchased a 3730XL and found that our lab benches are not
> suitable because of the need for access to the back of the machine and
> also for ventilation issues.  Applied Biosystems suggested buying a lab
> bench on castors to roll out the instrument so the engineer could access
> the rear of the machine.  The bench they suggest is a Heick's Lab Bench
> and the only supplier they suggested was a company in San Fransisco.
>  Does anyone know of alternatives or a supplier here in the North East?
>  I searched on the internet for Heicks lab bench but didn't find anything?
> Thanks,
> Alison
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