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Heavy-Duty Workbenches

  22/12/2020     Lee Burnham

When buying heavy-duty industrial workbenches, there are many things to consider. You have perhaps noticed this already considering the huge number of options available in the market for heavy-duty workbenches. 

The workbench you choose will depend on your space and requirements. Let’s look at some essential things to consider when buying industrial workbenches. 


This may seem like a no-brainer but it’s important to make sure your workbench is the right size for your space and needs. After all, there’s nothing worse than a bench that’s too wide or too short. 

As a rule of thumb, look at the dimensions of the bench you are considering to ensure you are buying one that’s correct fit and comfortable. 

Construction Quality 

The best heavy-duty workbenches are those that boast quality construction. 

One aspect you must look at is how the workbench is welded. Good welding is the hallmark of a good quality workbench. After all, it is the welding that will help support the weight that a workbench has to handle. 

Boasting full welding, 16-gauge steel and 2-inch or even larger square legs, our industrial workbenches are built in the UK to the highest standards of quality. 


Good heavy duty workbenches are those that can be customised with optional accessories. When you want to make the most of your workbench, you want to be able to choose the accessories you want to add rather than making do with whatever fixed storage options the bench comes with. 

Countertop Options

Given that industrial workbenches are a significant investment, it is important to choose a material that meets your requirements for years to come. 

Steel and wood are two of the best options for the top. 

• Hard Wooden Tops – Wood is a classic option and is an ideal option for woodworkers, electricians and other professionals who provide repair services. Hard wood tops can withstand marring, impacts and heat exposure, which makes them an excellent choice for heavy-duty needs of a garage. 

• Galvanised Steel Tops – Steel tops are an excellent choice for most industrial applications. They are resistant to rust, bacteria and corrosion. They are also heat- and stain-resistant. This makes galvanised steel tops the perfect choice for laboratories where open flames and high heat are used. 

There are many other options available in the market such as resin, laminate and butcher block, they are not a great match for hardwood or steel tops. 

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