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Arboles UK – Summer Half Term Fast Incoming!

Next week for the majority of schools is half term and this is always a good time to carry out any maintenance – especially to the laboratories! The classes are empty and you have plenty of time to spruce the labs up or fix any damaged science taps!   We’ve been in this game a… Read the full article…

Colour Code Standards DIN EN 13792

You’ve seen our handwheels right? ….and you’ll have noticed the coloured indices in there? Have you ever wondered why these are important and what they stand for?   Prepare to be educated!   The different colour coded indicies belong under the DIN EN 13792 standard where they dictate codes and ‘table of elements’ style lettering for… Read the full article…

Easter & The Laboratory Refit Guide

Easter is late this year, but your new lab doesn’t have to be! The Easter break isn’t too far away and it’s always a popular time to carry refurbishments in the Education sector. Those of you who have used us know that we carry a large amount of stock where we can offer next day… Read the full article…

Arboles UK, AUK 3 Category 5 and you – a quick guide.

Do I need to be aware of AUK 3 Category 5?   Are you planning a new laboratory, responsible for an existing laboratory? Then in short the answer is ‘Yes, yes you do!’. This doesn’t mater whether it’s private enterprise or within the education sector or anything in between – you need to know this!   The… Read the full article…

Arboles UK, Sustainability & The Environment

  Arboles UK, Sustainability & The Environment It’s not something that we regularly discuss in our line of work, but with us all starting to do our bit towards reducing climate change we feel that there are a couple of points that we think you should know about us, our responsibility and our best practices…. Read the full article…

6 Energy Efficiency Tips for a Lab Environment

Due to the large amount of equipment they contain, laboratories often use a lot of energy. Cold storage, air conditioning, fume cupboards and lighting all contribute to higher bills and a high energy footprint. As awareness grows around energy efficiency, it’s important that workplaces stay up to date. These six steps will help you to… Read the full article…

Choosing the Right Laboratory Sink

When kitting out a lab, it’s important to consider fittings that are durable and strong to ensure longevity and safety. Just like choosing a hard-wearing floor covering or deciding upon the perfect easy-clean work surface, it’s a necessary requirement that you find lab sinks that will also stand up to the rigours of everyday lab… Read the full article…