An Interior Design Guide for Laboratories

Space Planning While each lab serves its own unique purpose, every layout should start with consideration for optimizing effectiveness and, ultimately, a return on investment. Integrating a sustainable design that incorporates green building practices is one way to future-proof your lab. That said, there are five key points that require thoughtful deliberation in the space […]

Posted: Oct21, 2019 | Read More

A Care and Maintenance Guide for Lab Equipment

Importance of Preventative Maintenance Laboratory preventative maintenance can impact productivity and profitability. Well-maintained equipment performs better, increasing productivity and reducing business downtimes. The last thing you want is malfunctioning equipment — this may shut down business operations and cost you more money.  We recommend scheduling maintenance for all laboratory equipment to avoid costly repairs and […]

Posted: Jun20, 2019 | Read More

Max Efficiency Layout for the Modern Lab

A scientific research laboratory is often full of moving parts, whether those parts belong to the people working in the lab or the machines operated by them. Over the years, technological advancements have made it possible to do more with less time, but efficiency can be improved as simply as making sure that the actual […]

Posted: Sep12, 2017 | Read More

What Type of Fume Hood Does Your Lab Need?

With so many options available, it can be difficult to tell which fume hood is right for your laboratory. LOC Scientific has been helping outfit all types of labs for more than 25 years, and we’re here to make the process of choosing a fume hood easier. Fume Hoods for Specific Types of Substances Radio […]

Posted: Feb25, 2014 | Read More

What Goes on in a Dental Lab?

Most people never think about science labs past high school. Sure, scientists do but unless it’s your 9-5 job, labs are most likely not a concern for you during your daily life. But the truth is that we buy and sell products every day that are made in specially designed laboratories by highly trained technicians. […]

Posted: Oct31, 2013 | Read More