Author Archive: direct2u

Workbench Kits: Easy as 1-2-3

Workbench Kits: Easy as 1-2-3 At Workbenches Direct2U, we like to cater to the needs of all our customers. Our team of specialists have regular reviews to discuss what we can do to achieve this. This has often led to new products, new accessories and of course the best service and pricing we can offer. One example of this is with our Square Tube Industrial Workbenches. We’ve featured every worktop, size and accessories possible for our customers to design their perfect bench. However, we realise not all our customers want such a wide range of choice. For instance, choosing accessories… Read more

Setting Up Your ESD Workbenches

This article provides readers with a simple step by step guide to setting up an ESD Workstation. For more info on how to create a safe electric environment, please refer to our previous post here. Staying Protected and Reducing the Risk with ESD Workbenches To reduce the risk of static discharge igniting, there are standard devices to equip a workstation with. Known as anti-static devices. Such devices protect against static by preventing the build up of static electricity. Setting up your ESD Workbenches 1. Choosing Your Workbench  The first decision to make is the choice of anti-static workbench you need…. Read more

The Importance of ESD

The Importance of ESD

The Importance of ESD and creating a safe work environment. ESD is a huge area of study, it’s a concern for many and of very high importance. There’s lots to cover and this blog will only be the tip of the iceberg. First, let’s look at a definition of ESD or Electrostatic discharge: Electrostatic discharge (ESD) The sudden flow of electricity between two electrically charged objects caused by contact, and electrical short, or dielectric breakdown. […] The ESD occurs when differently-charged objects are bought close together or when the dielectric between them breaks down, often creating a visible spark. Souce:… Read more

TUFF, Strong & Durable

TUFF, Strong & Durable Workbenches

TUFF, Strong & Durable: What Workbenches Should Be! When we source new workbenches for our TUFF range there are three characteristics that we look for – toughness, strength and durability. It is these three combined that make a workbench. Oh so often we hear stories of customers buying cheaper workbenches elsewhere and then come to us after a stronger replacement. By cheaper we don’t always mean in terms of price. We always strive to make our workbench prices competitive in today’s market. So, you won’t find workbenches much cheaper elsewhere. And one thing’s for sure we never compromise on quality…. Read more