WORKBENCHES, WORKTABLES, WAREHOUSE STORAGE, AND HIGH DENSITY STORAGE CABINETS, MODULAR CABINETS.
Industrial Furniture: Includes such items as workbenches, ESD workbenches, worktables, workbench tops and legs, warehouse storage systems, and high-density storage cabinets, industrial workbenches. Shelves, cabinets, drawers, bins, trays, hangers, electrical fixtures and wiring fluid fixtures and plumbing, panels, footrests, casters and other accessories or components are acceptable. Work surfaces shall be designed for heavy-duty use. Specialized worksurfaces and workbenches such as tops designed for electrostatic discharge are acceptable. Accessories must specifically enhance the function of the bench or table. Except for standard electrical, air, and fluid fixtures, accessories must be specifically designed for use with the workbenches or worktables. Any electrical plugs and receptacles shall be certified to meet UL 498 with a NEMA configuration of 5-15 (P or R) or 6-15 (P or R). Cord sets shall meet UL 817. (Toolboxes and tool cabinets are not acceptable.) Storage cabinets with interchangeable drawers, stationary or roll-out shelves or roll out trays, with or without locking hardware, interconnecting hardware, supporting bases, casters, and worktops. Cabinets may be sold as components or as complete, pre-configured units. Drawers may be with or without adjustable dividers, partitions, bins and trays. Adjustable dividers, partitions, bins or trays must be offered and must be specifically designed for use with the cabinet drawers. (Shelving, toolboxes and tool cabinets are not acceptable.)
Institutional Furniture: Institutional type furniture includes modular cabinetry, wall hung cabinets and shelves, base cabinets, support panels, and work surfaces. Furniture may be freestanding or built in. Furniture may be specifically marketed for use in laboratories, breakrooms, mailrooms, administrative areas, storage rooms, and healthcare examination rooms. Ready to assemble or factory assembled furniture is acceptable. Wall hung cabinets and base cabinets shall meet all applicable test sections in ANSI/KCMA A161.1-2000. KCMA certification will be acceptable as evidence of conformance with KCMA requirements. However, KCMA certification is not required. Lateral file drawers shall meet all applicable test sections in the most current edition of ANSI/BIFMA X5.2. Vertical file drawers shall meet all applicable test sections in the most current edition of ANSI/BIFMA X5.3.