Twin Sheet Flooring System for Animal Laboratories
We designed and manufactured this large, 60″ x 121″ twin-sheet floor for use in modular animal laboratory environments. Additionally, we designed this part to be cut into smaller sections as the need arises. We used the twin sheet thermoform process to give the additional strength needed to handle the weight of a full grown steer. In addition to the strength requirement, we built drainage features into the system. We used a UV-capped ABS .187″ gauge for the top, and the bottom is a utility ABS .220″ gauge. In the design, we formed many columns on the underside which were welded to the top surface. Thus, we create multiple “kiss-offs”, resulting in the necessary additional strength.