R.B.Scientific, started in 1992, as the UK agent for the Firlabo / Froilabo group, and for BIENS the specialist manufacturer of Kango laboratory chairs.
The owner, Bob Bowen, has 13 years experience gained in NHS pathology / microbiology laboratories and more than 30 years commercial experience in the supply of laboratory equipment.
Customer enquiries about product features are always welcomed, because they help you make an informed decision about the product. Detailed, technical data can be supplied for all products, and many of the standard chairs are available for demonstration.
Operating from Southampton, products are delivered directly to customers in hospitals, universities and industry. By maintaining low overheads and low shipping costs, competitive prices can be achieved.
Our two main product ranges are laboratory seating and thermal products
BIENS manufactures the Kango range of laboratory and industrial chairs and stools.
With seat cushions and backrests in comfortable soft polyurethane, these hygienic seats can be washed, disinfected and decontaminated.
For industrial use, polyurethane is tough and resilient, and resistant to most alkalis and acids.
The Kango range also features the unique, Koncept chairs which reduce pressure on the thighs, and help to promote correct seating posture.
Kango can supply over 1000 models, including ESD chairs, saddle seats, stainless steel framed chairs as well as the popular Stand-up Seat.
Froilabo manufactures a range of thermal products, especially those fitted with refrigeration systems. Known for their Meditest and SP climatic cabinets which are used by pharmaceutical companies, for stability and shelf life tests. Froilabo also manufacture a range of laboratory incubators for ambient and cooled applications. Similarly, a range of high precision laboratory ovens, in sizes up to 700 litres. Their speciality is in low temperature refrigeration, with the Bio Memory freezers in either -45°C or -86°C format.
Capacities range from 175 litres for under-bench use to 1000 litre floor standing