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Calculated VERE 'Breadboard / Table' Information


Product Weights:
12" x 18" x 2" with Ferromagnetic Skins weighs 17 lbs or 7.7 kg
12" x 18" x 2" with Aluminum Skins weighs 10 lbs or 4.5 kg
12" x 18" x 2" with Titanium Skins with Threaded Inserts weighs 5 lbs or 2.3 kg
12" x 18" x 2" with Light Weight Skins weighs 6 lbs or 2.7 kg
12" x 18" x 2" with Light Weight Skins with Threaded Inserts weighs 7 lbs or 3.2 kg
12" x 18" x 2" with 400 Series Stainless Steel Top Skin weighs 17 lbs or 7.7 kg
12" x 18" x 2" with Invar 36 Skins -- Call 1-800-568-8373 for specifications
12" x 18" x 2" with Carbon Fiber 'Graphite' skins with Threaded Inserts weighs 4 lbs or 1.8 kg
12" x 18" x 2" with Polycarbonate Skins weighs 7 lbs or 3.2 kg

Pricing:Optical Table or Breadboard
Ferromagnetic Top / Bottom. (FMP)
Catalog Price for 12" x 18" x 2", with 1" grid is $433.00 US dollars. Model# 12182E1 FMP
Catalog Price for 12" x 18" x 2", with 2" grid is $368.00 US dollars. Model# 12182E2 FMP
Catalog Price for 12" x 18" x 2", with NO grid is $313.00 US dollars. Model# 12182E0 FMP

Ferromagnetic Top / Bottom -- w/ Cleanroom 100 Coating (FMW)
Catalog Price for 12" x 18" x 2", with 1" grid is $433.00 US dollars. Model# 12182E1 FMW
Catalog Price for 12" x 18" x 2", with 2" grid is $368.00 US dollars. Model# 12182E2 FMW
Catalog Price for 12" x 18" x 2", with NO grid is $313.00 US dollars. Model# 12182E0 FMW

400 Series SS Top / Ferromagnetic as Bottom skin material. (SS4r)
Catalog Price for 12" x 18" x 2", with 1" grid is $520.00 US dollars. Model# 12182E1SS4r
Catalog Price for 12" x 18" x 2", with 2" grid is $442.00 US dollars. Model# 12182E2SS4r
Catalog Price for 12" x 18" x 2", with NO grid is $376.00 US dollars. Model# 12182E0SS4r

400 Series Stainless Steel Top / Bottom. (SS44)
Catalog Price for 12" x 18" x 2", with 1" grid is $607.00 US dollars. Model# 12182E1SS44
Catalog Price for 12" x 18" x 2", with 2" grid is $516.00 US dollars. Model# 12182E2SS44
Catalog Price for 12" x 18" x 2", with NO grid is $438.00 US dollars. Model# 12182E0SS44

Aluminum Top / Bottom. (ALP)
Catalog Price for 12" x 18" x 2", with 1" grid is $485.00 US dollars. Model# 12182E1ALP
Catalog Price for 12" x 18" x 2", with 2" grid is $413.00 US dollars. Model# 12182E2ALP
Catalog Price for 12" x 18" x 2", with NO grid is $351.00 US dollars. Model# 12182E0ALP

Aluminum Top / Bottom. -- w/ Cleanroom 100 Coating (ALW)
Catalog Price for 12" x 18" x 2", with 1" grid is $485.00 US dollars. Model# 12182E1ALW
Catalog Price for 12" x 18" x 2", with 2" grid is $413.00 US dollars. Model# 12182E2ALW
Catalog Price for 12" x 18" x 2", with NO grid is $351.00 US dollars. Model# 12182E0ALW

Aluminum Top / Bottom. -- Natural Aluminum w / Matte Finish (ALN)
Catalog Price for 12" x 18" x 2", with 1" grid is $485.00 US dollars. Model# 12182E1ALN
Catalog Price for 12" x 18" x 2", with 2" grid is $413.00 US dollars. Model# 12182E2ALN
Catalog Price for 12" x 18" x 2", with NO grid is $351.00 US dollars. Model# 12182E0ALN

Ultra Light Weight.(LW)(Very Low Torque, 5-inlbs)(No Inserts)(Nylon Screw Suggested to be used only)
Catalog Price for 12" x 18" x 2", with 1" grid is $433.00 US dollars. Model# 12182E1 LW
Catalog Price for 12" x 18" x 2", with 2" grid is $368.00 US dollars. Model# 12182E2 LW
Catalog Price for 12" x 18" x 2", with NO grid is $313.00 US dollars. Model# 12182E0 LW

Ultra Light Weight with Threaded Inserts. (LWI)(Low Torque 15-inlbs)
Catalog Price for 12" x 18" x 2", with 1" grid is $741.00 US dollars. Model# 12182E1 LWI
Catalog Price for 12" x 18" x 2", with 2" grid is $630.00 US dollars. Model# 12182E2 LWI

Titanium... with Threaded Inserts(TI)
Catalog Price for 12" x 18" x 2", with 1" grid is ' Call for Current Pricing. ' Model# 12182E1TI
Catalog Price for 12" x 18" x 2", with 2" grid is ' Call for Current Pricing. ' Model# 12182E2TI
Catalog Price for 12" x 18" x 2", with NO grid is ' Call for Current Pricing. ' Model# 12182E0TI

Invar 36 --- (INV)
Catalog Price for 12" x 18" x 2", with 1" grid is "Call for Current Pricing". Model# 12182E1INV
Catalog Price for 12" x 18" x 2", with 2" grid is "Call for Current Pricing". Model# 12182E2INV
Catalog Price for 12" x 18" x 2", with NO grid is "Call for Current Pricing". Model# 12182E0INV

Carbon Fiber w/ inserts --- (CFI)
Catalog Price for 12" x 18" x 2", with 1" grid is "Call for Current Pricing". Model# 12182E1CFI
Catalog Price for 12" x 18" x 2", with 2" grid is "Call for Current Pricing". Model# 12182E2CFI
Catalog Price for 12" x 18" x 2", with NO grid is "Call for Current Pricing". Model# 12182E0CFI

Polycarbonate...Black Coated,Nylon Thumb Screw Usage Only --- (PCP)
Catalog Price for 12" x 18" x 2", with 1" grid is $625.00 US dollars. Model# 12182E1 PCP
Catalog Price for 12" x 18" x 2", with 2" grid is $532.00 US dollars. Model# 12182E2 PCP
Catalog Price for 12" x 18" x 2", with NO grid is $442.00 US dollars. Model# 12182E0 PCP


For our Anodized Aluminum Products, and others not shown:
Please call 1-800-568-VERE or contact your VERE Sales Representative for pricing of this item

Number of   "1/4-20" Tapped holes in a Standard Top Grid:    135 if 1" CTC grid selected    ( 40 if 2" CTC grid selected )

  • 'Lead Screw Tapped' method used on all Breadboard and Tables

  • For a Mechanical Drawing of this product... Click here



  • Top Surface of this unit provides approximately:      1.5 Sq Ft of Working Area.
    The number of 3/8" Honeycomb cells utilized in our core is approximately:    748

  • Our Lightweight, High Dampening, Core System -- Eliminates Resonances found with most Metallic Cores.
  • Vertically Bonded - Acid Resistant


  • >>> We have a matching unit, by size, in stock today <<<
    Model # 12182E1FMP
    12 " x 18 " with 2 inch thick core
    1/4-20 Tapped Holes on a 1 inch grid, Ferromagnetic Skins
    Catalog Price is $433.00 US dollars.

    >>> We also have a "Close Match" to your specifications in stock today <<<
    Model # 18182E1FMP
    18 " x 18 " with 2 inch thick core
    1/4-20 Tapped Holes on a 1 inch grid, Ferromagnetic Skins
    Catalog Price is $511.00 US dollars.

    >>> We also have a "Close Match" to your specifications in stock today <<<
    Model # 18182M3FMP
    18 " x 18 " with 2 inch thick core
    M6 Tapped Holes on a 25mm grid, Ferromagnetic Skins

    >>> We also have a "Close Match" to your specifications in stock today <<<
    Model # 12242E1ALP
    12 " x 24 " with 2 inch thick core
    1/4-20 Tapped Holes on a 1 inch grid, Aluminum Skins
    Catalog Price is $543.00 US dollars.

    >>> We also have a "Close Match" to your specifications in stock today <<<
    Model # 12242E1FMPB.5
    12 " x 24 " with 2 inch thick core
    1/4-20 Tapped Holes on a 1 inch grid, Ferromagnetic Skins
    Custom .5" Border - Additional Charge May Apply to base price below
    Catalog Price is $485.00 US dollars.

    >>> We also have a "Close Match" to your specifications in stock today <<<
    Model # 12242E1LWIFS
    12 " x 24 " with 2 inch thick core
    1/4-20 Tapped Holes on a 1 inch grid, Light Weight Skins w/inserts
    Catalog Price is $830.00 US dollars.

    >>> We also have a "Close Match" to your specifications in stock today <<<
    Model # 18242E1FMP
    18 " x 24 " with 2 inch thick core
    1/4-20 Tapped Holes on a 1 inch grid, Ferromagnetic Skins
    Catalog Price is $588.00 US dollars.

    Technical Information:

  • Specifications:
  •         Max. Compressive load:>55lbs/sq.in. >3.9N/sq.cm
            Max. Static load before failure: i.e. VERE Model: 12362E1 supported at end >11,000lbs, >5000N
            Max. Dynamic Deflection Coefficent: 0.3 x 10^-3
            Max. Relative Motion (in.) - IRDmax: 1.3 x 10^-9
            Deflection: i.e.VERE Model 12362E1 (Supported at 24 inch) 32 in/lb, 1.5 /N
            Deflection: i.e.VERE Model 48968E1 (Supported on legs) 2 in/lb, 0.1 m/N

  • Dimensional tolerances:
  •         Length, width: +0.05 -0.125 inch (3.2mm)
            Thickness: 0.1inch (2.5mm)
            Hole positions wrt other holes: 0.004 inch (0.1mm)
            Hole wrt edges: 0.1 inch (2.5mm)
            Flatness (top surface): 0.007 inch (.178mm) over 1 ft distance for unit sizes 48 inch x 72 inch (120cm x 180cm) and under.

  • Top / Bottom Surface Corners:
  •         Breadboard and Table Corners are Rounded for Safety of Operations

  • Standard Finish (FM,ALP,LW,LWI,PC):
  •          Top / Bottom / Sides: Black, Anti-Reflective - Polyurethane coating which is impervious to most chemicals.


    In General:

  • Above are PRODUCT weights, Call for SHIPPING weights
  • All weights are approximate and are subject to change without notice.

  • All Products are manufactured in the USA unless otherwise stated.
  • Contact us for pricing on other materials such as Titanium, Polycarbonate, Graphite, or Ultra Light Weight.

  • Orders accepted via Email, Fax (724-335-5569) or our eCommerce Store - 24 hrs / 7 days a week
  • Payment by Credit Card or Purchase Orders with approved terms.
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  • Shipping via UPS, FEDex or Common Carrier. FOB: New Kensington, PA


  • Nominal values for shipping...these may vary !!!

    Crate Type = Drop-in
    Empty crate weight is 15 lbs. or 6.8 kg

    For a Quantity of 1 of same product in same crate.
    Shipped weight for 12" x 18" x 2 inch FM should be approx. 32 lbs. or 14.5 kg
    Shipped weight for 12" x 18" x 2 inch SS4r should be approx. 32 lbs. or 14.5 kg
    Shipped weight for 12" x 18" x 2 inch AL should be approx. 25 lbs. or 11.3 kg
    Shipped weight for 12" x 18" x 2 inch LW should be approx. 21 lbs. or 9.5 kg
    Shipped weight for 12" x 18" x 2 inch LWI should be approx. 22 lbs. or 10.0 kg
    Shipped weight for 12" x 18" x 2 inch TI should be approx. 20 lbs. or 9.1 kg
    Shipped weight for 12" x 18" x 2 inch PC should be approx. 22 lbs. or 10.0 kg
    Shipped weight for 12" x 18" x 2 inch CFI should be approx. 19 lbs. or 8.6 kg


    Crate Length is approx. 22 inches or 55.9 cm
    Crate Width is approx. 16 inches or 40.6 cm
    Crate Height is approx. 5 inches or 12.7 cm

    Note: UPS Maximum allowable Weight is 150 lbs. or 68 kg
    UPS Size is 64 inches in girth (This cannot exceed 165 inches).

    Common Carrier Weight Class:
    Shipping density for FM=31.4, Weight Class = 60, Sub = 11
    Shipping density for SS=31.4, Weight Class = 60, Sub = 11
    Shipping density for AL=24.5, Weight Class = 65, Sub = 10
    Shipping density for LW=20.6, Weight Class = 70, Sub = 9
    Shipping density for LWI=21.6, Weight Class = 70, Sub = 9
    Shipping density for TI=19.6, Weight Class = 70, Sub = 9
    Shipping density for PC=21.6, Weight Class = 70, Sub = 9
    Shipping density for CFI=21.6, Weight Class = 70, Sub = 9



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    There may be design limitations. An engineering surcharge may apply. Call your VERE Sales Rep for details.



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