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Calculated VERE 'Breadboard / Table' Information


Product Weights:
48" x 60" x 4" with Ferromagnetic Skins weighs 236 lbs or 107.0 kg
48" x 60" x 4" with Aluminum Skins weighs 141 lbs or 64.0 kg
48" x 60" x 4" with Titanium Skins with Threaded Inserts weighs 76 lbs or 34.5 kg
48" x 60" x 4" with Light Weight Skins weighs 95 lbs or 43.1 kg
48" x 60" x 4" with Light Weight Skins with Threaded Inserts weighs 99 lbs or 44.9 kg
48" x 60" x 4" with Carbon Fiber 'Graphite' skins with Threaded Inserts weighs 62 lbs or 28.1 kg
48" x 60" x 4" with Polycarbonate Skins weighs 102 lbs or 46.3 kg
  • Compare this to the weight of solid granite at 1100 lbs. or 499 kg. (approximately)

  • Pricing:Optical Table or Breadboard
    Ferromagnetic Top / Bottom. (FMP)
    Catalog Price for 48" x 60" x 4", with 1" grid is $2416.00 US dollars. Model# 48604E1 FMP
    Catalog Price for 48" x 60" x 4", with 2" grid is $2054.00 US dollars. Model# 48604E2 FMP
    Catalog Price for 48" x 60" x 4", with NO grid is $1746.00 US dollars. Model# 48604E0 FMP

    Ferromagnetic Top / Bottom -- w/ Cleanroom 100 Coating (FMW)
    Catalog Price for 48" x 60" x 4", with 1" grid is $2416.00 US dollars. Model# 48604E1 FMW
    Catalog Price for 48" x 60" x 4", with 2" grid is $2054.00 US dollars. Model# 48604E2 FMW
    Catalog Price for 48" x 60" x 4", with NO grid is $1746.00 US dollars. Model# 48604E0 FMW

    Aluminum Top / Bottom. (ALP)
    Catalog Price for 48" x 60" x 4", with 1" grid is $2706.00 US dollars. Model# 48604E1ALP
    Catalog Price for 48" x 60" x 4", with 2" grid is $2300.00 US dollars. Model# 48604E2ALP
    Catalog Price for 48" x 60" x 4", with NO grid is $1955.00 US dollars. Model# 48604E0ALP

    Aluminum Top / Bottom. -- w/ Cleanroom 100 Coating (ALW)
    Catalog Price for 48" x 60" x 4", with 1" grid is $2706.00 US dollars. Model# 48604E1ALW
    Catalog Price for 48" x 60" x 4", with 2" grid is $2300.00 US dollars. Model# 48604E2ALW
    Catalog Price for 48" x 60" x 4", with NO grid is $1955.00 US dollars. Model# 48604E0ALW

    Aluminum Top / Bottom. -- Natural Aluminum w / Matte Finish (ALN)
    Catalog Price for 48" x 60" x 4", with 1" grid is $2706.00 US dollars. Model# 48604E1ALN
    Catalog Price for 48" x 60" x 4", with 2" grid is $2300.00 US dollars. Model# 48604E2ALN
    Catalog Price for 48" x 60" x 4", with NO grid is $1955.00 US dollars. Model# 48604E0ALN

    Ultra Light Weight.(LW)(Very Low Torque, 5-inlbs)(No Inserts)(Nylon Screw Suggested to be used only)
    Catalog Price for 48" x 60" x 4", with 1" grid is $2416.00 US dollars. Model# 48604E1 LW
    Catalog Price for 48" x 60" x 4", with 2" grid is $2054.00 US dollars. Model# 48604E2 LW
    Catalog Price for 48" x 60" x 4", with NO grid is $1746.00 US dollars. Model# 48604E0 LW

    Ultra Light Weight with Threaded Inserts. (LWI)(Low Torque 15-inlbs)
    Catalog Price for 48" x 60" x 4", with 1" grid is $4136.00 US dollars. Model# 48604E1 LWI
    Catalog Price for 48" x 60" x 4", with 2" grid is $3516.00 US dollars. Model# 48604E2 LWI

    Titanium... with Threaded Inserts(TI)
    Catalog Price for 48" x 60" x 4", with 1" grid is ' Call for Current Pricing. ' Model# 48604E1TI
    Catalog Price for 48" x 60" x 4", with 2" grid is ' Call for Current Pricing. ' Model# 48604E2TI
    Catalog Price for 48" x 60" x 4", with NO grid is ' Call for Current Pricing. ' Model# 48604E0TI

    Polycarbonate...Black Coated,Nylon Thumb Screw Usage Only --- (PCP)
    Catalog Price for 48" x 60" x 4", with 1" grid is $3490.00 US dollars. Model# 48604E1 PCP
    Catalog Price for 48" x 60" x 4", with 2" grid is $2967.00 US dollars. Model# 48604E2 PCP
    Catalog Price for 48" x 60" x 4", with NO grid is $2464.00 US dollars. Model# 48604E0 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:    2565 if 1" CTC grid selected    ( 667 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:      20.0 Sq Ft of Working Area.
    The number of 3/8" Honeycomb cells utilized in our core is approximately:    12012

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


  • Suggested Support Systems include:

    Table Stand - Model # TS-4860 - Price is $1150 with Std. Leveling Feet
    Table Stand

    or
    Individual Legs [Set of 4]
    Model # NILxx[4] ( xx= Height of Leg only) -- Price is $706
    NIL x 4
    The above option(s) are available with our "SLAS" Active Vibration Isolation Systems.
  • If lab space is a premium, try our "Over Table Shelf Assembly"  or if the area needs to be enclosed, ask how we can help.
  • OTSA with 2nd Full Shelf
    The above OTSA is shown with the 2nd Full Shelf option. For more OTSA information.
    For information about our Optical Table and Room Enclosures please Click here

    >>> We have a matching unit, by size, in stock today <<<
    Model # 48604E1FMPFS
    48 " x 60 " with 4 inch thick core
    1/4-20 Tapped Holes on a 1 inch grid, Ferromagnetic Skins
    Catalog Price is $2416.00 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 104 lbs. or 47.2 kg

    For a Quantity of 1 of same product in same crate.
    Shipped weight for 48" x 60" x 4 inch FM should be approx. 340 lbs. or 154.2 kg
    Shipped weight for 48" x 60" x 4 inch SS4r should be approx. 338 lbs. or 153.3 kg
    Shipped weight for 48" x 60" x 4 inch AL should be approx. 245 lbs. or 111.1 kg
    Shipped weight for 48" x 60" x 4 inch LW should be approx. 199 lbs. or 90.3 kg
    Shipped weight for 48" x 60" x 4 inch LWI should be approx. 203 lbs. or 92.1 kg
    Shipped weight for 48" x 60" x 4 inch TI should be approx. 180 lbs. or 81.6 kg
    Shipped weight for 48" x 60" x 4 inch PC should be approx. 206 lbs. or 93.4 kg
    Shipped weight for 48" x 60" x 4 inch CFI should be approx. 166 lbs. or 75.3 kg


    Crate Length is approx. 64 inches or 162.6 cm
    Crate Width is approx. 52 inches or 132.1 cm
    Crate Height is approx. 7 inches or 17.8 cm

    Note: UPS Maximum allowable Weight is 150 lbs. or 68 kg
    UPS Size is 182 inches in girth (This cannot exceed 165 inches).

    Common Carrier Weight Class:
    Shipping density for FM=25.2, Weight Class = 65, Sub = 10
    Shipping density for SS=25.1, Weight Class = 65, Sub = 10
    Shipping density for AL=18.2, Weight Class = 70, Sub = 9
    Shipping density for LW=14.8, Weight Class = 85, Sub = 8
    Shipping density for LWI=15.1, Weight Class = 70, Sub = 9
    Shipping density for TI=13.4, Weight Class = 85, Sub = 8
    Shipping density for PC=15.3, Weight Class = 70, Sub = 9
    Shipping density for CFI=15.1, Weight Class = 85, Sub = 8



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