Workshop tool storage
DEA Italian Worklab is an international manufacturer and supplier of workshop tool storage solutions. Attention to design and details, resistance and quality are the plus of our product lines.
Why does your workshop need tool storage? This question could be answered by giving a list of advantages you have keeping the workshop tidy and organised. On this page we will deepen into some advices and products that help you keep in order your tools:
- Which are the features a tool storage should have?
- Workshop cabinets: which suits you the best
- Tool storage accessories
With DEA’s workshop tool storage solutions you can:
- Keep all your most common tools in view by hanging them on the wall, and having the one you use less frequently in easy reach by storing them in a cabinet or in a workbench.
- Optimise space by introducing customised cabinets with workbenches, worktops, drawer units, trolleys, perforated panels and many other brilliant solutions.
- Speed up cleaning and maintenance time: by keeping everything at its place you can clean and sanitise more easily.
The best workshop tool storage features
There are some features that a tool storage should have to be defined the best. The first characteristic is the resistance to extreme workshop conditions and mechanical stress, including possible contact with oily or acidic substances, exposure to fumes, etc. In addition to that, there are practical features that include the ease of use, mobility, and adaptation to the working area of a service centre, modular and modifiable as required. Last but not least, the best workshop tool storage solutions should be spacious and with an intelligent division of the internal compartments. DEA’s workshop designs are elegant and minimalist but also resistant and pragmatic.
Workshop tool storage cabinets
DEA’s storage cabinets are designed to help organise your workshop, improve performance and keep the environment clean and productive. The workshop storage cabinets of our range provide many advantages:
- They are modular and adjustable to fit perfectly into the workshop space
- They have epoxy powder coating for maximum resistance
- They have ergonomic handles, guides, hinges
- They have dedicated space for cables and hose
- They performed in sturdy, great Italian design
Our workshop storage cabinets can be combined to obtain complex compositions, highly customised and arranged to fit to the actual space of your workspace. On request, most details of the tools can be customised as well, up to create a completely tailor-made storage solution. Let’s see the various components specifically designed for tool storage.
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1. Drawer units and trolleys for workshop tool storage
Workshop drawers and trolleys are ideal to store tools and keep documents and equipment in a safe place, thanks to the integrated lock. They can support up to 66 pounds (30 kg) and be equipped with adjustable feet or wheels in the case of trolleys. Here are two examples of DEA’s drawer units and trolleys for workshop tool storage.
Single drawer unit module with 3 drawers
This workshop tool storage drawer is a fixed unit with 3 fully-extending drawers mounted on DEAmotion guides (soft closing). Each drawer can support up to 66 pounds (30 kg).There are pre-cuts in the upper and rear zones that can be easily opened during the installation phase in order to feed electrical wires or air hoses into the sides of the structure.
Single trolley unit, 90 series with 6 drawers
This single trolley unit can be used to store workshop tools and is equipped with 6 drawers mounted on guides, resistant up to 99,20 pounds (45 kg). It has an ergonomic handle in extruded aluminium with guides to insert labels, and 4 reinforced swivel wheels (two equipped with brakes).
2. Workshop workbenches for tool storage
DEA’s workshop workbenches are perfect to keep in order any kind of tools, including the most voluminous. They can be integrated in any type of composition, for example we provide workbenches for mechanical workshop, bodyshop, diagnostic area or receiving area. They are available in one module, two modules or three modules in heights 92 and 110. Below an example of our workshop workbenches for tool storage.
Single workshop workbench with drawer
This cabinet is particularly well-suited for housing a computer and personal effects. A computer and a printer can be placed on the dedicated shelf below, while the drawer can be used to contain the operator's personal effects, a wireless keyboard and mouse, or a notebook.
3. Worktop for tool storage
DEA’s worktop are designed to be resistant and host tools that are being used during a job. Tops provide an elegant finish to your furniture and can be chosen as a completion for a DEA composition or alone. Of course, our worktops are designed to match at best DEA furniture.
Worktop for 1,5 modules
This illustrative worktop is made of 2 mm thick sheet metal folded four times, welded in the corners for additional reinforcement and of 2 omega bars along the entire length of the module. The bars can also be used to pass piping and power cables.
4. Wall furnishing and perforated panels
A perforated panel is a practical tool storage in a workshop: it keeps all of your most common tools within reach without having to fill the work space with too many cabinets or drawers. Tool panels can be mounted on the workbench or directly on a wall. Below you can find out an example of our wall furnishing line.
A practical two and a half modules unit with a locking shutter and perforated rear panel
This represents one of our units with a manual shutter (motorised upon request), for 2,5 DEA Modules. This workshop tool storage is equipped with a keyhole perforated rear panel (square or round holes available upon request).
Which tools can you hang on a tool panel?
Perforated panels are a space saver for excellence and they can be positioned on a workbench or directly on the wall, they can be closed with a shutter or expose. But which tools are best to hang on this type of panel? In the list below the most popular:
- Pliers and grippers
- Wrenches and spanners
- Saws and other cutting tools
- Chisels, files, sanding or planing tools
- Awls or drills
- Gauges (tape measures, gauges, squares, levels)
- Lastly, all PPE (personal protection equipment) such as work gloves, masks, headphones, goggles.
The panel's best feature is to hold anything with the right hook.
5. Workshop cupboards for tool storage
Workshop cabinets are the best solution to store and keep big tools and machinery, such as large spare parts, small parts, power tools, all special equipment and documents. New sliding doors reduce the size of the cabinet, making our cupboards perfect even for smaller workshops. Here is an example.
Special tool module with three compartments
This workshop tool storage cupboard is equipped with three sliding compartments with double keyhole-perforated panelling for hanging special tools. The panels are reinforced with bars in order to support heavy weights.
Tool storage accessories
Finally, let's look at the accessories that can be used for tool storage. In a workshop, the right accessory in the right place can be even more important than any other furniture element. Among the most important accessories inside a workshop, we can find:
- Rubber mats
- Dividers for drawers
- Roll holders
And many more such as additional shelves, soap and towel dispensers, document holders, monitor brackets (if you keep a computer in your workshop), reels, power sockets etc.
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