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RB Scientific
PO Box 5
Hedge End, Southampton
Hampshire SO30 2WG 

Tel: 023 8040 6787 




About R.B. Scientific, Southampton Hampshire

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 20 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.

R.B.Scientific operates throughout the UK and exports to some non-EC countries. 

Products are sourced from a number of well respected, European companies and by working closely with suppliers, technical information and advice can be quickly supplied. 

By delivering directly from the manufacturer where possible, and with low overheads, RBS can maintain prices at a competitive level.

Firlabo Products

Firlabo Products

Firlabo / Froilabo is a major manufacturer of laboratory equipment based in Lyon. They specialise in temperature and humidity control and have been manufacturing for approximately 65 years. 
All products are CE labelled and guaranteed for 18 months. 

Product range:

  • Laboratory deep freezers to -45° and -86°C.
  • Temperature and humidity controlled cabinets for stabilty testing and climatic studies
  • Laboratory ovens and incubators
  • High precision and large capacity cooled incubators
  • Bench top and refrigerated laboratory centrifuges
  • Plasma blast freezers for human plasma
  • Plasma freezers and storage cabinets

Kango Products

Kango Products

Manufactures a range of specialist, laboratory and industrial chairs, and seating. The soft polyurethane material is often the first choice as it is comfortable, tough and can be washed, scrubbed, and disinfected if contaminated. 

Different height ranges make them suitable for use in a variety of laboratory and clean production areas. 

Product range:

  • Bench, desk and drawing board chairs
  • ESD chairs for clean rooms and other anti-static areas
  • Stand-up seats which take the body weight from the legs
  • Stainless steel framed chairs for corrosive areas
  • Economically priced, contoured plywood chairs and stools 
  • Five-year guarantee on 'GS' labelled gas lift seats



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