A-dec Inc

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A-dec Inspire Preference Collection Local cabinetmakers & contractors
Re-deployable
  • Yes, engineered to be decommissioned, moved and recommissioned in a new location without damage
  • No, not intended for redeployment. Purpose built to fit in specific building location. Process of decommissioning typically results in product damage.
Integration of equipment
  • Engineered to support all A-dec equipment product integration
  • Equipment integration is typically an afterthought requiring field modifications post installation
  • Carries high risk of cabinet damage
Warranty
  • 5-year warranty
  • Typically 30, 60 or 90 days if at all
Product completeness
  • Faucets, sinks, strainers provided
  • Typically additional expense items
Electrical provisions
  • Yes — built in
  • Hospital grade receptacles, GFCI, tamper resistant
  • Typically not provided by cabinetmaker
  • Outsourced to electrician after install
  • Typically residential grade unless specified by customer for additional cost
Utility templates
  • Full sized templates for all models showing optimal utility locations
  • Scaled down templates with dimensions
  • Typically templates are not provided in advance. While cabinetmakers and contractors may have dental equipment expertise, most will not have an in-depth understanding of dental utility requirements and rely on the dealer technicians to work around their furniture after the installation.
Countertops
  • Mechanically fastened in place (removable)
  • Most often glued in place (non-removable without damage)
Door hardware
  • Powder-coated handle
  • Manufactured by A-dec
  • Powder-coated knob
  • Manufactured by A-dec
  • Off-the-shelf handles and knobs
  • Future availability questionable
Cabinet subbase
  • Removable powder-coated steel covers
  • Independent leveling feet
  • Integrated seismic anchoring system
  • Mounting hardware provided for wood and concrete floor anchoring
  • Unparalleled utility access from top and sides
  • Integrated levelling feet
  • Integrated seismic anchoring system
  • Mounting hardware provided for wood and concrete floor anchoring
  • Powder coated steel box riveted together
  • Top down utility access
  • Typically plywood or particleboard box pedestal
  • Levelled by scribing to floor or shimming
  • Susceptible to moisture damage
  • Brittle surface, susceptible to impact damage, particularly on corners
Outerheads (external)
  • Industrial grade particleboard (45+ lb./20+ kg)
  • Anodized aluminum doors and trim strips
  • 2 mm color- and pattern-matched edgebanding
  • High-pressure decorative laminate
  • Industrial grade particleboard (45+ lb./20+ kg)
  • Postformed laminate to round corners
  • 3 mm color- and pattern-matched edgebanding
  • High-pressure decorative laminate
  • Various grades of residential and commercial particleboards, medium density fiberboards and plywoods
  • High-pressure decorative laminate
  • Rigid thermal foil (vinyl wrapped MDF)
  • Laminated edges
  • Thermally-fused melamine