How heavy is a metal desk?
|Desk, 2 pedestal, metal||200 lbs.|
|Desk, 2 pedestal, wood||225 lbs.|
|Filing Cabinet, metal, 1 drawer||50 lbs.|
|Filing Cabinet, metal, 2 drawer||65 lbs.|
What is a tanker desk? A pedestal desk or a tanker desk is usually a large, flat, free-standing desk made of a simple rectangular working surface resting on two pedestals or small cabinets of stacked drawers of one or two sizes, with plinths around the bases. Often, there is also a central large drawer above the legs and knees of the user.
How much weight can a metal desk hold? The average wooden computer desk can hold between 150 to 200-pounds or 68 to 90Kg. Computer desks made from metal have a greater capacity to hold weight, particularly if the design of the legs is robust. A steel computer desk can typically hold anywhere up to 250 to 300-pounds or 113 to 136Kg.
What metal is used for desks? Most metal desks are made with a high quality steel chassis and have laminated tops for surfaces. Metal desks have come a long way from the 1950’s and 60’s when they gave off an institutional look that screamed, “Cold and stark!” Today’s steel desks stand toe-to-toe with wood veneer desks and laminate desks.