What are desks made out of? Desks are usually made of wood or metal, although materials such as glass are sometimes seen.
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Where do school desks come from? Although standing desks are currently hailed as an ergonomically friendly alternative to the traditional desk and chair, its use in the classroom can be traced back to 1899, when Dr. Ludwig Wilhelm Johannes Kotelmann wrote about standing desks in his book School Hygiene.
What type of plastic are desks made of? Plastics have become the material of choice for workbenches and industrial tables, as HDPE (high density polyethylene), UHMW (ultra high molecular weight polyethylene), and polypropylene provides numerous advantages not offered by metal, wood, aluminum or other materials.