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A manufacturer of fire barrier materials for the automotive / electric vehicle industry wanted an eye catching demonstration tool for trade shows all over the world.

UV Adhesive Curing Bench

The leading UK manufacturer of UV adhesives wanted a modern new curing bench developing to replace the out-dated legacy benches and tables. It's time to update the decorative glass industry!

PVC Film Inspection Table

We designed, built and installed this huge height adjustable light table in Sweden for Riflex Film. By far the largest inspection table we have ever made! Click here to find out more.

Light Boxes, Plan Chests & Drawing Boards

We Make Creative products for creative people
With over 30 years experience manufacturing a wide range of light boxes, plan chests and drawing boards for many sectors ranging from educational to industrial. We are specialists in drawing office and inspection equipment also designing and building custom made solutions for highly specialised tasks and suppling all around the world from our factory in Yorkshire.

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We are nothing without you and so we pride ourselves on ensuring that every customer is happy to come back in the future. But don't just take our word for it, see what our customers are saying about our world class products and service.

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A1 Priory Drawing Board Counter-weight

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  • Parallel Motion Type Counter-weight
  • Frame Finish Black
  • Paper Size A1 (841mm x 594mm)
  • Working area 920 x 650mm
  • Footprint (when flat) 1020 x 800mm
  • Angle 13 stages
  • Weight 12kg
  • Delivered fully assembled
  • Lifetime warranty

£203.88Inc. £33.98 VAT

A2 BEAM LED Light Box

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  • Working Area 620 x 440mm Edge-To-Edge Screen
  • Paper Size A2
  • Dimming Stepless brightness control 10 - 100%
  • Memory Function
  • Weight 4.3kg
  • Total Light Power 3,274 lumens
  • Screen Brightness 12,000 LUX / 3,820 nits
  • Screen Acrylic Screen
  • Light Source Rear-lit LED
  • Light Output 5500K - 6000K (Pure White)
  • Light Wavelength500 - 545nm
  • LED life-span 50,000 hour
  • Power Supply 24V 2.5A
  • Max. Power Usage 40W
  • Ingress Protection IP64

£502.80Inc. £83.80 VAT

Traditional A1 6 Drawer Plan Chest OAK

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  • Paper Size A1
  • Finish Light Oak
  • Drawer Number 6
  • Plan Chest Dimensions 1000W x 725D x 710H
  • Internal Drawer Dimensions 919W x 618D
  • Drawer Depth 68mm
  • Weight 81Kg
  • Construction Wooden (MFC) carcass, Wooden (MFC) drawers, Fully welded steel plinth
  • Handles Silver metal bow handles (two per drawer)
  • Delivered fully assembled

£990.00Inc. £165.00 VAT

Light Boxes

A bright idea for bright ideas.

Precision, detail and consistency are important when doing intensive quality control inspection tasks or producing artwork from initial sketch to the finishing touches.

With sizes from 2A0 to A4 our light boxes create the ideal working area to compliment your creativity and let you get on with what you do best.

Student, designers and artists need light boxes and light tables to hand to ensure that wherever they are they can get their ideas down. These adjustable brightness light boxes are hand made by Orchard in the UK and provide the consistency and the perfect work surface to let your creative juices flow.

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Plan Chests

Large capacity paper storage.

Where you get design spaces you get lots of paper, and where you get lots of paper you need storage solutions.

Our stylish wooden plan chests are handmade and provide practical filing and storage for A0 and A1 paper. For added protection and security, our metal plan chests allow you to store paper horizontally under lock and key.

Sizes available for A1 and A0 paper, our metal plan chests offer robust design and style suitable for offices, studios and home work spaces.

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Choose your colours now!

Have a go at making your perfect metal plan chest colour combination by selecting your choice of top, drawers, frame and handle finish.

The ideal way to match up corporate colours, your favourite football team or something to match your existing decor and taste.

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Drawing Boards

Serious about a career in design?

Not only will an Orchard drawing board see you right through college, but throughout your career too!

Our portable drawing boards provide the flexibility to easily work in different places. Suitable for all types of architectural or artistic work all our drawing boards are designed with you in mind.

Architects, engineers and artists require similar features from their drawing board no matter what stage in their career.

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Mutoh Drafting Tables

Take your skills to the next level.

All our drafting tables feature height and angle adjustment to suit your work style.

If you are serious about design you need the very best tools for the job. Our free standing drafting tables help ensure your drawings are produced to the highest degree of accuracy by providing a full and free range of movement for your calibrated scale rulers.

Now you can have the best of both worlds - precision and portability. Our portable desk top drafting tables are hand made by Orchard and are fitted with precision drawing equipment in the form of an A1 or A2 drafting machine.

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