MFT top/frame advice please?

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NickVanBeest

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Am building a frame for my new MFT top, and am wondering whether the top needs more support (lateral struts?), or whether it will be enough to prevent sagging?

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(Obviously the frame will sit under the top ;))
 

MikeK

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I use my 2x1-meter MFT-style workbench as an assembly table and have four lateral supports between the end supports. I didn't want to take any chances with the 19mm top sagging or breaking under the abuse I intend for it. :D

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My MFT developed a sag in the middle, it is abused, so I fitted 2 Ali lateral supports underneath, sorted.
 

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Mine is similar to Mike's. Intermediate cross pieces on about 400mm spacing.
There's a 60Kg steel slab lying on it at present. No drama.
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