MDF chipboard desk w Ergotron Neo-Flex 45-235-194 arm

MDF chipboard desk w Ergotron Neo-Flex 45-235-194 arm

Postby Canvas99 » Sat Mar 22, 2014 5:20 pm

I purchased the Ergotron Neo-Flex Extend LCD Monitor Arm 45-235-194 screw hole version in silver and bought from Ebay a MDF chipboard black corner desk That does have metal frame holding the top desk area and the edge is 25mm deep. I'm using the longest of the 2 desks for My workspace, as I need a 2nd desk monitor for menus. The length of the desk is 1050mm wide x 550mm deep

Ebay description

Office Computer Desk New Home Office Study Furniture Corner Desktop Table D08
more colour black white darkwalnut & beech

The large corner desk is made from high quality MDF and steel leg, and it comes with a smooth pull out keyboard shelf and stand for computer host, ideal for home / office use, in order to ultimate your space, you can simple put the desk at corner.

Do I need to reinforce the surface with plywood underneath the desk?.the 19" monitor and Ergotron arm
Weighs in at 7.2kg (15 pounds). Bearing in mind I'm using a Huion 19" drawing LCD cintiq type tablet that rotates 90 degrees
There will be a lot of movement involved with rotation.I was hoping for some advice as I can't afford a £350 solid wood desk for my home. Any ideas as to what size plywood will be required, length, size etc..thank you.
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I'm using the longer surface NOT the keyboard desk
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Re: MDF chipboard desk w Ergotron Neo-Flex 45-235-194 arm

Postby steveA » Mon Mar 24, 2014 7:59 am

It sounds like it should work fine if you're using the grommet mount (aka screw hole) method of attaching the arm. However, Ergotron doesn't guarantee this sort thing because surface strength/capacity is really a question for the manufacturer of the desk.
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Re: MDF chipboard desk w Ergotron Neo-Flex 45-235-194 arm

Postby mariareese » Tue Feb 09, 2016 3:07 am

well designed desk, I would like to buy this for me. :D
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