About raised flooring
What is a Raised Access Flooring?
A raised or platform floor is an independent floor created above the structural solid floor slab with a service void for distributing building services such as cabling for power, data and telecoms. It is to be distinguished from floating or suspended floors, which perform as part of the structural element as defined by, for example, fire regulations.
Why use a Raised Access Flooring System?
- It keeps cables out of sight.
- It provides easy access for maintenance.
- It allows flexibility for updating office layouts.
- The floor can be air conditioned helping to keep spaces warm or equipment cooled.
Where can I make the most of raised flooring?
Raised flooring systems are an essential component in creating flexible, modern office spaces, in particular open plan office layouts.
In addition to offices raised flooring is useful in:
- Schools & Universities
- Shopping Centres
- Call centres
- Stations & Airports
and the list could go on….. Any space where there are a large volume of cables and you would benefit from ease of maintenance and flexibility.
How does Cabloor flooring compare to traditional raised flooring?
- The core components of Cabloor flooring are polypropylene making the floor lightweight.
- Each module stands on 64 pedestals as opposed to the 4 pedestals of traditional raised flooring systems making it very strong and able to withstand high loads.
- Cabloor flooring has access channels helping to keep cables organised.
For office relocation, Can I reuse the cabloor flooring? If so, how much will the cost be?
Cabloor raised flooring can be removed and reused in another office. The cost of labour for removing and replacing the floor is minimal.
Raised Flooring Usage
Can the cabloor flooring be used for the outdoors?
It is designed for indoor spaces, get in touch with our flooring specialists and we can recommend the best option for your indoor or outdoor project.
What is the best material to use to cover the surface of the cabloor flooring?
We recommend using PVC or carpet modular tiles (with a minimum thickness of 4mm) to allow easy access to the floor beneath. We work with a range of suppliers of flooring surfaces to help you to find a flooring surface to suit your design.
Can I install the cabloor flooring in an uneven floor?
Blade provides multiple footer layouts that you can choose from. You can select various column layouts or have a single column if you wish. You just need to go to Theme Options > Footer Options in order to build your footer.
Afterwards the creation of your footer layout, you will probably want to add your content. Simply go to Appearance > Widgets. Drag any of the provided widgets to the footer widget areas (Footer 1-4), order and reorder them as you wish and customise the settings.
In the Copyright Area, you can add text (TinyMCE), socials and menu, centered or in the left-right corners.
Can I use the cabloor flooring for residential buildings?
Is the cabloor flooring fireproof?
Cabloor flooring has passed fire tests.
Does the cabloor flooring come in different heights?
The cabloor flooring comes as a single height (6cm), designed to allow sufficient space for cables and pipes whilst keeping maximum ceiling height.
What are the main components for the cabloor flooring?
Cabloor flooring is composed of 4 main components:
- Base Connector
- Flank Caps
- Central Caps
How many network cables can I pass through the channel?
You can pass more than 40 cables in each channel and you have extra space under the main panel if required.