Raised Floor Cable Management System Specifications
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ACCEPTABLE MANUFACTURERS

Low Profile Wire Management floor system shall be manufactured by PowerflorUSA, Inc. Alternative products shall meet or exceed design criteria.

MATERIAL

A. Floor Panel Assemblies

  1. Dimensional Requirements
    a) Size: 18 inches by 18 inches.
    b) Dimensional Tolerances:
    c) Edge to Edge dimension: Plus or minus 0.015 inches.
    d) Out of square (difference of diagonal dimensions): 0.035 maximum.

B. Floor Pedestal Construction

  1. Polycarbonate with UL 94V-0 Flame Class rating.
  2. Finish: One color.

UNDERSTRUCTURE

A. Stringerless

  1. Pedestals:
    a) Floating 18 inch by 18 inch polycarbonate panels.
    b) Finished Height: Nominal 3 inches.

B. Pedestal Assembly

  1. An 18 inch square panel assembly shall provide a 1,000 lb. axial load without permanent deformation.

C. System Performance

  1. CONCENTRATED LOAD PERFORMANCE:
    a) Panels shall be capable of supporting a concentrated load of 1,000 lbs. placed on a one square inch area at any location on the panel with a maximum top surface permanent set not to exceed 0.010 inches after load is removed.
  2. UNIFORM LOAD PERFORMANCE:
    a) 9 inch by 9 inch panels shall be capable of supporting a uniform load of greater than 25,600 lbs.
  3. ULTIMATE LOAD PERFORMANCE:
    a) This ultimate strength of the floor system shall provide a loading capacity of greater than 1,200 lbs. without failure. Failure is defined as the point at which the system will no longer accept the load.
  4. ROLLING LOAD PERFORMANCE:
    a) Local and overall surface deformation shall not exceed 0.040 inches.
  5. IMPACT LOAD PERFORMANCE:
    a) Panels and supporting understructure shall withstand without failure an impact load anywhere on the panel of 80 lbs. dropped from a height of 36 inches onto a one square inch area. Failure is defined as the point at which the panel will no longer accept the load.

D. Floor Surface Covering

  1. Finish the surface of floor panels with floor covering material or coatings indicated on contract drawings or in this specification. Where floor coverings are by the floor system manufacturer, the type, color and pattern to be selected from manufacturer's standards.

E. Accessories

  1. Service outlets to be provided in locations as specified by architect and as detailed on the contract drawings. Outlets to accommodate power, communications and data wiring.
  2. Provide 2% spare floor panels for maintenance stock. Deliver to project in manufacturer's standard packages clearly marked with the contents.

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