Raised floor

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- Technical brief
Raised floor


A raised floor is a modular system composed of a support structure mounted with an Apavisa tile of your choice. It is supported by a metallic frame consisting of crossbeams and adjustable pedestals for height adjustment giving a void space between floor substrate and the functional floor surface.

The modular system guarantees flexibility and affords freedom in the event of any future modifications within a room setting. It offers essential underfloor access for management of the space below.


The structure consists of pedestals made from galvanized steel which are joined by crossbeams and covered with conductive plastic material on the surface.

This material prevents any noise caused by the contact between the elements and the underside of the modular element surface.

The pedestals consist of a base, a tube and a head. They can be regulated in height to compensate for small variations in floor levels within the limitations of adjustability. To overcome the greater differences we can use pedestals with different height limitations.


VARIABLE HEIGHT: to adjust the surface height according to the requirement and possibility of the space.
ACCESSIBILITY: easy, permanent access with the help of a suction pad to any point and all the infra-structure installed.
AIR CIRCULATION: this space can be used to maintain a temperature consistency around electrical cables below the floor by heating or cooling the installation as required.
FLEXIBILITY: personalize and modify the space according to your necessities, without the need for any building work.
SIMPLICITY: reduce the construction time, because of the simplicity of the installations.

How to plan

1 – Select the quality for surface covering.
2 – Consider 4 – 7 mm joint between the covering pieces.
3 – Modulate the installation according to the standard format of 60x60cm (59.55cm x 59.55 cm).
4 – Consider a minimum height of 45mm between substrate and covering surface.
5 – Send the project in cad format for its verification and quotation to Apavisa.