Air-Channel® Classic with Subfloor (Floating)    

Air Channel Classic  takes commodity floating sleeper system technology and adds a whole new dimension of resilience and uniformity.  This economical suspended system features enhanced pad components for added value in a basic commodity design.  The double profiled, cavity-backed, 7/16″ EPDM rubber Bio-Pads offers greater durability and higher performance values than most commodity pad designs.

System Feature Build up (From top to bottom):

  1. Finish – MFMA approved floor finish
  2. Gamelines – Gameline Paint
  3. Sealer – MFMA approved floor sealer
  4. Flooring – Commodity 25/32″ Random Length (RL) Northern Hard Strip Maple or upgraded Continuous Strip® XL Finger-Jointed(FJ) Northern Hard Strip Maple
  5. Flooring Fastener – 2″ staples or flooring cleats
  6. Subfloor – 1 layer of nominal 1/2″ x 48″ x 96″ Exposure 1,rated subfloor sheathing stapled to sleepers
  7. Sleeper- Nominal 2″ x 3″ x 4′ long fir or pine.
  8. Resilient Pad – 7/16″ EPDM Bio-Pad 
  9. 6- MIL polyethylene Vapor Barrier- for added moisture protection

 System Benefits:

  • High-Profile
  • Economical
  • 7/16″ (11mm) resilient EPDM Bio-Pad,™ for shock absorption and vibration control.
  • Continuous Strip® XL Maple adds strength and provides a floor that can last up to 10 years longer than random-length strip.
  • Continuous Subfloor to support heavy rolling loads and adds uniformity

System Height:

  • 3 1/8″(79mm) with 25/32″(20mm) thick Flooring
  • 3 3/8″(86mm) with 33/32″(26mm) thick Flooring

Reference Projects: Air-Channel Family

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