Bio-Channel® Classic with Sportwood®    

This system combines a highly resilient subfloor design with the Sportwood maple surface to produce one of the most durable, flexible, resilient systems offered by Robbins.  Anchored for even greater stability, Sportwood over Bio-Channel is a DIN-certified, extremely shock-absorbing system featuring low oscillation and high dimensional stability.  Great for basketball, volleyball, martial arts, aerobic and typical multi-purpose activities.    

System Feature Build-up (From top to Bottom):

  1. Finish – MFMA approved floor finish.
  2. Gamelines – Gamline Paint.
  3. Sealer – MFMA approved floor sealer.
  4. Flooring – 7/16″ (11mm) thick MFMA Northern Hard Parquet Maple Flooring
  5. Flooring Fastener – Elastomeric adhesive
  6. Anchor- Anchor spike
  7. Subfloor – Subfloor Underlayment – 2 layers of of nominal 1/2″x 4′ x 8′, exposure 1 structural rated sheathing
  8. Sleeper – Bio-Channel sleepers – 1 1/2″ thick x 2 5/8″ wide x 8′ factory assembled steel-encased padded sleeper.  Pads are 7/16″ double trapezoidal EPDM rubber with reverese cavity and tabbed for attachment.  Lower and upper surfaces are non-coextensive.
  9. Vapor Retarder – 6- MIL polyethylene.

System Benefits:

  • Fully DIN-certified—meets or exceeds all six DIN 18032-2 criteria for ball bounce, shock absorption, deflection, area of deflection, rolling load and surface friction.
  • Eliminates dead-spots.  Anchored for uniformity and dimensional stability
  • Sportwood edge-grain parquet is the most dimensionally stable solid hardwood flooring on the market
  • Dimensionally stable subfloor design with built in lateral movement.

System Height:

  • 2 7/8″(73mm) with 7/16″(11mm) thick Flooring and 1/2″(12mm) plywood
  • 2 3/4″(70mm) with 5/16″(8mm) thick Flooring and 1/2″(12mm) plywood

Reference Projects: Bio-Channel Classic

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