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Application

Suitable for installation in in schools, colleges, universities, theatres and other performing arts centres.

Description

Retractable upholstered bench seating has been installed extensively in schools, colleges, universities, theatres and other performing arts centres. The design of the seating system allows maximum seating capacity and an economic solution to seating projects.


Features and benefits:

-Seating:

  • Comfortable and durable bench seat with ergonomic supporting backrest.
  • Bench depth designed to comply with egress-way requirements whilst maximising seat capacity. Adjustable depth offering 3 different sizes.
  • Two backrest heights available: 260 mm (standard) and 350 mm (deep) to offer extra comfort.
  • Architectural levels of finish and design available.
  • Bench seat incorporating a front facia panel which can be supplied upholstered or with a laminate finish.
  • The options also include the opportunity to have seat numbers and row letters and a variety of installation formats including fixed, fold-down and removable.

 - Platform:

  • Under structure features double support column for each wheel post for added strength, stability, and long term durability.
  • Each deck / tier is fully adjustable to allow for uneven floors and ongoing maintenance.
  • Between each row are cushioned pads to reduce noise levels when people walk on the seating tiers.
  • Each retractable has a row alignment system. No plastic parts or wires are used to ensure long term durability.
  • Each bottom track and the adjacent track is fully interlocked and cannot separate during operation.
  • All decks and aisle steps are covered with a durable and hard-wearing carpet.
  • All exposed edges of the carpet are finished with aluminium trim and nosing with a coloured insert to the leading edge of each aisle step.
  • Other flooring options are available including vinyl and phenolic ply.
  • Optional integral power operation of the seating system is available complete with a detachable control pendant for ease of operation.
  • Manually operated units are also available for platforms and seating up to 8 rows high and have a maximum tier width of 6,100 mm.
  • Demountable rails are available for front, rear and side edges.
  •  Demountable side curtains are also available.
  •  Self-storing rails, for side edges only, allow for ease of operation and storage.
  • Aisle lighting can be incorporated into the platforms.
  • Retractable units can either be Wall/Floor fixed or set into a recessed area.
  • Unit can be portable and also be truncated to view over barriers or handrails.
  • Units can be joined together to form larger banks of unlimited seating length. These types of banks must be electronically operated.
  • All SIS retractable units comply with BS EN 1090-1:2009 +A1:2011 & BS EN 1090-2:2018 – Execution of Steel Structures and Aluminium Structures.
  • All SIS retractable units have their respective CE Marking Certification.

  -General:

  • SIS has CHAS Certification (Contractors Health and Safety Assessment Scheme) – SSISP (please see Third Party Certifications).
  • All upholstery complies with BS EN 5852, Source Ignition source 0, 1 & 5 (Crib 5) in respect of flame retardancy.
  • Certified and operates an accredited ISO 9001:2015 Quality Management System (please see Third Party Certifications).
  • Certified and operates an accredited ISO 14001:2015 Environmental Management System (please see Third Party Certifications).

General information

Color

Black

Black grey frame: Polyester powder coated RAL 7021 (standard). Other RAL and PANTONE Colours can be specified.

Other

Upholstery Fabric: Bespoke to project requirement.

Fascia panels: Bespoke to project requirement.

Deck material: Heckmondwike Iron Duke Carpet, colour to client choice. (Anti-slip / chemical resistant Phenolic Plywood can also be specified).


Finish

Powder coated

Frame finish.

Material

Metal

Frame and supporting brackets.

Upholstery

Seat and backrest covered with selected fabric.

MDF

Internal supporting board for upholstery.

Foam

Seats and backrest: Polyurethane Upholstery Foam.

WarrantyDescription

*NB. THE BELOW INCLUDE RETRACTABLE OR FIXED TIERED STRUCTURE

**NB. Subject to manufacturer’s warranty

 

A SIS certificate provides the following warranty information subject to fair wear and tear and for normal use of the product.

 

The retractable seating structure is guaranteed for a period of 10 years from the date of installation. This is subject

to an annual service being carried out by SIS trained engineers and fair wear and tear. All components supplied must

be fitted as per SIS instructions.

 

Only an SIS approved technician must service/repair/modify an SIS seating system,

if any work has been done by others the retractable seating system will be void of all warranties and SIS reserve

the right to decline any requests/orders for further servicing and repairs.

The upholstery (foam & fabric) is also subject to a 3 year warranty from the completion of the installation. However,

we cannot be held liable for any damage caused by others to the upholstery.

Electrical Components are guaranteed for a period of 1 year.

 

The warranty does not cover abuse or misuse of any part of the retractable seating system.

Ten year

Bench - Structure* Retractable / Tier.

Three year

Bench - Upholstery** Foam and Fabric / PU.

One year

Bench - Electrical.

Uniclass

Pr_40_30_29_72 Retractable seatsPrimary

CAWS

N10/25 Chairs

N10/172 Retractable/ demountable seating system

Specification data - Retractable seats Enhanced data

Fire performance

All upholstery complies with BS EN 5852, Source Ignition source 0, 1 and 5 (Crib 5) in respect of flame retardancy.

Form

Floor-fixed.

Wall-fixed.

Wall-fixed, recessed.

Portable/ mobile units up to 10 rows manual operation.

Truncated to view over barriers/ handrails.

Travelling unit to allow seating system to move forwards and backwards.

Telescopic platform

-

Unit width

2850 mm.

Row spacing 800 mm.

3000 mm.

Row spacing 850 mm.

3150 mm.

Row spacing 900 mm.

Number of rows

No. of seat rows.

Four.

Row rise

285 mm first row, 260 mm for all other rises.

Seat spacing (lateral)

450 mm.

A minimum of 450 mm spacing is calculated per person along the row.

Seats and backs

-

Material

Upholstery complies with BS EN 5852, Source Ignition source 0, 1 & 5 (Crib 5) in respect of flame retardancy.

Upholstered.

  • Upholstered seat: 285 mm seat complete with 235mm upholstered fascia panel. Internal 18 mm MDF board supporting a cut V38 foam profile (285 mm x 55 mm x 30 mm). Seat covered with selected fabric. Seat Foam Density: 38kg/m³.


  • Backrest: Continuous upholstered back, 260 mm deep. Internal 25 mm MDF supporting a V33 foam profile (255mm x 55 mm x 25 mm). Top face and all edges covered with V33 foam. Back covered with selected fabric. Back Foam Density: 33kg/m³.


Colour

See ‘SIS Materials and Finishes’ (Literature) for Standard options.

Frames

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Material

Mild steel.

Flat bar and rectangular hollow section tube, formed and welded to standard design of seat support bracket.

Finish

Powder coated.

Colour

Black grey.

Polyester powder coated RAL 7021.

Other.

Other RAL and PANTONE Colours can be specified.

Integral accessories

Not required.

Demountable rails.

Slots into sockets mounted on the deck. Allow 50 mm inboard. Available for front, rear and side edges.

Self-storing rails.

Open and close with the retractable tiering. Allow 300 mm outboard. For side edges only, allow for ease of operation and storage.

Integral power operation.

An optional integral power operation of the seating system is available complete with a detachable control pendant for ease of operation. 

Aisle lighting.

Can be incorporated into our platforms.

Height

Height of top deck.

805 mm.

Three tiers.

Tier

Number of tiers.

Three.

Depth

Seat depth.

290 mm.

Front to back.

Backrest height

260 mm.

Backrest depth, top to bottom.

FrameSize

2250 mm.

Five unit bench.

1800 mm.

Four unit bench.

1350 mm.

Three unit bench.

1100 mm.

Top row aisle bench.

900 mm.

Two unit bench.

Aisle Type

Centre aisle.

Side aisle.

Third-party certification

CHAS Certification (Contractors Health and Safety Assessment Scheme), BS EN 5852, ISO 9001 : 2015 Quality Management System; ISO 14001 : 2015 Environmental Management System.

Digital objects

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