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  • Shall be an established product with a national and international distribution network for clients with remote sites.
  • Shall offer factory-based assistance including
    • CAD-based drawing (of furniture) services at no charge
    • Drawing & application review before order
    • Technical assistance

  • Panel frames shall be a minimum of 14 gauge, roll formed, cold rolled steel with powder coated paint finish.
  • Frame uprights shall directly support components through full height at one- (1) inch increments. Straight line, panel-to-panel connectors shall be included.
  • Panels must be UL listed/CSA certified and labeled.
  • Frames shall allow for non-progressive panel removal or replacement.
  • Panel heights shall be a range of 42" high to 83" high
    • 42” Traditional Reception height
    • 48” Nominal seated visual privacy
    • 56” Full seated visual privacy
    • 65” Traditional standing visual privacy
    • 83” Semi-private office height
  • Widths shall vary from 18" wide to 60" wide, in traditional architectural 6” modularity, except 54”w: 18”, 24”, 30”, 36”, 42”, 48” and 60”.
  • Frames 60” wide shall include center vertical with slots to accommodate 30”w segments for greater flexibility in segment application.
  • Stack-on panel frames shall be available in all panel widths.
    • Stack-on panel frames must be made of the same material as the base panel frame and must be able to be attached to top of any base panel frame without disassembly or removal of base panel frame.
    • Stack-on panel frames must be capable of supporting all overhead storage components.
    • Stack-on pane! frames must be capable of stacking to an 8'-6"ceiling using standard stack-on modules. For ceiling heights other than 8'-6" high, custom stack-on modules must be available for up to a ten-foot (10’) ceiling height.
    • A ceiling channel, including light and sound seal, must be available for attachment to standard C-60 drop-ceiling grid.
  • Frames shall incorporate a gravity lock keyhole slot for segment attachment.
  • Frames shall have the capacity to carry a minimum of one hundred and fifty (150) Category 5 data cables, for delivering data and voice service jacks to each workstation, and the ability to lay-in all cabling.
  • Frames shall offer dedicated power and dedicated telecommunications cable pathways.
  • Space within the panel frame shall be available for cable service loops to support future relocation efforts.
  • Panels must offer ability to channel and distribute power and/or voice/data cabling at the top, middle (above or below the work surface) and bottom of each panel with a minimum of six (6) inches of separation between power and data at all times.
  • Each panel frame shall also have two vertical chases for cable distribution, preventing any power and cable runs that are parallel to be closer than six inches and enabling for any crossovers between power and data to be perpendicular to each other. The cable pathways must allow a minimum 4" bend radius for fiber optic cabling and be TIA/EIA 568-A and 569-A compliant.
  • The panel frames shall provide for an internal multi-user telecommunications junction, or consolidation point. This shall allow for an interconnection in the horizontal cabling between the work area outlet and the telecommunications closet. This consolidation point must be TIA/EIA TSB-75 (Technical Services Bulletin) compliant.
    • The interconnection shall provide for "plug and play" capability to save time and cost of installation and subsequent office reconfigurations
    • All modular cables should be factory pre-wired and tested
    • Connectors shall be a minimum of CAT 5e. CAT 6 level connectors shall also be available: The consolidation point must also support various media including UTP, ScTP, Coax and Fiber
  • Adjustable leveling glides shall be a minimum three (3”) inches in length.

  • The panel segments shall be class A rated, have an estimated STC (Sound Transmission Coefficient) of 35, and an NRC (Noise Reduction Coefficient) of 0.55 for non-accoustic tiles and 0.70 for accoustic tiles.
  • Panel segments shall be easily removable, without tools, for access to cable pathways and interconnects.
  • Panel segments shall allow for non-progressive segment removal or replacement.
  • Panel segments shall be easy to reupholster.
  • Panel segments shall include a variety of choices including:
    • Tackable/Acoustic
    • Power/Telecommunication
    • Airflow
    • Woodgrain
    • Glazed: Clear and Frosted tempered glass, 5mm thick
    • Painted
    • Marker (dry erase) board.
    • Accessory/Tool Rail
  • All panel segments shall have a Class A fire rating.
  • Tackable segments shall have a minimum of ½” thick compressed fiberglass.
  • Painted segments shall have a powder coated finish for maximum durability.
  • Panel segments shall provide an effective RF barrier for internal cabling.
  • Power/Telecommunication segments must contain knockouts for both power and telecommunication outlets.
  • Shall include a broad array of fabric selections and price grade levels (Genesis includes eighty (80) patterns in five (5) grade/price levels).
  • Shall offer a single, monolithic panel segment for panels up to traditional standing-height visual privacy (~65”h).

  • Panel top and end trim to be integrally colored with full-length grip edge and reinforced gusseting to prevent warping. Shall also have easily removable end caps that feature positive tongue-to-groove attachment to be field-trimmable.
  • Wood grain panel trim should also be available.

  • Panel connectors shall be minimum 10 gauge steel with a minimum of 20 gauge connector cover.
  • Connectors shall have a powder coated paint finish and include hardware.
  • Connectors shall be structurally universal; trim covers may be dedicated.
  • Shall be self-aligning for precise alignment of top caps, tile segments, work surfaces and overhead storage storage units.
  • Connector top caps shall be integrally colored and be universal, allowing for 2-way, 3-way or 4-way connections.
  • Shall also allow for the following mounting conditions
    • Wall-mounting of components with wall strips
    • Attaching panel end to wall (Wall Starter kit).
    • Attaching panel end perpendicular to another panel (t-mount kit)

 

  • Electrical raceway cover shall be a minimum of 4" high, excluding glides, and constructed of 20 gauge cold rolled steel with powder coated paint finish.
  • Connecting hardware shall be included.
  • Receptacle openings shall be included and have snap in/out filler plates that can be stored within the base side cover.

  • The electrical distribution shall be a minimum of 8-wire with three convenience circuits and one (1) dedicated and isolated circuit for ‘clean’ power to sensitive computer equipment.
  • Power distribution shall be non-directional and unhanded for reconfiguration flexibility.
  • The power shall be UL listed / CSA certified.
  • Duplex receptacles shall provide two 15 amp plugs be side-mounting to prevent accidental dislodgment.
  • Shall have a surge-protected receptacle available.
  • Isolated/dedicated circuit receptacles shall be clearly designated on face in orange marking.
  • Electrical distribution must be shielded and grounded to provide an effective EMF barrier.
  • Shall offer a cable pole made of 20 gauge cold rolled steel with powder coated finish for rigid installation for EMF shielding when pulling power or telecommunications cabling.
  • Cable pole should be field trimmable for varying-height ceilings.
  • Shall offer approved power distribution for codes applicable to the cities of Chicago and New York.

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  • Work surfaces shall be greater than 1" thick, 3-ply/balanced ply construction consisting of: horizontal-grade high pressure laminate on solid core, 45 Ib. industrial grade particle board with phenolic backer.
  • Shall offer at least two edge options:
    • 3mm matching color-through PVC edge on all four sides (1.0625” thick)
    • Waterfall comfort edge across front edges, self-edge back and ends (1.25” thick)
  • Shall use offer value option laminate finishes without minimum quantities.
  • Shall offer rectilinear and curvilinear shape option.
  • Shall include expanded vocabulary of surface shapes, including
    • Rectangular
    • Corner
    • Spanner
    • Extended corner
    • Peninsula
    • Extended peninsula
    • Teardrop
    • Extended Teardrop
    • Transaction
  • Shall include the following support options:
    • Reinforced cantilever arm
    • Shared cantilever arm
    • End panel
    • Structural filing or storage component
    • Side support bracket-to-panel (for same-depth panel)
    • End support bracket-to-panel (for off-module capability)
    • Flat brackets (for work surface-to-work surface)
    • Post leg
    • Corner leg
    • C-Leg
  • Shall include at no additional cost, self-storing wire access scallops as follows, minimum:
    • One per work surface, 24”w -- 48”w
    • Two per work surface, 60”w and longer
  • Shall be equipped with steel threaded inserts for positive attachment to floor-supported or hanging pedestals.

  • Overhead storage shall have reinforced bottom shelf, and top for flipper door units.
  • Units shall have an anti-dislodgement device .
  • Units shall be powder coated for maximum scratch and abrasion resistance.
  • Door shall move on steel ball-bearing slides over the top to provide
    • Smooth operation and long-life durability with ease of operation
    • Safety from objects placed on top which could overload the unit, be unsightly, or pose a danger if dislodged from top of the unit.
    • Greater interior clearance
  • Interior height shall be no less than 13" to accommodate domestic and international (A4) formats.
  • Shall have pivoting hinges to minimize opening radius for operation in space-restricted applications.
  • Recessed bottom shelf to conceal task light and to maximize clearance between work surface for office equipment on work surface.
  • Standard utility task lights shall be housed in a formed 20 gauge steel case with
    • UL Listed/CSA certified and labeled
    • Polished, UV-stabilized white vinyl reflector
    • Prismatic acrylic lens
    • T-8 fluorescent lamp
    • Nine-foot long plug cable
    • Available sizes appropriate to the overhead storage unit to which it is attached

  • Shall offer complete range of filing and storage components including
    • Work surface-supporting
    • Hanging
    • Freestanding
    • Mobile
    • Lateral File
      • Work surface-supporting
      • Free-standing
    • Bookcase
    • Desktop hutch
    • Storage cabinet
    • Bookcase/pedestal
    • Storage tower
    • Storage tower/bookcase
  • Full-depth pedestals shall be capable of panel or freestanding applications and provide work surface-to-floor support without the need for cosmetic filler panels or end panels.
  • All pedestals shall have
    • Flush-mounted drawer fronts with full width recessed pulls
    • Drawers shall be five-sided construction
    • Four (4) leveling glides
    • Drawers shall be constructed using 16 gauge (fronts) and 20 gauge (case) steel
    • All box and file drawers shall have full extension steel ball bearing slides
    • 30" deep file drawers shall accommodate two (2) rows of letter-sized files side-by-side
  • All storage components shall have a powder coat finish.
  • Lateral files shall incorporate a positive interlock system, allowing only one drawer to be opened at a time.
  • File drawers shall have integral hanging folder lip and support to hold letter, legal and A-4 size paper.
  • Shall include removable pencil tray for box drawers.
  • Shall have available optional box drawer divider.
  • Core removable locks shall be standard for all storage components.
  • Keyed-alike option shall be available as well as a ‘master’ key.

  • Shall offer full array of productivity tools, including
    • Pencil drawer
    • Keyboard tray
    • Task light
    • Coat hook
    • Tack board
    • Tool rail & accessories
    • File top cushion for mobile pedestals
  • Shall include a full-featured ergonomic keyboard option including
    • 360-degree swivel
    • Minimum 6” height range
    • Platform tilt with 5-degree negative tilt
    • Integrated palm rest for adequate wrist support

Compatico warrants to the original purchaser that this product will be free from defects in materials and workmanship from the date of original delivery, subject to the terms and conditions of this Lifetime Systems Warranty (ìWarrantyî). This Warranty is not transferrable. Compaticoís obligation and the purchaserís sole remedy pursuant to this Warranty are limited to repair or replacement, at Compaticoís option, FOB Compaticoís headquarters, of replacement parts which prove, under normal use, to be defective. No person, firm, or corporation is authorized to assume for Compatico any other liability in connection with COMPATICO products. Customer will receive credit for returns of defective product only after the defective product is received by COMPATICO. This Warranty applies to all Compatico Systems, except as noted at right:

Exceptions:

  • Fabric: Compatico fabrics have a 3-year warranty.
  • Electrical: Compatico electrical products have a 5-year warranty.
  • Moving parts: Moving parts, which include glides, suspensions, casters, and keyboard mechanisms, have a 5-year warranty.
  • COM Material: The warranty does not apply to Customerís Own Material-i.e. material specified by buyer that is not a standard Compatico product offering such as fabrics specified and purchased by buyer.
  • Seating: Compatico warrants certain components of its chair(s) as follows; non-moving metal components, swivel and tilt mechanisms, pneumatic cylinders, casters, base, and all wood and plastic components for 5 years, and upholstery materials for 2 years. All chairs maximum capacity, 250 lbs. unless otherwise specified. Leather is not warranted against routine scratching and scuffing, as leather is subject to minor blemishing during use. Tufted buttons are not covered under this warranty. The purchaser is responsible for any initial minor assembly, cleaning and lubricating the chair, inspection to be certain that the hardware is securely fastened a, and that there are no loose or missing parts, cracks, broken welds, or general instability. Chairs that are damaged or appear unsafe should be removed from service. For care of the coverings(leather, cloth, or vinyl), dust regularly if needed, wipe clean with a mild solution of warm soapy water, do not saturate, wipe dry. Do not use polish, wax, or saddle soap. If any chair component proves to be defective in materials or workmanship, Compatico will be provide replacement parts or replace the chair at its option; if the model you purchased is no longer available, Compatico may replace it with a similar model as determined by Compatico. (in no event will Compatico be liable for any incidental or consequential damages, or for any loss or injury to person or property resulting from the manufacture, sale and/or use of the chair.)
  • Warranty Limitations THERE ARE NO WARRANTIES EXCEPT AS EXPRESSLY SET FORTH HEREIN, EITHER EXPRESS OR IMPLIED, INCLUDING ANY WARRANTY OF MERCHANTABILITY OR FITNESS FOR ANY PARTICULAR PURPOSE. COMPATICOíS LIABILITY WITH RESPECT TO ITS PRODUCTS SHALL NOT EXCEED THE OBLIGATION TO REPAIR OR REPLACE DEFECTIVE PRODUCT EXPRESSLY SET FORTH ABOVE, IRRESPECTIVE OF THE THEORY UPON WHICH ANY CLAIM MIGHT BE BASED INCLUDING BREACH OF CONTRACT, WARRANTY, NEGLIGENCE, OR STRICT LIABILITY. UNDER NO CIRCUMSTANCES SHALL COMPATICO BE LIABLE FOR SPECIAL, INCIDENTAL, OR CONSEQUENTIAL DAMAGES. This Warranty does not apply to damages resulting from shipment, storage, accident, alteration, misuse, assembly or installation, including (but not limited to) unsupported worksurfaces more than 60 " in length that do not have a correctly placed worksurface support spanner . All claims under this Warranty must be authorized in writing by COMPATICO prior to repair or replacement of products.

 

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