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FD 200 Retractable Seating

  • SIS Global Seating's FD 200 retractable upholstered individual 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.
  • Upholstered seating – fully upholstered back rests in selected material.
  • Robustly constructed, this seating solution provides a durable tip-up seat base and easy foot-operated pedal release mechanism to fold all chairs onto the platform for storage.
  • Options available exposed and polished plywood panels for the seats and backs, upholstered armrests; choice of seat fabrics.
  • Automatic row alignment system to each seating unit.
  • All decks and aisle steps are covered with a durable and hard wearing carpet. All exposed edges of carpet are finished with aluminium trim and nosing with coloured insert to the leading edge of each aisle step.
  • Other flooring options are available including vinyl and phenolic ply.
  • An optional integral power operation of the seating system is available complete with 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 6,100mm.
  • 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 our 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 (please see Accreditations).
  • SIS has CHAS Certification (Contractors Health and Safety Assessment Scheme) – SSISP (please see Accreditations).
  • SIS has Constructionline Certification – Gold Member – Construction Supply Chain Compliance – SSISP (please see Accreditations).
  • SIS Global Seating has been officially certified and operates an accredited ISO 9001 : 2015 Quality Management System (please see Accreditations).
  • SIS Global Seating has been officially certified and operates an accredited ISO 14001 : 2015 Environmental Management System (please see Accreditations)
  • These certifications mean that everything that SIS Global Seating design, manufacture and installs meets with these high exacting standards.
Retractable Seating Features

Framework

  • Robustly constructed seating solution provides a durable tip-up seat base and easy foot-operated pedal release mechanism to fold the chairs in banks of two or three onto the platform for storage.
  • 35 x 18mm framework complete with all necessary supporting brackets and fold down mechanism.
  • Available with or without arms.
  • Frame highly durable, epoxy powder coated, colour to client choice.

 

Upholstery

  • Ergonomic seat and back foam, upholstery fabric to comply with BS 5852: 1990 Source Ignition 0, 1 & 5.   
  • Fully upholstered seat - 400mm front to back. Interior 12mm plywood supporting 60mm FR recon 6lb foam topped with 12 mm CMHR polyether foam.
  • Fully upholstered back rest - 470mm high with the CS version being 300mm. 12mm pre-formed plywood supporting 30mm CMHR polyether foam, complete with lumbar support.
  • Seats and back rest fully upholstered but can be available with an exposed, polished plywood panel as an outer back rest and an under seat plywood panel
  • Durable and reliable sprung seat tipping mechanism
  • Minimum seat centres of 460mm for chairs without arms and 490mm with arms.

 

Company

  • All SIS retractable units have their respective CE Marking Certification (please see Accreditations).
  • SIS has CHAS Certification (Contractors Health and Safety Assessment Scheme) – SSISP (please see Accreditations).
  • SIS has Constructionline Certification – Gold Member – Construction Supply Chain Compliance – SSISP (please see Accreditations).
  • SIS Global Seating has been officially certified and operates an accredited ISO 9001 : 2015 Quality Management System (please see Accreditations).
  • SIS Global Seating has been officially certified and operates an accredited ISO 14001 : 2015 Environmental Management System (please see Accreditations)
  • These certifications mean that everything that SIS Global Seating design, manufacture and installs meets with these high exacting standards.
Retractable Structure Features

 

  • Demountable rails – slots into sockets mounted on the deck. Allow 50mm inboard.
  • Self-storing rails – open and close with the retractable tiering. Allow 300mm outboard.
  • Each support column is formed from two steel sections for added strength and stability.
  • Under-structure features a double support column for each wheel post providing added strength, stability and long term longevity.
  • Lower guide tracks fully interlock to adjacent tracks to prevent drifting and helps keep alignment.
  • Fully adjustable tiers or rows to ease operation and enhance long term maintenance.  
  • Each moving row is fitted with a steel fabricated parallel guidance system to ease operation and prevent jamming. There are no plastic parts or wires incorporated in this system.
  • Each bottom track is fully interlocked to each adjacent track and cannot separate during operation.
  • Tiers or rows are fitted with a cushioned load transfer skid so that when the seating units are in an open position a solid contact is provided between each row. This eliminates unnecessary noise between tiers when the seating system is only partially loaded with people.
  • 10 year guarantee for the support structure.
  • Full specification and floor loading details are available on request.
  • 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 (please see Accreditations).
  • SIS has CHAS Certification (Contractors Health and Safety Assessment Scheme) – SSISP (please see Accreditations).
  • SIS has Constructionline Certification – Gold Member – Construction Supply Chain Compliance – SSISP (please see Accreditations).
  • SIS Global Seating has been officially certified and operates an accredited ISO 9001 : 2015 Quality Management System (please see Accreditations).
  • SIS Global Seating has been officially certified and operates an accredited ISO 14001 : 2015 Environmental Management System (please see Accreditations)
  • These certifications mean that everything that SIS Global Seating design, manufacture and installs meets with these high exacting standards.
Retractable Seat Design Information

Please visit the Retractable Seat Design Information page.

FD 200 Fixed & Removable Seating

Please visit the FD 200 Fixed Seating page will show you the fixed and removable seating version of the retractable upholstered seat.

Retractable Structures

Please visit the Retractable Structures page for more details relating to the retractable platforms that support our Upholstered Seating.