Elevate your performance venue to the next level with this National Public Seating S488HB 8" high hardboard portable stage!
Built with a 16-gauge steel frame and premium grade plywood core, this single-height stage is both durable and portable. For quick set up and safe use, its legs are made with 14-gauge tubular steel and outfitted with spring-loaded support brackets.
Featuring durable hardboard surface and a black epoxy finish, this stage brings style to any occasion. For added convenience, it is outfitted with ganging to easily connect multiple stages. Its sturdy 7-ply plywood construction exceeds 200 lb. per square foot Standard Uniform Load Ratings. In fact, National Public Seating stages are strong enough to hold an entire car! For added strength, the stage frame is reinforced with riveted steel plates attached at all points where frame parts join together.
Please Note: Guardrails are recommended while using any stages or risers to ensure safety.
Constructed with a ¾" thick solid plywood core, the riser shall be surfaced with one of the following: Option 1: Carpet, Option 2: 1/8" thick tempered hardboard. The edges of the platform shall be routed to allow the frame to fit flush with the top surface and cover the ends of the carpeting.
16 gauge, 1-13/16" high formed steel channel frame shall be reinforced with 16 gauge steel angle welded to the inside of the channel. The angle shall provide a continuous support to which the decking is secured with screws placed a maximum of 9" apart. The frame shall completely enclose the top, bottom and edges of the decking perimeter preventing the decking from becoming loose and damaged. All areas where frame parts are joined together shall be reinforce with steel plates attached with rivets.
Each leg structure shall be constructed of 1.05" diameter, 14 gauge steel tubing capped at the point of floor contact with high impact plastic glides. The vertical load bearing members shall be joined at the top by full width, steel tube to provide maximum support to the stage deck. The top of each leg assembly shall fold open and closed, using 16 gauge steel saddle clips that are secured with at least four screws. Leg assemblies shall be braced by friction type braces, equipped with a spring locking device to secure the legs in the open and closed position. Braces shall be secured to the leg assembly with rivets and to the deck using 8 screws installed through the decking. Legs shall open and close using only one hand. Gravity ring type brace locks are not acceptable.
Stages and risers shall be equipped with drop-in couplings that allow units of the same or different heights to be joined together. All ganging devices shall be permanently secured to each unit. Ganging devices that is not permanently attached are not acceptable. Finish All metal parts are to be finished with a black thermofused epoxy powdercoating.
All metal parts shall be designed to carry a uniform live load of at least 200 lbs. per square foot.
Stages and risers shall be capable of being completely set-up and taken apart quickly, without the need for tools, by two people of average strength.