Air-Channel® Hardwood Flooring by Robbins Sports Floor Systems

  • Affordability in a premium-performance anchored-resilient floor.
  • Enhanced uniformity and dimensional stability.
  • Uniform anchoring reduces potential for dead spots.
  • Superior cushioning for a safe, comfortable, playing surface.

Air-Channel Star with Subfloor

Air-Channel® Star with Subfloor

  1. Finish – MFMA approved Finish
  2. Gamelines – Compatible Gameline Paint
  3. Sealer – MFMA approved Sealer
  4. Flooring – 25/32″ Commodity Random Length(RL) or upgraded 25/32″ Continuous Strip® XL Finger-Jointed(FJ), MFMA Northern Hard Maple Strip Flooring
  5. Flooring Fastener – 2″(51mm) staples or cleats
  6. Subfloor – 1 layer of nominal 7/16″ or 15/32″ x 48″ x 96″, Exposure 1, structural rated sheathing
  7. Anchor – anchor spike and anti-squeak sleeve
  8. Sleeper – 7/8″ thick wide body sleeper
  9. Resilient Pad – 7/16″ Bio-Pad
  10. Vapor Retarder – 6-mil polyethylene film

System Benefits:

  • Wide-body, low-profile, engineered sleeper anchored uniformly to concrete substrate for enhanced stability.
  • Engineered sleeper enhances performance, flexibility and uniformity and provides dramatic improvement over softwood subfloor components.
  • Robbins’ patented “Posi-Anchor”™ built-in depth stop prevents shockpad over-compression, providing uniformity and stability.
  • Optional 7/16″ (11mm) resilient EPDM Bio-Pad,™ for shock absorption and vibration control.
  • Continuous subfloor provides uniformity and strength for large bleacher loads and portable backstops.
  • 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.

System Height:

  • 2 1/2″(64mm) with 25/32″(20mm) thick Flooring
  • 2 3/4″(70mm) with 33/32″(26mm) thick Flooring

Air-Channel Star without subfloor

Air-Channel Star without subfloor

  1. Finish – MFMA approved Finish
  2. Gamelines – Compatible Gameline Paint
  3. Sealer – MFMA approved Sealer
  4. Flooring – 25/32″ Commodity Random Length(RL) or upgraded 25/32″ Continuous Strip® XL Finger-Jointed(FJ), MFMA Northern Hard Maple Strip Flooring
  5. Flooring Fastener – 2″(51mm) staples or cleats
  6. Anchor – Anchor spike and anti-squeak sleeve
  7. Sleeper – 7/8″ thick, wide-body sleeper
  8. Resilient Pad – 7/16″ EPDM Bio-Pad
  9. Vapor Retarder – 6-mil polyethylene film

System Benefits:

  • Wide-body, low-profile, engineered sleeper anchored uniformly to concrete substrate for enhanced stability.
  • 7/8″ plywood sleeper enhances performance, flexibility and uniformity and provides dramatic improvement over softwood subfloor components.
  • Robbins’ patented “Posi-Anchor”™ built-in depth stop prevents shockpad over-compression, providing uniformity and stability.
  • 7/16″ (11mm) resilient EPDM Bio-Pad,™ for shock absorption and vibration control.
  • 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.

System Height:

  • 2″(51mm) with 25/32″(20mm) thick Flooring
  • 2 1/4″(57mm) with 33/32″(26mm) thick Flooring

Air-Channel Classic with Subfloor

Air-Channel® Classic with Subfloor

  1. Finish – MFMA approved floor finish
  2. Gamelines – Gameline Paint
  3. Sealer – MFMA approved floor sealer
  4. Flooring – Commodity 25/32″ Random Length(RL) or upgraded Continuous Strip® XL Finger-Jointed(FJ), MFMA Northern Hard Maple Strip Flooring
  5. Flooring Fastener – 2″ staples or cleats
  6. Subfloor – 1 layer of nominal 7/16″ or 1/2″ x 48″ x 96″ Exposure 1,rated subfloor sheathing
  7. Anchor – anchor spike and anti-squeak sleeve
  8. Sleeper- Nominal 2″ x 3″ x 4′ fir or pine.
  9. Resilient Pad – Multiple Pad Options
  10. Vapor Retarder – 6-mil polyethylene film

System Benefits:

  • High-Profile
  • Economical
  • 7/16″ (11mm) resilient EPDM Bio-Pad,™ for shock absorption and vibration control.
  • Continuous Strip® XL Maple adds strength and provides a floor that can last up to 10 years longer than random-length strip.
  • Continuous Subfloor to support heavy rolling loads and adds uniformity

System Height:

  • 3 1/8″(79mm) with 25/32″(20mm) thick Flooring
  • 3″ 3/8″(86mm) with 33/32″(26mm) thick Flooring

Air-Channel Classic without Subfloor

Air-Channel Star without subfloor

  1. Finish – MFMA approved floor finish
  2. Gamelines – Gamline Paint
  3. Sealer – MFMA approved floor sealer
  4. Flooring – Commodity 25/32″ Random Length (RL) Northern Hard Strip Maple or upgraded Continuous Strip® XL Finger-Jointed(FJ) Northern Hard Strip Maple
  5. Flooring Fastener – 2″ staples or flooring cleats
  6. Sleeper- Nominal 2″ x 3″ x 4′ spruce, pine,or fir..
  7. Resilient Pad – 7/16″ EPDM Bio-Pad
  8. Vapor Retarder – 6- MIL polyethylene

*Robbins reserves the right to substitute Air Channel Classic when softwood sleeper systems are specified as equal to Air Channel Star.

System Benefits:High-Profile

  • Economical
  • 7/16″ (11mm) resilient EPDM Bio-Pad,™ for shock absorption and vibration control.
  • Continuous Strip® XL Maple adds strength and provides a floor that can last up to 10 years longer than random-length strip.
  • Some options 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.
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System Height:

  • 3 1/8″(79mm) with 25/32″(20mm) thick Flooring
  • 3 3/8″ (86mm) with 33/32″(26mm) thick Flooring

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