Missing Edge Trim

Edge trim removed, misplaced or broken from panel edge. 

 

Causes:
  • Neglectfully not reinstalling after underfloor access
  • User abuse
  • Vertical instability
  • Lateral instability

 

Consequences:
  • Chipping of high pressure laminate
  • Carpet fraying
  • Panel surface detachment
  • Safety hazard (tripping)
  • Lateral instability
  • Reduction of plenum pressure
  • Collection of dirt/dust on grid and subfloor
  • Allows cleaning chemicals to reach steel components
  • Rapid aging of floor system