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Table buying guide

Helping you to choose the
right table.

Confused about what size you need? Don’t know your ABS from a PU edge? Our guide is here to help you make the right choice for your school; it explains everything you need to know, from PU edging to fully welded frames.

If you need something that you can’t see, please get in touch and we’ll be happy to chat through your specific needs.

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Seat to Table Height Guide 
(BS EN 1729)

Having the correct table to seat height is essential for overall comfort, 
as well as posture, skeletal development and concentration levels. 

Table Height Guide

Seat to Table Height Guide (BS EN 1729)

Having the correct table to seat height is essential for overall comfort, 
as well as posture, skeletal development and concentration levels. 

We are a member of the Furniture Industry Research Association (FIRA), and are pleased that a selection of our furniture has a FIRA certification.
BS EN 1729 2007 is the British and European standard for ‘chairs and tables for educational institutions’. Safety requirements for strength and stability. Look out for the compliant logos when selecting your classroom furniture.

1. Choose Your Frame.

The basis of your table, its frame will determine strength and stability, as well as classroom aesthetic.

Fully Welded Frame

Manufactured by welding four straight lengths of steel to the crossrails to create a fully welded table frame.

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Mandrel Bent Frame

Manufactured by applying pressure to a Iength of steel to create a bend, our Mandrel Bent frames are engineered to the highest quality, making them the strongest in 
the market. They also feature adjustable feet, giving you excellent stability on uneven flooring.

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Tubular Leg Frame

Heavy-duty 30mm tubular leg with a fully welded box sub-frame.Tested to BS 4875 level 5, these frames offer excellent strength and stability.

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2. Choose Your Edge.

Straight or curved, table edges need to be extremely robust to withstand the daily rigours of classroom life, plus you can  mix or match the colour to the table top.

MDF Edge

Solid medium density fibreboard (MDF) bullnose, polished lacquered edge.

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ABS Edge

ABS Edge

A tough PU coating sprayed onto the table edge. Spray PU edge offers high durabilty and a wide range of edge colours.

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Spry PU Edge

Spray PU Edge

A tough PU coating sprayed onto the table edge. Spray PU edge offers high durabilty and a wide range of edge colours.

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PU Edge

Polyurethane (PU) is a superior & exceptionally durable edge designed for high impact that is fully pick resistant.The most robust edge available.

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Beech Edge

Long lasting and strong,
Great resistance to chipping. With a smart, natural lacquered finish.

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3. Add Some Extras.

No table is built the same, and our extra options ensure you get exactly what you need.

Tray Option

Add Trays

When storage space is tight, our Tray Tables are a great option. Available from our Classroom, Alpha and Collaborative ranges

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Height Adjustable Option

Height Adjustable Tables

Great for wheel chair access or multi-age classrooms. Available from our Alpha®, Classroom and Synergy ranges.

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Full Stacking Frames

Classroom tables can be spiral stacked, but we can supply full stacking frames on request. Please call for details.

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Design & Space Planning

Need help with space planning? Let Morleys take care of everything.

 

Perfectly Matched PU Edge Colours.

If you’re a fan of the Posture+ chair, then you’ll be pleased to hear to that our Fully Welded, Mandrel Bent and Premier Tables can now all have a PU Edge colour to match the Postura+ range.

 

 

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Collaborative Tables.

Collaborative tables can be a great choice if you need flexibility in your classroom. They allow you to change the room layout quickly and often, meaning a room can be become a multi-functional space very easily.

Unlike traditional desks, collaborative tables come in a variety of shapes that allow both individual study and connected desks for group work.

  • Lightweight and highly manoeuvrable, many products feature castors
  • Modern, clean lines to create a feeling of space
  • Unique designs with flexible classroom layout possibilities
  • Wipe clean surfaces for easy maintenance
  • Stackable options on most designs
  • Extremely durable and stable
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Collaborative Options

Hexa Table

Mobile

Castors help to speed up layout rearrangements.

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Hexa Stack

Space Saving

Foldable tables mean compact storage when space is an issue in a shared area.

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Arrow

Height Adjustable

A great option for a multi-purpose, multi-age group room.

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Link Table

Shapes

Different shapes can provide a huge number of configurations.

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