Key facts

Product:
Ahrend Balance
Family:
Ahrend Balance
Manufacturer:
Ahrend >
Designer:
Marck Haans >
Architonic ID:
1315479
Country:
Netherlands
Launched:
2015
Manufacturer groups :
Desk systems-Desking systems >
Desk syste...-Heigh-adjustable workstations >
Desk systems-2-persons workstations >
Groups:
Desk systems-Desking systems >
Desk syste...-Heigh-adjustable workstations >
Desk systems-2-persons workstations >

Product family

Concept

With Ahrend BALANCE we introduce a workplace program that highlights the Dutch Design Tradition that Ahrend is known for. The slenderness of the design, the stable construction and the cleaver integration of innovative techniques and usability make this workplace a real Ahrend program. By incorporating our vision on circular economy and agile working in this concept we created a new standard in the field of workplaces.

ADVANTAGES
- Timeless sustainable design
- Slender design and stable construction awarded with GIO (Dutch award for Good Industrial Design)
- Designed according to circular principles; fully recyclable and Cradle to Cradle Silver CertifiedTM
- Seamless edges and a Monotop tabletop. Standard with non-toxic lacquers

Innovative usability
- 1 million configurations available within three simple steps
- Easy to (dis)assemble tabletop due to patented ‘quickfix’ system
- Full and practical space for electrification solutions and cabling options at the backside of the frame based on preset options; also in combination with sliding top

Healthy and Agile Working
- Complies with and exceeds all applicable ergonomic standards
- Modular and adjustable to all working methods; from collaborative to concentrated
- Facilitates solutions for working in standing positions that stimulates healthy, creative and productive working

Design
- Steel frame and legs with aluminium leg coupling
- Powder coated legs in C-shape, L-shape, duo and slab versions
- Available in 11 different coloured lacquers and 4 trend colours
- 18 mm Monotop or 12 mm Ciranol tabletops
- Patented coupling mechanisms of legs and tabletops

Ergonomics
- Fixed height at 74 cm
- Height adjustable (62-88 cm) with rotary knob or set screw
- Height adjustable (62-88 cm) retractable handle that can be folded away
- Electrically height adjustable (62-88 cm) using a switch on top of or underneath the tabletop
- Variety in tabletop shapes and sizes
- Two-legged tabletop depths: 80, 90 and 100 cm
- Standard non-toxic lacquers

Options
- Complete cabling range
- Cable ducts and cable accompaniment attached to table top
- Central duct with covers at duo workplaces
- Ahrend PuK wireless smartphone charger
- Clean desk drawer
- Lighting
- CPU-holders and monitor arms
- Matching steal and upholstered screens
- Matching storage units

Technical details
Adjustable height range:
- European standard EN 527-1 and NPR 1813 65-85cms
- AHREND BALANCE 62-88cms

Ergonomic norms
- NEN-EN 527-1,2 en 3
- NPR 1813

Corporate Social Responsibility
Ahrend is the most sustainable company in its sector in Europe and has set itself the goal of closing the full production cycles and climate-neutral manufacturing by 2020, using the principles of Ecodesign and Cradle to Cradle. The efficient use (and reuse) of materials is the central focus of this goal.