Free Movement Floor
Free Movement Floors refer to areas where materials handling equipment operates in random, non-defined directions and have an infinite number of travel paths.
Floors in manufacturing, retail and distribution, where materials handling equipment is free to move in any direction.
Can be used for: Open areas used for light block stacking, food processing facilities, marshalling areas, racking with aisles more than 3 meters (reach truck)
Cannot be used for: Superflat Floors with high tolerance (VNA), Floors where wire guidance is installed
Floor Flatness Specifications
The Concrete Society’s TR34 FM specifications
ASTM E1155 FF & FL Numbers
ASTM E1486 Waviness Index
ASTM E1486 Pitched Floors & Elevation Conformance
The decision on which specification to choose is usually dependent on the country of origin and there are four main floor flatness specifications used internationally.