Put the Office First.
Office furniture should be easy and affordable without compromising quality. Prefix helps you solve this dilemma. Developed with the idea that every budget deserves durable, flexible furniture, Prefix gets you working fast and efficiently. By putting your office first, Maxon makes sure your furniture fits your space and your budget.
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Light-weight and structurally solid
A variety of finish options to create a sophisticated look while lowering costs. Various panel heights can be used to maintain privacy or encourage collaboration.
Customize Prefix with translucent sliding or lockable hinged door overheads to suit your privacy needs.
Coordinating overhead cabinets and shelves, freestanding pedestal and lateral files, bookcases, storage towers and personal storage centers ensure the perfect solution for every storage need.
A wide selection of worksurface options
High-pressure laminate worksurfaces are available in a wide range of shapes and sizes. Choose from a broad selection of T-mold or Edgeband Solid or Woodgrain trim options.
Half-Round Extensions allow for additional workspace and provide an excellent way for team members to collaborate.
Thermally fused laminate is also available for low traffic areas. These come with or without scallops.
Power and Data
Raceway panels have 4.25″ tall raceways that allow you to route power and data to computers and other electrical components with ease.
Monolithic Tackable Raceway Panels are available, Non-tackable panels will be available second quarter 2013.
Monolithic Raceway Panels are available in eight standard widths (20″, 24″, 30″, 36″, 42″, 48″, 60″ and 72″) and four standard heights (35″, 42.5″, 50″, 65″).
Stackers are available in both fabric and glass options. They add additional 15″ to any panel height.
Panels are slotted in one-inch vertical increments.
Bottom-hinged base metal raceway covers pivot open and securely shut when closed.
Finish options include fabric, high-pressure laminate, thermally fused laminate and glass.
Glass panels ship with tempered glass installed.
Construction and Installation
Prefix uses a extruded aluminum post connection that are slid onto the bottom of the panels and attached to the top of the panel with the attachment strap and screws.
Metal components are finished with a baked-on powder coat epoxy. All trim is painted metal.
Standard Fabric panels are 2″ thick with Medium Density Fiberboard ribs on all sides attached to a High Density Fiberboard panel on front and back. This construction is then covered in fabric. Metal verticals, glide towers, kickplates and top caps are also used in the construction of these panels.
Prefix has a universal transitional topcaps that can be utilized as a 2-Way, 3-Way or 4-Way Simply snap out the correct side of the transition for connection needed.
Power & Communication System
Prefix offers a state of the art electrical system to manage diverse electrical requirements and planning flexibility. 8-Wire/ 4-Circuit electrical system can provide 3 Utility + 1 Isolated, or 2 Utility + 2 Isolated configurations.
Power and data can be accessed at desk-height through the use of worksurface mounted electrical and data receptacles.
Raceways accommodate up to 25 each Cat. 5E or Cat. 6 cables with power components in place, 77 cables without power components.
All panels 30″ or wider will accommodate up to four base-line duplex outlets per panel (2 duplexes per side).
24″ W base panels will accommodate up to two base-line duplex outlets (1 duplex per side).
All duplex knockouts can be used for data if not used for power.
Worksurfaces & Supports
Worksurfaces come standard with wire management scallops and are interchangeable with all other Maxon Furniture panel systems.
Maxon offers more than 250 different shapes and sizes.
Worksurfaces are available in T-mold, Edgeband, and Wood Look Edgeband treatments.
Worksurface tops are finished with a high-pressure, scratch-resistant Wilsonart laminate or a thermally fused laminate top for low traffic areas is available.
High Pressure Laminate worksurfaces use 1 1/8″ particleboard with a .026″ high-pressure backer to seal each surface and prevent warping.
All Worksurfaces can be hung on panels in 1″ vertical increments. Wall mount supports are available.
Worksurface support options include cantilever brackets, end panel legs, C-Legs, floor pedestals, and lateral files.
Panel-Mounted Overhead Storage
Overhead storage is available in all standard panel widths.
All overhead cabinets have either 14 gauge steel off-modular hanging brackets with built-in anti-dislodgement clips or a 16 gauge steel wall mounting track. Overheard shelves have 16 gauge formed steel end panels with built-in anti-dislodgement clips.
All overhead cabinets and straight shelves are available in fully welded assemblies. End panels are 18 gauge formed steel, while lids, shelves, and doors are formed from 20 gauge steel. Corner shelves use 1-1/8″ particleboard with a high-pressure laminate top and are fully edgebanded. Shelves have built-in back stops.
Hinged Cabinet doors can either be a 20 gauge steel flat painted door, or a 20 gauge curved steel painted door. All hinged door cabinets come standard with a core removable lock and the doors flip up over the cabinet top with ball-bearing slides. Easy assist mechanisms are optional with the curved door cabinets. Frosted acrylic sliding door cabinets are available and provide an aesthetic and functional alternative to overhead cabinets.
Under shelf task lighting is available.
Performance and Approvals
Product line meets or exceeds all ANSI/ BIFMA standards.
All electrical system components are UL listed (File 113033).
All fabric surfaced non-tackable panels have a NRC rating of .35.
Written Limited Lifetime Warranty.
Standard fabric panels have a class “A” flame rating.
Standard fabric panels are SCS Indoor Advantage Certified.
Prefix has received level 2 Certification.