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maximum gap in flooring

maximum gap in flooring

maximum gap in flooring

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Does anyone know of a code or specification that shows the maximum gap or opening allowed in a floor  before a trip hazard is considered? If the floor separates in a horizontal direction?

RE: maximum gap in flooring

I don't know of any ASTM/ANSI requirements, but I do know there are ADA (American with Disabilities Act) specifications that set requirements for floor gaps.

28 CFR, Part 36, 4.5.4 Grating: Gaps no more than 1/2 inch (13mm) wide.

"The attempt and not the deed confounds us."

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