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AR-PAVE Adjustable Sub-frame for Pavers & Tiles


AR-PAVE from Alfresco Floors is a 100% aluminium paving support system comprising of comprising of the AR-SYSTEM (adjustable pedestals &
joists), and accessories.  Load spreader plates are available if required.

The patented pedestal has an in-built slope correction facility of up to 5% meaning that uneven groundworks or fall requirements are easily accommodated without the need for additional products.

AR-PAVE has been developed specifically to meet the requirements for non-combustible materials on balconies and other outdoor spaces, delivered at a competitive price and short lead times. 



Alfresco Floors | AR-Pave | A1 fire-rated adjustable system for pavers

AR-PAVE Class A-rated Aluminium Sub-frame


The fully adjustable pedestal and joist sub-frame of AR-PAVE is compatible with fully rectified porcelain tiles or concrete pavers.

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Technical Features

AR-PAVE Aluminium Sub-frame System

You can access full technical information here.  

Aluminium Sub-Frame Technical Information 

Slope Correction of up to 5% possible with all pedestal models

Build up range is 40mm - 117mm, including 3mm spacer tabs/ end stops but excluding pavers, depending on combination of pedestal model and joist. Spreader Plates will add 3mm to the height.

Technical Data

Material Aluminium 5251 H22

Minimum height 8mm from floors to understand of joist

Rated load capacity 500kg

Fire classification A1 (100% aluminium construction)

Want to Learn More About A-Rated Requirements?


To help aid your product research, why not check out our blog section? There, you’ll find plenty of information on fire rating, as well as other issues surrounding Class A rated flooring materials.

Here are some specific titles around A-rated requirements:

Where Should Fire-Rated Pedestals Be Used?

What to Look Out for When Specifying Fire-Rated Pedestals

Porcelain Tiles VS Concrete Pavers for External Flooring

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