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We are living in a digital age where you can find electronic devices in almost any room Ė offices, homes, businesses, etc. These devices ease our lives, but they also make us face certain problems that we have never faced before. One of those problems is the many cables which seem to be associated with almost any electronic device. Some of them have even more than one wire.
For example, desktop computers have more than 3 cables on average. This is especially true for the areas where the computers are in a network. These cables make any room look less aesthetically pleasing, and they can be a source for potential problems like injuries or fires.
Thatís why in order to avoid these problems it is a good idea to have effective cable management systems. By using this type of system you will organize the cables in an efficient, effective way. Now letís highlight some of the benefits you can expect by using this type of system.
To start with, cable management improves not just ease of use, but safety, too. Fire hazards, physical injuries and other accidents related to cables are not uncommon. Furthermore, cable management is a convenient way to make your office, classroom or store look more organized and tidy. Finally, these types of system are cost effective because, thanks to the advance of technology, there are many ways in which you can solve this problem.
One of the solutions that have proven to be very effective is using cable management access floors or low profile floors.
Todayís classroom and office environments demand the use of computers together with all the usual accessories like printers, scanners, routers, etc. By using these accessories you create an environment that is packed with different types of cables, and in the case there is more than one computer in the room the situation can become complicated.
Using cable management access floors for classrooms, offices, libraries, data centers or tech centers is a very functional and practical option. It is important to understand that the cables we are talking about are not only the electrical power supply cables, but also the cables used for data communication. In a room with dozens of computers, there can be hundreds of cables at a time. Routing all these cables between the desks or cubicles is very dangerous because a simple trip can lead to serious injuries and a collapse of the system.
†It didnít take long before people realized that by keeping these cables out of sight this problem can be permanently solved, so they sometimes run the wires above the carpet and cover with thin plastic strips. Or, worse yet, they decide to keep the cables off the ground by using tape and the walls as a support.
But, the final result was an unattractive environment. This is when the access floors came into play. They are the ideal solution because they keep everyone safe and they keep the cables out of sight. In addition, these floors are made in a way that allows quick removal in case the cables need to be removed or repaired.
It is also important to point out that these floors are made of durable materials. These low profile floors are elevated just enough for the cables to be placed beneath the surface. In most cases we are talking about panels made of cost affordable, but durable materials. The process of installation is very easy and users can choose to create openings any where they want.
Finally, these floors are made and configured based on separate companiesí requirements. For example, Miami Dade College has decided to upgrade their classrooms with cable management floors and the results were amazing. They have saved space, money and improved the safety of their students. Of course, the students didnít lose anything because they can access their devices at all of their desks.