Quick tip · cabelino® cable duct baseboards
User tip no. 112
Soft baseboards and buckling angles are easy to cut to size with household scissors. If the baseboard runs around the corner then you must simply cut out a 90° triangle on the floor-side shank. When laying do not pull the cover paper off the double-sided adhesive tape at once, rather a piece at a time otherwise the baseboard will adhere everywhere before it is placed in its final position.
User tip no. 113
Potential equalization: The electrical installation system can be included in the potential equalization.
Classification electrical installation channel:
· In mixed construction
· For moderate mechanical stress
· Without flame propagation
· With electrical conductivity for aluminium and stainless steel
· Without electrical conductivity for PVC
· With electrical insulating properties for PVC
· Without electrical insulating properties for aluminium and stainless steel
· With protection against penetration of solid foreign objects
· With moderate external and internal protection against corrosive and contaminating substances
· Access cover can be removed without tools
· Minimum storage and transport temperature –25 °C
· Minimum installation and application temperature –5 °C
· Maximum application temperature +60 °C
For technical safety reasons the aluminium and stainless steel baseboard must be connected to the protective earth. This protective connection must be connected with the protective earth in the building by a qualified electrician. We have a grounded conductor clamp in the product line that is fitted with a connection for this. It is inserted into the support profile. In the joint area of the baseboard a grounded conductor clamp (without connection) must also be inserted into the support profile so that a conductive connection is ensured here. The grounded conductor clamps with and without connection are available in the same bag in the product line.The coated and anodised baseboards are not conductive, consequently they must be grounded in the joint area on the back (down to the uncoated aluminium) so that they produce a conductive connection with the grounded conductor clamp.
User tip no. 121
In contrast to the plastic and aluminum profiles, stainless steel and alunox profiles are not fastened in the top snap-in slot but inserted into the rear clamp slot.
User tip no. 122
“Piggy-back” Variant: Once all cable ducts are filled with cable, it is effortlessly possible to add even more "baseboard stories", thanks to the special section form.
User tip no. 123
Vario Baseboards with Metal Plate Insert
Glue the Vario baseboard simply with metal plate strips, bottom flush.
Vario 45 baseboard = metal plate strip height approx. 32 mm
Vario 60 baseboard = metal plate strip height approx. 47 mm
To do this use a suitable adhesive or double-sided adhesive tape.
If the metal plate strips are securely glued, then the desired Vario metal plate cover can be inserted into the top slot of the Vario baseboard.For inside and outside corners we recommend – for visual reasons – miter sawing. For best results, use a precision miter box from the alfer® tool line.
User tip no. 124
Baseboards can be end-jointed. It’s more aesthetic if matching connectors are used. The gap between the baseboard ends should then be 12 mm. The connector, too, is just simply snapped from above into the top snap-in slot of the carrier.
User tip no. 125
In order to obtain a perfect finish, the carrier is sawed 12 mm shorter and the baseboard flush with the wall and a left or right cover is placed on from the side.
User tip no. 126
Inside corner mounting
For a clean corner installation it’s not necessary to miter cut the carrier. With an inside corner, you maintain a separation of 13 mm to the corner:
Length of the carrier = wall length – 13 mm (for each inside corner)
Place the adapted carrier on the finished floor covering, press it to the wall and fasten it to the wall at intervals of about 30 cm alternatingly with countersunk screws and anchors (Art.N° 55986).
Simply lay smaller cables such as telephone cables, for example, in the upper cable duct. Heavier cables are fastened using the red cable clip in the middle or bottom cable duct. When this is done, they will not constantly slip out during laying.
Before the baseboard can be simply snapped into the upper snap-in slot of the carrier, it must be trimmed to the correct length.
Length of the baseboard = wall length – 33 mm (for each inside corner)
User tip no. 127
Outside Corner Installation
With outside corners it’s also not necessary to miter cut the carrier. Here, the ends of the carrier close up flush with the edge of the wall. Before the baseboard can be simply snapped into the upper snap-in slot of the carrier, it must be trimmed to the correct length.
Length of the baseboard = wall length – 17 mm (for each outside corner)
The outside corner can now be clipped on. Now that’s a quick and clean job!
User tip no. 128
If another cable is needed – not a problem! Simply remove the already laid cabelino® cable duct - baseboard from the snap-in slot or from the rear clamp slot of the carrier, lay the new cable and snap in the profile again. In just a couple of minutes, no drilling, no nails and minimum effort!