AFRDI Office Chairs for Sale Online Australia
Most Unix chairs are AFRDI-tested to the requirements of AS/NZS 4438:1997 – Height-adjustable swivel chairs in Australia and New Zealand. These AFRDI-approved chairs have undergone rigorous testing regimes to withstand severe environments.
What does AFRDI Certification mean?
A chair with AFRDI Certification granted by the Australasian Furnishing Research & Development (AFRDI) indicates that that chair has successfully completed a rigorous testing regime and has fulfilled each standard set by Furntech-AFRDI.
The Australasian Furnishing Research & Development Institute (AFRDI) is the top-tier chair accreditation body across Australia and New Zealand.
You can rest assured that your Unix AFRDI-certified chair is safe, highly secure, and long-lasting.
What are the different types of AFRDI certifications?
The Blue Tick
According to Furntech-AFRDI, the Blue Tick Certification Scheme certifies products that meet certain standards to AFRDI’s satisfaction.
The assessment of the products is based on the results of performance, function, and safety tests, coupled with an evaluation of the quality and finish of a representative sample of product provided by the supplier.
AS.NZS4438 (Levels 4, 5, and 6)
Most certified office swivel chairs in Australia and NZ are tested to the requirements of AS/NZS 4438:1997 - Height-adjustable swivel chairs. This standard is regarded as appropriate for people up to about 110 kg.
An AFRDI Level 6 certified office chair will meet most commercial needs. Level 6 chairs should be able to withstand extremely severe conditions of use, such as police stations, military installations, control rooms, and use in heavy industry (AFRDI 2021).
AFRDI Level 5 certified office chairs are suitable for heavy-duty office, industrial and similar applications (AFRDI 2021).
AFRDI Level 4 certified office chairs are suitable for office, general keyboard, and executive use (AFRDI 2021).
AFRDI 142 – Rated Load
According to Furntech-AFRDI, this standard designed to cater to chairs intended to be used by people heavier than 110 kg.
It is available in the following options:
People up to and including 135 kg for single 8 hr shift operations. (i.e. approx 40 hrs use per week)
People up to and including 135 kg for multiple shift operations (i.e. significantly greater than 40 hrs use per week)
People up to and including 160 kg for single 8 hr shift operations. (i.e. approx 40 hrs use per week)
People up to and including 160 kg for multiple shift operations (i.e. significantly greater than 40 hrs use per week)
What are the benefits of AFRDI-certified chairs?
- Tough and resistant to wear and tear
- Heavy-duty Considered
- Ability to withstand extended and prolonged use under severe commercial use
- Tested and Certified for your peace of mind!
Are Unix AFRDI-certified chairs comfortable?
When it comes to comfort and durability, our AFRDI-certified chairs certainly tick the two boxes. Not only the sturdy and ergonomically designed back promotes better posture and seating comfort, but they can also endure up to 160kg depending on each chair.
Why Choose Unix AFRDI-certified chairs?
✔ FAST DELIVERY with Multiple Delivery Options
We stock a wide range of Unix AFRDI-Certified chairs ready for immediate dispatch.
✔ NO TOOLS REQUIRED – 5-Second Assembly!
Most of our chairs are No Tools Required and can be assembled easily and quickly without any fuss. Check out our No Tools Required Chairs >
✔ AFRDI-TESTED AND CERTIFIED
The majority of our chairs and components are AFRDI-Tested and Approved to make sure you are getting the high-quality and long-lasting chair you deserve! Browse our AFRDI Certified Chairs >
✔ CUSTOM UPHOLSTERY
We upholster our chairs right here in Australia with love and care to suit Australian standards and taste.
✔ UP TO 15 YEARS WARRANTY
We offer longer warranty years because we believe our chairs are of utmost quality and they are built to last!
✔ BUILD YOUR OWN
For more customisable options of Task chairs, we offer Build Your Own > feature that includes all colours, a variety of seat sizes, and suitable weight load.
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At Unix Solutions, we strive to offer you the best experience and high-quality chairs to suit your needs. If you have any questions, please do not hesitate to contact us at [email protected] or chat with our live agents! Happy Shopping with Unix!
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