Sims Superior Seating | Booth Seating

Definition of Terms

Commercial and Hospitality Seating. Explained.

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Angles & Curves
Angles other than 90 degrees (standard) are considered custom. Curves other than those shown in photographs or drawings are considered custom.

Base, Bottom (Kick Base)
Lower part of the base that rest on the floor.

Base, Top
Section of the base between the bottom base and the seat.

Biscuit or Diamond Hand Tufted
“Hand folded” square or diamond pattern.

Biscuit or Diamond Sewn
Booth inside back with “machine sewn” square or diamond pattern.

Cap Strip
Strip of trim used to finish the top of the back; may be used to join two booths.

Center
Dimensions of the booth opening

Channels
Vertical folds (one or more) on booth ISB back.

Class
Category of freight that determines the basic rate.

COM
Customer’s Own Material

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Crumb Strip
A two-inch strip of trim that can be added to models that do not have a crumb trough.

Crumb Trough
Standard wipe out tray between the back and seat.

Divider
Additional piece of trim that extends back height to add privacy.

Eased Edge or Corner
Rounded to remove a sharp edge or corner.

Finished or Unfinished End
Specify left or right as you are sitting on the booth.

Double/Single Trim
Double wide post or caps (shipped separately) to join two frames back to back.

FOB
Free on Board merchandise accepted by the carrier.

Headroll (Upholstery term)
Six-inch horizontal accent standard flat or contoured channel across top of the booth; and may extend down sides; and may be smooth or shirred.

ISB (Upholstery Term)
Inside Back

KD
Knocked Down. Product is shipped partially unassembled.


Opening
Dimensions that includes a table and seating on either side.

OA
Overall Dimension

OSB
Outside Back

Post Panel or End Cap
Trim to finish the end of a booth.

Returns
Outside back of the short sides of a circle.

Rise
Booth back that is higher in the center, sloping down at both ends.

SE (Self-Edge)
Table Top with a laminated edge.

SU
Set Up. Product is shipped assembled.

Wall Panel
A laminated or upholstered partition, the heigt of the booth and the length of the opening.

Welt (Upholstery Term)
A covered cord sewn into a seam for reinforcement or trim.

W2W
Wall to Wall dimension