The measure of all things
Of course, not all of us deal with the topic of system furniture full-time, so no one can assume that you are familiar with the technical terms. But how do you proceed if you want to quickly replace a scratched tube in an online store and have no more information than what the scale provides when measuring the available tube? For us, this is reason enough to take a closer look at both technical terms!
The term "system dimension" stands for the professional USM Haller size units. It is always measured from ball center to ball center to arrive at this dimension.
This means, for example, that a tube with the system dimension 350 is not 350 mm long, but has a length of 332 mm. Here is a small overview:
|100 mm||82 mm|
|125 mm||107 mm|
|150 mm||132 mm|
|175 mm||157 mm|
|200 mm||182 mm|
|250 mm||232 mm|
|275 mm||257 mm|
|350 mm||332 mm|
|395 mm||377 mm|
|500 mm||482 mm|
|750 mm||732 mm|
The term "real dimension" stands for the real / exact dimension of the respective individual product. In the case of a built-in element, you measure the length or width of the respective product here.
For example, an external shelf with the system dimension 500 x 350 mm does not have a length of 500 mm and a width of 350 mm, but as an individual product has a length of 482 mm and a width of 332 mm.
The term "absolute dimension" stands for the dimensions that are measured from the outermost point of the furniture to the nearest outermost point for the installed elements. This is the maximum extension of your existing piece of furniture.
This means that, for example, a shelf with leveling feet with the system dimension 750 x 350 x 350 mm, does not have this dimension but the "Absolute dimension" of 786 x 390 x 386 mm (width x height x depth). These dimensions are important if your furniture is to fit into an existing niche.
We hope we could give you a good overview of the differences between the various dimensions. If you have any questions, don't hesitate to contact us by e-mail at firstname.lastname@example.org or by phone at +49 911 148 888 00. We are very happy to be there for you!
Sehr hilfreich !
Liebes Swissmobilia Team,
vielen dank für diese Erklärung. Dies war sehr hilfreich.
Mit freundlichen Grüßen
Dr. W. Hartung