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Acoustic Tile Data
Acoustic Tile Data Dialog Box
Notice the purple bent arrow next to the Tile Type field. Clicking on this icon, will open an Acoustic Tile Data dialog. This dialog contains different values for a tile that must be completed in order to determine the cost of the tile you are using. Each field has a lookup database that feeds it, and can be accessed via the Lookup icon ( ). By including this feature, we allow you to add in new tile types as they are introduced by the manufacturers. However, because they may use the same product number, you may need to adjust the way the tile is represented in your database. For more information on how to do this, please refer to the Lookup Database section of Help. You will also need to select if the tiles will be oriented vertically or horizontally. Obviously if you are using square tiles, this will not make a difference, so you do not need to change this option.
Acoustic Tile Data
Tile Type – click the Lookup database icon and select a manufacturers tile type from the list or add a new one.
Manufacturer – click the Lookup database icon and select a manufacturers from the list or add a new one.
Description – click the Lookup database icon and a manufacturers description for the selected tile or add a new one.
Labor Type – click the Lookup database icon and select a labor type from the list or add a new one.
Thickness – manually enter the thickness of the Tile in this field.
SF/Carton – manually enter the SF of tile per carton in this field. If you leave the field blank the The EDGE will calculate the number of pieces of tile based on the Length and width
Width – manually enter the width of this piece of tile.
Length – manually enter the length of this piece of tile.
Border Cut – check this box if you will be paying labor for border cuts on this type of tile, if you don’t pay don’t check.
– if you make any changes to an existing type of tile or if you add a new type of tile click Save To Database and the setup information will be saved for you.