Humanscale Float Counterbalance Adjustable Desk Base

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Manufacturer: Humanscale

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The World’s Most Revolutionary Height-Adjustable Table

Thanks to its innovative and proprietary design, the Float height-adjustable table solves the problems and limitations of current-generation sit/stand tables, gracefully adapting to a vast range of heights and weights with exceptional ease of use and safety features. Its ingenious counterbalance mechanism provides a constant counter-weighting force that allows the table to move fluidly between sitting height and standing height while accommodating the ergonomic needs of 99% of users.

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Float® Specifications

The key to remaining healthy while at work is to alternate between standing and sitting positions. Float makes standing almost effortless and instant. By eliminating awkward cranks and noisy, slow motors, Float removes obstacles that typically discourage the use of height-adjustable desks. Operating Float is as easy as standing up.

  • Provides an exceptional 20” of height adjustability (27” to 47” from the floor, excluding tabletop thickness)
  • Counterbalances up to 130 lbs. of desktop weight(including the tabletop)
  • Accommodates work surface widths from 48” (1200 mm) to 72” (1800 mm) and depths from 24” (600 mm) to 30” (800 mm), including work surfaces from most manufacturers
  • Meets BIFMA requirements for load, capacity and stability
  • Made from recyclable steel and aluminum
  • Includes a 5-year, 24/7 warranty


Float® Features

Float’s unique technology allows it to adjust up or down while accommodating changing weight loads. This innovative counterbalance mechanism also makes the table simple to adjust, so the user can always find the ideal height for health and comfort.

Float allows for quiet, effortless, and instant adjustment without the use of power-sapping motors commonly found on less efficient electric standing desks.

  • Unmatched performance and ease of use encourage deskbound workers to regularly alternate between sitting and standing postures for long-term health
  • Simple, single-handed weight adjustment instantly accommodates changes in tabletop weight
  • Innovative safety features allows up or down adjustment only when the desktop and contents are properly counterbalanced
  • With clean, architectural lines that belie its sophisticated functionality, the Float height-adjustable table complements any work environment while offering plenty of room under the work surface for legs, knees and feet
  • Built for a long, serviceable life and limited carbon footprint, the Float height-adjustable table is made using minimal parts and manufacturing processes and is comprised predominantly of recyclable steel


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Design Story

Designed and engineered by the Humanscale Design Studio, the Float height-adjustable table was created to make the sit-stand movement effortless. Determined to make a height adjustable desk that didn’t use electricity or a cumbersome crank, the designers used a unique counterbalance mechanism that enables one-hand height adjustment for ergonomic sit-stand use.

Color Swatches

Base Color Options

Black Base
Silver Base
White Base

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Warranty and Shipping

Humanscale Float Warranty - Covered for 5 Years, 24/7 Warranty

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