VersiJack®

What is VersiJack®

VersiJack® is a heavy duty height and slope-adjustable pedestal designed for floor, deck, paver, beam and bearer support.

VersiJack® is used in the construction of roof terraces, pedestrian walkways, roof gardens, plaza decks, sun decks, balconies, pool surrounds, podium landscapes and verandas.

VersiJack® screwjack pedestal is height-adjustable from 37 mm to 1014 mm, with the use of proprietary “extenders”. An integrated slope corrector adjusts for slopes up to 5%.

VersiJack® reduces sound transmission, increases heat insulation and allows unsightly services to be concealed within the cavity under the elevated platform allowing easy access when required.

VersiJack® is used to create raised floors with most pavers including granite, marble, porcelain and precast concrete.  They are also widely used to support timber and composite bearers under the decking, and excellent for creating reusable or temporary exhibition flooring.

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VersiJack® screwjack adjustable pedestals function for flooring support, deck support, beam, bearer and paver support on:

  • Roof terraces
  • Pedestrians walkways
  • Roof gardens
  • Plaza decks
  • Balconies
  • Pool surrounds
  • Reflective pools
  • Podium landscapes
  • Under water features
  • Raised technical floors
  • Under Solar panels
  • Temporary floors or Exhibition stands
  • Eliminating the use of bedding sand
  • Easy access to concealed services and waterproofing membranes
  • Waterproofing membranes not penetrated
  • Allowing air ventilation and increased heat insulation
  • Elimination of efflorescence and algae
  • A cost effective alternative to brick piers
  • Stable deck support
  • Minimising sound transmission
  • Support US LEED™ credits
  • Measure the total area to be paved to determine the number of pavers or beams required. One VersiJack® screwjack pedestal is required for every paver or for approximately each linear metre of beam to be supported.
  • Use sight or laser lines to mark the intersections of the corners of each paver to be laid.
  • Adjust the 0–5% inclinator to compensate for any fall in the slab.
  • Use 1–2 mm VersiJack® rubber shims if required to ensure each paver is level.
  • Position VersiJack® screwjack pedestals without tabs where edges and corners are to be supported. If necessary, saw along marked score lines on the bottom of the units so that units may be positioned along wall edges or in corners.
  • Commence paving by positioning the first paver in a corner and subsequent pavers along a wall edge.
  • Place the pavers into place on each VersiJack® screwjack pedestal and simply adjust either up or down to ensure each paver is level.
  • Position VersiJack® screwjack pedestals under beams and adjust units either up or down. Screw the beam into the eyelet in the top of the VersiJack® or tie the beam to the screwjack unit to ensure stable floor support.
Material PP
Height range 37 mm to 1014 mm
Ultimate compressive strength1Design compressive strength 13 – 18 kN (max. height)11 kN
Slope correction

-Top

-Bottom

up to 5%

up to 5%

Base Diameter
189 mm (VJ-37FB, VJ-50FB, VJ-74FB)202 mm (VJ-117FB )

226 mm (VJ-117B with bottom slope corrector)

Spacer tab post

- Height

- Thickness

12 / 15 / 25 mm

2 / 3 / 4 / 5 / 6 / 8 / 10 mm (gap between pavers)

Bearer holder 35 mm to 80 mm (bearer width)
Biological /Chemical resistance Unaffected by moulds and algae.Good resistance to alkali and bitumen.

1 varies with different height

Top Slope Corrector
Creates level surfaces by compensating for gradients up to 5%.

Top Slope Corrector
Top Slope Corrector VJF Application

Barrel Extender
Requires only 3 extenders to reach height of 1014 mm.

Barrel Extender
Barrel Extender VJF Application

VJ Wall Spacer
VJ Wall Spacer with compressible buffer allows for expansion, contraction and paver movement.

 

 

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Wall Spacer
Wall Spacer VJF Application

Vertical Edge Clips
Vertical Edge Clips secure pavers upright for free fall edge installations.

Vertical Edge Clips
Vertical Edge Clips VJF Application

Variable Angle Spacer Tab
Variable Angle Spacer Tab with rotatable posts supports up to 6 pavers.

 

 

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Variable Angle Spacer Tab
Variable Angle Spacer Tab VJF Application

Bearer Holder
Bearer Holder keeps battens of 35 mm to 80 mm width secured centrally on the pedestals.

Bearer Holder
Bearer Holder VJF Application

Concealed Paver Retainer
Concealed Paver Retainer increases wind uplift resistance for elevated roof pavers.

Concealed Paver Retainer
Concealed Paver Retainer VJF Application

Exposed Paver Retainer
Exposed Paver Retainer increases wind uplift resistance for elevated roof pavers.

Exposed Paver Retainer
Exposed Paver Retainer VJF Application

Bottom Slope Corrector
Bottom Slope Corrector allows pedestals to remain upright on inclines of up to 5%.

Bottom Slope Corrector
Bottom Slope Corrector VJF Application

Pedestal Shim
Allows for minor height increments, as well as providing sound and vibration dampening.

Pedestal Shim
Pedestal Shim VJF Application

Dampening Pad
Dampening Pad protects the underlying membrane and acts as an acoustic and vibration dampening layer.

Dampening Pad
Dampening Pad VJF Application

Paver Lifter
Removes pavers during maintenance or for access to concealed services.

Paver Lifter
Paver Lifter VJF Application

Turning Tool
Facilitates the quick assembly of VersiJack® pedestals.

 

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Turning Tool
Turning Tool VJF Application