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National Public Seating Portable Stages

Ideal for K-12 Schools & College Auditoriums

Natinal Public Seating's portable stages give you the freedom to configure the stage to create any performance environment you can imagine. The convenient sizes gives you the flexibility to build the exact size and shape stage that you need to accommodate your event. Unique arc and triangular shaped sections let you design stage sets that stand out in a crowd. With TransFold, you are the director.

Natinal Public Seating's Portable Stage and Seated Riser Section features a compact frame that is easy to handle, store and move. Use several square units together, or combine with Midwest TransFold arc and triangle units to create unique stage sets. Square risers 16 inches and taller come with built-in wheels on two legs. Once the stages are in place, the wheels automatically lift from the floor. Legs are made of durable, 14-gauge steel and stay steady with locking steel braces. All eight inch stages are fixed height. Any stage 16 inches or higher is dual-height and adjusts eight inches, allowing you to couple your stage with two different stage heights. Adjustable stages come with clevis pins and tightening knobs so no tools are needed. Couplings rotate out of the way and won't break off during storage. Choose a hardboard, polypropylene or carpet deck. is a nationwide distributor of National Public Seating Portable Stages & Choral Risers and deep-discounts NPS Choral Risers & Portable Stages. And if that isn't enough, we promise to match or beat any current published price... offers the most complete line of National Public Seating Stages & Accessories on the internet.

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National Public Seating Corp.


Platform: Constructed with a 3/4" thick solid plywood core, the riser shall be surfaced with one of the following:

Option 1: Carpet
Option 2: 1/8" thick tempered hardboard The edges of the platform shall be routed to allow the frame to fit flush with the top surface and cover the ends of the carpeting.


16 gauge, 1-13/16" high formed steel channel frame shall be reinforced with 16 gauge steel angle welded to the inside of the channel. The angle shall provide a continuous support to which the decking is secured with screws placed a maximum of 9" apart. The frame shall completely enclose the top, bottom and edges of the decking perimeter preventing the decking from becoming loose and damaged. All areas where frame parts are joined together shall be reinforce with steel plates attached with rivets.

Leg Structure:

Each leg structure shall be constructed if 1.05" diameter, 14 gauge steel tubing capped at the point of floor contact with high impact plastic glides. The vertical load bearing members shall be joined at the top by full width, steel tube to provide maximum support to the stage deck. The top of each leg assembly shall fold open and closed, using 16 gauge steel saddle clips that are secured with at least four screws. Leg assemblies shall be braced by friction type braces, equipped with a spring locking device to secure the legs in the open and closed position. Braces shall be secured to the leg assembly with rivets and to the deck using 8 screws installed through the decking. Legs shall open and close using only one hand. Gravity ring type brace locks are not acceptable.

Ganging: Stages and risers shall be equipped with drop-in couplings that allow units of the same or different heights to be joined together. All ganging devices shall be permanently secured to each unit. Ganging devices that is not permanently attached are not acceptable.

Finish: All metal parts are to be finished with a black thermofused epoxy powdercoating.

Capacity: All metal parts shall be designed to carry a uniform live load of at least 200 lbs. per square foot.

Portability:Stages and risers shall be capable of being completely set-up and taken apart quickly, without the need for tools, by two peopleof average strength.

Warranty: Stages and risers shall be covered by 10- year warranty.