Terra Tabs

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Material: Rubber
Special Features: Terra-Stand and other components are delivered factory direct with Terra-Pavers.
An SBR rubber unit that provides for drainage, air circulation and precise paver alignment. (Patent pending)

#7 – 1/2” (12.7 mm) thick, 7” (17.78 cm) sq., 3/16” (4.76 mm) wide
#6 – 7/16” (11.11 mm) thick, 6” (15.24 cm) sq., 3/16” (4.76 mm) wide
#6A – 7/16” (11.11 mm) thick, 6” (15.24 cm) sq., 1/8” (3.18 mm) wide
#5 – 3/8” (9.53 mm) thick, 5” (12.7 cm) sq., 3/16” (4.76 mm) wide
#5A – 3/8” (9.53 mm) thick, 5” (12.7 cm) sq., 1/8” (3.18 mm) wide

Terra-Tab: SBR rubber is recyclable and  manufactured exclusively for the support of the Terra Pavers on the Terra Stand installed over a waterproof membrane. It has a shore hardness 70 (ASTM D 2240-91) allowing for resiliency without sound transmission. Available in three sizes to accommodate all pavers sizes. Terra-Tab spacing tabs allow for perfect 3/16” (4.76 mm) joints to provide for expansion, air circulation, drainage, and precise alignment. Optional 1/8” (3.18 mm) tabs area available for the #5A and #6A tabs. Average installations call for one Terra-Tab per paver on a standard square or rectangular deck. Decks of other designs and/or containing columns will require more Terra-Tabs for use with the cut pavers.
Terra-Tabs and Terra-Shims can be set directly on the waterproof membrane, on an optional protection board or insulation without harm.

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Installation requirements depend upon individual project needs. Tectura Designs will recommend tools and techniques; however, contractors should have experience in the installation of similar systems. Grid layout and pattern are determined by the architect or installing contractor. Typical installations begin by determining a starting point based on pattern layout. Next, measurements are taken and chalk lines placed. Terra-Stands or Waffle Reducers are then placed at the intersections of the chalk line and adjusted as required. A Terra-Tab is placed on top of adjusted unit. Terra-Pavers are then set on Terra-Tabs. Should repair to the sub-structure be needed, Terra-Pavers are easily removed and replaced with the Blok Handle or Big-Blok Handle.


Terra-Stand and other components are delivered factory direct with Terra-Pavers. Prices quoted upon request.


Full Terra System One installation, using all components, carries a Three-Year Limited Warranty. Individual components are warranted as follows:

Terra-Pavers - Three-Year Limited Warranty
Blok Handles/Big-Blok Handles - One-Year Limited Warranty
Terra-Tab/Terr-Adjust/Extender/Reducer/Terra System One Mix - Three-Year Limited Warranty

A copy of the complete warranty is available upon request.
Warranties can be negotiated for extension.


Complete Terra System installations require periodic cleaning by use of high-pressure water system to rinse off debris. Regular maintenance also includes adjustment of pavers that may have shifted or been damaged. Installations over waterproof membranes allow for access to the substrate for maintenance. Drains should be cleaned as needed to prevent water back up.


Consultation services are available for all Terra System One applications, including paver selection, project design, and installation recommendations. Contact Tectura Designs' Terra-Paving Division for any assistance.