Desk Systems

Answer Fence

by Steelcase
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Create an open and social workspace with Answer fence, an office desk barrier.

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See how Answer fence and the entire family of Answer solutions support both individuals and groups, with the flexibility to adapt and evolve as the needs of your organization, your people and your culture shift.​

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Flexible Solution

Simply Smart

Answer Fence expands the possibilities for varied, easy-to-change work settings that feel more open and inviting.

Smart Design


With its low profile and open base, Answer fence lends a light, clean aesthetic. It is available in a variety of paint finishes to blend in or stand out.


Fence blends with the other Answer family products to create a complete open-plan solution. View the animation below to see Answer fence’s valuable position in a blended Answer floorplan.

Integrated Power

Answer fence is a freestanding spine that delivers quick, flexible access to power and data throughout a space. Answer fence provides standard-capacity and high-capacity data options as well as an option to omit power altogether. These features allows Answer fence to meet your power and data needs.

Answer Family

One Solution. Endless possibilities.

Answer Fence is part of a family of products designed to support both individuals and groups, in resident and nomadic settings, with the flexibility to adapt and evolve as the needs of your organization, your people and your culture shift.

Answer fence, beam, panel system and freestanding furniture offer a range of applications, aesthetics, technology integration and privacy, optimizing creativity and performance.​

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Answer Beam

Answer Beam offers a collection of supporting elements that connect and integrate at a lower elevation to complement an open floorplan. This allows for access to daylight, encourages collaboration and offers an updated feel.

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Answer Panels

Answer Panels are designed to create spaces within the open floorplan that help organizations balance collaboration and privacy, support mobility and optimize real estate, through the broadest range of applications.

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Answer Freestanding

Answer Freestanding features desks, tables, storage units that create individual workstations, private offices and team spaces, all with a consistent aesthetic.

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Life Cycle
LEED Contribution




We believe the only way to provide the best office furniture solutions is to ensure they’re the best products for the environment. That’s why every step of the way – through design, manufacturing, delivery and product lifecycle – we consider the impact of our work on people and on the environment and uncover opportunities to make things better.

70 %

Up to


44 %

Up to

recycled content

Life Cycle

Life Cycle


Up to 71% recyclable
Made up of up to 44% recycled content
PVC-free edge banding available
PVC-free power available


Manufactured using Clarity™ wood finish process

LEED Contribution

LEED Contribution

Steelcase supports the U.S. Green Building Council’s LEED certification system with products that can contribute to LEED Building Design + Construction (BD&C), LEED Interior Design + Construction (ID&C), or LEED Operations + Maintenance (O&M) certification criteria.

Since the USGBC and its certification partner, GBCI, evaluate each project individually, the role our products play in achieving LEED certification is unique to each project.

answer fence LEED Contribution

  • Recycled content
  • Regional materials
  • Rapidly renewable materials
  • Certified wood
  • Low-Emitting materials
  • Daylight and views
  • Sustainable purchasing



Certifications can help you choose products that are environmentally sustainable and just right for your project. Montage has achieved the following certifications:

Cradle to Cradle Certified™


ANSI/BIFMA level Certified

Level 1

System SCS IAQ Gold



Dimensions + Components
Global Availability

Dimensions + Components

Dimensions + Components


Junctions + Connections

  • 24”W, 30”W, 36”W, 42”W, 48”W, 60”W, 72”W Horizontal Packages
  • Steel Covers
  • 27-1/2”H End of Run, Inline, L, T, X, V & Y Junctions
  • Fence Foot


  • Fabric Screen – 13-1/2”H, 19-1/2”H; 24-96”W
  • Glass Screen – 13 ½”H, 19 ½”H; 24-72”W
  • Laminate Boundary Screens – Single-Sided, Spanning; 42”H, 48”H; 27”-75”W
  • Wood Boundary Screens – Single-Sided, Spanning; 42”H, 48”H; 27”W-75”W

Desks + Tables (Freestanding – Fixed + Mobile)

  • Straight – 18-7/8”, 24”, 30”D; 24”W-96”W
  • Tapered – 18-7/8”/24”, 24”/30”D; 48”-72”W
  • Corner – 24”, 30”D; 36”-48”W
  • Corner 120 – 24”, 30”D; 36”-48”W

Height Adjustable Desks

  • Migration
    • Rectangular 29”D, 35”D; 46”-70”W
  • Ology
    • Rectangular 23”D, 29”D, 35”D; 34”-76”W
    • Tapered 23”D/29”D; 58”-76”W
    • 90-Degree Corner 23”D; 52”-76”W
    • 120-Degree 23”D; 34”-64”W


  • Mobile Pedestal (BF, FF, BBF)
  • Open Side Tower
  • Full Front Tower
  • Vertical Drawer Tower
  • High Density storage cabinet
  • Personal Console

Global Availability

Global Availability

This product is available in the following regions:

  • North America
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