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SECTION 08415
ALUMINUM ENTRANCES AND STOREFRONTS
 
 
Copyright 2011 - 2012 ARCAT, Inc. - All rights reserved
** NOTE TO SPECIFIER ** Trulite Glass & Aluminum Solutions; architectural glass and aluminum framing.
This section is based on the products of Trulite Glass & Aluminum Solutions, which is located at:
403 Westpark Ct. Suite 201
Peachtree City, GA 30269
Toll Free Tel: 800-432-8132
Tel: 678-593-9200
Email: info@trulite.com
Web: www.trulite.com
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TRULITE GLASS & ALUMINUM SOLUTIONS is one of North America's largest architectural glass and aluminum fabricators and distributors. With its unmatched product line, Trulite has created a Total System Approach to satisfy virtually any architectural glazing requirement.
 
PART 1 GENERAL
 
1.1
SECTION INCLUDES
 
** NOTE TO SPECIFIER ** Delete items below not required for project.
 
A.
Aluminum framed doors of the following types:
1.
Narrow stile aluminum framed doors (Series-200 Doors).
2.
Medium stile aluminum framed doors (Series-300 Doors).
3.
Wide stile aluminum framed doors (Series-500 Doors).
4.
Impact-resistant medium stile aluminum framed doors (Series-350 Resistor Impact Entrance Doors).
5.
Impact-resistant narrow stile aluminum framed doors (Series-256 Resistor Impact Entrance Doors).
6.
Impact-resistant medium stile aluminum framed doors (Series-356 Resistor Impact Entrance Doors).
B.
Storefront systems of the following types:
1.
Storefront system for 1/4 inch (6 mm) glazing (Series CG450 Aluminum Storefront System).
2.
Storefront system for 1 inch (25 mm) glazing (Series CG451 Aluminum Storefront System).
3.
Storefront system thermally improved for 1 inch (25 mm) glazing (Series CT451 Thermal Aluminum Storefront System).
4.
Impact resistant storefront system for 9/16 inch (14 mm) laminated glass (Series CG500 Resistor Impact Aluminum Storefront System).
5.
Impact resistant storefront system for 1-5/16 inches (33 mm) laminated glass (Series CG501 Resistor Impact Aluminum Storefront System).
6.
Impact resistant storefront system for 9/16 inch (14 mm) laminated glass (Series 5000 Resistor Impact Aluminum Storefront System).
7.
Impact resistant storefront system for 9/16 inch (14 mm) laminated glass (Series 3000 Resistor Impact Aluminum Storefront System).
8.
Impact resistant storefront system for 9/16 inch (14 mm) laminated or 1-5/16 inch (33 mm) insulated-laminated glass (Series 3100 Resistor Impact Aluminum Storefront System).
9.
Impact resistant storefront system for 1-5/16 inch (33 mm) insulated-laminated glass (Series 3200 Resistor Impact Aluminum Storefront System).
1.2
RELATED SECTIONS
 
** NOTE TO SPECIFIER ** Delete any sections below not relevant to this project; add others as required.
 
A.
Section 07920 - Sealants.
B.
Section 08450 - All Glass Entrances.
C.
Section 08490 - Sliding Doors.
D.
Section 08490 - Aluminum Mall Sliding Doors.
E.
Section 08520 - Aluminum Framed Window Wall.
F.
Section 08700 - Finish Hardware.
G.
Section 08810 - Glass and Glazing.
H.
Section 08900 - Curtain Wall Systems.
1.3
REFERENCES
 
** NOTE TO SPECIFIER ** Delete references from the list below that are not actually required by the text of the edited section.
 
A.
American Architectural Manufacturers Association (AAMA):
1.
AAMA 501 - Method of Test for Exterior Walls.
2.
AAMA 502 - Voluntary Specification for Field Testing of Newly Installed Fenestration Products.
3.
AAMA 503 - Voluntary Specifications for field testing of Storefront, Curtain Walls and Slope Glazing Systems
4.
AAMA 611 - Voluntary Specification for Anodized Architectural Aluminum.
5.
AAMA 1503 - Voluntary Test Method for Thermal Transmittance and Condensation Resistance of Windows, Doors, and Glazed Wall Sections.
6.
AAMA 2603 - Voluntary Specification, Performance Requirements and Test Procedures for Pigmented Organic Coatings on Aluminum Extrusions and Panels.
7.
AAMA 2604 - Voluntary Specification, Performance Requirements and Test Procedures for High Performance Organic Coatings on Aluminum Extrusions and Panels.
8.
AAMA 2605 - Voluntary Specification, Performance Requirements and Test Procedures for Superior Performing Organic Coatings on Aluminum Extrusions and Panels.
9.
AAMA CW-10 - Care and Handling of Architectural Aluminum from Shop to Site
B.
ASTM International (ASTM):
1.
ASTM B 209 - Standard Specification for Aluminum and Aluminum-Alloy Sheet and Plate.
2.
ASTM B 221 - Standard Specification for Aluminum and Aluminum-Alloy Extruded Bars, Rods, Wire, Profiles, and Tubes.
3.
ASTM B 368 - Standard Method for Copper-Accelerated Acetic Acid-Salt Spray (Fog) Testing (CASS Test).
4.
ASTM C 236 - Standard Test Method for Steady-State Thermal Performance of Building Assemblies by Means of a Guarded Hot Box.
5.
ASTM C 864 - Standard Specification for Dense Elastomeric Compression Seal Gaskets, Setting Blocks, and Spacers.
6.
ASTM E 283 - Standard Test Method for Determining Rate of Air Leakage Through Exterior Windows, Curtain Walls, and Doors Under Specified Pressure Differences Across the Specimen.
7.
ASTM E 330 - Standard Test Method for Structural Performance of Exterior Windows, Doors, Skylights and Curtain Walls by Uniform Static Air Pressure Difference.
8.
ASTM E 331 - Standard Test Method for Water Penetration of Exterior Windows, Skylights, Doors, and Curtain Walls by Uniform Static Air Pressure Difference.
9.
ASTM E 783 - Standard Test Method for Field Measurement of Air Leakage Through Installed Exterior Windows and Doors.
10.
ASTM E 1105 - Standard Test Method for Field Determination of Water Penetration of Installed Exterior Windows, Skylights, Doors, and Curtain Walls, by Uniform or Cyclic Static Air Pressure Difference.
11.
ASTM E 1886 - Standard Test Method for Performance of Exterior Windows, Curtain Walls, Doors, and Impact Protective Systems Impacted by Missile(s) and Exposed to Cyclic Pressure Differentials.
C.
Florida Building Code TAS 201, 202 and TAS 203.
D.
SGCC - Safety Glazing Certification Council:
1.
ANSI Z97.1 - American National Standard for Safety Glazing Materials used in Buildings - Safety Performance Specifications and Methods of Test.
2.
16 CFR 1201 - Consumer Product Safety Commission Safety Standard for Architectural Glazing Materials - codified at Title 16, Part 1201 of the Code of Federal Regulations.
1.4
SUBMITTALS
A.
Submit under provisions of Section 01300.
B.
Product Data: Manufacturer's data sheets on each product to be used, including:
1.
Preparation instructions and recommendations.
2.
Storage and handling requirements and recommendations.
3.
Installation methods.
C.
Shop Drawings: Drawings showing layout, profiles, and product components, including anchorage, accessories, finish colors and textures.
D.
Test Reports: Submit certified test reports showing compliance with specified performance characteristics.
 
** NOTE TO SPECIFIER ** Delete if not required.
 
E.
Selection Samples: For each finish product specified, two complete sets of color chips representing manufacturer's full range of available colors and patterns.
F.
Verification Samples: For each finish product specified, two samples, minimum size 6 inches (150 mm) square, representing actual product, color, and patterns.
G.
Project Record Documents: Submit project record documents for installed materials in accordance with Division 1 sections.
1.5
QUALITY ASSURANCE
A.
Manufacturer Qualifications: Manufacturer capable of providing field service representation during construction, approving acceptable installer and approving application method.
B.
Installer Qualifications: Installer experienced (as determined by Contractor) to perform work of this section who has specialized in the installation of work similar to that required for this project and who is acceptable to product manufacturer.
C.
Pre-Installation Meetings: Conduct pre-installation meeting to verify project requirements, substrate conditions, manufacturer's installation instructions, and manufacturer's warranty requirements.
 
** NOTE TO SPECIFIER ** Include a mock-up if the project size and/or quality warrant taking such a precaution. The following is one example of how a mock-up on a large project might be specified. When deciding on the extent of the mock-up, consider all the major different types of work on the project.
 
D.
Mock-Up: Provide a mock-up for evaluation of surface preparation techniques and application workmanship.
1.
Finish areas designated by Architect.
2.
Do not proceed with remaining work until workmanship, color, and sheen are approved by Architect.
3.
Refinish mock-up area as required to produce acceptable work.
1.6
DELIVERY, STORAGE, AND HANDLING
A.
Ordering: Comply with manufacturer's ordering instructions and lead- time requirements to avoid construction delays.
B.
Packing, Shipping, Handling, and Unloading: Deliver materials in manufacturer's original, unopened, undamaged containers with identification labels intact.
C.
Storage and Protection: Store materials protected from exposure to harmful weather conditions. Handle entrance doors and components to avoid damage. Protect entrance doors against damage from elements, construction activities, and other hazards before, during and after entrance installation.
1.7
PROJECT CONDITIONS
A.
Maintain environmental conditions (temperature, humidity, and ventilation) within limits recommended by manufacturer for optimum results. Do not install products under environmental conditions outside manufacturer's absolute limits.
1.8
WARRANTY
A.
Manufacturer's Product Warranty: Submit, for Owner's acceptance, manufacturer's warranty for entrance system as follows:
1.
Warranty Period: Two years from Date of Substantial Completion of the project provided however that the Limited Warranty shall begin in no event later than six months from date of shipment by Trulite Glass & Aluminum Solutions.
2.
Door corner construction shall be supported with a limited lifetime warranty for the life of the door under normal use.
PART 2 PRODUCTS
 
2.1
MANUFACTURERS
A.
Acceptable Manufacturer: Trulite Glass & Aluminum Solutions, which is located at: 403 Westpark Ct. Suite 201; Peachtree City, GA 30269; Toll Free Tel: 800-432-8132; Tel: 678-593-9200; Email: request info (info@trulite.com); Web: www.trulite.com
 
** NOTE TO SPECIFIER ** Delete one of the following two paragraphs; coordinate with requirements of Division 1 section on product options and substitutions.
 
B.
Substitutions: Not permitted.
C.
Requests for substitutions will be considered in accordance with provisions of Section 01600.
 
** NOTE TO SPECIFIER ** Delete if not required.
 
2.2
ENTRANCE DOORS
A.
Design Requirements:
1.
Provide aluminum entrance doors from a single source.
2.
When aluminum entrances are part of a building enclosure system, including storefront framing, window wall systems, curtain wall system and related products, provide building enclosure system products from a single source manufacturer.
3.
Fabricate aluminum entrances in accordance with entrance manufacturer's prescribed tolerances.
4.
Material: ASTM B 221; 6063-T5 and T6 alloy and temper.
5.
Major portions of the door members to be 0.125 inch (3 mm) nominal in thickness and glazing molding to be 0.05 inch (1.3 mm) thick.
6.
Provide adjustable glass jack to center the glass in the door opening.
7.
Glazing gaskets shall be EPDM elastomeric extrusions.
8.
Fasteners: Where exposed, shall be aluminum, stainless steel or plated steel.
9.
Perimeter Anchors: Aluminum. When steel anchors are used, provide barrier between steel material and aluminum material to prevent galvanic action.
B.
Performance Requirements:
1.
Air Infiltration: For single acting offset pivot or butt hung entrances in the closed and locked position, the test specimen shall be tested in accordance with ASTM E 283 at a pressure differential of 6.24 PSF for single doors and 1.567 PSF for pairs of doors. A single 3 feet by 7 feet (914 mm by 2134 mm) entrance door and frame shall not exceed 0.50 CFM per linear foot of perimeter crack. A pair of 6 feet by 7 feet (1829 mm by 2134 mm) entrance doors and frame shall not exceed 1.0 CFM per linear foot of perimeter crack.
2.
Door Corner Construction: Manufacturer shall provide a limited lifetime warranty for the life of the door under normal use.
 
** NOTE TO SPECIFIER ** Delete product not required.
 
C.
Product: Narrow Stile Entrance Door, Series 200 Entrances by Trulite Glass & Aluminum Solutions.
1.
Dimension: Narrow stile, 2-1/8 inches (54 mm) vertical face dimension, 1-3/4 inches (44.5 mm) depth.
 
** NOTE TO SPECIFIER ** Delete if not required.
 
2.
Provide ADA Bottom Rail: 10 inches (254 mm).
D.
Product: Medium Stile Entrance Door, Series 300 Entrances by Trulite Glass & Aluminum Solutions.
1.
Dimension: Medium stile, 3-3/4 inches (95 mm) vertical face dimension, 1-3/4 inches (44.5 mm) depth.
 
** NOTE TO SPECIFIER ** Delete if not required.
 
2.
Provide ADA Bottom Rail: 10 inches (254 mm).
E.
Product: Wide Stile Entrance Door, Series 500 Entrances by Trulite Glass & Aluminum Solutions..
1.
Dimension: Wide stile 5 inches (127 mm) vertical face dimension, 1-3/4 inches (44.5 mm) depth.
 
** NOTE TO SPECIFIER ** Delete if not required.
 
2.
Provide ADA Bottom Rail: 10 inches (254 mm).
 
** NOTE TO SPECIFIER ** Revise below for specific hardware for each specific entrance type. To insure single source responsibility and timely coordination, Trulite Glass & Aluminum Solutions recommends that your finish hardware requirements be included in this section. If these requirements must be furnished under the finish hardware section of the specifications, the following statement should be included. "the finish hardware supplier shall be responsible for furnishing physical hardware to the entrance manufacturer prior to fabrication, and for coordinating hardware delivery requirements with the hardware manufacturer, the general contractor and the entrance manufacturer to insure the building project is not delayed." If lock cylinders for aluminum doors are to be master-keyed, it is suggested that cylinders be included under the "finish hardware" section of the specifications. Delete entrance hardware provision not required.
 
F.
Entrance Hardware:
1.
The finish hardware supplier shall be responsible for furnishing physical hardware to the entrance manufacturer prior to fabrication, and for coordinating hardware delivery requirements with the hardware manufacturer, the Contractor and the entrance door manufacturer to insure the building project is not delayed.
G.
Entrance Hardware:
1.
Weather-stripping:
a.
Meeting stiles on pairs of doors shall be equipped with an adjustable astragal capable of in/out adjustment with a double row of wool pile weather-stripping. Gaps in weathering at lock location of meeting stile on door pair shall not be allowed.
b.
The door weathering on a single acting offset pivot or butt hung frame (single or pairs) shall have wool pile or EPDM bulb gasket (required to meet specified performance tests.)
2.
Bottom Door Sweep: EPDM or Vinyl blade gasket sweep strip in an aluminum extrusion applied to the interior exposed surface of the bottom rail with concealed fasteners. (Note: Bottom Door Sweeps are required to meet specified performance for air infiltration)
3.
Threshold: Extruded aluminum, one piece per door opening, with ribbed surface.
 
** NOTE TO SPECIFIER ** Insert information required.
 
4.
Center Pivots: [__________].
5.
Offset Pivots: [__________].
6.
Butt Hinge: [____________].
7.
Continuous Gear Hinge: [_________].
8.
Push/Pull: [___________] style.
9.
Panic Device: [___________].
10.
Closer: [______________].
11.
Security Lock/Dead Lock: Active Leaf [___________]; Inactive Leaf [___________].
12.
Latch Handle: [___________].
13.
Cylinder(s)/Thumb-turn: [_____________].
14.
Electric Strike/Strike Keeper: [____________].
H.
Entrance Door Fabrication:
1.
Door corner construction shall consist of an interlocking rail and vertical stile using 3/8 inch (9.5 mm) diameter tie-rod construction at top and bottom. Glazing stops shall be snap fit type with EPDM glazing gaskets.
2.
Accurately fit and secure joints and corners. Horizontal rails should nest into vertical stile, avoiding unsightly raw edges at corners.
3.
Prepare components with internal reinforcement for door hardware.
4.
Arrange fasteners and attachments to conceal from view.
 
** NOTE TO SPECIFIER ** Select below finish and color from Trulite Glass & Aluminum Solutions' standard colors. Powder coatings are an EPA recommended finishing method for architectural aluminum and further contributes towards the "green building initiative" of the U.S. Government. Custom colors are available upon request from Trulite Glass & Aluminum Solutions. Other polyester powder coatings conforming to AAMA 2604 are available. Consult with your Trulite Glass & Aluminum Solutions representative for other surface treatments and finishes.
 
I.
Shop Finishing:
1.
Color Anodizing Conforming to AA-M12C22A44, AAMA 611, Color Anodic Coating (Color: # 80 Bronze). (Standard)
2.
Clear Anodizing Coating Conforming to AA-M12C22A31, AAMA 611, Clear Anodic Coating (Clear #04) (Standard)
 
** NOTE TO SPECIFIER ** Insert information required.
 
3.
AAMA 2604, Polyester Powder Coating. (Color: __________)
4.
AAMA 2605, Fluoropolymer Powder Coating (Color: __________).
5.
Other: Manufacturer __________ Type __________ (Color________).
J.
Sealants: Refer to Section 07920 - Sealants for additional requirements for sealants.
 
** NOTE TO SPECIFIER ** Delete if not required.
 
2.3
IMPACT RESISTANT DOORS
A.
Design Requirements:
1.
Provide aluminum entrance doors from a single source.
2.
When aluminum entrances are part of a building enclosure system, including storefront framing, window wall systems, curtain wall system and related products, provide building enclosure system products from a single source manufacturer.
3.
Fabricate aluminum entrances in accordance with entrance manufacturer's prescribed tolerances. Reference to tolerances for wall thickness and other cross-sectional dimensions of entrance members are nominal and in compliance with Aluminum Standards and Data, published by The Aluminum Association.
4.
Material: ASTM B 221; 6063-T5 or 6063-T6 alloy and temper.
5.
Major portions of the door members to be 0.125 inch (3 mm) nominal in thickness and glazing molding to be 0.055 inch (1.4 mm) thick.
6.
Provide adjustable glass jack to help center the glass in the door opening.
7.
Glazing gaskets shall be EPDM elastomeric extrusions.
8.
Fasteners: Only those fasteners shown within Trulite Glass & Aluminum Solutions Installation Instructions shall be used for assembly.
9.
Perimeter Anchors: Structural attachment of framing members to the various substrates shall be in compliance with the anchor charts contained within Trulite Glass & Aluminum Solutions Installation Instructions and be supported by structural calculations bearing a Florida P.E. seal.
B.
Performance Requirements:
 
** NOTE TO SPECIFIER ** Insert information required.
 
1.
Wind loads: Provide immediate door framing for swing doors, including anchorage capable of withstanding design pressures of (_________) PSF inward and (_______) outward. These design pressures are based upon (______) Building Code: (_______) Edition.
2.
Air Infiltration: For a pair of single acting butt hung commercial entrances in the closed and locked position, the test specimen shall be tested in accordance with Florida Building Code TAS 202 and ASTM E 283 at a pressure differential of 1.57 PSF for a pair of doors The air infiltration shall not exceed 1.0 0.46 CFM/SF for door opening sizes of 6 feet by 7 feet (1829 mm by 2134 mm) (Series 256), 7 feet by 8 feet (2134 mm by 2438 mm) (Series 356) or 6 feet by 8 feet (1829 mm by 2438 mm) (Series 350).
3.
Uniform Load: A static air design load shall be applied in the positive and negative direction in accordance with Florida Building Code TAS 202 and ASTM E 330. The design load for a pair of doors shall be +/- 65 PSF for Series 256, +/-70 PSF for Series 356 and +/-85 for Series 350. At a structural test load equal to 1.5 times the specified design load, the measured permanent set deflection at midpoint of the meeting stiles shall not exceed 50% of the allowable and no glass breakage shall occur.
4.
Impact Resistance / Cyclic Load Test: Large Missile, tested in accordance with Florida Building Code TAS 201, TAS 203, SBCCI SSTD-12 and ASTM E1886/E1996 at a door opening sizes of 6 feet by 7 feet (1829 mm by 2134 mm) for Series 256 or 7 feet by 8 feet (2134 mm by 2438 mm) for Series 356.
5.
Forced Entry: Tested in accordance with AAMA 1304
 
** NOTE TO SPECIFIER ** Delete product not required.
 
a.
Product: Narrow Stile Impact Resistant Entrance Door, Series 256 Resistor Impact Entrance Doors by Trulite Glass & Aluminum Solutions.
1)
Dimension: Narrow stile, 2-1/8 inches (54 mm) vertical stile, 2-1/4 inches (57 mm) top rail, 4 inches (102 mm) bottom rail, 1-3/4 inches (44.5 mm) depth.
 
** NOTE TO SPECIFIER ** Delete if not required.
 
2)
Provide ADA Bottom Rail: 10 inches (254 mm).
b.
Product: Medium Stile Impact Resistant Entrance Door, Series 356 Resistor Impact Entrance Doors by Trulite Glass & Aluminum Solutions.
1)
Dimension: Medium stile, 3-3/4 inches (95 mm) vertical stile, 4 inches (102 mm) top rail, 7 inches (178 mm) bottom rail, 1-3/4 inches (44.5 mm) depth.
 
** NOTE TO SPECIFIER ** Delete if not required.
 
2)
Provide ADA Bottom Rail: 10 inches (254 mm).
3)
E.Product: Medium Stile Impact Resistant Entrance Door, Series 350 Resistor Impact Entrance Doors by Trulite Glass & Aluminum Solutions.
4)
Minimum Dimension: Medium stile, 3-1/2 inches (89 mm) vertical stile, 3-1/2 inches (89 mm) top rail, 5 inches (127 mm) bottom rail, 1-3/4 inches (44.5 mm) depth.
 
** NOTE TO SPECIFIER ** Delete if not required.
 
5)
Provide ADA Bottom Rail: 10 inches (254 mm).
 
** NOTE TO SPECIFIER ** Revise below for specific hardware for each specific entrance type. To insure single source responsibility and timely coordination, Trulite Glass & Aluminum Solutions recommends that your finish hardware requirements be included in this section. If these requirements must be furnished under the finish hardware section of the specifications, the following statement should be included. "the finish hardware supplier shall be responsible for furnishing physical hardware to the entrance manufacturer prior to fabrication, and for coordinating hardware delivery requirements with the hardware manufacturer, the general contractor and the entrance manufacturer to insure the building project is not delayed." If lock cylinders for aluminum doors are to be master-keyed, it is suggested that cylinders be included under the "finish hardware" section of the specifications. Delete entrance hardware provision not required.
 
c.
Entrance Hardware:
1)
The finish hardware supplier shall be responsible for furnishing physical hardware to the entrance manufacturer prior to fabrication, and for coordinating hardware delivery requirements with the hardware manufacturer, the Contractor and the entrance door manufacturer to insure the building project is not delayed.
d.
Entrance Hardware:
1)
Weather-stripping:
a)
Meeting stiles on pairs of doors shall be equipped with an adjustable astragal capable of in/out adjustment with a double row of wool pile weather-stripping. Gaps in weathering at lock location of meeting stile on door pair shall not be allowed.
b)
The door weathering at the immediate entrance frame shall have EPDM bulb gasket.
2)
Sill Sweep Strips: EPDM or Vinyl blade gasket sweep strip in an aluminum extrusion applied to the interior exposed surface of the bottom rail with concealed fasteners. Sill Sweep Strips are required to meet specified performance tests.)
3)
Threshold: Extruded aluminum, one piece per door opening, with ribbed surface.
 
** NOTE TO SPECIFIER ** Insert information required.
 
4)
Butt Hinge: [____________].
5)
Continuous Gear Hinge: [_________].
6)
Push/Pull: [___________] style.
7)
Panic Device: [___________].
8)
Closer: [______________].
9)
Security Lock/Dead Lock: Active Leaf [___________]; Inactive Leaf [___________].
10)
Latch Handle: [___________].
11)
Cylinder(s)/Thumb-turn: [_____________].
e.
Entrance Door Fabrication:
1)
Door corner construction shall consist of a tie-rod rigid connection, connecting vertical stile and horizontal rail at top and bottom of the door. Exterior glazing stops shall be snap-in type with EPDM glazing gaskets and interior glass stops shall be mechanically locked into position with stainless steel clips.
2)
Accurately fit and secure joints and corners. Horizontal rails should be tucked-in nested at vertical stile for a clean corner connection.
3)
Prepare components with internal reinforcement for door hardware.
4)
Arrange fasteners and attachments to conceal from view.
 
** NOTE TO SPECIFIER ** Select below finish and color from Trulite Glass & Aluminum Solutions' standard colors. Powder coatings are an EPA recommended finishing method for architectural aluminum and further contributes towards the "green building initiative" of the U.S. Government. Custom colors are available upon request from Trulite Glass & Aluminum Solutions'. Other polyester powder coatings conforming to AAMA 2604 are available. Consult with your Trulite Glass & Aluminum Solutions' representative for other surface treatments and finishes.
 
f.
Shop Finishing:
1)
Color Anodizing Conforming to AA-M12C22A44, AAMA 6011, Color Anodic Coating (Color: # 80 Bronze). (Standard)
2)
Clear Anodizing Coating Conforming to AA-M12C22A31, AAMA 611, Clear Anodic Coating (Clear #04) (Standard)
 
** NOTE TO SPECIFIER ** Insert information required.
 
3)
AAMA 2604, Polyester Powder Coating. (Color: __________).
4)
AAMA 2605, Fluoropolymer Powder Coating (Color: __________).
5)
Other: Manufacturer __________ Type __________ (Color ________).
g.
Sealants: Refer to Section 07920 - Sealants for additional requirements for sealants.
 
** NOTE TO SPECIFIER ** Delete if not required.
 
h.
2.4STOREFRONT FRAMING SYSTEM
i.
Design Requirements:
1)
Provide combination full height subsill flashing and sill section which eliminate blind seal conditions at fasteners penetrating subsill flashing. Subsill flashing to have full height end dams at each end.
2)
Provide aluminum storefront specified herein from a single source.
3)
When aluminum curtain wall are part of a building enclosure system, including entrances, entrance hardware, windows, curtain wall framing and related products, provide building enclosure system products from a single source manufacturer.
4)
Material Standard: Extruded Aluminum, ASTM B 221, 6063-T5 or 6063-T6 alloy and temper.
5)
Member Wall Thickness: Each framing member shall have a wall thickness sufficient to meet the specified structural requirements.
6)
Tolerances: Reference to tolerances for wall thickness and other cross-sectional dimensions of storefront framing members are nominal and in compliance with AA Aluminum Standards and Data.
7)
Fasteners: Where exposed, shall be Stainless Steel.
8)
Gaskets: Glazing gaskets shall comply with ASTM C 864 and be extruded of silicone compatible EPDM or neoprene rubber that provides for silicone adhesion.
9)
Perimeter Anchors: When steel anchors or pressure treated wood are used, provide insulation between steel material and aluminum material to prevent galvanic action.
j.
Performance Requirements:
1)
Air Infiltration: The test specimen shall be tested in accordance with ASTM 283. Air infiltration rate shall not exceed 0.06 CFM/SF at a static air pressure differential of 6.24 PSF.
2)
Water Resistance, Static: The test specimen shall be tested in accordance with ASTM 331. There shall be no leakage at a minimum static air pressure differential of 10 PSF as defined in AAMA 501.
3)
Uniform Load: A static air design load shall be applied in the positive and negative direction in accordance with ASTM E 330. There shall be no deflection in excess of L/175 of the span of any framing member at design load. At structural test load equal to 1.5 times the specified design load, no glass breakage or permanent set in the framing members in excess of 0.2% of their clear spans shall occur.
 
** NOTE TO SPECIFIER ** Delete system not required.
 
k.
System: 1-3/4 inches by 4-1/2 inches (44.5 mm by 114 mm) outside or inside center glazed, as indicated or scheduled, storefront system for 1/4 inch (6 mm) glazing. Center glazed; screw spline fabrication. Stack setup available. System includes framing, perimeter trims, stools, accessories, shims and anchors, and perimeter sealing of storefront framing.
1)
Product: CG450 Architectural Aluminum Products by Trulite Glass & Aluminum Solutions.
l.
System: 2 inches by 4-1/2 inches (51 mm by 114 mm) outside or inside center glazed, as indicated or scheduled, storefront system for 1 inch (25 mm) insulated glazing. Center glazed; screw spline fabrication. Stack setup available. System includes framing, perimeter trims, stools, accessories, shims and anchors, and perimeter sealing of storefront framing.
1)
Product: CG451 Architectural Aluminum Products by Trulite Glass & Aluminum Solutions.
m.
System: 2 inches by 4-1/2 inches (51 mm by 114 mm) outside or inside center glazed, as indicated or scheduled, thermally broken (pour and debridge) storefront system for 1 inch (25 mm) insulated glazing. Center glazed; screw spline fabrication. System includes framing, perimeter trims, stools, accessories, shims and anchors, and perimeter sealing of storefront framing.
1)
Product: CT451 Architectural Aluminum Products by Trulite Glass & Aluminum Solutions.
n.
Fabrication:
1)
Fabricate components per manufacturer's installation instructions and with minimum clearances and shim spacing around perimeter of assembly, yet enabling installation and dynamic movement of perimeter seal.
2)
Accurately fit and secure joints and corners. Make joints flush, hairline and weatherproof.
3)
Arrange fasteners and attachments to conceal from view.
 
** NOTE TO SPECIFIER ** Select below finish and color from Trulite Glass & Aluminum Solutions' standard colors. Powder coatings are an EPA recommended finishing method for architectural aluminum and further contributes towards the "green building initiative" of the U.S. Government. Custom colors are available upon request from Trulite Glass & Aluminum Solutions. Other polyester powder coatings conforming to AAMA 2604 are available. Consult with your Trulite Glass & Aluminum Solutions representative for other surface treatments and finishes.
 
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Shop Finishing:
1)
Color Anodizing Conforming to AA-M12C22A44, AAMA 6011, Color Anodic Coating (Color: # 80 Bronze). (Standard)
2)
Clear Anodizing Coating Conforming to AA-M12C22A31, AAMA 611, Clear Anodic Coating (Clear #04) (Standard)
 
** NOTE TO SPECIFIER ** Insert information required.
 
3)
AAMA 2604, Polyester Powder Coating. (Color: __________).
4)
AAMA 2605, Fluoropolymer Powder Coating (Color: __________).
5)
Other: Manufacturer __________ Type __________ (Color ________).
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Sealants: Refer to Section 07920 - Sealants for additional requirements for sealants.
 
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2.5IMPACT RESISTANT STOREFRONT FRAMING SYSTEM
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Design Requirements:
1)
Provide combination full height subsill flashing and sill section which eliminate blind seal conditions at fasteners penetrating subsill flashing. Subsill flashing to have full height end dams at each end.
2)
Provide aluminum storefront specified herein from a single source.
3)
When aluminum curtain wall are part of a building enclosure system, including entrances, entrance hardware, windows, curtain wall framing and related products, provide building enclosure system products from a single source manufacturer.
4)
Material Standard: Extruded Aluminum, ASTM B 221, 6063-T5 or 6063-T6 alloy and temper.
5)
Member Wall Thickness: Each framing member shall have a wall thickness sufficient to meet the specified structural requirements.
6)
Tolerances: Reference to tolerances for wall thickness and other cross-sectional dimensions of storefront framing members are nominal and in compliance with AA Aluminum Standards and Data.
7)
Fasteners: Where exposed, shall be Stainless Steel.
8)
Gaskets: Glazing gaskets shall comply with ASTM C 864 and be extruded of silicone compatible EPDM rubber that provides for silicone adhesion.
9)
Perimeter Anchors: When steel anchors are used, provide insulation between steel material and aluminum material to prevent galvanic action.
10)
Perimeter Anchors: Anchors shall be identical to the types used for product certification testing for wood, concrete or steel substrates.
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Performance Requirements:
 
** NOTE TO SPECIFIER ** Insert information required.
 
1)
Wind loads: Provide framing system; include anchorage, capable of withstanding wind load design pressures of (____) P.S.F. inward and (____) P.S.F. outward. The design pressures are based on the Florida Building Code; 2010 Edition.
2)
Air Infiltration: The test specimen shall be tested in accordance with ASTM E 283. Air infiltration rate shall not exceed 0.06 cfm/sf at static air pressure differential of 6.24 P.S.F.
3)
Water Resistance: The test specimen shall be tested in accordance with ASTM E 331. There shall be no leakage at a minimum static air pressure differential of 12 P.S.F. as defined in AAMA 501.
4)
Uniform Static Wind Load: Load shall be applied in the positive and negative direction in accordance with Florida Building Code TAS 202 and ASTM E 330.There shall be no deflection in excess of L/180 of the span of any framing member at a structural test load equal to 1.5 times the specified design load, no glass breakage or permanent set in the framing members in excess of 0.4% of their clear spans shall occur.
5)
Impact Resistance: Large Missile, tested in accordance with Florida Building Code TAS 201, TAS 203, SBCCI SSTD-12 and ASTM E 1886 / E 1996.
6)
Framing System shall provide direct structural attachment to substrate through perimeter framing sections eliminating blind seals or strap anchors.
 
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System: 2-1/2 inches by 5 inches (64 mm by 127 mm); non-thermal; center glazed for 9/16 inch (14 mm) laminated glass for large missile impact-resistant glazing; Interior Structural Silicone Glazed (Wet Glazed) or Dry Glazed; Screw Spline Fabrication. System includes framing, perimeter trims, stools, accessories, shims and anchors, and perimeter sealing of storefront framing.
1)
Product: Resistor Impact Aluminum Storefront System CG500 Architectural Aluminum Products by Trulite Glass & Aluminum Solutions.
 
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2)
Design Load: A static air design load of +70/-80 P.S.F. with steel reinforcing 48 inches Spacing by 126 inches Span (1219 mm by 3200 mm). Maximum daylight glass size opening of 45-1/2 inches by 96 inches (1156 mm by 2438 mm) using Type A glass and wet or dry glazing.
3)
Design Load: A static air design load +65/-65 P.S.F. without steel reinforcing 48 inches Spacing by 120 inches Span (1219 mm by 3048 mm). Maximum daylight glass size opening of 45-1/2 inches by 84 inches (1156 mm by 2134 mm) using Type B glass and wet glazing.
 
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4)
Glass Type A: 9/16 inch (14 mm) Laminated - 1/4 inch (6 mm) Heat Strengthened Glass- 0.090 DuPont SGP (NOA# 11-0624.02) 1/4 inch (6 mm) Heat Strengthened Glass.
5)
Glass Type B: 9/16 inch (14 mm) Laminated - 1/4 inch (6 mm) Heat Strengthened Glass- 0.090 Butacite (NOA# 11-0624.01) 1/4 inch (6 mm) Heat Strengthened Glass.
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System: 2-1/2 inches by 5 inches (64 mm by 127 mm); non-thermal; center glazed for 1-5/16 inches (33 mm) laminated glass for large missile impact-resistant glazing; Interior Structural Silicone Glazed Wet or Dry Glazed; Screw Spline Fabrication. System includes framing, perimeter trims, stools, accessories, shims and anchors, and perimeter sealing of storefront framing.
1)
Product: Resistor Impact Aluminum Storefront System CG501 Architectural Aluminum Products by Trulite Glass & Aluminum Solutions.
 
** NOTE TO SPECIFIER ** Delete design load not required.
 
2)
Design Load: A static air design load of +70/-80 P.S.F. with steel reinforcing 48 inches Spacing by 126 inches Span (1219 mm by 3200 mm). Maximum daylight glass size opening of 45-1/2 inches by 96 inches (1156 mm by 2438 mm) using Type A glass and wet or dry glazing.
3)
Design Load: A static air design load +65/-65 P.S.F. without steel reinforcing 48 inches Spacing by 89 inches Span (1219 mm by 2261 mm). Maximum daylight glass size opening of 45-1/2 inches by 84 inches (1156 mm by 2134 mm) using Type B glass and wet glazing.
 
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4)
Glass Type A: 1-5/16 inches (33 mm) Insulated Laminated -1/4 inch (6 mm) Tempered -1/2 inch 13 mm) Air Space - 1/4 inch (6 mm) Heat Strengthened- 0.090 DuPont SGP (NOA# 11-0624.02) 1/4 inch (6 mm) Heat Strengthened.
5)
Glass Type B: 1-5/16 inches (33 mm) Laminated - 1/4 inch (6 mm) Tempered-1/2 inch (13 mm) Air Space-1/4 inch (6 mm)Heat Strengthened Glass- 0.090 Butacite (NOA# 11-0624.01) 1/4 inch (6 mm) Heat Strengthened Glass.
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System: 2-1/2 inches by 5 inches (64 mm by 127 mm); non-thermal; center glazed for 9/16 inch (14 mm) laminated glass for large missile impact-resistant glazing; Interior Structural Silicone Glazed (Wet Glazed) or Dry Glazed; Screw Spline Fabrication. System includes framing, perimeter trims, stools, accessories, shims and anchors, and perimeter sealing of storefront framing.
1)
Product: Series 5000 Resistor Impact Aluminum Storefront System Architectural Aluminum Products by Trulite Glass & Aluminum Solutions.
 
** NOTE TO SPECIFIER ** Delete design load not required.
 
2)
Design Load: A static air design load of +/-85 P.S.F. without steel reinforcing 60 inches Spacing by 120 inches Span (1524 mm by 3048 mm). Maximum daylight glass size opening of 58-3/4 inches by 115-3/4 inches (1492 mm by 2940 mm) using Type A, B & C glass, wet glazed.
 
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3)
Glass Type A: 9/16 inch (14 mm) Laminated - 1/4 inch (6 mm) Heat Strengthened Glass- 0.090 DuPont SGP (NOA# 11-0624.02) 1/4 inch (6 mm) Heat Strengthened Glass.
4)
Glass Type B: 9/16 inch (14 mm) Laminated - 1/4 inch (6 mm) Heat Strengthened Glass- 0.090 Solutia Saflex Keepsafe Max (NOA# 09-0223.25) 1/4 inch (6 mm) Heat Strengthened Glass.
5)
Glass Type C: 9/16 inch (14 mm) Laminated - 1/4 inch (6 mm) Heat Strengthened Glass- 0.090 Solutia Saflex HP (NOA# 08-0206.01) 1/4 inch (6 mm) Heat Strengthened Glass.
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System: 1-1/4 inches by 4-1/2 inches (32 mm by 114 mm); non-thermal; center glazed for 9/16 inch (14 mm) laminated glass for large missile impact-resistant glazing; Exterior Structural Silicone Glazed (Wet Glazed); Shear Block Fabrication. System includes framing, perimeter trims, stools, accessories, shims and anchors, and perimeter sealing of storefront framing.
1)
Product: Series 3000 Aluminum Storefront System Architectural Aluminum Products by Trulite Glass & Aluminum Solutions.
 
** NOTE TO SPECIFIER ** Delete design load not required.
 
2)
Design Load: A static air design load of +100/-100 P.S.F. maximum, with or without steel reinforcing. Maximum allowable mullion spacing at 72 inches by maximum height of 120 inches span (1829 mm by 3048 mm). Use glass Type A, B or C.
 
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3)
Glass Type A: 9/16 inch (14 mm) Laminated - 1/4 inch (6 mm) Heat Strengthened Glass- 0.090 Solutia Saflex IIIG (NOA# 11-0325.05) 1/4 inch (6 mm) Heat Strengthened Glass.
4)
Glass Type B: 9/16 inch (14 mm) Laminated - 1/4 inch (6 mm) Heat Strengthened Glass- 0.090 Solutia Saflex HP (NOA# 08-0206.01) 1/4 inch (6 mm) Heat Strengthened Glass.
5)
Glass Type C: 9/16 inch (14 mm) Laminated - 1/4 inch (6 mm) Heat Strengthened Glass- 0.090 DuPont SGP (NOA# 11-0624.02) 1/4 inch (6 mm) Heat Strengthened Glass.
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System: 2-3/4 inches by 4-1/2 inches (70 mm by 114 mm); non-thermal; front glazed for 9/16 (14 mm) laminated or 1-5/16 inch (33 mm) insulated-laminated glass for large missile impact-resistant glazing; Exterior Structural Silicone Glazed (Wet Glazed); Shear Block Fabrication. System includes framing, perimeter trims, stools, accessories, shims and anchors, and perimeter sealing of storefront framing.
1)
Product: Series 3100 Aluminum Storefront System Architectural Aluminum Products by Trulite Glass & Aluminum Solutions.
 
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2)
Design Load: A static air design load of +100/-100 P.S.F. maximum, with or without steel reinforcing. Maximum allowable mullion spacing at 72 inches by maximum height of 120 inches span (1829 mm by 3048 mm). Use glass Type A, B or C.
 
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3)
Glass Type A: 9/16 inch (14 mm) Laminated - 1/4 inch (6 mm) Heat Strengthened Glass-- 0.090 Solutia Saflex IIIG (NOA# 11-0325.05) 1/4 inch (6 mm) Heat Strengthened Glass.
4)
Glass Type B: 9/16 inch (14 mm) Laminated - 1/4 inch (6 mm) Heat Strengthened Glass- 0.100 Solutia Saflex HP (NOA# 08-0206.01)-1/4 inch (6 mm) Heat Strengthened Glass.
5)
Glass Type C: 9/16 inch (14 mm) Laminated - 1/4 inch (6 mm) Heat Strengthened Glass- 0.090 DuPont SGP (NOA# 11-0624.02) - 1/4 inch (6 mm) Heat Strengthened Glass.
6)
Glass Type A1: 1-5/16 inch (14 mm) Insulated-Laminated - 1/4 inch (6 mm) Heat Strengthened Glass- 0.090 Solutia Saflex IIIG (NOA# 11-0325.05)-1/4 inch (6 mm) Heat Strengthened Glass plus 1/2 inch air space plus 1/4 inch (6 mm) Heat Strengthened Glass inboard lite.
7)
Glass Type B1: 1-5/16 inch (14 mm) Laminated - 1/4 inch (6 mm) Heat Strengthened Glass- 0.090 Solutia Saflex HP (NOA# 08-0206.01) - 1/4 inch (6 mm) Heat Strengthened Glass plus 1/2 inch air space plus 1/4 inch (6 mm) Heat Strengthened Glass inboard lite.
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System: 2-3/4 inches by 4-1/2 inches (70 mm by 114 mm); thermal; front glazed for 1-5/16 inch (33 mm) insulated-laminated glass for large missile impact-resistant glazing; Interior Structural Silicone Glazed (Wet Glazed); Shear Block Assembly. System includes framing, perimeter trims, stools, accessories, shims and anchors, and perimeter sealing of storefront framing.
1)
Product: Series 3200 Aluminum Storefront System Architectural Aluminum Products by Trulite Glass & Aluminum Solutions.
 
** NOTE TO SPECIFIER ** Delete design load not required.
 
2)
Design Load: A static air design load +65/-65 P.S.F. with or without steel reinforcing. Maximum allowable mullion spacing at 72 inches by maximum height of 120 inches span (1829 mm by 3048 mm). Use glass Type A, B or C.
 
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3)
Glass Type A1: 9/16 inch (14 mm) Laminated - 1/4 inch (6 mm) Heat Strengthened Glass- 0.090 Solutia Saflex IIIG (NOA# 11-0325.05) - 1/4 inch (6 mm) Heat Strengthened Glass.
4)
Glass Type A2: 9/16 inch (14 mm) Laminated - 1/4 inch (6 mm) Heat Strengthened Glass- 0.100 Solutia Saflex HP (NOA# 08-0206.01) -1/4 inch (6 mm) Heat Strengthened Glass.
5)
Glass Type A3: 9/16 inch (14 mm) Laminated - 1/4 inch (6 mm) Heat Strengthened Glass- 0.090 DuPont SGP (NOA# 11-0624.02) - 1/4 inch (6 mm) Heat Strengthened Glass.
6)
Glass Type B1: 1-5/16 inch (14 mm) Insulated-Laminated - 1/4 inch (6 mm) Heat Strengthened Glass- 0.100 Solutia Saflex HP (NOA# 08-0206.01) -1/4 inch (6 mm) Heat Strengthened Glass plus 1/2 inch air space plus 1/4 inch (6 mm) Heat Strengthened Glass inboard lite.
7)
Glass Type B2: 1-5/16 inch (14 mm) Laminated - 1/4 inch (6 mm) Heat Strengthened Glass- 0.090 DuPont SGP (NOA# 11-0624.02 ) - 1/4 inch (6 mm) Heat Strengthened Glass plus 1/2 inch air space plus 1/4 inch (6 mm) Heat Strengthened Glass inboard lite.
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Fabrication:
1)
Fabricate components per manufacturer's installation instructions and with minimum clearances and shim spacing around perimeter of assembly, yet enabling installation and dynamic movement of perimeter seal.
2)
Accurately fit and secure joints and corners. Make joints flush, hairline and weatherproof.
3)
Arrange fasteners and attachments to conceal from view.
4)
Strap Anchors are not allowed for use with Hurricane Impact-Resistant Systems.
5)
Structural perimeter fasteners shall be located per manufacturer's anchor charts bearing the seal of registered Professional Engineer.
 
** NOTE TO SPECIFIER ** Select below finish and color from Trulite Glass & Aluminum Solutions standard colors. Powder coatings are an EPA recommended finishing method for architectural aluminum and further contributes towards the "green building initiative" of the U.S. Government. Custom colors are available upon request from Trulite Glass & Aluminum Solutions. Other polyester powder coatings conforming to AAMA 2604 are available. Consult with your Trulite Glass & Aluminum Solutions representative for other surface treatments and finishes.
 
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Shop Finishing:
1)
Color Anodizing Conforming to AA-M12C22A44, AAMA 611, Color Anodic Coating (Color: # 80 Bronze). (Standard)
2)
Clear Anodizing Coating Conforming to AA-M12C22A31, AAMA 611, Clear Anodic Coating (Clear #04) (Standard)
 
** NOTE TO SPECIFIER ** Insert information required.
 
3)
AAMA 2604, Polyester Powder Coating. (Color: __________).
4)
AAMA 2605, Fluoropolymer Powder Coating (Color: __________).
5)
Other: Manufacturer _________ Type _________ (Color ________).
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Sealants: Refer to Section 07920 - Sealants for additional requirements for sealants.
PART 3 EXECUTION
 
3.1
EXAMINATION
A.
Site Verification of Conditions: Verify substrate conditions (which are specified to be installed under other sections) are acceptable for product installation in accordance with manufacturer's instructions. Verify openings are sized to receive entrance system and sill is level in accordance with manufacturer's acceptable tolerances.
1.
Field Measurements: Verify actual measurements/openings by field measurements before fabrication; show recorded measurements on shop drawings. Coordinate field measurements, fabrication schedule with construction progress to avoid construction delays.
B.
Do not begin installation until substrates have been properly prepared.
C.
If substrate preparation is the responsibility of another installer, notify Architect of unsatisfactory preparation before proceeding.
3.2
PREPARATION
A.
Clean surfaces thoroughly prior to installation.
B.
Prepare surfaces using the methods recommended by the manufacturer for achieving the best result for the substrate under the project conditions.
3.3
INSTALLATION
A.
Install in accordance with manufacturer's instructions.
 
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B.
Entrance Doors: Install entrance system in accordance with manufacturer's instructions and AAMA storefront and entrance guide specifications manual.
1.
Attach to structure to permit sufficient adjustment to accommodate construction tolerances and other irregularities.
2.
Provide alignment attachments and shims to permanently fasten system to building structure.
3.
Align assembly plumb and level, free of warp and twist. Maintain assembly dimensional tolerances aligning with adjacent work.
4.
Set thresholds in bed of mastic and secure.
5.
Adjusting: Adjust operating hardware for smooth operation.
6.
Work of this section specified in other sections:
a.
Sealants (Perimeter): Refer to Section 07920 Sealants.
b.
Glass: Refer to Section 08810 Glass and Glazing. Reference: ANSI Z97.1, CPSC 16 CFR 1201 and GANA Glazing Manual.
 
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C.
Impact Resistant Entrance Doors: Install entrance system in accordance with manufacturer's instructions for hurricane impact storefront and entrance doors. Comply with the Options and Limitation Charts for the Trulite Glass & Aluminum Solutions storefront system scheduled.
1.
Attachment to structure shall be in compliance with Trulite Glass & Aluminum Solutions. Installation Instructions for storefront system shall remain within the scope shown on the Options and Limitation Charts for Storefront systems.
2.
Provide alignment attachments and shims to permanently fasten system to building structure.
3.
Align assembly plumb and level, free of warp and twist. Maintain assembly dimensional tolerances aligning with adjacent work.
4.
Install thresholds and secure to structure with fasteners as shown in Trulite's Structural Anchor Charts.
5.
Adjusting: Adjust operating hardware for smooth operation.
6.
Work of this section specified in other sections:
a.
Sealants: Perimeter: Dow Corning 795 weather silicone sealant. Glass to metal adhesion: Dow Corning 995 Structural Silicone
b.
Framing Joint Treatment: Schnee-Moorehead SM5601 TackyTape Sealant. Comply with Trulite Glass & Aluminum Solutions Installation Instructions
c.
Glass: Comply with Trulite Glass & Aluminum Solutions Options and Limitation Charts for Storefront framing and impact entrance doors scheduled. Reference: ANSI Z97.1, CPSC 16 CFR 1201 and GANA Glazing Manual and GANA Laminated Glazing Reference.
 
** NOTE TO SPECIFIER ** Delete if not required.
 
D.
Storefront Framing:
1.
Install storefront systems plumb, level, and true to line, without warp or rack of frames with manufacturer's prescribed tolerances and installation instructions. Provide support and anchor in place.
2.
Dissimilar Materials: Provide separation of aluminum materials from sources of corrosion or electrolytic action contact points.
3.
Glazing: Glass shall be (outside) or (inside) glazed and held in place with extruded EPDM glazing gaskets on both sides of the glass.
4.
Water Drainage: Water deflectors shall be installed at each end of intermediate horizontal allowing infiltrated water to drain down the vertical member's glazing pocket into a full height subsill flashing where it weeps to the exterior.
5.
Work of this section specified in other sections:
a.
Sealants (Perimeter): Refer to Section 07920 Sealants.
b.
Glass: Refer to Section 08810 Glass and Glazing. Reference: ANSI Z97.1, CPSC 16 CFR 1201 and GANA Glazing Manual.
 
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E.
Impact Resistant Storefront Framing:
1.
Install framing system in accordance with manufacturer's instructions and AAMA storefront and entrance guide specifications manual.
2.
Dissimilar Materials: Provide separation of aluminum materials from sources of corrosion or electrolytic action contact points.
3.
Weather-tight Construction: Install storefront system and other members in accordance with manufacturer's installation instructions to ensure weather-tight construction. Coordinate installation with wall flashings and other components of construction.
4.
Attach to structure to permit sufficient adjustment to accommodate construction tolerances and other irregularities.
5.
Provide alignment attachments and shims to permanently fasten system to building structure.
6.
Align assembly plumb and level, free of warp and twist. Maintain assembly dimensional tolerances aligning with adjacent work.
7.
Work of this section specified in other sections:
a.
Sealants (Perimeter): Refer to Section 07920 Sealants.
b.
Glass: Refer to Section 08810 Glass and Glazing. Reference: ANSI Z97.1, CPSC 16 CFR 1201 and GANA Glazing Manual.
1)
Reference: ANSI Z97.1, CPSC 16 CFR 1201 and GANA Glazing Manual.
3.4
FIELD QUALITY CONTROL
 
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A.
Field Tests: Architect shall select storefront units to be tested as soon as a representative portion of the project has been installed, glazed, perimeter caulked and cured. Conduct tests for air infiltration and water penetration with manufacturer's representative present. Tests not meeting specified performance requirements and units having deficiencies must be corrected as part of the contract amount.
1.
Testing: Testing shall be performed per AAMA 503 by a qualified independent testing agency. Refer to Division Testing Section for payment of testing and testing requirements.
a.
Air Infiltration Tests: Conduct tests in accordance with ASTM E 783. Allowable air infiltration shall not exceed 1.5 times the amount indicated in the performance requirements or 0.09 cfm/sf, which, ever is greater.
b.
Water Infiltration Tests: Conduct tests in accordance with ASTM E 1105. No uncontrolled water leakage is permitted when tested at a static test pressure of two-thirds the specified water penetration pressure but not less than 8 PSF.
 
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B.
Manufacturer's Field Services: Provide manufacturer's field service consisting of product application recommendations and periodic site visit for inspection of product installation in accordance with manufacturer's instructions.
3.5
PROTECTION
A.
Cleaning: Remove temporary coverings and protection of adjacent work areas. Repair or replace damaged installed products. Installed products must be cleaned in accordance with manufacturer's instructions prior to owner's acceptance. Remove construction debris from project site and legally dispose of debris.
B.
Protection: Protect installed product's finish surfaces from damage during construction. Protect aluminum entrances from damage from grinding and polishing compounds, plaster, lime, acid, cement, or other harmful contaminants. Remove and replace damaged aluminum entrances at no extra cost.
C.
Protect installed products until completion of project.
D.
Touch-up, repair or replace damaged products before Substantial Completion.
END OF SECTION