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SECTION 08465
FOLDING AUTOMATIC ENTRANCES
 
 
Copyright 2015 - 2015 ARCAT, Inc. - All rights reserved
** NOTE TO SPECIFIER ** NABCO Entrances Inc.; automatic pedestrian doors and sensors.
This section is based on the products of NABCO Entrances Inc., which is located at:
S82 W. 18717 Gemini Dr.
Muskego, WI 53150
Toll Free Tel: 877-622-2694
Fax: 888-679-3319
Email: info@nabcoentrances.com
Web: www.nabcoentrances.com
[ Click Here ] for additional information.
NABCO Entrances Inc. is dedicated to being the premier supplier of quality automatic pedestrian doors that meet the growing needs of retail stores, hospitals, schools, restaurants and other commercial and industrial institutions throughout North America. With a focus on unsurpassed reliability and reducing operating and liability costs, along with the worldwide support of its research and development resources from its parent company, Nabtesco, NABCO takes pride to continually provide effective solutions, shorter lead times, and new products to meet the demands of the automatic door industry. Together with the creative teamwork among its employees and independent distributors, NABCO Entrances Inc. strives to provide a safer, more convenient, and more comfortable environment for people.
 
PART 1 GENERAL
 
1.1
SECTION INCLUDES
 
** NOTE TO SPECIFIER ** Delete door types below not required for project.
 
A.
Folding Automatic Entrances of the Following Types:
1.
Aluminum and glass automatic folding doors.
2.
Hurricane-resistant automatic folding doors.
1.2
RELATED SECTIONS
 
** NOTE TO SPECIFIER ** Delete any sections below not relevant to this project; add others as required.
 
A.
Section 05410 - Cold-Formed Metal Framing: Exterior support framing.
B.
Section 05500 - Metal Fabrications: Miscellaneous metals for steel supports.
C.
Section 07920 - Joint Sealants: Installation with adjacent construction.
D.
Section 08710 - Door Hardware: Hardware, locks, access panels.
E.
Section 08800 - Glazing: Field installed glazing.
F.
Division 16 - Electrical: Connections to building services; access control.
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 Association of Automatic Door Manufacturers (AAADM):
1.
AAADM Certified Installers.
B.
American National Standards Institute (ANSI):
1.
ANSI A156.10 - Power Operated Pedestrian Doors.
 
** NOTE TO SPECIFIER ** Below is for hurricane doors only. Delete if not required.
 
2.
National Accreditation and Management Institute (NAMI) - Certified Products.
C.
National Fire Protection Association (NFPA):
1.
NFPA 101 - Life Safety Code.
D.
Underwriters Laboratory, Inc. (UL):
1.
UL325 - Door, Drapery, Gate, Louver, and Window Operators and Systems.
E.
Approved for Large and Small Missile Impact complying with the 2010 Florida Building Code including HVHZ:
1.
2010 FBC TAS 201-94, TAS 202-94, TAS 203-94.
1.4
SUBMITTALS
A.
Submit under provisions of Section 01300.
B.
Product Data: Submit manufacturer's product data including materials, components, profiles, fabrication, finishes, capacities, operational data, and accessories for each product to be used, including:
1.
Preparation instructions and recommendations.
2.
Storage and handling requirements and recommendations.
3.
Installation methods.
C.
Shop Drawings:
1.
Provide drawings indicating details and relationship with adjacent construction.
2.
Include complete elevations, doors, frames, and sidelites, methods of anchorage, hardware and mounting heights, size, shape, joints, connections, options and finishes.
3.
Include wiring diagrams, operator, activation and control devices, and hardware schedule.
 
** NOTE TO SPECIFIER ** Below is for hurricane doors only. Delete if not required.
 
4.
Hurricane Doors:
a.
Design Pressures: Project design pressures shall be calculated based on ASCE 7 by a professional engineer. The project design pressure as determined by ASCE 7 are permitted to be multiplied by 0.7 and must not exceed the allowable product pressure in the tested approval.
b.
Fasteners: Match assembly screws and anchors in the tested assembly, anchor spacing and loads may not exceed maximum limits in the product certificate.
c.
Wood blocking and similar materials installed by others shall be properly anchored to transfer impact loads to the building structure. Show all adjacent materials on engineered shop drawings.
D.
Test Reports: Submit certified test reports indicating doors comply with specified performance requirements.
 
** NOTE TO SPECIFIER ** Below is for hurricane doors only. Delete if not required.
 
E.
Hurricane Engineering & Testing, Inc. Report No: HETI-00-1159/HETI-00-889/HETI-00-4166/HETI-00-T051
F.
Templates: Provide templates and diagrams to fabricators and installers of adjacent work for field coordination with concrete work, building services, partitions and adjacent construction.
G.
Verification Samples: For each finish product specified, two samples, minimum size 6 inches (150 mm) square representing actual product, color, and patterns.
H.
Qualification Data: AAADM Certification for installer.
I.
Installer's Field Reports: Submit field reports from AAADM certified technician of inspection and approval of doors for compliance with ANSI/BHMA 156.10 after completion of installation.
J.
Operation and Maintenance Manual: For operation and maintenance manual including spare parts list and local supplier information.
K.
Warranties: Submit copy of manufacturer's warranty.
1.5
QUALITY ASSURANCE
A.
Manufacturer Qualifications: Member of AAADM with minimum 5 years experience manufacturing similar products.
1.
Single Source Responsibility: Doors, frames, and operational components shall be provided by the same manufacturer.
B.
Installer Qualifications: Certified by AAADM, approved by manufacturer, with minimum 2 years experience installing similar products.
C.
Automatic Equipment: Comply with ANSI A156.10 and UL 325.
 
** NOTE TO SPECIFIER ** Include a mock-up if there are a large quantity of automatic doors or the interface with adjacent construction is complex or varies from the manufacturer's standard details. Delete if not required.
 
D.
Mock-Up: Provide a mock-up for evaluation of surface preparation techniques and application workmanship.
1.
Locate in area acceptable to Architect.
2.
Do not proceed with remaining work until workmanship is approved by Architect.
3.
Rework mock-up area as required to produce acceptable work.
4.
Accepted mock-up may be included as part of the work and will set the standard of acceptance for remaining installations.
E.
Pre-Installation Meeting: Convene at the project site a minimum of two weeks prior to starting work of this section.
1.6
DELIVERY, STORAGE, AND HANDLING
A.
Deliver and store products in manufacturer's unopened packaging bearing the brand name and manufacturer's identification until ready for installation. Handle materials in accordance with the manufacturers instructions to avoid damage.
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 recommended limits.
 
** NOTE TO SPECIFIER ** Delete warranty if not required.
 
1.8
WARRANTY
A.
Warranty: Manufacturer's standard form to repair or replace automatic entrance components, power operators, controls and labor against defects in material and workmanship, at no cost to owner, for the specified warranty period. Provide warranty to owner after completion of installation.
1.
Warranty Period: One year from date of Substantial Completion.
PART 2 PRODUCTS
 
2.1
MANUFACTURERS
A.
Acceptable Manufacturer: NABCO Entrances Inc., which is located at: S82 W. 18717 Gemini Dr.; Muskego, WI 53150; Toll Free Tel: 877-622-2694; Fax: 888-679-3319; Email: info@nabcoentrances.com; Web: www.nabcoentrances.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.
2.2
FOLDING AUTOMATIC ENTRANCES
A.
Folding Automatic Door: NABCO GT1400 as manufactured by NABCO Entrances Inc.
 
** NOTE TO SPECIFIER ** Match type shown on the drawings, if unknown or more than one type is used leave "As shown on the Drawings. Delete types not required.
 
1.
Two Panel Configuration.
2.
Four Panel Configuration.
 
** NOTE TO SPECIFIER ** Delete hurricane type if not required.
 
2.3
HURRICANE-RESISTANT AUTOMATIC FOLDING DOORS
A.
Hurricane Resistant Automatic Folding Door: NABCO GT1400 Folding Hurricane High Impact Door as manufactured by NABCO Entrances Inc.
1.
Tested Assembly: Aluminum Bi-Fold Doors, double leaf without transom.
a.
Configuration, Sidelite-Door-Door-Sidelite: FS-FX-FX-FS
b.
Laminated Glazing: 3/16 inch (4.76 mm) tempered glass - 1/8 inch (3.175 mm) Solutia Saflex Interlayer or equal - 3/16 inch (4.76 mm) tempered glass.
c.
Frame: tested unit 96 inches (2438 mm) wide by 91-1/2 inches (2324 mm) tall.
d.
Design Pressure: +50/-60 psf.
e.
Large and small missile impact rated.
2.4
FABRlCATlON
A.
Automatic Operation:
1.
Power Opening: Fold door operator opens door by energizing motor and stops door by reducing voltage and stalling motor against mechanical stop.
2.
Spring Closing with selectable power assist: Door closes by means of spring energy with power assist if selected, controlled by gear system and with motor used as a dynamic brake without power.
3.
Opening and closing speeds are adjustable.
4.
Hold open time adjustable from 1 to 30 seconds.
B.
Doors and Sidelite Panels:
1.
Factory assembled with 3/8 inch (9.5 mm) #16 threaded tie rods spanning full length of top and bottom rails.
 
** NOTE TO SPECIFIER ** For hurricane units only. Delete if not required.
 
2.
Screw down glass stops with integral extruded vinyl standoff and screw down reinforcement angle to accommodate glass flexing.
 
** NOTE TO SPECIFIER ** For Non-hurricane units only. Delete if not required.
 
3.
Fabricated with horizontal muntin bar for glass protection in accordance with UL 325.
C.
Aluminum Components:
1.
Operator Housing: 5-1/2 inch (140 mm) wide by 7-1/2 inch (191 mm) high 6063-T5 aluminum extrusion of minimum 0.167 inch (4 mm) thickness, with enclosed end caps.
2.
Vertical Jambs: 2 inch (51 mm) by 5 inch (127 mm) extruded aluminum tubes.
3.
Threshold: Saddle type.
D.
Air Infiltration Protection:
1.
Double 1/4 inch (6mm) thick pile weatherstripping on lead edge of sidelite (FS) and pivot edge of door (FX). Bulb gasket doubling as finger guard protection located at leading edge of the door (FX) and the pivot stile of the sidelite (FS).
E.
Power Operator:
1.
Factory assembled and sealed unit including helical gear-driven transmission, mechanical spring and bearings within aluminum housing and filled with special lubricant for extreme temperature conditions.
2.
Transmission System: DC shunt-wound permanent magnet motor with sealed ball bearings.
3.
Motor Electrical Characteristics: 115 volt supply, requiring less than 5 amps at full power stall.
4.
Complete unit resilient mounted to adjust and replace motor and gearbox without removing door.
F.
Computerized Control:
1.
Universal type for swing, slide, fold door units.
2.
Solid state micro-processor unit to allow opening speed, closing speed, back check and latch check to be adjusted separately and independently.
3.
Adjustable opening and closing speeds are set in accordance with ASNI A156.10.
4.
Adjustments shall be specific and reproducible.
5.
Encoder motor provided to ensure accurate positioning and adjustability of check locations as well as providing consistent speed during opening and closing.
6.
Recycle upon obstruction capability to be active in both opening and closing cycles.
7.
LCD display for programming and display of status of all input/output circuits.
8.
Selectable power assist close as well as hold close feature to resist stack and wind pressure.
9.
Integrated relay output to signal external devices such as air curtains or security systems.
10.
Electric lock relay and sequencing built in. No additional modules necessary.
11.
On 4 panel units, true simultaneous door motion through CANBus connection
G.
Connecting Hardware:
1.
All operating parts require positive mechanical connections. Belts or other devices which may allow the door to get out of phase will not be accepted.
H.
Finger Guard Protection:
1.
Manufacturers standard, located at the leading edge of doors and pivot stile of the sidelites.
I.
Locking:
1.
Door incorporates two-point lock securing the lead stile to the header and threshold.
2.
Sidelites include additional two-point locking to the header and threshold.
3.
Door incorporates key cylinder on the exterior and thumb turn on the interior in accordance with NFPA 101.
 
** NOTE TO SPECIFIER ** Delete if not required.
 
a.
Option: Provide lever equal to Adams-Rite 4550 in lieu of thumb turn.
J.
Emergency Breakout:
1.
Door panels may be broken outward at any point during the opening or closing cycle to allow for emergency egress in compliance with NFPA 101.
2.
The door panel in breakout mode disconnects the power to the computerized control circuit inhibiting automatic door operation. The control circuit will automatically reset when the door panel re-engages.
K.
Sensor Technology:
 
** NOTE TO SPECIFIER ** Delete two of the following three sensors.
 
1.
Acusensor Motion and Presence Sensor:
a.
Rectangular shaped infrared pattern next to the door system, adjustable in width and depth of coverage to detect both moving and non-moving objects.
b.
Units shall be supplied and installed on both sides of the operator housing to activate doors for single or two-way traffic. Units shall be sealed for protection against dust and moisture.
2.
Acuvision Motion and Presence Sensor:
a.
Rectangular shaped infrared pattern next to the door system, adjustable in width and depth of coverage to detect both moving and non-moving objects.
b.
The Acuvision sensor shall be used on the fold side of panels for threshold protection.
c.
Sensor units sealed for protection against dust and moisture.
 
** NOTE TO SPECIFIER ** Microwave has a larger detection range for faster and slower moving objects. Delete if not required.
 
3.
Acuzone Hybrid Microwave Sensor:
a.
Activation is achieved by Doppler microwave for long range sensing and presence sensing with active-infrared with deeper detection area with 4-mode mutual interference prevention function.
b.
Unit has separate outputs for microwave and infrared signals. Sensors combining both microwave and infrared signals on one output will not be permitted.
c.
Acuzone can also look back through the threshold to provide additional safety coverage when the door is open.
 
** NOTE TO SPECIFIER ** Delete rain cover if not required.
 
4.
Provide with rain covers for sensors exposed to the elements.
 
** NOTE TO SPECIFIER ** Activation switches are optional. Delete if not required.
 
L.
Activating Switches:
1.
Stainless Steel Wall Switches:
 
** NOTE TO SPECIFIER **Select size. Delete size not required.
 
a.
6 inch (152 mm) diameter round stainless steel.
b.
4-1/2 inch (114 mm) diameter round stainless steel.
c.
4-1/2 inch (114 mm) square stainless steel.
 
** NOTE TO SPECIFIER **Select mounting. Delete type not required.
 
d.
Surface mounted.
e.
Flush mounted.
 
** NOTE TO SPECIFIER **Select graphics. Delete type not required.
 
f.
Engraved graphics, Push to Open.
g.
Engraved graphics, ADA Wheelchair Symbol.
h.
Engraved graphics, ADA Wheelchair Symbol and Push to Open.
i.
Blank, no graphics.
2.5
FlNlSHES
 
** NOTE TO SPECIFIER ** Standard aluminum finishes include clear and dark bronze, with black and special finishes available. Delete finishes not required.
 
A.
Finish: Manufacturer's standard coating as follows:
1.
Aluminum Finish:
a.
Clear anodized, AA-M12-C22-A31 (204R1).
b.
Dark bronze anodized, AA-M12-C22-A44.
c.
Black anodized, AA-M12-C22.
d.
Custom Anodize, match the Architect's sample.
2.
Cladding:
a.
Polished stainless steel.
b.
Satin stainless steel.
c.
Polished muntz metal.
d.
Satin muntz metal.
3.
Factory Finish:
a.
Match RAL #______.
PART 3 EXECUTION
 
3.1
EXAMINATION
A.
Examine and measure installation areas are prepared to receive automatic folding doors and site conditions are within the manufacturers limits.
B.
Do not begin installation until substrates have been properly prepared and necessary building services are installed.
1.
Slab Installation: Floor shall be level and smooth within manufacturer's tolerances without changes in elevation between foundation and associated walkways.
2.
Electrical Installation:
a.
Installation of electrical wiring to header to be performed by General or Electrical.
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.
Automatic door equipment shall be installed by factory-trained installers in compliance with manufacturer's recommendations, ANSI/BHMA A156.10 and approved shop drawings.
B.
Aluminum surfaces in contact with masonry, concrete or steel shall be protected from contact by use of neoprene gaskets or a coat of bituminous paint to prevent galvanic or corrosive action.
C.
Connect door operators and access control devices to building services. Install and adjust sensors to detection field and functions required.
D.
Install glazing in accordance with Section 08800 - Glazing.
E.
Install units complete with accessories in accordance with approved submittals and manufacturer's recommendations. Install in proper relationship with adjacent construction. Separate dissimilar metals with bituminous coating or other material acceptable to the Architect.
F.
Install sealants in accordance with Section 07920 - Joint Sealers.
G.
Lubricate bearings and adjust doors for proper operation, balance, clearance and similar requirements.
H.
Adjust door operators, controls, and hardware for operation and specified tightness.
3.4
FIELD QUALITY CONTROL
A.
Manufacturers Field Service:
1.
Provide initial inspection and technical assistance as recommended by manufacturer.
2.
AAADM certified technician shall inspect and approve doors for compliance with ANSI/BHMA 156.10 prior to placing doors into operation.
3.5
PROTECTION
A.
After installation, clean framing members as recommended by the manufacturer.
B.
Remove and legally dispose of construction debris from project site.
C.
Remove temporary coverings and protection of adjacent work areas. Repair or replace installed products damaged prior to or during installation.
D.
Protect installed products until completion of project.
E.
Touch-up, repair or replace damaged products before Substantial Completion.
END OF SECTION