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SECTION 08 30 00 - Specialty Doors and Frames
 
 
SPECIALTY DOORS
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** NOTE TO SPECIFIER ** AMBICO LIMITED; Specialty doors and door frames for decorative and engineered applications.
.
This section is based on the products of AMBICO LIMITED, which is located at:
1120 Cummings Ave.
Ottawa, ON, Canada K1J 7R8
Toll Free Tel: 888-423-2224
Tel: 613-746-4663
Fax: 800-465-8561
Email: request info (specialized@Ambico.com)
Web: www.ambico.com
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AMBICO manufactures specialized doors and door frames. Located in Canada's capital city of Ottawa, Ontario, AMBICO LIMITED operates from an office and manufacturing facility covering one city block. The formula for AMBICO's success includes quality driven, laboratory tested, specially manufactured products.
Our decorative line of products includes recessed panel, brass clad, bronze clad, as well as stainless steel doors and door frames. AMBICO's exceptional line of engineered door and frame products include acoustic wood, acoustic steel, bullet resistant steel, blast resistant, lead lined, oversized and stainless steel.
AMBICO services our products with an expert team of engineers and sales personnel. Our selected network of manufacturer's representatives and independent distributors enhances our ability to provide dedicated client service across North America and throughout the world.
 
PART 1 GENERAL
 
1.1
SECTION INCLUDES
 
** NOTE TO SPECIFIER ** Delete items below not required for project.
 
A.
Specialty Doors of the Following Types:
1.
Acoustic steel doors and frames.
2.
Acoustic steel doors and frames with glazed acoustic borrowed lite steel frames.
3.
Acoustic wood doors and steel frames.
4.
Acoustic wood doors and steel frames with glazed acoustic borrowed lite steel frames.
5.
Bullet resistant steel doors and frames.
6.
Bullet resistant steel doors and frames with glazed bullet resistant borrowed lite steel frames.
7.
Bullet resistant wood doors and frames.
8.
Bullet resistant wood doors and frames with glazed bullet resistant borrowed lite steel frames.
9.
Blast resistant doors and frames.
10.
Blast resistant doors and frames with glazed blast resistant borrowed lite steel frames.
11.
Lead lined steel doors and frames.
12.
Lead lined steel doors and frames with glazed lead lined borrowed lite steel frames.
13.
Detention doors and frames.
14.
Oversized steel doors and frames.
15.
Oversized steel doors and frames with glazed oversized borrowed lite steel frames.
16.
Tornado resistant doors and frames.
17.
Marine doors and frames.
1.2
RELATED SECTIONS
 
** NOTE TO SPECIFIER ** Delete any sections below not relevant to this project; add others as required.
 
A.
Section 04 22 23.29 - Split-Face Concrete Unit Masonry.
B.
Section 07 21 26 - Blown Insulation.
C.
Section 07 91 26 - Joint Fillers.
D.
Section 08 71 53 - Security Door Hardware.
E.
Section 09 91 00 - Painting.
 
** NOTE TO SPECIFIER ** Delete references from the list below that are not actually required by the text of the edited section.
 
1.3
REFERENCES
 
** NOTE TO SPECIFIER ** All product performance ratings can comply with ADA standard; consult factory on a project basis. Delete if not required.
 
A.
American National Standards Institute (ANSI/ICC) A117.1 - Standard for Accessible and Usable Buildings and Facilities.
 
** NOTE TO SPECIFIER ** Applicable to wood doors only. Delete if not required.
 
B.
ANSI/WDMA I.S. 1A - Industry Standard for Architectural Wood Flush Doors.
 
** NOTE TO SPECIFIER ** Applicable to blast resistant doors only. Delete if not required.
 
C.
American Society of Civil Engineers (ASCE) - Design of Blast Resistant Buildings in Petrochemical Facilities.
D.
American Welding Society (AWS) D1.1/D1.1M, Structural Welding Code - Steel.
E.
ASTM International (ASTM):
 
** NOTE TO SPECIFIER ** Applicable to steel detention doors, steel acoustic doors, stainless steel acoustic doors, blast resistant doors, lead lined doors, oversized doors, stainless steel doors marine doors and frames only. Delete if not required.
 
1.
ASTM A240/A240M - Standard Specification for Chromium and Chromium-Nickel Stainless Steel Plate, Sheet, and Strip for Pressure Vessels and for General Applications.
2.
ASTM A480/A480M-06B - General Requirements for Flat-Rolled Stainless Heat-Resisting Steel Plate, Sheet, and Strip.
 
** NOTE TO SPECIFIER ** Applicable to wood acoustic doors also. Delete if not required.
 
3.
ASTM A653/A653M-06 - Standard Specification for Steel Sheet, Zinc-Coated (Galvanized) or Zinc-Iron Alloy-Coated (Galvannealed) by the Hot-Dip Process.
 
** NOTE TO SPECIFIER ** Applicable to blast resistant and tornado resistant doors only. Delete if not required.
 
4.
ASTM A1011/A1011M - Standard Specification for Steel, Sheet and Strip, Hot-Rolled, Carbon, Structural, High-Strength Low-Alloy, High-Strength Low-Alloy with Improved Formability, and Ultra-High Strength.
5.
ASTM A36/A36M - Standard Specification for Carbon Structural Steel.
 
** NOTE TO SPECIFIER ** Applicable to lead lined doors and frames only. Delete if not required.
 
6.
ASTM B749 - Standard Specification for Lead and Lead Alloy Strip, Sheet, and Plate Products.
 
** NOTE TO SPECIFIER ** Applicable to acoustic doors only. Delete if not required.
 
7.
ASTM E90-04 - Standard Test Method for Laboratory Measurement of Airborne Sound Transmission Loss of Building Partitions and Elements.
 
** NOTE TO SPECIFIER ** Applicable to blast resistant and tornado resistant doors only. Delete if not required.
 
8.
ASTM E 330 - Standard Test Method for Structural Performance of Exterior Windows, Doors, Skylights and Curtain Walls by Uniform Static Air Pressure Difference.
 
** NOTE TO SPECIFIER ** Applicable to acoustic doors only. Delete if not required.
 
9.
ASTM E413-04 - Classification for Rating Sound Insulation.
 
** NOTE TO SPECIFIER ** Applicable to blast resistant doors only. Delete if not required.
 
10.
ASTM E1300 - 09a Standard Practice for Determining Load Resistance of Glass in Buildings.
 
** NOTE TO SPECIFIER ** Applicable to blast resistant doors only. Delete if not required.
 
11.
ASTM F1642 - 04(2010) Standard Test Method for Glazing and Glazing Systems Subject to Airblast Loadings.
 
** NOTE TO SPECIFIER ** Applicable to blast resistant doors only. Delete if not required.
 
12.
ASTM F2247 Standard Test Method for Metal Doors Used in Blast Resistant Applications (Equivalent Static Load Method).
 
** NOTE TO SPECIFIER ** Applicable to blast resistant doors only. Delete if not required.
 
13.
ASTM F2248 - 09 Standard Practice for Specifying an Equivalent 3-Second Duration Design Loading for Blast Resistant Glazing Fabricated with Laminated Glass.
F.
Canadian Steel Door Manufacturers Association (CSDMA) - Selection and Usage Guide for Steel Doors and Frames.
 
** NOTE TO SPECIFIER ** Applicable to tornado resistant doors only. Delete if not required.
 
G.
Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) Standard 361 Design and Construction for Community Shelters on 'safe rooms' in homes in wind zones.
 
** NOTE TO SPECIFIER ** Applicable to all doors except as noted.
 
H.
Hollow Metal Manufacturers Association (HMMA):
1.
HMMA 802 - Manufacturing of Hollow Metal Doors and Frames.
2.
HMMA 840 - Installation and Storage of Hollow Metal Doors and Frames.
 
** NOTE TO SPECIFIER ** Applicable to detention doors only. Delete if not required.
 
3.
HMMA 863 - Detention Security Hollow Metal Doors and Frames.
 
** NOTE TO SPECIFIER ** Applicable to sound control doors only. Delete if not required.
 
4.
HMMA 865 - Guide Specifications For Swinging Sound Control Hollow Metal Doors and Frames.
 
** NOTE TO SPECIFIER ** Applicable to marine doors only. Delete if not required.
 
I.
International Maritime Organization (IMO) Resolution a 754(18) - Fire Resistant Tests Fire Safety Onboard Ships.
J.
National Fire Protection Association (NFPA) 80 - Standard for Fire Doors and Other Opening Protectives.
 
** NOTE TO SPECIFIER ** Applicable to blast resistant doors only. Delete if not required.
 
K.
Process Industry Practices (PIP) STC01018 - Blast Resistant Building Design Criteria.
 
** NOTE TO SPECIFIER ** Applicable to blast resistant doors only. Delete if not required.
 
L.
Unified Facilities Criteria (UFC): UFC-3-340-02 - Structures to Resist the Effects of Accidental Explosions.
M.
Underwriters Laboratory (UL):
1.
UL 10C - Standard for Positive Pressure Fire Tests of Door Assemblies.
 
** NOTE TO SPECIFIER ** Applicable to bullet resistant doors only. Delete if not required.
 
2.
UL 752 - The Standard of Safety for Bullet-Resisting Equipment.
1.4
SUBMITTALS
A.
Submit under provisions of Section 01 30 00 - Administrative Requirements.
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.
C.
Installation Instructions: Submit manufacturer's installation instructions.
D.
Shop Drawings: Indicate door and frame elevations, anchor types and closure methods, finishes, location of cut-outs for hardware and cut outs for glazing.
E.
Test Data: Submit test data indicating compliance with the performance requirements. Include laboratory name, test report number, and date of test.
1.5
QUALITY ASSURANCE
A.
Manufacturer Qualifications: Minimum 5 years documented experience manufacturing acoustic steel door and frame assemblies.
1.
Perform work to requirements of HMMA (Hollow Metal Manufacturers Association) standards.
 
** NOTE TO SPECIFIER ** Delete Canadian or USA standard not required.
 
2.
Perform work to requirements of CSDMA (Canadian Steel Door Manufacturers Association) standards.
3.
Perform work to requirements of WDMA (Window and Door Manufacturers Association) standards.
B.
Installer Qualifications: Familiar with assemblies, manufacturer's installation requirements and installation of site installed components to attain performance level.
C.
Test Laboratory Qualifications: Certification for testing laboratory qualified under the National Voluntary Accreditation Program (NVLAP) of the U.S. Bureau of Standards.
D.
Pre-installation Meeting: Convene a pre-installation meeting two weeks before start of installation of door and frame assemblies. Require attendance of parties directly affecting work of this section, including contractor, architect, installer, and manufacturer's representative. Review installation and coordination with other work.
1.6
DELIVERY, STORAGE, AND HANDLING
A.
Deliver, store and handle materials and products in strict compliance with manufacturer's instructions and recommendations and industry standards.
 
** NOTE TO SPECIFIER ** Delete if wood doors not required for project.
 
1.
Comply with WDMA I.S. 1A for wood doors. Store doors between 50 to 90 degrees F (10 to 32 degrees C) and 25 to 55 percent relative humidity.
2.
Comply with HMMA 840 for steel doors and frames.
3.
Weld minimum two temporary jamb spreaders per frame prior to shipment.
4.
Remove doors and frames from wrappings or coverings upon receipt on site and inspect for damage.
B.
Store products in manufacturer's labeled packaging after inspection until ready for installation. Protect from damage.
1.
Store doors in horizontal position, frames in vertical position, spaced with blocking to permit air circulation between components.
2.
Store materials out of water and covered to protect from damage.
3.
Clean and touch up scratches or disfigurement caused by shipping or handling with zinc-rich primer.
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 Limited Warranty: Five years from date of supply, covering material and workmanship.
PART 2 PRODUCTS
 
2.1
MANUFACTURERS
A.
Acceptable Manufacturer: AMBICO LIMITED, which is located at: 1120 Cummings Ave. ; Ottawa, ON, Canada K1J 7R8; Toll Free Tel: 888-423-2224; Tel: 613-746-4663; Fax: 800-465-8561; Email: request info (specialized@Ambico.com); Web: www.ambico.com
 
** NOTE TO SPECIFIER ** Delete one of the following two paragraphs; coordinate with requirements of Division 1 section on product options and substitutions. Delete if not required.
 
B.
Substitutions: Not permitted.
C.
Requests for substitutions will be considered in accordance with provisions of Section 01 60 00 - Product Requirements.
2.2
MATERIAL
A.
Sheet Steel: Galvanized steel to ASTM A653/A653M, ZF180 (A60).
1.
Coating Designation: Z275 (G90) for exterior door assemblies.
2.
Coating Designation: ZF001 (A01) for interior door assemblies.
 
** NOTE TO SPECIFIER ** For stainless steel, stainless steel acoustic, acoustic, marine, oversized, ballistic, detention doors and frames. Delete if not required.
 
B.
Sheet Steel: Stainless steel to ASTM A240.
 
** NOTE TO SPECIFIER ** Delete alloy not required.
 
1.
Alloy: Type 304.
2.
Alloy: Type 316.
 
** NOTE TO SPECIFIER ** For stainless steel, stainless steel acoustic, marine, oversized, detention, and ballistic doors and frames. Delete if not required for project.
 
C.
Sheet Steel: Stainless steel to ASTM A480, Type as indicated.
 
** NOTE TO SPECIFIER ** Delete options for finishes not required.
 
1.
Finish: No. 2B finish.
2.
Finish: No. 4 finish.
3.
Finish: No. 8 finish.
 
** NOTE TO SPECIFIER ** Blast resistant doors only. Delete if not required for project.
 
D.
Structural Plate: Hot rolled steel to ASTM A1011.
E.
Reinforcement: To CSA G40.20/G40.21, coating designation to ASTM A653/A653M, ZF75 (A25).
F.
Glazing Stops for Steel Frames and Steel Doors:
 
** NOTE TO SPECIFIER ** Delete glazing stop requirements not required.
 
1.
Formed steel channel to match frame and door material, butted corners; prepared for countersink screws.
2.
Formed steel channel to match frame and door material, mitered corners; prepared for countersink screws.
3.
Provide tamperproof screws.
G.
Glazing Stops for Wood Doors:
 
** NOTE TO SPECIFIER ** Delete glazing stop requirements not required.
 
1.
Formed steel blade stops to match frame material, mitered corners; prepared for countersink screws.
2.
Provide tamperproof screws.
 
** NOTE TO SPECIFIER ** Delete if not required.
 
H.
Glass: Type as tested to achieve performance and fire ratings as scheduled and indicated on Drawings. Glass to be factory supplied and pre-installed for rated assemblies unless noted otherwise.
I.
Primer: Rust inhibitive zinc chromate.
J.
Threshold: Coordinated with door bottoms. Smooth and flush, to provide a seal for door in closed position and maintain rating as required.
K.
Astragal: To be supplied loose ready for field assembly.
 
** NOTE TO SPECIFIER ** Delete if not required.
 
L.
Mullion: To be provided at paired and multiple leaf openings where scheduled and indicated. Mullions with perimeter seals to be supplied by manufacturer. Removable mullion where scheduled.
2.3
FINISHES
A.
Steel:
 
** NOTE TO SPECIFIER ** Delete finish not required.
 
1.
Factory Finish: Factory applied zinc chromate primer to be applied to all exposed surfaces.
2.
Factory Finish: Factory applied zinc chromate primer touch-up only, where product has been welded and ground smooth.
3.
Factory Finish: As scheduled and indicated on Drawings.
 
** NOTE TO SPECIFIER ** Delete if not required.
 
B.
Wood:
 
** NOTE TO SPECIFIER ** Delete finish not required.
 
1.
Factory Door Finish: Catalyzed polyurethane, premium grade, TR-6 finish to WDMA I.S. 1A. Clear Coat only.
2.
Factory Door Finish: Catalyzed polyurethane, premium grade, TR-6 finish to WDMA I.S. 1A. Stain and Clear Coat.
3.
Factory Door Finish: Catalyzed polyurethane, premium grade, TR-6 finish to WDMA I.S. 1A. Paint and Clear Coat.
4.
Door Finish: As scheduled and indicated on Drawings.
5.
Top and Bottom Rails: Factory sealed with wood sealer.
 
** NOTE TO SPECIFIER ** AMBICO acoustic steel doors and frames combine outstanding sound transmission loss with the appearance of standard hollow metal products. Doors are provided complete with acoustic steel frames, perimeter and bottom seals. Delete if not required.
 
2.4
ACOUSTIC STEEL DOORS AND FRAMES
A.
Acoustic Steel Doors and Frames as manufactured by AMBICO LIMITED.
1.
Acoustic Performance: Minimum Sound Transmission Class (STC) as scheduled tested to ASTM E90. Label indicating sound transmission class shall be applied to the door and door frame.
 
** NOTE TO SPECIFIER ** AMBICO acoustic steel door and frame assemblies are prepared for hinges supplied by Section 08 71 53 (Door Hardware) or 08715 (Security Door Hardware). All other accessories are to be supplied by door and frame manufacturer in order to assure the acoustic integrity of the assembly. AMBICO strongly recommends the use of heavy weight butt type hinges for assemblies up to and including STC 52. Cam lift hinges shall be used for STC 53 - STC 59. Delete hinge not required.
 
B.
Hinges: Cam lift type by section 08 71 53.
C.
Hinges: Heavy weight butt type by section 08 71 53.
D.
Perimeter and Bottom Acoustic Seals: To provide a seal for door in closed position.
 
** NOTE TO SPECIFIER ** Specify door thickness and other values with caution as they may vary in order to meet the STC and fire ratings required. Higher STC ratings may require thicker doors, and fire ratings may limit door sizes. AMBICO doors are typically lighter in weight than other manufacturers' doors for the same STC rating; ensure that door hardware considers this impact.
 
E.
Acoustic Hollow Metal Steel Doors and Panels:
1.
Sheet steel faces, thickness, design, and core suitable to achieve specified STC performance.
2.
Acoustic core construction, longitudinal edges, mechanically inter-locked with visible edge seams.
3.
Reinforce doors where surface-mounted hardware is required.
4.
Drill and tap for mortised, templated hardware.
5.
Top and Bottom Channels: Inverted, recessed, welded steel channels.
 
** NOTE TO SPECIFIER ** Delete if mullion scheduled for double doors.
 
6.
Astragals: Metal acoustic astragals with integral acoustic seals for double doors.
 
** NOTE TO SPECIFIER ** Note that where concealed vertical rod exit devices are required, the door thickness will be 2-1/4 inches (57 mm) to accommodate the acoustic structure necessary for reinforcement of the door hardware.
 
7.
Exit Device Vertical Rods: Surface and concealed mounted; co-ordinate with exit hardware devices specified in Section 08 71 53 - Security Door Hardware.
 
** NOTE TO SPECIFIER ** Acoustic Door and Frame Assemblies are to be provided with a factory glazed material in conformance with manufacturers tested assembly.
 
F.
Factory Installed Glazing: Refer to glass schedule.
 
** NOTE TO SPECIFIER ** Note that STC or fire ratings may dictate the details of oversize acoustic door or frame construction. Where door panels are larger than 4 feet (1219 mm) in width, or 10 feet (3048 mm) in height, Specify the following construction details in consultation with the door manufacturer. Delete door and STC rating not required.
 
G.
Doors: 1-3/4 inches (44 mm) thick.
1.
Construction: Door shall be templated for heavy weight mortised hinges, lock preparation and reinforcement for surface mounted hardware as specified in Section 08 71 53 - Security Door Hardware.
2.
STC 33 to 38 Door: Fitted with acoustic mortised door bottom seal and 1/4 inch (6 mm) high threshold.
3.
STC 39 to 46 Door: Fitted with acoustic mortised door drop bottom seal and 1/4 inch (6 mm) high threshold.
4.
STC 47 to 51 Door: Fitted with acoustic mortised door drop bottom seal and 1/4 inch (6 mm) high threshold.
5.
STC 52 Door: Fitted with acoustic mortised door drop bottom seal and 1/4 inch (6 mm) high threshold.
 
** NOTE TO SPECIFIER ** Rating to 1-1/2 hours. Fill in blank below with fire rating designation, ' Refer to schedule on Drawings,' or delete line as applicable. Consult manufacturer for details.
 
6.
Fire Resistive Rating: ___.
H.
Doors: 1-3/4 inches (44 mm) thick; cam-lift.
1.
Construction: Door shall be templated for cam-lift hinges, lock preparation and reinforcement for surface mounted hardware as specified in Section 08 71 53 - Security Door Hardware.
2.
STC 53 Door: Fitted with acoustic mortised door fixed bottom seal, secondary surface acoustic sweep and 1/4 inch (6 mm) high threshold.
 
** NOTE TO SPECIFIER ** Rating to 1-1/2 hours. Fill in blank below with fire rating designation, ' Refer to schedule on Drawings,' or delete line as applicable. Consult manufacturer for details.
 
3.
Fire Resistive Rating: ___.
I.
Doors: 2-3/4 inches (70 mm) thick. Cam-lift.
1.
Construction: Door shall be templated for cam-lift hinges, lock preparation and reinforcement for surface mounted hardware. 3-3/4 inch (95 mm) minimum lock backset required.
2.
STC 54 to 59 Door: Fitted with a 1 inch (25 mm) thick secondary panel face applied to the 1-3/4 inches (44 mm) base door with acoustic septum separator. Secondary panel is inset 1 inch (25 mm) from the top and sides of the base door with acoustic mortised door fixed bottom seal, secondary surface acoustic sweep and 1/4 inch (6 mm) high threshold.
 
** NOTE TO SPECIFIER ** Rating to 1-1/2 hours. Consult manufacturer. Fill in blank below with fire rating designation or delete line as applicable.
 
3.
Fire Resistive Rating: ___.
 
** NOTE TO SPECIFIER ** Delete frame type not required.
 
J.
Acoustic Pressed Steel Frames: 1-3/4 inches (44 mm) thick door.
1.
Construction: Frame shall be templated for heavy weight mortised hinges, lock preparation and reinforcement for surface mounted hardware as specified in Section 08 71 53 - Security Door Hardware. Sheet steel, metal thickness to maintain door STC and fire ratings, mitered corners, fully welded seams.
 
** NOTE TO SPECIFIER ** Delete throat depth not required.
 
2.
Factory assembled and welded frames. 5-7/8 inches (149 mm) jamb depth.
3.
Factory assembled and welded frames. 7-1/8 inches (181 mm) jamb depth.
 
** NOTE TO SPECIFIER ** Delete mullion type not required.
 
4.
Mullions for Double Doors: Fixed type.
5.
Mullions for Double Doors: Removable type.
 
** NOTE TO SPECIFIER ** Delete rating not required. Delete astragal reference if mullion is scheduled for pairs of doors.
 
6.
STC 33 to 39 Paired Frame: Fitted with perimeter seals at frame and mullion with astragal at active leaf.
7.
STC 33 to 39 Single Frame: Fitted with perimeter seals at frame.
8.
STC 40 to 48 Paired Frame: Fitted with perimeter brush seal and bulb seal at frame and mullion with astragal at active leaf.
9.
STC 40 to 48 Single Frame: Fitted with perimeter brush seal and bulb seal at frame.
10.
STC 49 to 52 Paired Frame: Fitted with surface applied compression seal at frame and mullion with astragal at active leaf. Secondary seal at jamb and head. Additional seal at head.
11.
STC 49 to 52 Single Frame: Fitted with surface applied compression seal at frame. Secondary seal at jamb and head. Additional seal at head.
K.
Acoustic Pressed Steel Frames: Cam-lift doors, 1-3/4 inches (44 mm) thick door.
1.
Construction: Frame shall be templated for cam-lift hinges, lock preparation and reinforcement for surface mounted hardware as specified in Section 08 71 53 - Security Door Hardware. Sheet steel, metal thickness and appropriate to maintain door STC and fire ratings, mitered corners, fully welded seams.
 
** NOTE TO SPECIFIER ** Delete throat depth not required.
 
2.
Factory assembled and welded frames. 5-7/8 inches (149 mm) jamb depth.
3.
Factory assembled and welded frames. 7-1/8 inches (181 mm) jamb depth.
 
** NOTE TO SPECIFIER ** Delete mullion type not required.
 
4.
Mullions for Double Doors: Fixed type.
5.
Mullions for Double Doors: Removable type.
 
** NOTE TO SPECIFIER ** Delete rating not required. Delete astragal reference if mullion is scheduled for pairs of doors.
 
6.
STC 53 Paired Frame: Fitted with double surface applied compression seals at frame and mullion with astragal at active leaf. Secondary seal at jamb and head. Additional seal at head. Acoustic absorption chamber applied to frame rebate.
7.
STC 53 Single Frame: Fitted with double surface applied compression seals at frame. Secondary seal at jamb and head. Additional seal at head. Acoustic absorption chamber applied to frame rebate.
L.
Acoustic Pressed Steel Frames: Cam-lift doors for 2-3/4 inches (70 mm) thick door.
1.
Construction: Frame shall be templated for cam-lift hinges, lock preparation and reinforcement for surface mounted hardware as specified in Section 08 71 53 - Security Door Hardware. Sheet steel, metal thickness and appropriate to maintain door STC and fire ratings, mitered corners, fully welded seams.
 
** NOTE TO SPECIFIER ** Delete throat depth not required.
 
2.
Factory assembled and welded frames. 5-7/8 inches (149 mm) jamb depth.
3.
Factory assembled and welded frames. 7-1/8 inches (181 mm) jamb depth.
 
** NOTE TO SPECIFIER ** Delete mullion type not required.
 
4.
Mullions for Double Doors: Fixed type.
5.
Mullions for Double Doors: Removable type.
 
** NOTE TO SPECIFIER ** Delete rating not required. Delete astragal reference if mullion is scheduled for pairs of doors.
 
6.
STC 54 to 59 Paired Frame: Fitted with surface applied compression seals at frame and mullion for both base door and secondary panel with astragal at active leaf. Secondary seal applied at jamb and head frame face. Factory applied stepped rebate attached to frame.
7.
STC 54 to 59 Single Frame: Fitted with surface applied compression seals at frame and mullion for both base door and secondary panel. Secondary seal applied at jamb and head frame face. Factory applied stepped rebate attached to frame.
 
** NOTE TO SPECIFIER ** Delete if not required.
 
M.
Vision Lite for Acoustic Steel Doors:
 
** NOTE TO SPECIFIER ** Delete type not required.
 
1.
STC 33 to 48 Typical Door Vision Lite: Factory installed multi-layer clear glass separated by air gap. Removable stop at unsecure side of door. Maximum glass area not to exceed 300 sq. inches (193,550 sq. mm).
2.
STC 49 to 52 Typical Door Vision Lite: Factory installed multi-layer clear glass separated by air gap. Removable stop at unsecure side of door. Maximum glass area not to exceed 300 sq. inches (193,550 sq. mm).
3.
STC 33 to 46 Full Lite Door: Factory installed multi-layer clear glass separated by air gap. Removable stop at unsecure side of door. Glass size 64 inches high by 20 inches wide (1626 mm by 508 mm).
 
** NOTE TO SPECIFIER ** Delete if not required for security or fire resistive rating.
 
4.
Provide Georgian wire glass at interior for fire resistive rated doors.
 
** NOTE TO SPECIFIER ** Delete if not required.
 
N.
Astragals for Acoustic Steel Doors:
 
** NOTE TO SPECIFIER ** Delete type not required.
 
1.
STC 33 to 52 Acoustic Astragal: Compression bulb astragal applied to the push side of the inactive door leaf.
2.
STC 53 Acoustic Astragal: Dual compression bulb astragal applied to the push side of the inactive door leaf.
3.
STC 54 to 59 Acoustic Astragal: Dual compression bulb astragal applied to the push side secondary panel of the inactive door leaf. Neoprene compensating seal between base door leafs.
 
** NOTE TO SPECIFIER ** AMBICO acoustic wood doors and steel frames set the global standard for sound transmission loss. Doors and frames have been tested as a unit and are supplied with acoustic perimeter and bottom seals. Delete if not required.
 
2.5
ACOUSTIC WOOD DOORS AND FRAMES
A.
Acoustic Wood Doors and Frames as manufactured by AMBICO LIMITED.
1.
Acoustic Performance: Minimum Sound Transmission Class (STC) as scheduled tested to ASTM E90. Label indicating sound transmission class shall be applied to the door and door frame.
 
** NOTE TO SPECIFIER ** AMBICO acoustic wood door and frame assemblies are prepared for hinges supplied by Section 08 71 53 - Security Door Hardware (Door Hardware) or 08715 (Security Door Hardware). All other accessories are to be supplied by door and frame manufacturer in order to assure the acoustic integrity of the assembly. AMBICO strongly recommends the use of heavy weight butt type hinges. Delete hinge not required.
 
B.
Acoustic Wood Paneled Door: Galvanized steel frame and reinforcement with acoustic core, veneered faces and wood edges. Fire rated where scheduled.
1.
Sheet Steel: Galvanized steel to ASTM A653/A653M, ZF180.
2.
Reinforcement Channel: To CSA G40.20/G40.21, coating designation to ASTM A653/A653M, ZF75 (A25).
3.
Fabricate doors to ANSI/WDMA IS1A. Provide suitable thickness, design, and core to achieve specified STC and fire performance ratings.
4.
Reinforce doors where surface-mounted hardware is required.
5.
Drill and tap for mortised, templated hardware.
6.
Astragals: Metal acoustic astragals with integral acoustic seals for double doors.
 
** NOTE TO SPECIFIER ** Where concealed vertical rod exit devices are required, the door thickness will be 2-1/4 inches (57 mm) to accommodate the acoustic structure necessary for reinforcement of the door hardware.
 
7.
Exit Device Vertical Rods: Surface and concealed mounted as scheduled; coordinate with exit hardware devices specified in Section 08 71 53 - Security Door Hardware.
8.
Door Facing:
 
** NOTE TO SPECIFIER ** Delete if not required.
 
a.
Wood Face Veneer: Minimum thickness before sanding 2.4 mm (3/32 inch veneer including backer).
 
** NOTE TO SPECIFIER ** Delete veneers not required.
 
1)
Paint grade species, plain sliced cut.
2)
Red Oak species, plain sliced cut.
3)
White Birch species, plain sliced cut.
4)
Species and cut as scheduled.
 
** NOTE TO SPECIFIER ** Moisture sensitive finish. Do not expose to relative humidity above 40 percent.
 
b.
Plastic Laminate: to be selected from manufacturers standard colors and patterns.
9.
Door Edging: Factory sealed.
a.
Where door face is wood face veneer, door edges shall be supplied with matching stiles and rails.
b.
Where door face is plastic laminate, door edges shall be supplied with hardwood stiles and rails.
C.
Construction: Acoustic core, fire rated where scheduled. Edges and stiles shall be hardwood, matching where face sheets are wood veneer. Door shall be templated for heavy weight mortised hinges, lock preparation and reinforcement for surface mounted hardware.
1.
Hinges: Heavy weight butt type by section 08 71 53 - Security Door Hardware.
2.
Perimeter and bottom acoustic seals: To provide a seal for door in closed position.
 
** NOTE TO SPECIFIER ** Delete door and rating not required.
 
D.
Acoustic Wood Doors - Non Fire-Rated: 1-3/4 inches (44 mm) thick.
1.
STC 33 to 46 Wood Door: Fitted with acoustic mortised door bottom seal and 1/4 inch (6 mm) high threshold.
2.
STC 47 to 50 Wood Door: Fitted with acoustic mortised door drop bottom seal and 1/4 inch (6 mm) high threshold. Exposed steel face plate at drop bottom assembly.
E.
Acoustic Wood Doors - Non Fire-Rated: 2-1/4 inches (57 mm) thick.
1.
STC 51 Wood Door: Fitted with acoustic mortised door drop bottom seal and 1/4 inch (6 mm) high threshold. Exposed steel face plate at drop bottom assembly.
F.
Acoustic Wood Doors - Fire-Rated: 1-3/4 inches (44 mm) thick.
1.
STC 33 to 42 Fire Rated Wood Door: Fitted with acoustic bottom rail and 1/2 inch (13 mm) stepped positive sealing threshold.
2.
STC 43 to 50 Fire Rated Wood Door: Fitted with fire stop bottom rail with intumescent and sweep. 1/2 inch (13 mm) stepped positive sealing threshold.
 
** NOTE TO SPECIFIER ** Delete frame and rating not required.
 
G.
Acoustic Steel Frames for Wood Doors - Non Fire-Rated.
1.
STC 33 to 48 Paired Frame: Fitted with perimeter brush seal and bulb seal at frame and mullion with astragal at active leaf.
2.
STC 33 to 48 Single Frame: Fitted with perimeter brush seal and bulb seal at frame.
3.
STC 49 Paired Frame for Wood Doors: Fitted with surface applied compression seal at frame and mullion with astragal at active leaf. Secondary seal at jamb and head. Additional seal at head.
4.
STC 49 Single Frame for Wood Doors: Fitted with surface applied compression seal at frame. Secondary seal at jamb and head. Additional seal at head.
5.
STC 50 Paired Frame for Wood Doors: Fitted with surface applied compression seal at frame and mullion with astragal at active leaf. Secondary seal at jamb and head. Additional surface applied compression seal at head. Acoustic absorption chamber applied to frame rebate at head.
6.
STC 50 Single Frame for Wood Doors: Fitted with surface applied compression seal at frame. Secondary seal at jamb and head. Additional surface applied compression seal at head. Acoustic absorption chamber applied to frame rebate at head.
7.
STC 51 Single Frame for Wood Door: Fitted with surface applied compression seal at frame. Secondary seal at jamb and head. Additional surface applied compression seal at head. Acoustic neoprene strip at head return. Acoustic absorption chamber applied to frame rebate at head.
H.
Acoustic Steel Frames for Wood Doors - Fire Rated:
1.
STC 33 to 42 Fire Rated Paired Frame for Wood Doors: Fitted with perimeter brush seal and bulb seal at frame and mullion with astragal at active leaf.
2.
STC 33 to 42 Fire Rated Single Frame for Wood Doors: Fitted with perimeter brush seal and bulb seal at frame.
3.
STC 43 to 49 Fire Rated Paired Frame for Wood Doors: Fitted with fire rated Synprene bulb seal, smoke seal and intumescent strip at frame and mullion perimeter, all as installed per manufacturer's requirements. Mullion required for labeled pair. Intumescent hinge protection strip installed both leafs of each hinge.
4.
STC 43 to 49 Fire Rated Single Frame for Wood Doors: Fitted with fire rated Synprene bulb seal, smoke seal and intumescent strip at frame, all as installed per manufacturer's requirements. Intumescent hinge protection strip installed both leafs of each hinge.
5.
STC 50 Fire Rated Paired Frame for Wood Doors: Fitted with fire rated Synprene bulb seal, smoke seal and intumescent strip at frame and mullion perimeter, all as installed per manufacturer's requirements. Mullion required for labeled pair. Intumescent hinge protection strip installed both leafs of each hinge. Acoustic absorption chamber and additional bulb seal applied to frame rebate at head.
6.
STC 50 Fire Rated Single Frame for Wood Doors: Fitted with fire rated Synprene bulb seal, smoke seal and intumescent strip at frame, all as installed per manufacturer's requirements. Intumescent hinge protection strip installed both leafs of each hinge. Acoustic absorption chamber and additional bulb seal applied to frame rebate at head.
 
** NOTE TO SPECIFIER ** Delete if not required.
 
I.
Astragal for Acoustic Wood Door Pair:
1.
STC 33 to 50 Wood Acoustic Astragal: Compression bulb astragal applied to the push side of the inactive door leaf.
 
** NOTE TO SPECIFIER ** AMBICO bullet resistant steel doors and frames are secure from ballistic attack yet have the appearance of standard hollow metal products. Our complete range of bullet resistant products are readily available and can be furnished with factory installed bullet resistant glazing. Delete if not required.
 
2.6
BULLET RESISTANT STEEL DOORS AND FRAMES
A.
Bullet Resistant Steel Doors and Frames as manufactured by AMBICO LIMITED
1.
Ballistic Resistance: Manufacture doors and frames to bullet resistance rating as indicated or required in accordance with UL 752.
2.
Affix permanent metal nameplates to door and frame, indicating manufacturer's name, door tag, model number, and ballistic rating.
3.
Assemblies shall be tested and Certified in accordance with UL 752. Doors and frames shall be supplied in galvanized material with full factory prime finish. Doors and frames shall be templated, reinforced, and drilled and tapped for mortised hardware. Templating for surface applied hardware shall be done on site. Access holes through the amour shield shall be provided in the factory for surface applied hardware on levels 4 through 8 only. Frames shall be provided mitered and fully welded, including bumpers, wall anchors, floor clips, and shall be shipped with temporary spreaders for support during shipping. The doors shall have visible mechanically interlocking welded edge seams. The door undercut shall be 3/4 inch (19 mm), unless hardware templating dictates otherwise or specifically noted.
 
** NOTE TO SPECIFIER ** Delete assembly and rating not required.
 
4.
BR Level 1 Paired Frame.
5.
BR Level 1 Single Door and Frame.
6.
BR Level 2 Paired Frame.
7.
BR Level 2 Single Door and Frame.
8.
BR Level 3 Paired Frame.
9.
BR Level 3 Single Door and Frame.
10.
BR Level 4 Paired Frame.
11.
BR Level 4 Single Door and Frame.
12.
BR Level 5 Paired Frame.
13.
BR Level 5 Single Door and Frame.
14.
BR Level 6 Paired Frame.
15.
BR Level 6 Single Door and Frame.
16.
BR Level 7 Paired Frame.
17.
BR Level 7 Single Door and Frame.
18.
BR Level 8 Paired Frame.
19.
BR Level 8 Single Door and Frame.
20.
BR Level 1 Door With Vision Lite: 12 inches by 12 inches (305 mm by 305 mm) maximum size visions lite with 21/32 inch (17 mm) thick glass Level 1.
21.
BR Level 2 Door With Vision Lite: 12 inches by 12 inches (305 mm by 305 mm) maximum size visions lite with 15/16 inch (24 mm) thick glass Level 2.
22.
BR Level 3 Door With Vision Lite: 12 inches by 12 inches (305 mm by 305 mm) maximum size visions lite with 1-1/16 inch (27 mm) thick glass Level 3.
23.
BR Level 4 Door With Vision Lite: 12 inches by 12 inches (305 mm by 305 mm) maximum size visions lite with 1-5/16 inch (33 mm) thick glass Level 4.
B.
Steel Doors: 1-3/4 inches (44 mm) thick.
1.
Sheet steel faces, thickness, design, and core suitable to achieve specified ballistic performance.
 
** NOTE TO SPECIFIER ** Delete construction not required.
 
2.
Construction: As scheduled and indicated on Drawings.
3.
Construction: Laminated core construction, longitudinal edges continuously welded, filled and sanded with no visible edge seams.
4.
Construction: Laminated core construction, longitudinal edges mechanically interlocked welded, filled and sanded with no visible edge seams.
5.
Construction: Laminated core construction, longitudinal edges mechanically interlocked with visible edge seams.
6.
Top and Bottom Channels: Inverted, recessed, welded steel channels.
7.
Astragals: Double doors shall be supplied with a flat 2 inches (51 mm) wide overlapping astragal lined with armor shield.
8.
Weld hardware reinforcement plates in place.
9.
Fabrication Tolerances: HMMA 841.
 
** NOTE TO SPECIFIER ** Delete if not required.
 
10.
Factory installed glazing shall be in conformance with bullet resistant rating of door and frame assembly.
C.
Steel Frames:
1.
Sheet steel, metal thickness and appropriate to maintain ballistic door ratings, mitered corners.
2.
Factory assembled and welded frames.
 
** NOTE TO SPECIFIER ** Delete mullion not required.
 
3.
Mullions for Double Doors: Fixed type.
4.
Mullions for Double Doors: Removable type.
5.
Reinforce frames wider than 48 inches (1219 mm) with roll formed steel channels welded tightly into frame head, flush with top.
6.
Provide three single silencers for single doors and mullions of double doors, where mullion is scheduled, on strike side, and two single silencers on frame head at double doors without mullions.
 
** NOTE TO SPECIFIER ** AMBICO bullet resistant wood doors and steel frames combine ballistic security with the appearance of standard door and frame products. Our complete range of bullet resistant products is readily available and can be furnished with factory installed bullet resistant glazing. Delete if not required.
 
2.7
BULLET RESISTANT WOOD DOORS AND FRAMES
A.
Bullet Resistant Wood Doors and Frames as manufactured by AMBICO LIMITED.
1.
Ballistic Resistance: Manufacture doors and frames to bullet resistance rating as indicated or required in accordance with UL 752.
2.
Affix permanent metal nameplates to door and frame, indicating manufacturer's name, door tag, model number, and ballistic rating.
 
** NOTE TO SPECIFIER ** Delete assembly and rating not required.
 
3.
BR Level 1 Paired Frame.
4.
BR Level 1 Single Door and Frame.
5.
BR Level 2 Paired Frame.
6.
BR Level 2 Single Door and Frame.
7.
BR Level 3 Paired Frame.
8.
BR Level 3 Single Door and Frame.
9.
BR Level 4 Paired Frame.
10.
BR Level 4 Single Door and Frame.
11.
BR Level 5 Paired Frame.
12.
BR Level 5 Single Door and Frame.
13.
BR Level 6 Paired Frame.
14.
BR Level 6 Single Door and Frame.
15.
BR Level 7 Paired Frame.
16.
BR Level 7 Single Door and Frame.
17.
BR Level 8 Paired Frame.
18.
BR Level 8 Single Door and Frame.
19.
BR Level 1 Door With Vision Lite: 12 inches by 12 inches (305 mm by 305 mm) maximum size visions lite with 21/32 inch (17 mm) thick glass Level 1.
20.
BR Level 2 Door With Vision Lite: 12 inches by 12 inches (305 mm by 305 mm) maximum size visions lite with 15/16 inch (24 mm) thick glass Level 2.
21.
BR Level 3 Door With Vision Lite: 12 inches by 12 inches (305 mm by 305 mm) maximum size visions lite with 1-1/16 inch (27 mm) thick glass Level 3.
22.
BR Level 4 Door With Vision Lite: 12 inches by 12 inches (305 mm by 305 mm) maximum size visions lite with 1-5/16 inch (33 mm) thick glass Level 4.
B.
Wood Doors: 1-7/8 inches (48 mm) thick.
1.
Wood veneer faces, door thickness, design and core suitable to achieve specified ballistic performance.
2.
Door Facing:
 
** NOTE TO SPECIFIER ** Delete if not required.
 
a.
Wood Face Veneer: Minimum thickness before sanding 2.4 mm (3/32 inch veneer including backer).
 
** NOTE TO SPECIFIER ** Delete veneers not required.
 
1)
Paint grade species, plain sliced cut.
2)
Red Oak species, plain sliced cut.
3)
White Birch species, plain sliced cut.
4)
Species and cut as scheduled.
 
** NOTE TO SPECIFIER ** Moisture sensitive finish. Do not expose to relative humidity above 40 percent.
 
b.
Plastic Laminate: to be selected from manufacturers standard colors and patterns.
3.
Door Edging: Factory sealed.
a.
Where door face is wood face veneer, door edges shall be supplied with matching stiles and rails.
b.
Where door face is plastic laminate, door edges shall be supplied with hardwood stiles and rails.
4.
Reinforce doors where surface-mounted hardware is required.
5.
Drill and tap for mortised, templated hardware.
6.
Astragals: Double doors shall be supplied with a flat 2 inches (51 mm) wide overlapping astragal lined with armor shield.
 
** NOTE TO SPECIFIER ** Delete if not required.
 
7.
Factory installed glazing shall be in conformance with bullet resistant rating of door and frame assembly.
C.
Steel Frames:
1.
Sheet steel, metal thickness and appropriate to maintain ballistic door ratings, mitered corners.
2.
Factory assembled and weld frames.
 
** NOTE TO SPECIFIER ** Delete mullion not required.
 
3.
Mullions for Double Doors: Fixed type.
4.
Mullions for Double Doors: Removable type.
5.
Reinforce frames wider than 48 inches (1219 mm) with roll formed steel channels welded tightly into frame head, flush with top.
6.
Provide three single silencers for single doors and mullions of double doors, where mullion is scheduled, on strike side, and two single silencers on frame head at double doors without mullions.
 
** NOTE TO SPECIFIER ** AMBICO blast resistant steel doors and frames combine blast and air pressure resistance and yet function similarly to standard hollow metal products. Our entire range of blast resistant products are readily available complete with builders hardware that provides an easy-to-operate door system. Delete if not required.
 
2.8
BLAST RESISTANT DOORS AND FRAMES
A.
Blast Resistant Doors and Frames as manufactured by AMBICO LIMITED:
1.
Manufacture doors and in accordance with ASTM E330, and UFC 3-340-02 as required by Project Engineer.
2.
Affix permanent metal nameplates to door and frame, indicating manufacturer's name, door tag, model number, and performance rating.
 
** NOTE TO SPECIFIER ** Delete type not required.
 
3.
Type: 1 psi Paired Door and Frame.
4.
Type: 1 psi Single Door and Frame.
5.
Type: 2 psi Paired Door and Frame.
6.
Type: 2 psi Paired Door and Frame w/Exit Device Function.
7.
Type: 2 psi Single Door and Frame w/Exit Device Function.
8.
Type: 3 psi Single Door and Frame.
9.
Type: 4 psi Paired Door and Frame.
10.
Type: 5 psi Single Door and Frame.
11.
Type: 5 psi Single Door and Frame w/Exit Device Function.
12.
Type: 6 psi Paired Door and Frame.
13.
Type: 8 psi Single Door and Frame.
14.
Type: 25 psi Paired Door and Frame.
15.
Type: 25 psi Single Door and Frame.
16.
Type: 35 psi Paired Door and Frame.
17.
Type: 35 psi Single Door and Frame.
 
** NOTE TO SPECIFIER ** Blast structural performance values shall be specified in lieu of standard assembly types. Fill in blanks or modify values below as applicable. Delete if not required.
 
B.
Structural Performance: When blast resistance is not supported by prototype tests, design calculations by a licensed professional engineer shall be accepted provided that the prototype demonstrates adequacy under the blast effects specified.
1.
Static Loading:
a.
Peak Reflected Pressure: _____ kPa (____ psi); tested to ASTM E 330.
b.
Rebound: 0-100 percent.
c.
Response, elastic: No damage, ________.
d.
Response, Inelastic: Minor damage, ________.
2.
Dynamic Loading:
a.
Peak Reflected Pressure: _____ kPa (____ psi); tested to ASTM F 2247.
b.
Duration: _____ msec.
c.
Impulse: _____ psi-msec.
d.
Rebound: 0-100 percent.
e.
Ductility ratio 1-20.
f.
End Rotation 1-12 degrees.
 
** NOTE TO SPECIFIER ** Specify door thickness and other values with caution as they may vary in order to meet the blast performance ratings available. Higher ratings may require doors thicker than 1-3/4 inches (44 mm).
 
C.
Steel Doors: Swing and Sliding Type:
1.
Sheet steel faces, thickness, design, and core suitable to achieve specified blast performance.
2.
Blast resistant construction:
 
** NOTE TO SPECIFIER ** Delete construction not required.
 
3.
Construction: As scheduled and indicated on Drawings.
4.
Construction: Longitudinal edges continuously welded, filled and sanded with no visible edge seams.
5.
Construction: Longitudinal edges mechanically inter-locked, welded, filled and sanded with no visible edge seams.
6.
Construction: Longitudinal edges mechanically interlocked with visible edge seams.
7.
Top and Bottom Channels: Inverted, recessed, welded steel channels.
8.
Astragals: Metal astragals for double doors designed to conform to blast pressure rating.
9.
Weld structural steel channels flush to top and bottom of door.
10.
Weld hardware reinforcement plates in place.
D.
Steel Frames: Swing Type.
 
** NOTE TO SPECIFIER ** Construction: Frames at swing doors openings are provided as an integral part of the blast door and frame assembly. Frames at sliding doors shall be provided by Section 05 50 00 Miscellaneous Metal Framing.
 
1.
Sheet steel and metal thickness appropriate to maintain door blast and fire ratings, mitered corners.
2.
Factory assembled and welded frames.
3.
Mullions for Double Doors: Fixed or removable type as scheduled.
4.
Provide three single silencers for single doors and mullions of double doors on strike side, and two single silencers on frame head at double doors without mullions.
 
** NOTE TO SPECIFIER ** Delete if not required.
 
E.
Steel Frames: Slide Type. Refer to drawings and Section 05 50 00 - Metal Fabrications.
F.
Fabrication:
 
** NOTE TO SPECIFIER ** Delete if not required.
 
1.
Sliding doors to be provided with door hangers, guides, and track which shall be supplied loose by the door manufacturer ready for site installation.
 
** NOTE TO SPECIFIER ** Delete if not required.
 
2.
Hinges and latching device to be supplied complete with door and frame in conformance with blast resistant requirements of project.
3.
Hinges and latching device shall be factory pre-installed on the door and frame assembly.
 
** NOTE TO SPECIFIER ** Delete if not required.
 
4.
Glazing shall be factory supplied and pre-installed unless noted otherwise.
 
** NOTE TO SPECIFIER ** Delete paragraph below if finishes specified above in Part 2 Article ' Finishes'.
 
G.
Finishes:
 
** NOTE TO SPECIFIER ** Delete options for steel finishing not required.
 
1.
Factory Finishing: As scheduled and indicated on Drawings
2.
Factory Finishing: Factory applied zinc chromate primer applied to exposed surfaces.
3.
Factory Finishing: Factory applied zinc chromate primer touch-up only, where product has been welded and ground smooth.
 
** NOTE TO SPECIFIER ** AMBICO lead lined steel doors and frames combine protection against radiation with the appearance of standard hollow metal products. A full range of fire rated and non-fire rated products are readily available in both mild steel and stainless steel. Delete if not required.
 
2.9
LEAD LINED STEEL DOORS AND FRAMES
A.
Lead Lined Fire Rated Steel Doors and Frames as manufactured by AMBICO LIMITED.
1.
Comply with requirements of National Council on Radiation Protection and Measurement (NCRP) Report No. 49 "Structural Shielding Design and Evaluation for Medical Use of X-Rays and Gamma Rays of Energies up to 10MeV" and NCRP Report No. 51. Comply with requirements of local regulatory agencies where standards and criteria required exceed NCRP Report No. 49.
2.
Lead Core: Rolled pure sheet lead to ASTM B749.
 
** NOTE TO SPECIFIER ** Lead thickness shall be specified per shielding study recommendations by a qualified engineer. Consult manufacturer if lead exceeds 8 lb. Delete lead not required.
 
a.
Thickness - 2 lb: 1/32 inch (0.8 mm).
b.
Thickness - 4 lb:1/16 inch (1.6 mm)
c.
Thickness - 8 lb: 1/8 inch (3.2 mm).
d.
Thickness: As scheduled and indicated on Drawings.
 
** NOTE TO SPECIFIER ** Delete fire resistive rating not required.
 
3.
UL Fire Resistive Rating: No rating.
4.
UL Fire Resistive Rating: 20 minute.
5.
UL Fire Resistive Rating: 45 minute.
6.
UL Fire Resistive Rating: 90 minute.
7.
UL Fire Resistive Rating: 180 minute.
8.
UL Fire Resistive Rating: As scheduled and indicated on Drawings.
B.
Lead-Lined Doors: 1-3/4 inches (44 mm) thick.
 
** NOTE TO SPECIFIER ** Delete material not required.
 
1.
Material: Carbon steel.
2.
Material: Stainless steel.
3.
Steel sheet faces 16 gauge (1.6 mm) thick, flush design.
 
** NOTE TO SPECIFIER ** Delete core not required.
 
4.
Core: Honeycomb core.
5.
Core: Fiberglass core.
6.
Lead lining laminated to pull side of door face and edges wrapped.
 
** NOTE TO SPECIFIER ** Delete door construction not required.
 
7.
Top and Bottom Channels: Inverted, recessed, welded steel channels.
8.
Top and Bottom Channels: Flush, closed top, welded steel channels.
9.
Astragals: Lead-lined steel shaped astragals for double doors. Secondary lead laminated astragal screwed to inactive door at push side when primary astragal is notched.
10.
Fabricate doors with hardware reinforcement plates welded in place.
C.
Lead-Lined Frames:
1.
Frames: 16 gauge (1.6 mm) thick base metal thickness, welded type construction, mitered corners.
2.
Factory assembled and welded frames.
3.
Lead lining laminated around face and jamb
 
** NOTE TO SPECIFIER ** Delete mullion not required.
 
4.
Mullions for Double Doors: Lead-lined fixed type.
5.
Mullions for Double Doors: Lead-lined removable type.
6.
Fabricate frames with hardware reinforcement plates welded in place.
7.
Reinforce frames wider than 1200 mm (48 inches) with roll formed steel channels fitted tightly into frame head, flush with top.
 
** NOTE TO SPECIFIER ** Delete paragraph below if finishes specified above in Part 2 Article ' Finishes'.
 
D.
Finishes:
 
** NOTE TO SPECIFIER ** Delete options for steel finishing not required.
 
1.
Factory Finishing: As scheduled and indicated on Drawings
2.
Factory Finishing: Factory applied zinc chromate primer applied to exposed surfaces.
3.
Factory Finishing: Factory applied zinc chromate primer touch-up only, where product has been welded and ground smooth.
 
** NOTE TO SPECIFIER ** AMBICO doors and frames are designed to withstand the punishing abuse of the prison environment. Our detention products combine the appearance of standard hollow doors and frames with the toughest engineering criteria in the industry. Delete if not required.
 
2.10
DETENTION DOORS AND FRAMES
A.
Detention Doors and Frames as manufactured by AMBICO LIMITED.
B.
Detention Doors
 
** NOTE TO SPECIFIER ** Delete material not required.
 
1.
Material: Galvanized Steel.
2.
Material: Stainless Steel.
 
** NOTE TO SPECIFIER ** insert material thickness required.
 
3.
Steel sheet faces [____] inch ([____] mm) thick, flush design.
4.
Core: Stiffened core in conformance with HMMA 863 standards.
5.
Fabrication Tolerances: HMMA 841.
6.
Exterior Top Caps: Rigid polyvinylchloride extrusion.
 
** NOTE TO SPECIFIER ** Delete glazing stop type and construction not required.
 
7.
Glazing Stops: Formed brass, minimum 16 mm (0.625 inch) high.
a.
Butted corners; prepared for countersink style screws.
b.
Mitered corners; prepared for countersink style screws.
c.
Provide tamper proof screws.
8.
Glazing Stops: Formed bronze, minimum 16 mm (0.625 inch) high.
a.
Butted corners; prepared for countersink style screws.
b.
Mitered corners; prepared for countersink style screws.
c.
Provide tamper proof screws.
9.
Glass: Refer to Section 08 81 00 - Glass Glazing.
 
** NOTE TO SPECIFIER ** Delete louver material and type not required.
 
10.
Louvers: Size as indicated or scheduled.
a.
Material: Roll formed steel.
b.
Material: Roll formed aluminum.
c.
Material: Extruded aluminum.
d.
Type: Inverted V blade, sight proof and light proof as indicated. Louvers shall be factory supplied and pre-installed unless noted otherwise.
e.
Type: Inverted Y blade, sight proof and light proof as indicated. Louvers shall be factory supplied and pre-installed unless noted otherwise.
f.
Type: Inverted slat blade, sight proof and light proof as indicated. Louvers shall be factory supplied and pre-installed unless noted otherwise.
 
** NOTE TO SPECIFIER ** Delete option below not required.
 
g.
Percent Free Area: ___________.
h.
Percent Free Area: As scheduled and indicated on Drawings.
C.
Detention Frames:
 
** NOTE TO SPECIFIER ** Delete material not required.
 
1.
Material: Galvanized Steel.
2.
Material: Stainless Steel.
 
** NOTE TO SPECIFIER ** insert material thickness required.
 
3.
Steel sheet faces [____] inch ([____] mm) thick, flush design.
4.
Fabrication Tolerances: To HMMA 841.
D.
Detention Door Fabrication:
 
** NOTE TO SPECIFIER ** Delete construction not required.
 
1.
Construction: As scheduled and indicated on Drawings.
2.
Construction: Longitudinal edges continuously welded, filled and sanded with no visible edge seams.
3.
Construction: Longitudinal edges mechanically inter-locked, welded, filled and sanded with no visible edge seams.
4.
Door Core Construction: Stiffened with continuous steel sections, spaced with interior webs not more than 6 inches (152 mm) apart, which upon assembly span the full thickness of the interior of the door.
5.
Top and Bottom Channels: Inverted, recessed, welded steel channels with flush steel top and bottom caps.
6.
Astragals: Metal shaped astragals for double doors.
7.
Exterior Door: Flush steel top and bottom caps.
8.
Reinforce doors where surface mounted hardware is required
9.
Drill and tap for mortised, templated hardware.
10.
Fabricate doors with hardware reinforcement plates welded in place.
E.
Detention Frame Fabrication:
1.
Welded Frames: 14 gauge (2.0 mm) thick base metal thickness, welded type construction, mitered corners.
2.
Factory assembled and welded frames.
 
** NOTE TO SPECIFIER ** Delete mullion not required.
 
3.
Mullions for Double Doors: Lead-lined fixed type.
4.
Mullions for Double Doors: Lead-lined removable type.
5.
Fabricate frames with hardware reinforcement plates welded in place.
6.
Reinforce frames wider than 48 inches (1219 mm) with roll formed steel channels fitted tightly into frame head, flush with top.
 
** NOTE TO SPECIFIER ** Delete paragraph below if finishes specified above in Part 2 Article ' Finishes'.
 
F.
Steel Finishes:
 
** NOTE TO SPECIFIER ** Delete options for steel finishing not required.
 
1.
Factory Finishing: As scheduled and indicated on Drawings
2.
Factory Finishing: Factory applied zinc chromate primer applied to exposed surfaces.
3.
Factory Finishing: Factory applied zinc chromate primer touch-up only, where product has been welded and ground smooth.
 
** NOTE TO SPECIFIER ** Delete options for stainless steel finishing not required.
 
4.
Stainless Steel Finishing: As scheduled and indicated on Drawings
5.
Stainless Steel Finishing: No. 2B Mill Finish.
6.
Stainless Steel Finishing: No. 2B Mill Finish and prime painted.
7.
Stainless Steel Finishing: No. 4 Satin.
 
** NOTE TO SPECIFIER ** AMBICO oversized steel doors have been designed and manufactured to suit sliding and swinging openings of almost any dimension. Doors have been fabricated in sizes up to thirty feet in height and in weights exceeding five tons per door leaf! Delete if not required.
 
2.11
OVERSIZED STEEL DOORS AND FRAMES
A.
Oversized Steel Door and Frames as manufactured by AMBICO LIMITED.
 
** NOTE TO SPECIFIER ** Delete type not required.
 
1.
Type: Oversized Door Sections: Hollow metal construction.
2.
Type: Oversized Door and Frame: Hollow metal construction.
3.
Type: Oversized Door Sections: Structural steel construction.
4.
Type: Oversized Frame and Doors: Structural steel construction.
5.
Type: Monorail Steel Frame Doors: Existing structural I beam. New frame to butt into the beam.
a.
14 gauge steel frame with joint connections at center of head and hinge jambs for site welding.
b.
Monorail cutout in doors. Factory installed rubber water guard.
c.
2 inches (51 mm) structurally reinforced door core.
d.
Voids between channel reinforcing filled with batt insulation.
e.
Full surface strap hinges H-412 supplied loose for site installation.
f.
16 gauge door skins welded to structural door core, seamless edges.
g.
Top spring bolt 514 x 3 and bottom cane bolt 524 x 3 supplied loose for site installation.
 
** NOTE TO SPECIFIER ** Fill in blank below with fire rating designation, ' Refer to schedule on Drawings,' or delete line as applicable. Doors up to 5 feet by 12 feet (1524 mm by 3658 mm) may be fire rated up to 3 hours in singles or pairs.
 
6.
Fire Resistive Rating: ____________.
B.
Doors:
 
** NOTE TO SPECIFIER ** Doors to be Hollow Steel Construction up to 5 feet by 12 feet (1524 mm by 3658 mm) and Structural Steel Construction when larger. Delete construction not required.
 
1.
Structural Steel Construction:
a.
Reinforce and template frame and door for Adheco 412 hinges. Hinges to ship loose for site installation; 16 per frame.
b.
Frame and door shall be reinforced and templated for slam latch H 110 (2 point). Slam latch to be shipped loose for site installation.
c.
2 inches by 2 inches (51 mm by 51 mm) structural tube steel core to be designed to prevent racking and to maintain flatness of door panel.
d.
Voids shall be filled with fiberglass batt Insulation.
e.
Fabricate doors with hardware reinforcement plates welded in place.
f.
Sheet steel to be welded to structural steel core. Appearance of door face shall be flush and neat; 14 gauge (2.0 mm).
g.
Face seams shall be acceptable only when door leaf exceeds size of conventional steel sheet.
h.
Astragals: Metal shaped astragals for double doors. 12 gauge
2.
Hollow Steel Construction:
a.
Reinforce and template frame and door for Adheco 412 hinges. Hinges to ship loose for site installation; 16 per frame.
b.
Frame and door shall be reinforced and templated for slam latch H 110 (2 point). Slam latch to be shipped loose for site installation.
 
** NOTE TO SPECIFIER ** Delete construction not required.
 
c.
Construction: As scheduled and indicated on Drawings.
d.
Construction: Longitudinal edges continuously welded, filled and sanded with no visible edge seams.
e.
Construction: Longitudinal edges mechanically, welded, filled and sanded with no visible edge seams.
f.
Construction: Longitudinal edges mechanically interlocked with visible edge seams.
g.
Top and Bottom Channels: 18 gauge Inverted, flush channel welded to 14 gauge (2.0 mm); steel inverted channel.
h.
Astragals: Metal shaped astragals for double doors, 12 gauge, type as recommended by manufacturer based on configuration and hinge type.
i.
Voids shall be filled with fiberglass batt Insulation.
j.
Fabricate doors with hardware reinforcement plates welded in place.
C.
Frames:
 
** NOTE TO SPECIFIER ** Frames to be Pressed Steel Construction up to 10 feet by 10 feet (3048 mm by 3048 mm) and Structural Steel Construction when larger. Delete construction not required.
 
1.
Structural Steel Construction:
a.
Frame to be supplied with a mechanical butt joint connection at corners of frame head.
b.
Structural steel subframe to be supplied where necessary to support weight of doors. Steel channel or angle to be designated to suit door opening requirements.
c.
Frame to be assembled in the field.
d.
Fabricate frames with hardware reinforcements welded in place.
2.
Pressed Steel Construction:
a.
Frames: 14 gauge (2.0 mm) thick base metal thickness, welded type construction, mitered corners.
 
** NOTE TO SPECIFIER ** Delete mullion type not required.
 
b.
Mullions for Double Doors: Fixed type.
c.
Mullions for Double Doors: Removable type.
d.
Fabricate frames with hardware reinforcement plates welded in place.
e.
Reinforce frames wider than 48 inches (1200 mm) with roll formed steel channels fitted tightly into frame head, flush with top.
 
** NOTE TO SPECIFIER ** Delete paragraph below if finishes specified above in Part 2 Article ' Finishes'.
 
D.
Finishes:
 
** NOTE TO SPECIFIER ** Delete options for steel finishing not required.
 
1.
Steel Finishing: As scheduled and indicated on Drawings
2.
Steel Finishing: Factory applied zinc chromate primer applied to exposed surfaces.
3.
Steel Finishing: Factory applied zinc chromate primer touch-up only, where product has been welded and ground smooth.
 
** NOTE TO SPECIFIER ** This section includes AMBICO Tornado Resistant Steel Door and Frame assemblies that can be fire rated or non rated. Hinges and latches are tested as part of the tornado resistant assembly and must be supplied by the door manufacturer or alternatively must meet with the door manufacturer's approval. Note: Doors up to 3 feet by 7 feet by 1-3/4 inches (900 mm by 2100 mm by 45 mm) may be fire rated up to 90 minutes in singles or in pairs. Non-fire rated Tornado Resistant Steel Door and Frame Assemblies can be provided for door openings as large as 4 feet by 8 feet by 2-1/8 inches (1200 mm by 2400 mm by 53 mm) in singles or in pairs. Delete if not required.
 
2.12
TORNADO RESISTANT DOORS AND FRAMES
A.
Tornado Resistant Doors and Frames as manufactured by AMBICO LIMITED.
1.
All items in assembly to conform to FEMA 361 performance criteria.
2.
Affix permanent metal nameplates to door and frame, indicating manufacturer's name, door tag, model number, and performance rating.
 
** NOTE TO SPECIFIER ** Delete type not required.
 
3.
Type: FEMA 361 Paired Tornado Door and Frame.
4.
Type: FEMA 361 Single Tornado Door and Frame.
 
** NOTE TO SPECIFIER ** Fill in blank below with fire rating designation or delete line as applicable.
 
5.
Fire Resistive Rating: ___.
 
** NOTE TO SPECIFIER ** Confirm performance with Authority Having Jurisdiction (AHJ).
 
B.
Structural Performance:
1.
Provide doors capable of withstanding a peak reflected pressure of 12.25 kPa (1.75 psi) tested to ASTM E330 and FEMA 361 standards.
2.
Rebound: 100 percent.
3.
Missile Impact Testing: 15 lb wood 2x4 traveling without pitch or yaw at 100 mph and striking perpendicular to the surface.
 
** NOTE TO SPECIFIER ** Specify door thickness and other values with caution as they vary in order to meet tornado resistant standards. Openings up to than 3 feet by 7 feet (914 mm by 2134 mm) require doors 1-3inches (44 mm) thick. Openings between 3 feet by 7 feet (914 mm by 2134 mm) and up to 4 feet by 8 feet (1219 mm by 2438 mm) require doors 2-1inches (53 mm) thick.
 
C.
Steel Doors, Swing Type:
1.
Sheet steel faces, thickness, design, and core suitable to achieve specified tornado resistance.
 
** NOTE TO SPECIFIER ** Delete construction not required.
 
a.
Construction: As scheduled and indicated on Drawings.
b.
Construction: Longitudinal edges continuously welded, filled and sanded with no visible edge seams.
c.
Construction: Longitudinal edges mechanically inter-locked, welded, filled and sanded with no visible edge seams.
d.
Construction: Longitudinal edges mechanically interlocked with visible edge seams
2.
Top and Bottom Channels: Inverted, recessed, welded steel channels.
3.
Astragals: Metal astragals for double doors designed to conform to tornado resistant requirements, manufacturer's standard type based on door configuration and hinge selection.
4.
Weld structural steel channels flush to top and bottom of door.
5.
Weld hardware reinforcement plates in place.
6.
Hinges: Heavy weight butt type to be factory supplied and pre-installed unless noted otherwise.
7.
Door Hardware: Hardware as scheduled to be factory supplied and pre-installed unless otherwise noted.
D.
Steel Frames: Swing Type.
1.
Sheet steel and metal thickness appropriate to maintain tornado resistance.
2.
Factory assemble and weld frames.
 
** NOTE TO SPECIFIER ** Delete mullion not required.
 
3.
Mullions for Double Doors: Fixed type.
4.
Mullions for Double Doors: Removable type.
5.
Provide and factory-install three single silencers for single doors and mullions of double doors, where scheduled, on strike side, and two single silencers on frame head at double doors.
 
** NOTE TO SPECIFIER ** Delete paragraph below if finishes specified above in Part 2 Article ' Finishes'.
 
E.
Finishes:
 
** NOTE TO SPECIFIER ** Delete options for steel finishing not required.
 
1.
Steel Finishing: As scheduled and indicated on Drawings
2.
Steel Finishing: Factory applied zinc chromate primer applied to exposed surfaces.
3.
Steel Finishing: Factory applied zinc chromate primer touch-up only, where product has been welded and ground smooth.
 
** NOTE TO SPECIFIER ** AMBICO marine door and frame assemblies are used on the high seas and are licensed by the International Marine Organization (IMO). Delete if not required.
 
2.13
MARINE DOORS AND FRAMES
A.
Marine Doors and Frames as manufactured by AMBICO LIMITED.
1.
Installed Door and Frame Assembly: Conform to IMO A-60 for fire ratings and temperature-rise class as scheduled or indicated.
2.
Perform Work to International Marine Organization (IMO) Standard, Resolution A.754(18).
3.
Door Core: Steel Stiffened with insulation.
B.
Doors:
 
** NOTE TO SPECIFIER ** Delete material not required.
 
1.
Material: Stainless steel.
2.
Material: Mild steel.
3.
Sheet: 16 gauge (1.6 mm) thick welded type construction, mitered corners.
4.
Longitudinal edges mechanically inter-locked with visible edge seams.
5.
Top and Bottom Channels: Flush welded steel channels.
6.
Exterior Door: Flush top caps.
7.
Fabricate doors with hardware reinforcement plates welded in place.
8.
Glazing Stops: Formed channel, minimum 1.375 inches (35 mm) high, butted or mitered corners as indicated; prepared for countersink style screws.
9.
Glass: In accordance with Section IMO Resolution A.754(18) , special sealed unit 23 mm thick
10.
Door Hardware: Supplied by door manufacturer.
C.
Frames:
 
** NOTE TO SPECIFIER ** Delete threshold not required.
 
1.
Type: Marine Door Flat Threshold.
2.
Type: Marine Door Stepped Threshold.
 
** NOTE TO SPECIFIER ** Delete material not required.
 
3.
Material: Stainless steel.
4.
Material: Mild steel.
5.
Sheet: 16 gauge (1.6 mm) thick welded type construction, mitered corners.
6.
Factory assembled and welded frames.
7.
Fabricate frames with hardware reinforcement plates welded in place.
 
** NOTE TO SPECIFIER ** Delete frame not required.
 
8.
Frames shall be 3 sided and supplied with spreaders.
9.
Frames shall be 4 sided with fully welded bottom jamb.
D.
Finish:
 
** NOTE TO SPECIFIER ** Delete finish not required.
 
1.
Factory Finish: Factory applied zinc chromate primer to be applied to all exposed surfaces.
2.
Factory Finish: Factory applied zinc chromate primer touch-up only, where product has been welded and ground smooth.
3.
Factory Finish: As scheduled.
4.
Stainless Steel Finish: #2B Mill Finish.
5.
Stainless Steel Finish: #4 Satin.
PART 3 EXECUTION
 
3.1
EXAMINATION AND PREPARATION
A.
Clean surfaces thoroughly prior to installation. Prepare substrates using the methods recommended by the manufacturer for achieving best result for the substrates under project conditions.
B.
Do not proceed with installation until substrates have been prepared using the methods recommended by the manufacturer and deviations from manufacturer's recommended tolerances are corrected. Commencement of installation constitutes acceptance of conditions.
C.
If preparation is the responsibility of another installer, notify Architect in writing of deviations from manufacturer's recommended installation tolerances and conditions.
3.2
INSTALLATION
A.
Install in accordance with manufacturer's instructions.
 
** NOTE TO SPECIFIER ** Assemblies conform to national handicap codes when supplied with heavy weight butt hinges. Door and frame assemblies, except blast resistant doors, are designed in conformance with national handicap codes. These assemblies are to be prepared for heavy weight hinges.
 
B.
Installed Door and Frame Assembly: Conform to ANSI/ICC A117.1.
C.
Install steel doors and frames to HMMA 840 standards.
 
** NOTE TO SPECIFIER ** Delete Canadian standard if not required.
 
D.
Install steel doors and frames to CSDMA standards.
 
** NOTE TO SPECIFIER ** Delete if not required.
 
E.
Install wood doors and frames to ANSI/WDMA IS 1A standards.
 
** NOTE TO SPECIFIER ** Delete if fire rated installation not required.
 
F.
Install door and frame assembly to conform to NFPA 80 and UL 10C as required for fire rated class as scheduled and indicated on Drawings. Label indicating fire resistance shall be applied to the door and door frame.
G.
Utilize certified welders for field welding.
H.
Coordinate with wall construction for anchor placement.
I.
Set frames plumb, square, level and at correct elevation.
J.
Allow for deflection to ensure that structural loads are not transmitted to frame.
K.
Adjust operable parts for correct clearances and function.
L.
Finish paint in accordance with Section 09 91 00 - Painting.
3.3
ERECTION TOLERANCES
A.
Installation tolerances of installed frame for squareness, alignment, twist and plumbness are to be no more than plus or minus 1/16 inch (1.5 mm) in compliance with HMMA 841.
 
** NOTE TO SPECIFIER ** Delete if acoustic assembly installation not required.
 
B.
Installation tolerances of installed frame for squareness, alignment, twist and plumbness are to be no more than plus or minus 1/32 inch (0.8 mm).
3.4
PROTECTION
A.
Protect installed products until completion of project.
B.
Touch-up, repair or replace damaged products before Substantial Completion.
END OF SECTION