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SECTION 10 22 26
OPERABLE PARTITIONS
 
 
Copyright 2012 - 2014 ARCAT, Inc. - All rights reserved
** NOTE TO SPECIFIER ** Moderco Inc.; operable partition products.
.
This section is based on the products of Moderco Inc., which is located at:
115 de Lauzon
Boucherville, QC, Canada J4B 1E7
Toll Free Tel: 800-363-3150
Tel: 450-641-3150
Fax: 450-641-4965
Email: request info (info@moderco.com)
Web: www.moderco.com
[ Click Here ] for additional information.
Moderco, an international manufacturer of Manual and Electric Operable Partitions, Accordion Doors, and Glass Wall Systems. Moderco is represented by a worldwide network of locally owned, factory trained distributors. Our team of professionals offer design assistance for your Space Division needs.
Moderco products are installed throughout the world in Hospitality meeting rooms, Convention centers, Education and Religious buildings, and Corporate Facilities. In addition we are able to repair, refurbish, or replace existing systems regardless of manufacturer. We have a proven history of success in satisfying acoustic, aesthetics and operational demands whether conventional or the unusual.
 
PART 1 GENERAL
 
1.1
SECTION INCLUDES
 
** NOTE TO SPECIFIER ** Delete items below not required for project.
 
A.
Single Panel Operable Partitions.
B.
Paired Panel Operable Partitions.
C.
Electrically Operated Operable Partitions.
D.
Single Panel Operable Glass Panels
1.2
RELATED SECTIONS
 
** NOTE TO SPECIFIER ** Delete any sections below not relevant to this project; add others as required.
 
A.
Section 03 30 00 - Cast-in-Place Concrete.
B.
Section 05 12 16 - Fabricated Fireproofed Steel Columns.
C.
Section 06 10 00 - Rough Carpentry.
D.
Section 08 71 53 - Security Door Hardware.
E.
Section 09 21 16.23 - Gypsum Board Shaft Wall Assemblies.
F.
Section 26 05 00 - Common Work Results for Electrical.
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.
ASTM C 423 - Standard Test Method for Sound Absorption and Sound Absorption Coefficients by the Reverberation Room Method.
B.
ASTM E 90 - Test Method for Laboratory Measurement of Airborne Sound Transmission Loss of Building Partitions and Elements.
C.
ASTM E 413 - Classification for Rating Sound Insulation.
D.
ASTM E 557 - Standard Guide for Architectural Design and Installation Practices for Sound Isolation between Spaces Separated by Operable Partitions.
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.
3.
Installation methods.
C.
Shop Drawings: Show layout, elevations, supports and anchorage, conditions at jambs and intersections with permanent walls, hardware, joints, and connections.
 
** NOTE TO SPECIFIER ** Delete selection samples if colors have already been selected.
 
D.
Selection Samples: For each finish product specified, two complete sets of color chips representing manufacturer's full range of available colors and patterns.
E.
Verification Samples: For each finish product specified, two samples, minimum size 6 inches (150 mm) square, representing actual product, color, and patterns.
F.
Manufacturer's Certificates: Certify products meet or exceed specified requirements.
G.
Closeout Submittals: Provide manufacturer's operating and maintenance instructions that include recommendations for periodic checking and adjustment and periodic cleaning and maintenance of all components.
1.5
QUALITY ASSURANCE
A.
Manufacturer Qualifications: Firm with minimum 10 years documented experience in manufacturing operable partitions of type specified.
B.
Installer Qualifications: An experienced installer certified in writing by the operable partition manufacturer, as qualified to install the manufacturer's partition systems for work similar in material, design, and extent to that indicated for this Project.
C.
Field Measurements: Verify actual measurements of openings by field measurement prior to fabrication; show measurements on shop drawings.
D.
STC Ratings: Calculate STC in accordance with ASTM E 413 based on ASTM E 90 test on fully assembled partition of minimum size indicated:
1.
Rigid Panel Partitions: 168 inches (4267 mm) high by 111 inches (2819 mm) wide.
1.6
DELIVERY, STORAGE, AND HANDLING
A.
Deliver, handle and store products in accordance with manufacturer's recommendations.
B.
Store products indoors in manufacturer's unopened packaging until ready for installation.
C.
Protect from exposure to harmful weather conditions, at temperature and humidity conditions recommended by manufacturer.
1.7
SEQUENCING
A.
Ensure that locating templates and other information required for installation of products of this section are furnished to affected trades in time to prevent interruption of construction progress.
B.
Ensure that products of this section are supplied to affected trades in time to prevent interruption of construction progress.
1.8
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.
1.9
WARRANTY
A.
Manufacturers 2 year limited warranty for partition panels and 5 year limited warranty on mechanical components including track and carriers.
PART 2 PRODUCTS
 
2.1
MANUFACTURERS
A.
Acceptable Manufacturer: Moderco Inc., which is located at: 115 de Lauzon ; Boucherville, QC, Canada J4B 1E7; Toll Free Tel: 800-363-3150; Tel: 450-641-3150; Fax: 450-641-4965; Email: request info (info@moderco.com); Web: www.moderco.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 01 60 00 - Product Requirements.
 
** NOTE TO SPECIFIER ** Edit the following General paragraphs as required and applicable to project LEED requirements. Coordinate project locations for applicable regional credits. Delete the paragraphs that are not applicable or if LEED is not applicable.
 
2.2
SINGLE PANEL OPERABLE PARTITIONS
A.
Top Supported Single Panel 741 Series:
1.
Description:
a.
Manual Operation. Side stacking, 90 degrees angle turns and switches.
 
** NOTE TO SPECIFIER ** Select one of the following two stacking paragraphs and delete the one not required. Hinged closure is limited to 12 foot panel height.
 
b.
Telescoping Closure with an expanding jamb member operated from either side of the panel using a removable handle.
c.
Hinged Closure Panel permanently attached to the structural wall with recessed hardware and multi-ply vinyl top and bottom seals.
2.
Acoustical Performance: As tested at an independent accredited laboratory in accordance with ASTM E 90-04.
 
** NOTE TO SPECIFIER ** Select one of the following acoustical rating paragraphs and delete the one not required.
 
a.
Minimum STC 43.
b.
Minimum STC 48.
c.
Minimum STC 50.
d.
Minimum STC 54.
3.
Panels:
a.
Size: Provide to sizes indicated on the Drawings.
1)
Thickness nominal 4 inches (100 mm).
2)
Widths up to 48 inches (1230 mm).
3)
Maximum height 16 feet 4 inches (4.95 m).
b.
Panels:
 
** NOTE TO SPECIFIER ** Select one of the following two paragraphs and delete the one not required.
 
1)
Panel faces steel backed with acoustical material. Panel faces formed to protect the panel edges and welded to the internal steel frame.
2)
Weight of the panels is between 5.5 to 9.2 lbs./sq. ft. (27 to 45 kg/sq.m) based on STC value selected plus or minus 1 lb.
c.
Frames fabricated of steel and welded. No vertical face trim shall be allowed.
d.
Interlocking Vertical Seals Between Panels: Tongue and groove aluminum and vinyl reversible astragals creating a shock-absorbing, deep nesting, impact resistant acoustical interlock between panels.
e.
Horizontal Top Seals: Continuous contact multi-fingered vinyl sweeps.
f.
Horizontal Bottom Seals: Seals automatically operate as the panels are positioned, providing 2 inch (50 mm) nominal operating clearance, and exert downward force when extended. Crank type seals are not acceptable.
4.
Suspension system:
a.
Track: Tempered aluminum with soffit trim of clear anodized aluminum providing a transition to the ceiling. Track includes support brackets and hanger rods, spaced to manufacturer's standards.
b.
Each panel supported by two dual horizontal wheel trolley assemblies of glass-reinforced, self lubricating nylon with steel precision ground bearings. Carrier design uses a counter rotating concept to move panels along the track and through 90 degree "L", "T",and "X" intersections. Carriers using friction discs are not permitted.
5.
Finishes
a.
Panel Face Finish: Factory applied material.
 
** NOTE TO SPECIFIER ** Select one of the following panel face finish paragraphs and delete the ones not required.
 
1)
Reinforced vinyl wall-covering with woven backing, weighing 20 oz. or more per lineal yard (465 g/m). Color as selected from manufacturer's standard colors.
2)
Vertical ribbed carpet (N.R.C. 0.20). Color as selected from manufacturer's standard colors.
3)
100 percent polyolefin stain resistant fabric. Color as selected from manufacturer's standard colors.
4)
Custom material as selected by the Architect.
b.
Frame Finish:
 
** NOTE TO SPECIFIER ** Select one of the following two frame finish paragraphs and delete the one not required.
 
1)
Painted dark color.
2)
Custom painted color as selected by the Architect.
c.
Aluminum Track and Soffit:
 
** NOTE TO SPECIFIER ** Select one of the following track and soffit finish paragraphs and delete the ones not required.
 
1)
Clear anodized.
2)
Custom color anodized as specified by the Architect.
3)
Custom painted color as selected by the Architect.
6.
Accessories
 
** NOTE TO SPECIFIER ** Select the optional accessories required from the following t paragraphs and delete the ones not required.
 
a.
ADA-compliant pass door of the same thickness, construction and finish as the basic panels.
1)
Concealed Automatic Door Closer.
2)
Dead bolt Lock (not available on egress doors).
3)
Inset Panic Bar lockable on lever side.
4)
Inset Self-Illuminated Exit Sign, above door.
b.
Acoustical Pocket doors.
c.
Non-Acoustical Pocket Door.
d.
Dead bolt Lock for pocket doors.
e.
Surface-mounted dry marker boards. Location and height as indicated on the Drawings.
B.
Top Supported Individual Panel 741S Series:
1.
Description:
a.
Manual Operation. Side stacking, 90 degrees angle turns and switches.
 
** NOTE TO SPECIFIER ** Select one of the following two stacking paragraphs and delete the one not required. Hinged closure is limited to 12 foot height.
 
b.
Telescoping Closure with an expanding jamb member operated from either side of the panel using a removable handle.
c.
Hinged Closure Panel permanently attached to the structural wall with recessed hardware and multi-ply vinyl top and bottom seals.
2.
Acoustical Performance: As tested at an independent accredited laboratory in accordance with ASTM E 90-04.
 
** NOTE TO SPECIFIER ** Select one of the following acoustical rating paragraphs and delete the one not required.
 
a.
Minimum STC 48.
b.
Minimum STC 50.
3.
Panels:
a.
Size: Provide to sizes indicated on the Drawings.
1)
Thickness nominal 4 inches (100 mm).
2)
Widths up to 48 inches (1230 mm).
3)
Maximum height 12 feet 4 inches (3.73 m).
b.
Panels:
1)
Panel faces steel backed with acoustical material. Panel faces formed to protect the panel edges and welded to the internal steel frame.
2)
Weight of the panels is between 7.5 to 8 lbs./sq. ft. (37 to 39 kg/sq.m) based on STC value selected plus or minus 1 lb.
c.
Frames fabricated of steel and welded. No vertical face trim shall be allowed.
d.
Interlocking Vertical Seals Between Panels: Tongue and groove dual-durometer PVC astragals creating a shock-absorbing, deep nesting, impact resistant acoustical interlock between panels.
e.
Horizontal Top Seals: Continuous contact multi-fingered vinyl sweeps.
f.
Horizontal Bottom Seals: Seals automatically operate as the panels are positioned, providing 2 inch (50 mm) nominal operating clearance, and exert downward force when extended. Crank type seals are not acceptable.
4.
Suspension system:
a.
Track: Tempered aluminum with soffit trim of clear anodized aluminum providing a transition to the ceiling. Track includes support brackets and hanger rods, spaced to manufacturer's standards.
b.
Each panel supported by two dual horizontal wheel trolley assemblies of glass-reinforced, self lubricating nylon with steel precision ground bearings. Carrier design uses a counter rotating concept to move panels along the track and through 90 degree "L", "T", and "X" intersections. Carriers using friction discs are not permitted.
5.
Finishes
a.
Panel Face Finish: Factory applied material.
 
** NOTE TO SPECIFIER ** Select one of the following panel face finish paragraphs and delete the ones not required.
 
1)
Reinforced vinyl wall-covering with woven backing, weighing 20 oz. or more per lineal yard (465 g/m). Color as selected from manufacturer's standard colors.
2)
Vertical ribbed carpet (N.R.C. 0.20). Color as selected from manufacturer's standard colors.
3)
100 percent polyolefin stain resistant fabric. Color as selected from manufacturer's standard colors.
b.
Frame Finish:
1)
Painted dark color.
c.
Aluminum Track and Soffit:
 
** NOTE TO SPECIFIER ** Select one of the following track and soffit finish paragraphs and delete the ones not required.
 
1)
Clear anodized.
2)
Custom color anodized as specified by the Architect.
3)
Custom painted color as selected by the Architect.
6.
Accessories
 
** NOTE TO SPECIFIER ** Select the optional accessories required from the following t paragraphs and delete the ones not required.
 
a.
ADA-compliant pass door of the same thickness, construction and finish as the basic panels.
1)
Concealed Automatic Door Closer.
2)
Dead bolt Lock (not available on egress doors).
3)
Inset Panic Bar lockable on lever side.
4)
Inset Self-Illuminated Exit Sign, above door.
b.
Acoustical Pocket doors.
c.
Non-Acoustical Pocket Door.
d.
Dead bolt Lock for pocket doors.
e.
Surface-mounted dry marker boards. Location and height as indicated on the Drawings.
C.
Top Supported Single Panels, Signature 8600 Series:
1.
Description:
a.
Manual Operation. Side stacking, 90 degrees angle turns and switches.
 
** NOTE TO SPECIFIER ** Select one of the following two stacking paragraphs and delete the one not required. Hinged closure is limited to 12 foot panel height.
 
b.
Telescoping Closure with an expanding jamb member operated from either side of the panel using a removable handle.
c.
Hinged Closure Panel permanently attached to the structural wall with recessed hardware and multi-ply vinyl top and bottom seals.
2.
Acoustical Performance: As tested at an independent accredited laboratory in accordance with ASTM E 90-04.
 
** NOTE TO SPECIFIER ** Select one of the following acoustical rating paragraphs and delete the one not required.
 
a.
Minimum STC 43.
b.
Minimum STC 47.
c.
Minimum STC 49.
d.
Minimum STC 52.
e.
Minimum STC 53.
f.
Minimum STC 55.
3.
Panels:
a.
Size: Provide to sizes indicated on the Drawings.
1)
Thickness nominal 4 inches (100 mm).
2)
Widths up to 48 inches (1230 mm).
3)
Maximum height 22 feet 4 inches (6.78 m) with right angle track system.
b.
Panels: Panel faces shall be removable and replaceable on site to accommodate future decor / finish changes.
 
** NOTE TO SPECIFIER ** Select one of the following four panel face paragraphs and delete the ones not required.
 
1)
Panel faces of gypsum laminated to appropriate substrates to meet the STC requirement.
2)
Panel faces of steel backed with gypsum.
 
** NOTE TO SPECIFIER ** Select the following panel face paragraph only if the no vertical trim option is used.
 
3)
Panel faces of roll formed steel backed with gypsum and mechanically fastened to the frame.
4)
Panel faces of gypsum laminated to appropriate substrates to meet the STC requirement and laminated to two vertical full height steel angles and mechanically fastened to the frame.
5)
Weight of the panels is between 6 to 9,5 lbs./sq. ft. (29 to 46 kg/sq.m) based on STC value selected plus or minus 1 lb.
 
** NOTE TO SPECIFIER ** Select one of the following two frame paragraphs and delete the one not required.
 
c.
Frames shall be a composite of steel and aluminum alloys, formed to protect the edges of the face material.
 
** NOTE TO SPECIFIER ** Select the following frame paragraph only if the no vertical trim option is used.
 
d.
Frames shall be a composite of steel and aluminum alloys, formed to protect the panel edges. No vertical face trim shall be allowed.
e.
Interlocking vertical seals between the panels consist of tongue and groove aluminum and vinyl astragals creating a shock-absorbing, deep nesting, impact resistant acoustical interlock between panels.
 
** NOTE TO SPECIFIER ** Select one of the following Horizontal Seal paragraphs and delete the one not required.
 
f.
Horizontal Seals: Seals automatically operate as the panels are positioned. Automatic seals requiring a projection beyond the panel edge are not be acceptable.
1)
Horizontal Top Seals: Continuous contact multi-fingered vinyl sweeps.
2)
Horizontal Bottom Seals: Automatically setting and retracting, providing 2 inch (50 mm) nominal clearance, and exert downward force when extended.
g.
Horizontal Seals:
1)
Horizontal Top Seals: Retractable and operate simultaneously with the bottom seals. Top seals that make contact with track soffit or ceiling during movement of the panels are not permitted.
2)
Horizontal Bottom Seals: Mechanically retractable, providing a nominal operating clearance, and exert downward force when extended. Crank type seals requiring more than one rotation of the actuator to set or release or the use of a fixed sweep on any panel are not be acceptable. Nominal operating clearance shall be:
a)
1 inch (25 mm).
b)
1-1/2 inch (38 mm).
c)
2 inch (50 mm).
d)
2-1/2 inch (64 mm).
e)
4 inch (100 mm).
4.
Suspension system:
a.
Track: Tempered aluminum with soffit trim of clear anodized aluminum providing a transition to the ceiling. Track includes support brackets and hanger rods, spaced to manufacturer's standards.
b.
Each panel supported by two dual horizontal wheel trolley assemblies of glass-reinforced, self lubricating nylon with steel precision ground bearings. Carrier design uses a counter rotating concept to move panels along the track and through 90 degree "L", "T", and "X" intersections. Carriers using friction discs are not permitted.
5.
Finishes
a.
Panel Face Finish: Factory applied material.
 
** NOTE TO SPECIFIER ** Select one of the following panel face finish paragraphs and delete the ones not required. Laminate and wood veneer is available with panels with vertical trim only.
 
1)
Reinforced vinyl wall-covering with woven backing, weighing 20 oz. or more per lineal yard (465 g/m). Color as selected from manufacturer's standard colors.
2)
Vertical ribbed carpet (N.R.C. 0.20). Color as selected from manufacturer's standard colors.
3)
100 percent polyolefin stain resistant fabric. Color as selected from manufacturer's standard colors.
4)
Factory applied high pressure laminate as selected by the Architect.
5)
Factory wood veneer as selected by the Architect.
6)
Custom material as selected by the Architect.
b.
Frame Finish:
 
** NOTE TO SPECIFIER ** Select one of the following two frame finish paragraphs and delete the one not required.
 
1)
Clear anodized.
2)
Custom color anodized as specified by the Architect.
3)
Custom painted color as selected by the Architect.
 
** NOTE TO SPECIFIER ** Select one of the following aluminum or steel track finish paragraphs and delete the one not required.
 
c.
Aluminum Track and Soffit:
 
** NOTE TO SPECIFIER ** Select one of the following track and soffit finish paragraphs and delete the ones not required.
 
1)
Clear anodized.
2)
Custom color anodized as specified by the Architect.
3)
Custom painted color as selected by the Architect.
6.
Accessories
 
** NOTE TO SPECIFIER ** Select the optional accessories required from the following t paragraphs and delete the ones not required.
 
a.
ADA-compliant pass door of the same thickness, construction and finish as the basic panels.
1)
Concealed Automatic Door Closer.
2)
Dead bolt Lock (not available on egress doors).
3)
Inset Panic Bar lockable on lever side.
4)
Inset Self-Illuminated Exit Sign, above door.
b.
Inset dry marker boards. Location and height as indicated on the Drawings.
c.
Inset tack boards. Location and height as indicated on Drawings.
d.
Acoustical Pocket doors.
e.
Non-Acoustical Pocket Door.
f.
Dead bolt Lock for pocket doors.
D.
Top Supported Individual Operated Panels, Signature 8800 Series:
1.
Description:
a.
Manual Operation. Side stacking with automatically indexed switches and curves.
b.
Telescoping Closure with an expanding jamb member operated from either side of the panel using a removable handle.
2.
Acoustical Performance: As tested at an independent accredited laboratory in accordance with ASTM E 90-04.
 
** NOTE TO SPECIFIER ** Select one of the following acoustical rating paragraphs and delete the one not required.
 
a.
Minimum STC 43.
b.
Minimum STC 47.
c.
Minimum STC 49.
d.
Minimum STC 52.
e.
Minimum STC 53.
f.
Minimum STC 55.
3.
Panels:
a.
Size: Provide to sizes indicated on the Drawings.
1)
Thickness nominal 4 inches (100 mm).
2)
Widths up to 48 inches (1230 mm).
3)
Maximum height 33 feet 4 inches (10.13 m) with auto switch track system.
b.
Panels: Panel faces shall be removable and replaceable on site to accommodate future decor / finish changes.
 
** NOTE TO SPECIFIER ** Select one of the following four panel face paragraphs and delete the ones not required.
 
1)
Panel faces of gypsum laminated to appropriate substrates to meet the STC requirement.
2)
Panel faces of steel backed with gypsum.
 
** NOTE TO SPECIFIER ** Select the following panel face paragraph only if the no vertical trim option is used.
 
3)
Panel faces of roll formed steel backed with gypsum and mechanically fastened to the frame.
4)
Panel faces of gypsum laminated to appropriate substrates to meet the STC requirement and laminated to two vertical full height steel angles and mechanically fastened to the frame.
5)
Weight of the panels is between 6 to 9,5 lbs./sq. ft. (29 to 46 kg/sq.m) based on STC value selected plus or minus 1 lb.
 
** NOTE TO SPECIFIER ** Select one of the following two frame paragraphs and delete the one not required.
 
c.
Frames shall be a composite of steel and aluminum alloys, formed to protect the edges of the face material.
 
** NOTE TO SPECIFIER ** Select the following frame paragraph only if the no vertical trim option is used.
 
d.
Frames shall be a composite of steel and aluminum alloys, formed to protect the panel edges. No vertical face trim shall be allowed.
e.
Interlocking vertical seals between the panels consist of tongue and groove aluminum and vinyl astragals creating a shock-absorbing, deep nesting, impact resistant acoustical interlock between panels.
 
** NOTE TO SPECIFIER ** Select one of the following Horizontal Seal paragraphs and delete the one not required.
 
f.
Horizontal Seals: Seals automatically operate as the panels are positioned. Automatic seals requiring a projection beyond the panel edge are not be acceptable.
1)
Horizontal Top Seals: Continuous contact multi-fingered vinyl sweeps.
2)
Horizontal Bottom Seals: Automatically setting and retracting, providing 2 inch (50 mm) nominal clearance, and exert downward force when extended.
g.
Horizontal Seals:
1)
Horizontal Top Seals: Retractable and operate simultaneously with the bottom seals. Top seals that make contact with track soffit or ceiling during movement of the panels are not permitted.
2)
Horizontal Bottom Seals: Mechanically retractable, providing a nominal operating clearance, and exert downward force when extended. Crank type seals requiring more than one rotation of the actuator to set or release or the use of a fixed sweep on any panel are not be acceptable. Nominal operating clearance shall be:
a)
1 inch (25 mm).
b)
1-1/2 inch (38 mm).
c)
2 inch (50 mm).
d)
2-1/2 inch (64 mm).
e)
4 inch (100 mm).
4.
Suspension system:
a.
Track: Clear anodized tempered aluminum with soffit trim of clear anodized aluminum providing a transition to the ceiling. Track includes support brackets and hanger rods, spaced to manufacturer's standards.
b.
Each panel supported by two 4-wheeled carrier with hardened steel ball bearing wheels. Carrier design permit panels to automatically index through stacking switches and curves.
5.
Finishes
a.
Panel Face Finish: Factory applied material.
 
** NOTE TO SPECIFIER ** Select one of the following panel face finish paragraphs and delete the ones not required. Laminate and wood veneer is available with panels with vertical trim only.
 
1)
Reinforced vinyl wall-covering with woven backing, weighing 20 oz. or more per lineal yard (465 g/m). Color as selected from manufacturer's standard colors.
2)
Vertical ribbed carpet (N.R.C. 0.20). Color as selected from manufacturer's standard colors.
3)
100 percent polyolefin stain resistant fabric. Color as selected from manufacturer's standard colors.
4)
Factory applied high pressure laminate as selected by the Architect.
5)
Factory wood veneer as selected by the Architect.
6)
Custom material as selected by the Architect.
b.
Frame Finish:
 
** NOTE TO SPECIFIER ** Select one of the following two frame finish paragraphs and delete the one not required.
 
1)
Clear anodized.
2)
Custom color anodized as specified by the Architect.
3)
Custom painted color as selected by the Architect.
 
** NOTE TO SPECIFIER ** Select one of the following aluminum or steel track finish paragraphs and delete the one not required.
 
c.
Aluminum Track and Soffit:
 
** NOTE TO SPECIFIER ** Select one of the following track and soffit finish paragraphs and delete the ones not required.
 
1)
Clear anodized.
2)
Custom color anodized as specified by the Architect.
3)
Custom painted color as selected by the Architect.
6.
Accessories
 
** NOTE TO SPECIFIER ** Select the optional accessories required from the following t paragraphs and delete the ones not required.
 
a.
ADA-compliant pass door of the same thickness, construction and finish as the basic panels.
1)
Concealed Automatic Door Closer.
2)
Dead bolt Lock (not available on egress doors).
3)
Inset Panic Bar lockable on lever side.
4)
Inset Self-Illuminated Exit Sign, above door.
b.
Acoustical Pocket doors.
c.
Non-Acoustical Pocket Door.
d.
Dead bolt Lock for pocket doors.
e.
Inset dry marker boards. Location and height as indicated on the Drawings.
f.
Inset tack boards. Location and height as indicated on Drawings.
2.3
PAIRED PANEL OPERABLE PARTITIONS
A.
Top Supported Paired Panels 742 Series:
1.
Description:
a.
Manual Operation moved in pairs from storage area.
 
** NOTE TO SPECIFIER ** Select one of the following two stacking paragraphs and delete the one not required. Hinged closure is limited to 12 foot panel height.
 
b.
Telescoping Closure with an expanding jamb member operated from either side of the panel using a removable handle.
c.
Hinged Closure Panel permanently attached to the structural wall with recessed hardware and multi-ply vinyl top and bottom seals.
2.
Acoustical Performance: As tested at an independent accredited laboratory in accordance with ASTM E 90-04.
 
** NOTE TO SPECIFIER ** Select one of the following acoustical rating paragraphs and delete the one not required. Note that 742S is available with STC Ratings of 48 and 50 only.
 
a.
Minimum STC 43.
b.
Minimum STC 48.
c.
Minimum STC 50.
d.
Minimum STC 54.
3.
Panels:
a.
Size: Provide to sizes indicated on the Drawings.
1)
Thickness nominal 4 inches (100 mm).
2)
Widths up to 48 inches (1230 mm).
3)
Maximum height 16 feet 4 inches (4.95 m).
b.
Panels:
1)
Panel faces steel backed with proper acoustical material. Panel faces formed to protect the panel edges and welded to the internal steel frame.
2)
Panels connected with a minimum of two hinges.
3)
Weight of the panels is between 5,5 to 9,2 lbs./sq. ft. (27 to 45 kg/sq.m) based on STC value selected plus or minus 1 lb.
c.
Frames fabricated of steel and welded. No vertical face trim shall be allowed.
d.
Interlocking Vertical Seals Between Panels: Tongue and groove aluminum and vinyl reversible astragals creating a shock-absorbing, deep nesting, impact resistant acoustical interlock between panels.
e.
Horizontal Top Seals: Continuous contact multi-fingered vinyl sweeps.
f.
Horizontal Bottom Seals: Seals automatically operate as the panels are positioned, providing 2 inch (50 mm) nominal operating clearance, and exert downward force when extended. Crank type seals are not acceptable.
 
** NOTE TO SPECIFIER ** Select aluminum track or steel track system from the following =paragraphs and delete the ones not required.
 
4.
Suspension system:
 
** NOTE TO SPECIFIER ** Select the following two paragraphs for aluminum track system.
 
a.
Track: Clear anodized tempered aluminum with soffit trim of clear anodized aluminum providing a transition to the ceiling. Track includes support brackets and hanger rods, spaced to manufacturer's standards.
b.
Each panel supported by one 4-wheeled carrier with hardened steel ball bearing wheels encased with nylon tires. Carrier design ensures that all wheels remain in contact with the track during normal movement of the panels.
 
** NOTE TO SPECIFIER ** Select the following two paragraphs for steel track system.
 
c.
Track: Heavy gage steel supported by support brackets and hanger rods, spaced to manufacturer's standards for height and STC specified.
d.
Each panel supported by one 4-wheeled carrier with wheels of hardened with steel ball bearings and steel tires.
5.
Finishes
a.
Panel Face Finish: Factory applied material.
 
** NOTE TO SPECIFIER ** Select one of the following panel face finish paragraphs and delete the ones not required.
 
1)
Reinforced vinyl wall-covering with woven backing, weighing 20 oz. or more per lineal yard (465 g/m). Color as selected from manufacturer's standard colors.
2)
Vertical ribbed carpet (N.R.C. 0.20). Color as selected from manufacturer's standard colors.
3)
100 percent polyolefin stain resistant fabric. Color as selected from manufacturer's standard colors.
4)
Custom material as selected by the Architect.
b.
Frame Finish:
 
** NOTE TO SPECIFIER ** Select one of the following two frame finish paragraphs and delete the one not required.
 
1)
Painted dark color.
2)
Custom painted color as selected by the Architect.
 
** NOTE TO SPECIFIER ** Select one of the following aluminum or steel track finish paragraphs and delete the one not required.
 
c.
Aluminum Track and Soffit:
 
** NOTE TO SPECIFIER ** Select one of the following track and soffit finish paragraphs and delete the ones not required.
 
1)
Clear anodized.
2)
Custom color anodized as specified by the Architect.
3)
Custom painted color as selected by the Architect.
d.
Steel Track painted white.
6.
Accessories
 
** NOTE TO SPECIFIER ** Select the optional accessories required from the following t paragraphs and delete the ones not required.
 
a.
ADA-compliant pass door of the same thickness, construction and finish as the basic panels.
1)
Concealed Automatic Door Closer.
2)
Dead bolt Lock (not available on egress doors).
3)
Inset Panic Bar lockable on lever side.
4)
Inset Self-Illuminated Exit Sign, above door.
b.
Acoustical Pocket doors.
c.
Non-Acoustical Pocket Door.
d.
Dead bolt Lock for pocket doors.
e.
Surface-mounted dry marker boards. Location and height as indicated on the Drawings.
B.
Top Supported Paired Panels 742S Series:
1.
Description:
a.
Manual Operation moved in pairs from storage area.
 
** NOTE TO SPECIFIER ** Select one of the following two stacking paragraphs and delete the one not required. Hinged closure is limited to 12 foot panel height.
 
b.
Telescoping Closure with an expanding jamb member operated from either side of the panel using a removable handle.
c.
Hinged Closure Panel permanently attached to the structural wall with recessed hardware and multi-ply vinyl top and bottom seals.
2.
Acoustical Performance: As tested at an independent accredited laboratory in accordance with ASTM E 90-04.
 
** NOTE TO SPECIFIER ** Select one of the following acoustical rating paragraphs and delete the one not required.
 
a.
Minimum STC 48.
b.
Minimum STC 50.
3.
Panels:
a.
Size: Provide to sizes indicated on the Drawings.
1)
Thickness nominal 4 inches (100 mm).
2)
Widths up to 48 inches (1230 mm).
3)
Maximum height 12 feet 4 inches (3.73 m).
b.
Panels:
1)
Panel faces steel backed with proper acoustical material. Panel faces formed to protect the panel edges and welded to the internal steel frame.
2)
Panels connected with a minimum of two hinges.
3)
Weight of the panels is between 7.5 to 8.0 lbs./sq. ft. (37 to 39 kg/sq.m) based on STC value selected plus or minus 1 lb.
c.
Frames fabricated of steel and welded. No vertical face trim shall be allowed.
d.
Interlocking Vertical Seals Between Panels: Tongue and groove dual-durometer PVC astragals creating a shock-absorbing, deep nesting, impact resistant acoustical interlock between panels.
e.
Horizontal Top Seals: Continuous contact multi-fingered vinyl sweeps.
f.
Horizontal Bottom Seals: Seals automatically operate as the panels are positioned, providing 2 inch (50 mm) nominal operating clearance, and exert downward force when extended. Crank type seals are not acceptable.
 
** NOTE TO SPECIFIER ** Select aluminum track or steel track system from the following =paragraphs and delete the ones not required.
 
4.
Suspension system:
 
** NOTE TO SPECIFIER ** Select the following two paragraphs for aluminum track system.
 
a.
Track: Clear anodized tempered aluminum with soffit trim of clear anodized aluminum providing a transition to the ceiling. Track includes support brackets and hanger rods, spaced to manufacturer's standards.
b.
Each panel supported by one 4-wheeled carrier with hardened steel ball bearing wheels encased with nylon tires. Carrier design ensures that all wheels remain in contact with the track during normal movement of the panels.
 
** NOTE TO SPECIFIER ** Select the following two paragraphs for steel track system.
 
c.
Track: Heavy gage steel supported by support brackets and hanger rods, spaced to manufacturer's standards for height and STC specified.
d.
Each panel supported by one 4-wheeled carrier with wheels of hardened with steel ball bearings and steel tires.
5.
Finishes
a.
Panel Face Finish: Factory applied material.
 
** NOTE TO SPECIFIER ** Select one of the following panel face finish paragraphs and delete the ones not required.
 
1)
Reinforced vinyl wall-covering with woven backing, weighing 20 oz. or more per lineal yard (465 g/m). Color as selected from manufacturer's standard colors.
2)
Vertical ribbed carpet (N.R.C. 0.20). Color as selected from manufacturer's standard colors.
3)
100 percent polyolefin stain resistant fabric. Color as selected from manufacturer's standard colors.
b.
Frame Finish:
1)
Painted dark color.
 
** NOTE TO SPECIFIER ** Select one of the following aluminum or steel track finish paragraphs and delete the one not required.
 
c.
Aluminum Track and Soffit:
 
** NOTE TO SPECIFIER ** Select one of the following track and soffit finish paragraphs and delete the ones not required.
 
1)
Clear anodized.
2)
Custom color anodized as specified by the Architect.
3)
Custom painted color as selected by the Architect.
d.
Steel Track painted white.
6.
Accessories
 
** NOTE TO SPECIFIER ** Select the optional accessories required from the following t paragraphs and delete the ones not required.
 
a.
ADA-compliant pass door of the same thickness, construction and finish as the basic panels.
1)
Concealed Automatic Door Closer.
2)
Dead bolt Lock (not available on egress doors).
3)
Inset Panic Bar lockable on lever side.
4)
Inset Self-Illuminated Exit Sign, above door.
b.
Acoustical Pocket doors.
c.
Non-Acoustical Pocket Door.
d.
Dead bolt Lock for pocket doors.
e.
Surface-mounted dry marker boards. Location and height as indicated on the Drawings.
C.
Top Supported Paired Manually Operated Panels, Signature 8500 Series:
1.
Description:
a.
Manual Operation moved in pairs from storage area.
 
** NOTE TO SPECIFIER ** Select one of the following two stacking paragraphs and delete the one not required. Hinged closure is limited to 12 foot panel height.
 
b.
Telescoping Closure with an expanding jamb member operated from either side of the panel using a removable handle.
c.
Hinged Closure Panel permanently attached to the structural wall with recessed hardware and multi-ply vinyl top and bottom seals.
2.
Acoustical Performance: As tested at an independent accredited laboratory in accordance with ASTM E 90-04.
 
** NOTE TO SPECIFIER ** Select one of the following acoustical rating paragraphs and delete the one not required.
 
a.
Minimum STC 43.
b.
Minimum STC 47.
c.
Minimum STC 49.
d.
Minimum STC 52.
e.
Minimum STC 53.
f.
Minimum STC 55.
3.
Panels:
a.
Size: Provide to sizes indicated on the Drawings.
1)
Thickness nominal 4 inches (100 mm).
2)
Widths up to 48 inches (1230 mm).
3)
Maximum height 22 feet 4 inches (6.78 m).
b.
Panels: Panel faces shall be removable and replaceable on site to accommodate future decor / finish changes.
 
** NOTE TO SPECIFIER ** Select one of the following four panel face paragraphs and delete the ones not required.
 
1)
Panel faces of gypsum laminated to appropriate substrates to meet the STC requirement.
2)
Panel faces of steel backed with gypsum.
 
** NOTE TO SPECIFIER ** Select the following panel face paragraph only if the no vertical trim option is used.
 
3)
Panel faces of roll formed steel backed with gypsum and mechanically fastened to the frame.
4)
Panel faces of gypsum laminated to appropriate substrates to meet the STC requirement and laminated to two vertical full height steel angles and mechanically fastened to the frame.
5)
Panels connected with a minimum of three hinges.
6)
Weight of the panels is between 6 to 9,5 lbs./sq. ft. (29 to 46 kg/sq.m) based on STC value selected plus or minus 1 lb.
 
** NOTE TO SPECIFIER ** Select one of the following two frame paragraphs and delete the one not required.
 
c.
Frames shall be a composite of steel and aluminum alloys, formed to protect the edges of the face material.
 
** NOTE TO SPECIFIER ** Select the following frame paragraph only if the no vertical trim option is used.
 
d.
Frames shall be a composite of steel and aluminum alloys, formed to protect the panel edges. No vertical face trim shall be allowed.
e.
Interlocking vertical seals between the panels consist of tongue and groove aluminum and vinyl astragals creating a shock-absorbing, deep nesting, impact resistant acoustical interlock between panels. Each pair of panels are equipped with a concealed panel locking device, such that, when engaged will result in a uniform and interlocked unit without the use of top guide rails.
 
** NOTE TO SPECIFIER ** Select one of the following Horizontal Seal paragraphs and delete the one not required.
 
f.
Horizontal Seals: Seals automatically operate as the panels are positioned. Automatic seals requiring a projection beyond the panel edge are not be acceptable.
1)
Horizontal Top Seals: Continuous contact multi-fingered vinyl sweeps.
2)
Horizontal Bottom Seals: Automatically setting and retracting, providing 2 inch (50 mm) nominal clearance, and exert downward force when extended.
g.
Horizontal Seals:
1)
Horizontal Top Seals: Retractable and operate simultaneously with the bottom seals. Top seals that make contact with track soffit or ceiling during movement of the panels are not permitted.
2)
Horizontal Bottom Seals: Mechanically retractable, providing a nominal operating clearance, and exert downward force when extended. Crank type seals requiring more than one rotation of the actuator to set or release or the use of a fixed sweep on any panel are not be acceptable. Nominal operating clearance shall be:
a)
1 inch (25 mm).
b)
1-1/2 inch (38 mm).
c)
2 inch (50 mm).
d)
2-1/2 inch (64 mm).
e)
4 inch (100 mm).
 
** NOTE TO SPECIFIER ** Select aluminum track or steel track system from the following =paragraphs and delete the ones not required.
 
4.
Suspension system:
 
** NOTE TO SPECIFIER ** Select the following two paragraphs for aluminum track system.
 
a.
Track: Tempered aluminum with soffit trim of clear anodized aluminum providing a transition to the ceiling. Track includes support brackets and hanger rods, spaced to manufacturer's standards.
b.
Each panel supported by one 4-wheeled carrier with hardened steel ball bearing wheels encased with nylon tires. Carrier design ensures that all wheels remain in contact with the track during normal movement of the panels.
 
** NOTE TO SPECIFIER ** Select the following two paragraphs for steel track system.
 
c.
Track: Heavy gage steel supported by support brackets and hanger rods, spaced to manufacturer's standards for height and STC specified.
d.
Each panel supported by one 4-wheeled carrier with wheels of hardened with steel ball bearings and steel tires.
5.
Finishes
a.
Panel Face Finish: Factory applied material.
 
** NOTE TO SPECIFIER ** Select one of the following panel face finish paragraphs and delete the ones not required. Laminate and wood veneer is available with panels with vertical trim only.
 
1)
Reinforced vinyl wall-covering with woven backing, weighing 20 oz. or more per lineal yard (465 g/m). Color as selected from manufacturer's standard colors.
2)
Vertical ribbed carpet (N.R.C. 0.20). Color as selected from manufacturer's standard colors.
3)
100 percent polyolefin stain resistant fabric. Color as selected from manufacturer's standard colors.
4)
Factory applied high pressure laminate as selected by the Architect.
5)
Factory wood veneer as selected by the Architect.
6)
Custom material as selected by the Architect.
b.
Frame Finish:
 
** NOTE TO SPECIFIER ** Select one of the following two frame finish paragraphs and delete the one not required.
 
1)
Clear anodized.
2)
Custom color anodized as specified by the Architect.
3)
Custom painted color as selected by the Architect.
 
** NOTE TO SPECIFIER ** Select one of the following aluminum or steel track finish paragraphs and delete the one not required.
 
c.
Aluminum Track and Soffit:
 
** NOTE TO SPECIFIER ** Select one of the following track and soffit finish paragraphs and delete the ones not required.
 
1)
Clear anodized.
2)
Custom color anodized as specified by the Architect.
3)
Custom painted color as selected by the Architect.
d.
Steel Track painted white.
6.
Accessories
 
** NOTE TO SPECIFIER ** Select the optional accessories required from the following paragraphs and delete the ones not required.
 
a.
ADA-compliant pass door of the same thickness, construction and finish as the basic panels.
1)
Concealed Automatic Door Closer.
2)
Dead bolt Lock (not available on egress doors).
3)
Inset Panic Bar lockable on lever side.
4)
Inset Self-Illuminated Exit Sign, above door.
b.
Acoustical Pocket doors.
c.
Non-Acoustical Pocket Door.
d.
Dead bolt Lock for pocket doors.
e.
Inset dry marker boards. Location and height as indicated on the Drawings.
f.
Inset tack boards. Location and height as indicated on Drawings.
2.4
ELECTRICALLY OPERATED PANEL PARTITIONS
A.
Top Supported Continuously Hinged Electrically Operated Panels 743-E Series:
1.
Description:
a.
Electrically Operated, top supported, continuously hinged.
 
** NOTE TO SPECIFIER ** Select one of the following two stacking paragraphs and delete the one not required.
 
b.
Acoustical Pocket Door Closure.
c.
Side wall back closure.
2.
Acoustical Performance: As tested at an independent accredited laboratory in accordance with ASTM E 90-04.
 
** NOTE TO SPECIFIER ** Select one of the following acoustical rating paragraphs and delete the one not required.
 
a.
Minimum STC 43.
b.
Minimum STC 48.
c.
Minimum STC 50.
d.
Minimum STC 54.
3.
Panels:
a.
Size: Provide to sizes indicated on the Drawings.
1)
Thickness nominal 4 inches (100 mm).
2)
Widths up to 48 inches (1230 mm).
3)
Maximum height 12 feet 4 inches (3.76 m).
b.
Panels:
1)
Panel faces steel backed with proper acoustical material. Panel faces formed to protect the panel edges and welded to the internal steel frame.
2)
Panels shall be connected with a minimum of four hinges.
3)
Weight of the panels is between 5,5 to 9,2 lbs./sq. ft. (27 to 45 kg/sq.m) based on STC value selected plus or minus 1 lb.
c.
Frames fabricated of steel and welded. No vertical face trim shall be allowed.
d.
Interlocking Vertical Seals Between Panels: Tongue and groove aluminum and vinyl reversible astragals creating a shock-absorbing, deep nesting, impact resistant acoustical interlock between panels.
e.
Horizontal Top Seals: Continuous contact multi-fingered vinyl sweeps.
f.
Horizontal Bottom Seals: Seals automatically operate as the panels are positioned, providing 2 inch (50 mm) nominal operating clearance, and exert downward force when extended. Crank type seals are not acceptable.
4.
Suspension system:
a.
Track: Clear anodized tempered aluminum with soffit trim of clear anodized aluminum providing a transition to the ceiling. Track includes support brackets and hanger rods, spaced to manufacturer's standards.
b.
Every other panel supported by one 4-wheeled carrier with hardened steel ball bearing wheels encased with nylon tires. Carrier design ensures that all wheels remain in contact with the track during normal movement of the panels.
5.
Drive System
a.
Drive unit is located at the storage end of the unit and is equipped with a C.S.A. (UL) approved 1 HP, 120 V, 1 phase, 60 Hz motor.
b.
Unit is equipped with an endless 3/16 inch (5 mm) aircraft type cable and limit switches.
c.
Operation of the partition requires the use of two simultaneously operated key switches positioned on opposite sides of the partition both with a clear unobstructed view during operation of the partition.
d.
Travel limits of the partition are controlled by limit switches positioned on the track system, ensuring full travel before shut off.
6.
Finishes
a.
Panel Face Finish: Factory applied material.
 
** NOTE TO SPECIFIER ** Select one of the following panel face finish paragraphs and delete the ones not required.
 
1)
Reinforced vinyl wall-covering with woven backing, weighing 20 oz. or more per lineal yard (465 g/m). Color as selected from manufacturer's standard colors.
2)
Vertical ribbed carpet (N.R.C. 0.20). Color as selected from manufacturer's standard colors.
3)
100 percent polyolefin stain resistant fabric. Color as selected from manufacturer's standard colors.
4)
Custom material as selected by the Architect.
b.
Frame Finish:
 
** NOTE TO SPECIFIER ** Select one of the following two frame finish paragraphs and delete the one not required.
 
1)
Painted dark color.
2)
Custom painted color as selected by the Architect.
c.
Aluminum Track and Soffit:
 
** NOTE TO SPECIFIER ** Select one of the following track and soffit finish paragraphs and delete the ones not required.
 
1)
Clear anodized.
2)
Custom color anodized as specified by the Architect.
3)
Custom painted color as selected by the Architect.
7.
Accessories
 
** NOTE TO SPECIFIER ** Select the optional accessories required from the following t paragraphs and delete the ones not required.
 
a.
ADA-compliant pass door of the same thickness, construction and finish as the basic panels.
1)
Concealed Automatic Door Closer.
2)
Dead bolt Lock (not available on egress doors).
3)
Inset Self-Illuminated Exit Sign, above door.
b.
Acoustical Pocket doors.
c.
Non-Acoustical Pocket Door.
d.
Dead bolt Lock for pocket doors.
e.
Surface-mounted dry marker boards. Location and height as indicated on the Drawings.
f.
Surface-mounted tack boards. Location and height as indicated on Drawings.
B.
Top Supported Continuously Hinged Electrically Operated Panels, Signature 8720 Series:
1.
Description:
a.
Electrically Operated, top supported, continuously hinged.
b.
Side wall back closure.
2.
Acoustical Performance: As tested at an independent accredited laboratory in accordance with ASTM E 90-04.
 
** NOTE TO SPECIFIER ** Select one of the following acoustical rating paragraphs and delete the one not required.
 
a.
Minimum STC 43.
b.
Minimum STC 47.
c.
Minimum STC 49.
d.
Minimum STC 52.
3.
Panels:
a.
Size: Provide to sizes indicated on the Drawings.
1)
Thickness nominal 4 inches (100 mm).
2)
Widths up to 48 inches (1230 mm).
3)
Maximum height 16 feet 4 inches (4.98 m).
b.
Panels: Panel faces shall be removable and replaceable on site to accommodate future decor / finish changes.
 
** NOTE TO SPECIFIER ** Select one of the following two panel face paragraphs and delete the ones not required.
 
1)
Panel faces of gypsum laminated to appropriate substrates to meet the STC requirement.
2)
Panel faces of steel backed with gypsum.
3)
Panel hinges shall be of steel and project no more than 1/4 inch (6 mm) beyond panel faces. Panels are connected with a minimum of four hinges.
4)
Weight of the panels is between 6 to 8,5 lbs./sq. ft. (29 to 42 kg/sq.m) based on STC value selected plus or minus 1 lb.
c.
Frames shall be a composite of steel and aluminum alloys, formed to protect the edges of the face material.
d.
Interlocking vertical seals between the panels consist of tongue and groove aluminum and vinyl astragals creating a shock-absorbing, deep nesting, impact resistant acoustical interlock between panels. Each panel is equipped with a concealed panel locking device, such that, when engaged will result in a uniform and interlocked unit without the use of top guide rails.
e.
Horizontal top seals shall be continuous contact multi-fingered vinyl.
f.
Horizontal bottom seals shall be continuous contact multi-fingered vinyl, providing 2 inch (50 mm) nominal clearance.
4.
Suspension system:
a.
Track: Clear anodized tempered aluminum with soffit trim of clear anodized aluminum providing a transition to the ceiling. Track includes support brackets and hanger rods, spaced to manufacturer's standards.
b.
Each panel supported by one 4-wheeled carrier with hardened steel ball bearing wheels. Carrier design ensures that all wheels remain in contact with the track during normal movement of the panels.
c.
Drive System:
1)
Drive unit is located at the storage end of the unit and is equipped with a C.S.A. (UL) approved 1 HP, 120 V, 1 phase, 60 Hz motor.
2)
Drive unit shall be equipped with an endless 3/16 inch (5 mm) aircraft type cable and limit switches.
3)
Operation of the partition requires the use of two simultaneously operated key switches positioned on opposite sides of the partition with a clear unobstructed view during operation of the partition.
4)
Travel limits of the partition are controlled by limit switches positioned on the track system, thereby ensuring full travel before shut off.
5.
Finishes
a.
Panel Face Finish: Factory applied material.
 
** NOTE TO SPECIFIER ** Select one of the following panel face finish paragraphs and delete the ones not required. Laminate and wood veneer is available with panels with vertical trim only.
 
1)
Reinforced vinyl wall-covering with woven backing, weighing 20 oz. or more per lineal yard (465 g/m). Color as selected from manufacturer's standard colors.
2)
Vertical ribbed carpet (N.R.C. 0.20). Color as selected from manufacturer's standard colors.
3)
100 percent polyolefin stain resistant fabric. Color as selected from manufacturer's standard colors.
4)
Factory applied high pressure laminate as selected by the Architect.
5)
Factory wood veneer as selected by the Architect.
6)
Custom material as selected by the Architect.
b.
Frame Finish:
 
** NOTE TO SPECIFIER ** Select one of the following frame finish paragraphs and delete the one not required.
 
1)
Clear anodized.
2)
Custom color anodized as specified by the Architect.
3)
Custom painted color as selected by the Architect.
c.
Aluminum Track and Soffit:
 
** NOTE TO SPECIFIER ** Select one of the following track and soffit finish paragraphs and delete the ones not required.
 
1)
Clear anodized.
2)
Custom color anodized as specified by the Architect.
3)
Custom painted color as selected by the Architect.
6.
Accessories
 
** NOTE TO SPECIFIER ** Select the optional accessories required from the following t paragraphs and delete the ones not required.
 
a.
ADA-compliant pass door of the same thickness, construction and finish as the basic panels.
1)
Concealed Automatic Door Closer.
2)
Dead bolt Lock (not available on egress doors).
3)
Inset Self-Illuminated Exit Sign, above door.
b.
Non-Acoustical Pocket Door.
c.
Dead bolt Lock for pocket doors.
d.
Inset dry marker boards. Location and height as indicated on the Drawings.
e.
Inset tack boards. Location and height as indicated on Drawings.
C.
Top Supported Continuously Hinged Electrically Operated Panels, Signature 8760 Series:
1.
Description:
a.
Electrically Operated, top supported, continuously hinged.
b.
Hinged Closure Panel permanently attached to the structural wall with recessed hardware and pneumatically operated bottom seals.
2.
Acoustical Performance: As tested at an independent accredited laboratory in accordance with ASTM E 90-04.
 
** NOTE TO SPECIFIER ** Select one of the following acoustical rating paragraphs and delete the one not required.
 
a.
Minimum STC 43.
b.
Minimum STC 47.
c.
Minimum STC 49.
d.
Minimum STC 52.
e.
Minimum STC 53.
f.
Minimum STC 55.
3.
Panels:
a.
Size: Provide to sizes indicated on the Drawings.
1)
Thickness nominal 4 inches (100 mm).
2)
Widths up to 48 inches (1230 mm).
3)
Maximum height 16 feet 4 inches (4.98 m).
b.
Panels: Panel faces shall be removable and replaceable on site to accommodate future decor / finish changes.
 
** NOTE TO SPECIFIER ** Select one of the following two panel face paragraphs and delete the ones not required.
 
1)
Panel faces of gypsum laminated to appropriate substrates to meet the STC requirement.
2)
Panel faces of steel backed with gypsum.
3)
Panel hinges shall be of steel and project no more than 1/4 inch (6 mm) beyond panel faces. Panels are connected with a minimum of four hinges.
4)
Weight of the panels is between 6 to 9,5 lbs./sq. ft. (29 to 46 kg/sq.m) based on STC value selected plus or minus 1 lb.
c.
Frames shall be a composite of steel and aluminum alloys, formed to protect the edges of the face material.
d.
Interlocking vertical seals between the panels consist of tongue and groove aluminum and vinyl astragals creating a shock-absorbing, deep nesting, impact resistant acoustical interlock between panels. Each panel is equipped with a concealed panel locking device, such that, when engaged will result in a uniform and interlocked unit without the use of top guide rails.
e.
Horizontal top seals shall be continuous contact multi-fingered vinyl sweeps.
f.
Horizontal bottom seals shall be pneumatically operated by a compressor, providing 2 inch (50 mm) nominal operating clearance, and exert downward force when extended.
4.
Suspension system:
a.
Track: Clear anodized tempered aluminum with soffit trim of clear anodized aluminum providing a transition to the ceiling. Track includes support brackets and hanger rods, spaced to manufacturer's standards.
b.
Each panel supported by one 4-wheeled carrier with hardened steel ball bearing wheels. Carrier design ensures that all wheels remain in contact with the track during normal movement of the panels.
c.
Drive System:
1)
Drive unit is located at the storage end of the unit and is equipped with a C.S.A. (UL) approved 1 HP, 120 V, 1 phase, 60 Hz motor.
2)
Drive unit shall be equipped with an endless 3/16 inch (5 mm) aircraft type cable and limit switches.
3)
Operation of the partition requires the use of two simultaneously operated key switches positioned on opposite sides of the partition with a clear unobstructed view during operation of the partition.
4)
Travel limits of the partition are controlled by limit switches positioned on the track system, thereby ensuring full travel before shut off.
d.
Bottom Seal System
1)
Bottom seals operated by a pneumatic system from a control panel.
2)
Seals are driven by a C.S.A. (UL) approved 1/2 HP, 120 V, 60 Hz compressor working at 4.2 Amps. Compressor is located in the pocket area and is equipped with a 2-gallon tank and develops 0.9 CFM @ 100 P.S.I.
3)
Pneumatic piping shall be 1/4 inch (6 mm) i.d.
5.
Finishes
a.
Panel Face Finish: Factory applied material.
 
** NOTE TO SPECIFIER ** Select one of the following panel face finish paragraphs and delete the ones not required. Laminate and wood veneer is available with panels with vertical trim only.
 
1)
Reinforced vinyl wall-covering with woven backing, weighing 20 oz. or more per lineal yard (465 g/m). Color as selected from manufacturer's standard colors.
2)
Vertical ribbed carpet (N.R.C. 0.20). Color as selected from manufacturer's standard colors.
3)
100 percent polyolefin stain resistant fabric. Color as selected from manufacturer's standard colors.
4)
Factory applied high pressure laminate as selected by the Architect.
5)
Factory wood veneer as selected by the Architect.
6)
Custom material as selected by the Architect.
b.
Frame Finish:
 
** NOTE TO SPECIFIER ** Select one of the following frame finish paragraphs and delete the one not required.
 
1)
Clear anodized.
2)
Custom color anodized as specified by the Architect.
3)
Custom painted color as selected by the Architect.
c.
Aluminum Track and Soffit:
 
** NOTE TO SPECIFIER ** Select one of the following track and soffit finish paragraphs and delete the ones not required.
 
1)
Clear anodized.
2)
Custom color anodized as specified by the Architect.
3)
Custom painted color as selected by the Architect.
6.
Accessories
 
** NOTE TO SPECIFIER ** Select the optional accessories required from the following t paragraphs and delete the ones not required.
 
a.
ADA-compliant pass door of the same thickness, construction and finish as the basic panels.
1)
Concealed Automatic Door Closer.
2)
Dead bolt lock not available on egress doors.
3)
Inset Self-Illuminated Exit Sign, above door.
b.
Non-Acoustical Pocket Door.
c.
Dead bolt Lock for pocket doors.
d.
Inset dry marker boards. Location and height as indicated on the Drawings.
e.
Inset tack boards. Location and height as indicated on Drawings.
2.5
SINGLE PANEL GLASS PARTITIONS
A.
Top Supported Acoustical Glass Panels, Crystal Series:
1.
Description:
a.
Manual Operation. Side stacking, 90 degrees angle turns and switches.
b.
Telescoping Closure with an expanding jamb member operated from either side of the panel.
2.
Acoustical Performance: As tested at an independent accredited laboratory in accordance with ASTM E 90-04.
a.
Minimum STC 44.
3.
Panels:
a.
Size: Provide to sizes indicated on the Drawings.
1)
Thickness nominal 4 inches (100 mm).
2)
Widths up to 60 inches (1525 mm).
3)
Maximum height 12 feet 4 inches (3.73 m).
4)
Panel faces shall be 1/4 inch (6 mm) thick tempered glass.
5)
Weight of the panels is between 13 lbs./sq. ft. plus or minus 1 lb. (63 kg/sq.m) based on options selected.
b.
Frames shall be a composite of steel and aluminum alloys, formed to protect the edges of the face material.
c.
Interlocking vertical seals between the panels consist of tongue and groove aluminum and vinyl astragals creating a shock-absorbing, deep nesting, impact resistant acoustical interlock between panels.
 
** NOTE TO SPECIFIER ** Select one of the following Horizontal Seal paragraphs and delete the one not required.
 
d.
Horizontal Seals: Seals automatically operate as the panels are positioned. Automatic seals requiring a projection beyond the panel edge are not be acceptable.
1)
Horizontal Top Seals: Continuous contact multi-fingered vinyl sweeps.
2)
Horizontal Bottom Seals: Automatically setting and retracting, providing 2 inch (50 mm) nominal clearance, and exert downward force when extended.
e.
Horizontal Seals:
1)
Horizontal Top Seals: Retractable and operate simultaneously with the bottom seals. Top seals that make contact with track soffit or ceiling during movement of the panels are not permitted.
2)
Horizontal Bottom Seals: Mechanically retractable, providing a nominal operating clearance, and exert downward force when extended. Crank type seals requiring more than one rotation of the actuator to set or release or the use of a fixed sweep on any panel are not be acceptable. Nominal operating clearance shall be 1-1/2 inch (38 mm).
4.
Suspension system:
a.
Track: Clear anodized tempered aluminum with soffit trim of clear anodized aluminum providing a transition to the ceiling. Track includes support brackets and hanger rods, spaced to manufacturer's standards.
b.
Each panel is supported by two dual horizontal wheel trolley assemblies fabricated of glass-reinforced, self lubricating nylon with steel precision ground bearings. Carrier design uses a counter rotating concept to move panels along the track and through 90 degree "L", "T", and "X" intersections. Carriers using friction discs are not be permitted.
5.
Finishes
a.
Tempered Glass:
 
** NOTE TO SPECIFIER ** Select one of the following glass type paragraphs and delete the ones not required.
 
1)
Clear.
2)
Tinted as selected by the Architect.
3)
Color as selected by the Architect.
4)
Etched as selected by the Architect.
5)
Acid washed as selected by the Architect
6)
Sandblasted as selected by the Architect.
b.
Frame Finish:
 
** NOTE TO SPECIFIER ** Select one of the following frame finish paragraphs and delete the ones not required.
 
1)
Clear anodized.
2)
Custom color anodized as specified by the Architect.
3)
Custom painted color as selected by the Architect.
c.
Aluminum Track and Soffit:
 
** NOTE TO SPECIFIER ** Select one of the following track and soffit finish paragraphs and delete the ones not required.
 
1)
Clear anodized.
2)
Custom color anodized as specified by the Architect.
3)
Custom painted color as selected by the Architect.
6.
Accessories
 
** NOTE TO SPECIFIER ** Select the optional accessories required from the following t paragraphs and delete the ones not required.
 
a.
Electrically tilting blinds with remote control.
b.
Acoustical Pocket doors with finish to match panels.
c.
Non-Acoustical Pocket Doors
d.
Dead bolt Lock for pocket doors.
PART 3 EXECUTION
 
3.1
EXAMINATION
A.
Do not begin installation until substrates have been properly prepared.
B.
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.
B.
Prepare opening in conformance to the criteria set forth per ASTM E 557 Standard Guide for Architectural Design and Installation Practices for Sound Isolation between Spaces separated by Operable Partitions.
 
** NOTE TO SPECIFIER ** Delete the following paragraph if not required. Very large partition jobs probably need this provision.
 
C.
Provide the services of the manufacturer's field representative to advise on proper installation procedures and inspect the finished work.
D.
Install and adjust as required to achieve acoustical separation between adjacent areas.
E.
Adjust locking hardware for proper operation.
F.
Install operators and controls, make electrical connections and verify proper operation.
3.4
DEMONSTRATION
A.
Demonstrate operation and instruct Owner's personnel in proper operation and maintenance procedures.
B.
Deliver keys and operation and maintenance data to Owner.
3.5
CLEANING
A.
All track and panel surfaces shall be wiped clean and free of handprints, grease, and soil.
B.
Clean up work area and adjacent areas and dispose of debris legally off site.
C.
Packing and other installation debris shall be removed from the job site.
3.6
PROTECTION
A.
Protect installed products until completion of project.
B.
Touch-up, repair or replace damaged products before Substantial Completion.
3.7
SCHEDULES
 
** NOTE TO SPECIFIER ** Retain Paragraph below if required to suit project requirements. Identify products by name on the Drawings or use this paragraph to define the location of each type of material to be used. The following are some examples of schedule references. Edit as required to suit project or delete and identify products on the Drawings.
 
A.
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B.
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END OF SECTION