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SECTION 22 42 23
SOLID SURFACE SHOWER SYSTEMS
 
 
Copyright 2018 - 2018 ARCAT, Inc. - All rights reserved
** NOTE TO SPECIFIER ** Tower Industries, Inc.; Solid Surface Shower Systems.
This section is based on the products of Tower Industries, Inc., which is located at:
2101 9th St. S.W.
Massillon, OH 44647
Tel: 330-837-2216
Fax: 330-837-2642
Email: request info (info@towersurfaces.com)
Web: www.towersurfaces.com
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Tower Industries is the leader in solid surface shower systems for all higher education, healthcare, and institutional applications. Our Meridian Solid Surface shower bases and shower wall systems offer unparalleled performance and durability for all shower installations, whether large or small. We pride ourselves on offering creative customized surfacing solutions for all institutional shower retrofit installations, as well as a full line of standard solid surface shower products to satisfy any institutional project. From Meridian Solid Surface(R) shower components to countertops, sinks, conference tables, and reception desks, we are a one-stop surfacing resource, offering innovative ideas and on-time delivery for a variety of residential, commercial and institutional applications. We are proud to be American-made!
 
PART 1 GENERAL
 
1.1
SECTION INCLUDES
 
** NOTE TO SPECIFIER ** Delete items below not required for project.
 
A.
Solid surface shower systems including the following:
1.
One-piece standard shower pans/shower receptors.
2.
Custom shower pans/shower receptors.
3.
Custom shower thresholds.
4.
Shower and tub wall panels.
5.
Shower and toilet partitions.
6.
Shower trim moldings.
7.
Shower accessories.
1.2
RELATED SECTIONS
 
** NOTE TO SPECIFIER ** Delete sections below not relevant to this project; add others as required.
 
A.
Section 06 10 00 - Rough Carpentry.
B.
Section 07 90 00 - Joint Protection.
C.
Section 09 21 16.33 - Gypsum Board Area Separation Wall Assemblies.
D.
Section 09 72 13 - Cork Wall Coverings.
E.
Section 22 40 00 - Plumbing Fixtures.
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 International (ASTM):
1.
ASTM D570 - Standard Test Method for Water Absorption of Plastics.
2.
ASTM D638 - Standard Test Method for Tensile Properties of Plastics.
3.
ASTM D2583 - Standard Test Method for Indentation Hardness of Rigid Plastics by Means of a Barcol Impressor.
4.
ASTM E84 - Standard Test Method for Surface Burning Characteristics of Building Materials.
5.
ASTM F462 - Consumer Safety Specification for Slip-Resistant Bathing Facilities.
6.
ASTM G22 - Standard Practice for Determining Resistance of Plastics to Bacteria.
B.
Canadian Standard Association (CSA)/ International Association of Plumbing and Mechanical Officials (IAPMO):
1.
CSA B45.511/IAPMO Z124 - Plastic Plumbing Fixtures.
C.
National Electrical Manufacturers Association (NEMA):
1.
NEMA LD 3 - High-Pressure Decorative Laminates (HPDL).
1.4
SUBMITTALS
A.
Submit under provisions of Section 01 30 00 - Administrative Requirements.
B.
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:
1.
Dimensioned plans indicating layout of shower systems.
2.
Details indicating anchoring components and methods for project conditions; indicate components required for installation, but not supplied by shower pan manufacturer.
D.
Care and Maintenance Data: Provide Manufacturer's standard care and maintenance instructions.
1.5
QUALITY ASSURANCE
A.
Manufacturer Qualifications: Minimum 5 years manufacturing similar products.
B.
Installer Qualifications: Minimum 5 years installing similar products.
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.
B.
Store products indoors in manufacturer's or fabricator's original containers and packaging, with labels clearly identifying product name and manufacturer. Protect from damage.
C.
Carry all shower wall panels vertically to reduce chance of breakage during transport.
1.7
PROJECT CONDITIONS
A.
Maintain environmental conditions (temperature, humidity, and ventilation) within limits recommended by manufacturer for optimum results. Do not install products under environmental conditions outside manufacturer's recommended limits.
B.
Do not deliver materials or begin installation until building is enclosed, with complete protection from outside weather, and building temperature maintained at a minimum of 60 degrees F (15 degrees C).
1.8
WARRANTY
A.
Manufacturers Standard: Provide manufacturer's standard 15 year limited warranty covering defects in material and workmanship.
PART 2 PRODUCTS
 
2.1
MANUFACTURERS
A.
Acceptable Manufacturer: Tower Industries, Inc., which is located at: 2101 9th St. S.W.; Massillon, OH 44647; Tel: 330-837-2216; Fax: 330-837-2642; Email: request info (info@towersurfaces.com); Web: www.towersurfaces.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.
2.2
MATERIALS
A.
Solid Polymer Fabrications: Homogeneous thermoset polymer compound comprised of acrylic and polyester components blended with pigments and/or mineral fillers and filled with alumina trihydrate.
1.
Non-porous and homogenous, with uniform color and pattern throughout entire thickness.
2.
Material shall be 100 percent repairable.
3.
Finish: Matte finish.
4.
Limitations: For interior use only.
5.
Performance Characteristics:
a.
Hardness (ASTM D2583): 60-62.
b.
Tensile Strength (ASTM D638): 5780 psi.
c.
Tensile Modulus (ASTM D638): 1.2E+06 psi.
d.
Custom Shower Receptor Load Test: 78,375 lbs.
e.
Gloss (NEMA LD 3-3.2): 5-20.
f.
Cleanability and Wear (CSA B45.511/IAPMO Z-124): Pass.
g.
Cigarette Test (CSA B45.511/IAPMO Z-124): Pass.
h.
Boiling Water Resistance (NEMA LD 3-3.5): No Effect.
i.
High Temp Resistance (NEMA LD 3-3.6): No Effect.
j.
Colorfastness Test (CSA B45.511/IAPMO Z-124): Pass.
k.
Stain Resistance (CSA B45.511/IAPMO Z-124): Pass (21).
l.
Water Absorption (ASTM D570): 0.052.
m.
Flammability (ASTM E84): Class 1.
n.
Impact Resistance (NEMA LD 3-3.8):
1)
1/4 inch thick: 86.5 inches.
2)
1/2 inch thick: 148 inches.
3)
3/4 inch thick: 253 inches.
o.
Percent Cured, Differential Scanning Calorimetry: 100 percent.
p.
Bacteria Resistance (ASTM G22): 2.
 
** NOTE TO SPECIFIER ** Delete if not required.
 
2.3
STANDARD SHOWER PANS/SHOWER RECEPTORS
 
** NOTE TO SPECIFIER ** Delete if not required.
 
A.
Standard, One-Piece Shower Pans/Shower Receptors: Manufactured from solid cast polyester/acrylic blend resin.
1.
Basis of Design: Standard Meridian Solid Surface Shower Pans as manufactured by Tower Industries, Inc.
2.
Drains: Standard, fixed location.
3.
Coved side walls.
4.
Radius transitions at curbs and thresholds.
5.
Panel Platform: Minimum 1 inch wide with minimum 5-degree slope and minimum 1 inch water dam.
6.
Fabricated as one-piece, seamless, modular unit with no joints in the shower floors, curbs, or thresholds.
7.
Floor Texture: Pebble, non-skid.
8.
Floor Slope: 0.6 degrees (1/8 inch/foot) minimum.
9.
Slip Resistance Co-Efficient Rating (ASTM F462): 0.30 minimum.
10.
Minimum Thickness at Drain Orifice: 9/16 inch.
 
** NOTE TO SPECIFIER ** Delete models not required.
 
11.
Model Number MSB3232S: Square.
a.
Size: 32 x 32 inches.
b.
Drain Location: Centered.
12.
Model Number MSB3236SUOL: Rectangular.
a.
Size: 32 x 36 inches.
b.
Drain Location: Offset, left-drain.
13.
Model Number MSB3236SUOR: Rectangular.
a.
Size: 32 x 36 inches.
b.
Drain Location: Offset, right-drain.
14.
Model Number MSB3236SUOF: Rectangular.
a.
Size: 32 x 36 inches.
b.
Drain Location: Offset, front-drain.
15.
Model Number MSB3236SUOB: Rectangular.
a.
Size: 32 x 36 inches.
b.
Drain Location: Offset, back-drain.
16.
Model Number MSB3636S: Square.
a.
Size: 36 x 36 inches.
b.
Drain Location: Centered.
17.
Model Number MSB3636SN: Angled entry.
a.
Size: 36 x 36 inches.
b.
Entry corner angled, 24-5/8 inches wide.
c.
Drain Location: 12 inches from sides opposite entry.
18.
Model Number MSB3753675SOL: Rectangular.
a.
Size: 37-1/2 x 36-3/4 inches.
b.
Drain Location: Offset, left-drain.
19.
Model Number MSB3753675SOR: Rectangular.
a.
Size: 37-1/2 x 36-3/4 inches.
b.
Drain Location: Offset, right-drain.
20.
Model Number MSB3753675S: Rectangular.
a.
Size: 37-1/2 x 36-3/4 inches.
b.
Drain Location: Centered.
21.
Model Number MSB3838SN: Angled entry.
a.
Size: 38 x 38 inches.
b.
Entry corner angled, 25-1/8 inches wide.
c.
Drain Location: 12 inches from sides opposite entry.
22.
Model Number MSB4230S: Rectangular.
a.
Size: 42 x 30 inches.
b.
Drain Location: Centered.
23.
Model Number MSB4237S: Rectangular.
a.
Size: 42 x 37 inches.
b.
Drain Location: Centered.
24.
Model Number MSB4242S: Square.
a.
Size: 42 x 42 inches.
b.
Drain Location: Centered.
25.
Model Number MSB4242SN: Angled entry.
a.
Size: 42 x 42 inches.
b.
Entry corner angled, 25-1/4 inches wide.
c.
Drain Location: 12 inches from sides opposite entry.
26.
Model Number MSB4640S: Rectangular.
a.
Size: 46 x 40 inches.
b.
Drain Location: Centered.
27.
Model Number MSB4830S: Rectangular.
a.
Size: 48 x 30 inches.
b.
Drain Location: Centered.
28.
Model Number MSB4836S: Rectangular.
a.
Size: 48 x 36 inches.
b.
Drain Location: Centered.
29.
Model Number MSB4838S: Rectangular.
a.
Size: 48 x 38 inches.
b.
Drain Location: Centered.
30.
Model Number MSB4848S: Square.
a.
Size: 48 x 48 inches.
b.
Drain Location: Centered.
31.
Model Number MSB4953675SOL: Rectangular.
a.
Size: 49-1/2 x 36-3/4 inches.
b.
Drain Location: Offset, left-drain.
32.
Model Number MSB4953675SOR: Rectangular.
a.
Size: 49-1/2 x 36-3/4 inches.
b.
Drain Location: Offset, right-drain.
33.
Model Number MSB5036SU: Rectangular.
a.
Size: 50 x 36 inches.
b.
Drain Location: Centered.
34.
Model Number MSB6030SL: Rectangular.
a.
Size: 60 x 30 inches.
b.
Drain Location: Offset, left end drain.
35.
Model Number MSB6030SR: Rectangular.
a.
Size: 60 x 30 inches.
b.
Drain Location: Offset, right end drain.
36.
Model Number MSB6032SL: Rectangular.
a.
Size: 60 x 32 inches.
b.
Drain Location: Offset, left end drain.
37.
Model Number MSB6032SR: Rectangular.
a.
Size: 60 x 32 inches.
b.
Drain Location: Offset, right end drain.
38.
Model Number MSB63385SUL: Rectangular.
a.
Size: 63 x 38-1/2 inches.
b.
Drain Location: Offset, left-drain.
39.
Model Number MSB63385SUR: Rectangular.
a.
Size: 63 x 38-1/2 inches.
b.
Drain Location: Offset, right-drain.
40.
Model Number MSB63385SUF: Rectangular.
a.
Size: 63 x 38-1/2 inches.
b.
Drain Location: Offset, front-drain.
41.
Model Number MSB63385SUB: Rectangular.
a.
Size: 63 x 38-1/2 inches.
b.
Drain Location: Offset, back-drain.
42.
Model Number MSB6743SU: Rectangular.
a.
Size: 67 x 43 inches.
b.
Drain Location: Centered.
 
** NOTE TO SPECIFIER ** Select color option required. Delete options not required.
 
43.
Color: _____.
44.
Color: To be selected by Architect from Manufacturer's core selection of solid colors.
45.
Color: To be selected by Architect from Manufacturer's core selection of granite-patterned colors.
 
** NOTE TO SPECIFIER ** Delete if not required.
 
B.
Standard, One-Piece Shower Pans/Shower Receptors: Manufactured from solid cast polyester/acrylic blend resin.
1.
Basis of Design: APTUM Series Meridian Solid Surface Shower Pans as manufactured by Tower Industries, Inc.
2.
Drains: None, for field-drilling.
3.
Coved side walls.
4.
Radius transitions at curbs and thresholds.
5.
Panel Platform: Minimum 1 inch wide with minimum 5-degree slope and minimum 1 inch water dam.
6.
Fabricated as one-piece, seamless, modular unit with no joints in the shower floors, curbs, or thresholds.
7.
Floor Texture: Pebble, non-skid.
8.
Floor Slope: 0.6 degrees (1/8 inch/foot) minimum.
9.
Slip Resistance Co-Efficient Rating (ASTM F462): 0.30 minimum.
10.
Minimum Thickness at Drain Orifice: 9/16 inch.
 
** NOTE TO SPECIFIER ** Delete models not required.
 
11.
Model Number MSB3753675SV: Rectangular.
a.
Size: 37-1/2 x 36-3/4 inches.
b.
Drain Area: 10 inch diameter, centered.
12.
Model Number MSB4640SUV: Rectangular.
a.
Size: 46 x 40 inches.
b.
Drain Area:
1)
Size: 11 x 11 inches, square.
 
** NOTE TO SPECIFIER ** Drain area center may be 13-1/4 to 21-1/4 inches from the back and 16-3/4 to 24-3/4 inches from a side. Select either second or third subparagraph below, delete other option.
 
2)
Location, Front to Back: ____ inches from back of unit.
3)
Location, Side to Side: ____ inches from left side.
4)
Location, Side to Side: ____ inches from right side.
13.
Model Number MSB48335SV: Rectangular.
a.
Size: 48 x 33-1/2 inches.
b.
Drain Location:
 
** NOTE TO SPECIFIER ** Drain center may be 15 to 17 inches from the back and 23 to 25 inches from the side.
 
1)
Location, Front to Back: ____ inches from back of unit.
2)
Location, Side to Side: ____ inches from left side.
14.
Model Number MSB4834SVOL: Rectangular.
a.
Size: 48 x 34 inches.
b.
Drain Location:
 
** NOTE TO SPECIFIER ** Drain center may be 16 to 18 inches from the back and 5 to 7 inches from the left side.
 
1)
Location, Front to Back: ____ inches from back of unit.
2)
Location, Side to Side: ____ inches from left side.
15.
Model Number MSB4834SVOR: Rectangular.
a.
Size: 48 x 34 inches.
b.
Drain Location:
 
** NOTE TO SPECIFIER ** Drain center may be 16 to 18 inches from the back and 5 to 7 inches from the right side.
 
1)
Location, Front to Back: ____ inches from back of unit.
2)
Location, Side to Side: ____ inches from right side.
16.
Model Number MSB5036SUV: Rectangular.
a.
Size: 50 x 36 inches.
b.
Drain Area:
1)
Size: 12 x 10 inches, rectangular.
 
** NOTE TO SPECIFIER ** Drain area center may be 12-1/2 to 19-1/2 inches from the back and 20-1/2 to 29-1/2 inches from a side. Select either second or third subparagraph below, delete other option.
 
2)
Location, Front to Back: ____ inches from back of unit.
3)
Location, Side to Side: ____ inches from left side.
4)
Location, Side to Side: ____ inches from right side.
17.
Model Number MSB63385SUVL: Rectangular.
a.
Size: 63 x 38-1/2 inches.
b.
Drain Area: 10 inch diameter, centered front to back, 10-3/4 inches from left side.
18.
Model Number MSB63385SUVR: Rectangular.
a.
Size: 63 x 38-1/2 inches.
b.
Drain Area: 10 inch diameter, centered front to back, 10-3/4 inches from right side.
19.
Model Number MSB63385SUVF: Rectangular.
a.
Size: 63 x 38-1/2 inches.
b.
Drain Area: 10 inch diameter, centered side to side, 10-3/4 inches from front.
20.
Model Number MSB63385SUVB: Rectangular.
a.
Size: 63 x 38-1/2 inches.
b.
Drain Area: 10 inch diameter, centered side to side, 10-3/4 inches from back.
21.
Model Number MSB6743SUV: Rectangular.
a.
Size: 67 x 43 inches.
b.
Drain Area: 12 inch diameter, centered.
 
** NOTE TO SPECIFIER ** Select color option required. Delete options not required.
 
22.
Color: _____.
23.
Color: To be selected by Architect from Manufacturer's core selection of solid colors.
24.
Color: To be selected by Architect from Manufacturer's core selection of granite-patterned colors.
 
** NOTE TO SPECIFIER ** Delete if not required.
 
C.
Standard, One-Piece Shower Pans/Shower Receptors with Integral Trench Drain: Manufactured from solid cast polyester/acrylic blend resin.
1.
Basis of Design: TRINCEA Series Meridian Solid Surface Shower Pans as manufactured by Tower Industries, Inc.
2.
Drains: Integral trench drain.
3.
Drain Cover: Removable, 14 gauge stainless steel, No. 4 finish.
4.
Coved side walls.
5.
Radius transitions at curbs and thresholds.
6.
Panel Platform: Minimum 1 inch wide with minimum 5-degree slope and minimum 1 inch water dam.
7.
Fabricated as one-piece, seamless, modular unit with no joints in the shower floors, curbs, or thresholds.
8.
Floor Texture: Pebble, non-skid.
9.
Floor Slope: 0.6 degrees (1/8 inch/foot) minimum.
10.
Slip Resistance Co-Efficient Rating (ASTM F462): 0.30 minimum.
 
** NOTE TO SPECIFIER ** Delete models not required.
 
11.
Model Number MSB3753675STVF: Rectangular.
a.
Size: 37-1/2 x 36-3/4 inches.
b.
Drain Location: Front, Variable location with trench cover.
12.
Model Number MSB6030STVL: Rectangular.
a.
Size: 60 x 36 inches.
b.
Drain Location: Left, Variable location with trench cover.
13.
Model Number MSB6030STVR: Rectangular.
a.
Size: 60 x 36 inches.
b.
Drain Location: Right, Variable location with trench cover.
14.
Model Number MSB6153675STVF: Rectangular.
a.
Size: 61-1/2 x 36-3/4 inches.
b.
Drain Location: Front, Variable location with trench cover.
 
** NOTE TO SPECIFIER ** Select color option required. Delete options not required.
 
15.
Color: _____.
16.
Color: To be selected by Architect from Manufacturer's core selection of solid colors.
17.
Color: To be selected by Architect from Manufacturer's core selection of granite-patterned colors.
 
** NOTE TO SPECIFIER ** Interpretation and enforcement of ADA guidelines varies from state to state. Please consult with your local enforcement agency prior to specifying or purchasing these products. Delete if not required.
 
D.
Standard, One-Piece, Accessible Shower Pans/Shower Receptors: Manufactured from solid cast polyester/acrylic blend resin.
1.
Basis of Design: Standard Accessible Meridian Solid Surface Shower Pans as manufactured by Tower Industries, Inc.
2.
Drains: Standard, fixed location.
3.
Coved side walls.
4.
Radius transitions at curbs and thresholds.
5.
Accessible threshold.
6.
Panel Platform: Minimum 1 inch wide with minimum 5-degree slope and minimum 1 inch water dam.
7.
Fabricated as one-piece, seamless, modular unit with no joints in the shower floors, curbs, or thresholds.
8.
Floor Texture: Pebble, non-skid.
9.
Floor Slope: 0.6 degrees (1/8 inch/foot) minimum.
10.
Slip Resistance Co-Efficient Rating (ASTM F462): 0.30 minimum.
11.
Minimum Thickness at Drain Orifice: 9/16 inch.
 
** NOTE TO SPECIFIER ** Delete models not required.
 
12.
Model Number MSB3753675SACCOL: Rectangular.
a.
Size: 37-1/2 x 36-3/4 inches.
b.
Drain Location: Offset, left-drain.
13.
Model Number MSB3753675SACCOR: Rectangular.
a.
Size: 37-1/2 x 36-3/4 inches.
b.
Drain Location: Offset, right-drain.
14.
Model Number MSB3236SACC: Square.
a.
Size: 39 x 39 inches.
b.
Drain Location: Centered.
15.
Model Number MSB4242SACC: Square.
a.
Size: 42 x 42 inches.
b.
Drain Location: Centered.
16.
Model Number MSB6036SACC: Rectangular.
a.
Size: 60 x 36 inches.
b.
Drain Location: Centered.
17.
Model Number MSB61536SACC: Rectangular.
a.
Size: 61-1/2 x 36 inches.
b.
Drain Location: Centered.
18.
Model Number MSB6153675SACCOL: Rectangular.
a.
Size: 61-1/2 x 36-3/4 inches.
b.
Drain Location: Offset, left-drain.
19.
Model Number MSB6153675SACCOR: Rectangular.
a.
Size: 61-1/2 x 36-3/4 inches.
b.
Drain Location: Offset, right-drain.
20.
Model Number MSB615375SACCWWOL: Rectangular, with wing wall.
a.
Size: 61-1/2 x 37-1/2 inches.
b.
Drain Location: Offset, left-drain.
21.
Model Number MSB615375SACCWWOR: Rectangular, with wing wall.
a.
Size: 61-1/2 x 37-1/2 inches.
b.
Drain Location: Offset, right-drain.
 
** NOTE TO SPECIFIER ** Select color option required. Delete options not required.
 
22.
Color: _____.
23.
Color: To be selected by Architect from Manufacturer's core selection of solid colors.
24.
Color: To be selected by Architect from Manufacturer's core selection of granite-patterned colors.
 
** NOTE TO SPECIFIER ** Delete if not required.
 
2.4
CUSTOM SHOWER PANS/SHOWER RECEPTORS
 
** NOTE TO SPECIFIER ** Delete if not required.
 
A.
Custom Shower Pans/Shower Receptors: Manufactured from solid cast polyester/acrylic blend resin.
1.
Basis of Design: Custom Basic Series Meridian Solid Surface Shower Pans as manufactured by Tower Industries, Inc.
2.
Drains: Adjustable location.
3.
Floor Texture: Pebbled, non-skid.
4.
Floor Slope: 0.6 degrees (1/8 inch/foot) minimum.
5.
Water Dam: Minimum 5 inches high on three sides, minimum 3-1/2 inches high at threshold, minimum 1/2 inch thick.
6.
Slip Resistance Co-Efficient Rating (ASTM F462): 0.30 minimum.
7.
Minimum Thickness at Perimeter: 1-1/4 inches.
8.
Minimum Thickness at Drain Orifice: 9/16 inch.
 
** NOTE TO SPECIFIER ** Custom Basic Series is available in sizes up to 118 x 70 inches. Adjust model number and size to reflect size required.
 
9.
Model Number MSB____CB:
a.
Size: ___ x ___ inches.
b.
Drain Location:
 
** NOTE TO SPECIFIER ** Indicate drain location required. Select either second or third subparagraph below, delete other option.
 
1)
Location, Front to Back: ____ inches from back of unit.
2)
Location, Side to Side: ____ inches from left side.
3)
Location, Side to Side: ____ inches from right side.
 
** NOTE TO SPECIFIER ** Select color option required. Delete options not required.
 
10.
Color: _____.
11.
Color: To be selected by Architect from Manufacturer's core selection of solid colors.
12.
Color: To be selected by Architect from Manufacturer's core selection of granite-patterned colors.
 
** NOTE TO SPECIFIER ** Delete if not required.
 
B.
Custom Shower Pans/Shower Receptors: Manufactured from solid cast polyester/acrylic blend resin.
1.
Basis of Design: Custom Elite Series Meridian Solid Surface Shower Pans as manufactured by Tower Industries, Inc.
2.
Drains: Adjustable location.
3.
Floor Slope: 0.6 degrees (1/8 inch/foot) minimum.
4.
Water Dam: Minimum 5 inches high on three sides, minimum 4 inches high at threshold, minimum 1/2 inch thick.
a.
Height: Minimum 5 inches on three sides, minimum 4 inches at threshold.
b.
Thickness: Minimum 1/2 inch.
c.
Lower Ledge at Bi-Level Water Dam: Minimum 3/4 inch thick.
d.
Water dam omitted at threshold side when using Independent Barrier-Free Threshold.
5.
Minimum Thickness at Perimeter: 1-1/4 inches.
6.
Minimum Thickness at Drain Orifice: 9/16 inch.
 
** NOTE TO SPECIFIER ** Model is available in sizes up to 118 x 70 inches. Adjust model number and size to reflect size required. Delete if not required.
 
7.
Model Number MSB____CP: Pebbled Texture:
a.
Floor Texture: Pebbled, non-skid:
1)
Slip Resistance Co-Efficient Rating (ASTM F462): 0.30 minimum.
b.
Size: ___ x ___ inches.
c.
Drain Location:
 
** NOTE TO SPECIFIER ** Indicate drain location required. Select either second or third subparagraph below, delete other option.
 
1)
Location, Front to Back: ____ inches from back of unit.
2)
Location, Side to Side: ____ inches from left side.
3)
Location, Side to Side: ____ inches from right side.
 
** NOTE TO SPECIFIER ** Delete if not required.
 
d.
Include integral raised threshold.
 
** NOTE TO SPECIFIER ** Delete if not required.
 
e.
Include integral accessible threshold.
 
** NOTE TO SPECIFIER ** Delete if not required.
 
2.5
CUSTOM SHOWER THRESHOLDS
A.
Custom Shower Thresholds: Manufactured from solid cast polyester/acrylic blend resin.
 
** NOTE TO SPECIFIER ** Adjust model number to reflect size required. Delete if not required.
 
1.
Independent Raised Threshold Model Number MSBTD___RB:
a.
Height: 4-1/8 inches.
b.
Width: 4-3/4 inches.
c.
Length: To match length of threshold on base.
 
** NOTE TO SPECIFIER ** Adjust model number to reflect size required. Delete if not required.
 
2.
Elite Series Integral Raised Threshold Model Number MSBTI___RA:
a.
Height: 4-7/8 inches.
b.
Width: 4-3/4 inches.
c.
Length: To match length of threshold on base.
 
** NOTE TO SPECIFIER ** Adjust model number to reflect size required. Delete if not required.
 
3.
Elite Series Independent Raised Threshold Model Number MSBTD___RA:
a.
Height: 4-7/8 inches.
b.
Width: 4-3/4 inches.
c.
Length: To match length of threshold on base.
 
** NOTE TO SPECIFIER ** Interpretation and enforcement of ADA guidelines varies from state to state. Please consult with your local enforcement agency prior to specifying or purchasing this product. Adjust model number to reflect size required. Delete if not required.
 
4.
Elite Series Integral Accessible Threshold Model Number MSBTI___ACC:
a.
Raised 1/8 inch above shower base.
b.
Includes 1 inch flat surface and 1 inch long, 7/16 inch high slope at front of unit.
 
** NOTE TO SPECIFIER ** Interpretation and enforcement of ADA guidelines varies from state to state. Please consult with your local enforcement agency prior to specifying or purchasing this product. Adjust model number to reflect size required. Delete if not required.
 
5.
Elite Series Independent Barrier-Free Threshold Model Number MSBTD___BF:
a.
8 inch wide sloped threshold.
b.
Height at Shower Base: 1-1/2 inches.
c.
Height at Highest Point: 1-5/8 inches.
 
** NOTE TO SPECIFIER ** Select color option required. Delete options not required.
 
6.
Color: _____.
7.
Color: To be selected by Architect from Manufacturer's core selection of solid colors.
8.
Color: To be selected by Architect from Manufacturer's core selection of granite-patterned colors.
 
** NOTE TO SPECIFIER ** Delete if not required.
 
2.6
SHOWER AND TUB WALL PANELS
 
** NOTE TO SPECIFIER ** Delete if not required.
 
A.
Shower and Tub Wall Panels: Manufactured from solid cast polyester/acrylic blend resin.
1.
Basis of Design: Meridian Solid Surface Shower Panels as manufactured by Tower Industries, Inc.
2.
Shower wall panels shall be manufactured and supplied at largest practical sizes to minimize seaming required.
a.
Shower wall panels up to 60 inches wide shall be supplied as single panels with no joints.
3.
Thickness: 1/4 inch.
 
** NOTE TO SPECIFIER ** Adjust model number for panel size required.
 
4.
Model Number MSP14____.
 
** NOTE TO SPECIFIER ** Select color option required. Delete options not required.
 
5.
Color: _____.
6.
Color: To be selected by Architect from Manufacturer's core selection of solid colors.
7.
Color: To be selected by Architect from Manufacturer's core selection of granite-patterned colors.
 
** NOTE TO SPECIFIER ** Delete if not required.
 
2.7
SHOWER AND TOILET PARTITIONS
 
** NOTE TO SPECIFIER ** Delete if not required.
 
A.
Shower and Toilet Partitions: Manufactured from solid cast polyester/acrylic blend resin.
1.
Basis of Design: Meridian Solid Surface Shower Partitions as manufactured by Tower Industries, Inc.
2.
Shower partitions shall be manufactured and supplied at largest practical sizes to minimize seaming required.
 
** NOTE TO SPECIFIER ** Select thickness required. Delete option not required.
 
3.
Thickness: 3/4 inch.
4.
Thickness: 1 inch.
 
** NOTE TO SPECIFIER ** Select color option required. Delete options not required.
 
5.
Color: _____.
6.
Color: To be selected by Architect from Manufacturer's core selection of solid colors.
7.
Color: To be selected by Architect from Manufacturer's core selection of granite-patterned colors.
 
** NOTE TO SPECIFIER ** Delete if not required.
 
2.8
SHOWER TRIM MOLDINGS
 
** NOTE TO SPECIFIER ** Delete if not required.
 
A.
Shower Trim Moldings: Manufactured from solid cast polyester/acrylic blend resin.
1.
Basis of Design: Meridian Solid Surface Shower Trim Moldings as manufactured by Tower Industries, Inc.
 
** NOTE TO SPECIFIER ** Delete moldings not required. Adjust model numbers to reflect length required. Available in lengths from 36 to 120 inches.
 
2.
Outside Corner Molding: Model Number MSTM___OC.
a.
1 inch by 1 inch, 90 degree corner molding.
b.
Material Thickness: 1/4 inch.
c.
Length: _____.
3.
Batten Strip: Model Number MSTM___BA.
a.
Width: 2 inches.
b.
Material Thickness: 1/4 inch.
c.
Length: _____.
4.
Inside Corner Molding: Model Number MSTM___IC.
a.
1 inch face.
b.
Length: _____.
 
** NOTE TO SPECIFIER ** Select color option required. Delete options not required.
 
5.
Color: _____.
6.
Color: To be selected by Architect from Manufacturer's core selection of solid colors.
7.
Color: To be selected by Architect from Manufacturer's core selection of granite-patterned colors.
 
** NOTE TO SPECIFIER ** Delete if not required.
 
2.9
SHOWER ACCESSORlES
 
** NOTE TO SPECIFIER ** Delete if not required.
 
A.
Shower Accessories: Manufactured from solid cast polyester/acrylic blend resin.
1.
Basis of Design: Meridian Solid Surface Shower Accessories as manufactured by Tower Industries, Inc.
 
** NOTE TO SPECIFIER ** Delete accessories not required.
 
2.
Corner Soap Dish: Model Number MSACSD.
a.
Height: 6-3/8 inches.
b.
Width: 10-1/4 inches.
3.
Corner Caddy: Model Number MSACSC.
a.
Height: 20 inches.
b.
Width: 10-1/4 inches.
4.
Recessed Soap and Shampoo Holder: Model Number MSARSS.
a.
Height: 15-1/4 inches.
b.
Width: 14-3/4 inches.
c.
Recess: 3-1/4 inches.
5.
Corner Seat: Model Number MSACSS.
a.
Height: 4-1/2 inches.
b.
Width: 18-1/4 inches.
c.
Length: 18-1/4 inches.
 
** NOTE TO SPECIFIER ** Select color option required. Delete options not required.
 
6.
Color: _____.
7.
Color: To be selected by Architect from Manufacturer's core selection of solid colors.
8.
Color: To be selected by Architect from Manufacturer's core selection of granite-patterned colors.
PART 3 EXECUTION
 
3.1
EXAMINATION
A.
Verification of Conditions: Examine areas and conditions under which Work is to be performed and identify conditions that may be detrimental to proper or timely completion.
B.
Do not proceed until unsatisfactory conditions have been corrected.
3.2
INSTALLATION
A.
General Requirements: Install products in accordance with manufacturer's instructions, approved submittals, and in proper relationship with adjacent construction.
B.
Install products plumb and level in locations indicated.
C.
Trim and scribe all shower wall panels and shower trim moldings to ensure proper fit.
D.
Form field joints at wall panels (where required) using manufacturer's recommended adhesive, with joints inconspicuous in finished work.
E.
Cut and finish component edges with clean, sharp returns.
F.
Install grab bars and other accessories through solid surface products by drilling holes through solid surface at a larger diameter than the diameter of the fastener.
1.
Fastener (or threads of fastener) shall not come into contact with solid surface.
2.
Sand any chips surrounding penetration prior to inserting fastener.
3.3
CLEANING
A.
Keep components clean during installation.
B.
Remove all adhesives and sealants from the product surfaces.
C.
Remove all excess material, adhesive, dirt, and debris from the installation area.
3.4
PROTECTION
A.
Protect surfaces from damage until project is completed. Repair or replace damaged components which cannot be repaired to the Architect's satisfaction.
END OF SECTION