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SECTION 32 94 43
Copyright 2006 - 2010 ARCAT, Inc. - All rights reserved
 
 
STAINLESS STEEL TRELLIS SYSTEM
** NOTE TO SPECIFIER ** Jakob Rope Systems; Stainless steel wire rope, wire netting, metal rod, wood rod and INLOK fitting trellis systems.
.
This section is based on the products of Jakob Rope Systems, which is located at:
2665 N.W. 1st Ave.
Boca Raton, FL 33431
Toll Free Tel: 866-215-1421
Tel: 561-330-6502
Fax: 561-330-6508
Email: request info (info@jakob-usa.com)
Web: www.jakob-usa.com
[ Click Here ] for additional information.
Jakob products are manufactured in Switzerland using only high-quality AISI 316 stainless steel. Whether your project needs stainless steel fittings, stainless steel fasteners or any stainless steel hardware, you won't find a better product anywhere in the world.
This section includes AISI 316 stainless steel trellis system created with our wire rope wire, fittings, and other INOX Line components manufactured by Jakob, Inc. Components provided by Jakob, Inc. are fabricated from chromium-nickel austenitic stainless steel with low carbon content and containing molybdenum for greater corrosion resistance. These stainless steel, corrosion resistant, low maintenance, high tensile strength products provide design flexibility, durability, high strength to weight ratio, functionality, and impressive aesthetics.
In business for over 100 years in 58 different countries, we have the experience to help you get the job done the right way. Remember, "If you can think it, Jakob can help you create it."
 
PART 1 GENERAL
 
1.1
SECTION INCLUDES
 
** NOTE TO SPECIFIER ** Delete items below not required for project.
 
A.
Stainless trellis system assemblies including.
1.
Vertical wire ropes.
2.
Horizontal wire ropes.
3.
Wire rope grid.
4.
Wire rope web net.
5.
Rectangular grid of vertical wire ropes and horizontal rods.
6.
Vertical wire ropes attached to truss frames at top and bottom.
7.
Rectangular grid of vertical wood rods and horizontal stainless steel rods.
8.
Wire rope column enclosures.
1.2
RELATED SECTIONS
 
** NOTE TO SPECIFIER ** Delete any sections below not relevant to this project; add others as required.
 
A.
Section 32 93 23 - Plants and Bulbs.
B.
Section 03 30 00 - Cast-in-Place Concrete.
C.
Section 04 40 00 - Stone Assemblies.
D.
Section 05 50 00 - Metal Fabrications.
E.
Section 06 10 00 - Rough Carpentry.
1.3
REFERENCES
 
** NOTE TO SPECIFIER ** Delete references from the list below that are not actually required by the text of the edited section.
 
A.
American Iron and Steel Institute (AISI) - Steel Product Manual; Stainless and Heat Resisting Steel.
B.
ASTM A 276 - Stainless and Heat-Resisting Steel Bars and Shapes.
C.
ASTM A 380 - Practice for Cleaning and Descaling Stainless Steel Parts, Equipment and Systems.
D.
ASTM A 492 - Specification for Stainless Steel Rope Wire.
E.
ASTM A 555 - Stainless Steel Wire.
F.
ASTM A 582 - Specification for Free-Machining Stainless and Heat-Resisting Steel Bars.
G.
ASTM B 912 - Specification for Passivation of Stainless Steels Using Electropolishing.
H.
ASTM F 1145 - Specification for Turnbuckles, Swaged, Welded, Forged.
I.
MIL-C-5688 - Pre-Stretching and Proof-Testing of Wire Rope Assemblies.
1.4
DESIGN / PERFORMANCE REQUIREMENTS
 
** NOTE TO SPECIFIER ** It is the Architect's responsibility to design the stainless steel wire rope trellis system including supporting posts, frames, and anchorage method to comply with applicable codes and regulations. System must support the weight of the plants, wind load on the plant surface, weight of dew or rain, snow and ice loads, and the weight of the trellis structure. Consult load tables contained in the manufacturers product data for required data. The following paragraphs identify typical code conditions, edit as required to suit actual requirements. Delete if data is indicated on the Drawings.
 
A.
Structural Requirements: Provide stainless steel trellis systems capable of withstanding the effects of gravity loads and the following loads and stresses within limits and under conditions indicated on the Drawings:
1.
Components: Design and size to withstand dead and live loads of components, plants, rain, snow and ice and loads caused by positive and negative wind pressure acting normal to plane of trellis as calculated in accordance with applicable code.
B.
Trellis systems shall be designed, fabricated, and installed to accommodate expansion and contraction of metal components without causing undue stress, buckling, opening of joints, and distortion.
C.
Design supports and hardware to withstand loads encountered without excessive deflection or distortion when cables are tensioned to required amounts required to conform to applicable building codes.
1.5
SUBMITTALS
A.
Submit under provisions of Section 01 30 00.
B.
Product Data: Provide manufacturer's standard catalog data for specified products demonstrating compliance with referenced standards. Provide list of fittings being provided with descriptions, load capabilities, and either photographs or drawings for each type.
C.
Shop Drawings: Submit Shop Drawings for fabrication and installation. Include the following:
1.
Plans, elevations, and detail sections.
2.
Indicate materials, methods, finishes, fittings, fasteners, anchorages, and accessory items.
3.
Provide setting diagrams and templates for anchorages, sleeves, and bolts to be installed by others.
4.
Where materials or fabrications are indicated to comply with design loadings, include material and safety factor properties, and other information needed for structural analysis.
D.
Verification Samples: Two samples representing actual products and finishes as follows:
1.
Wire rope with fitting, minimum size 12 inches (300 mm) long.
2.
Rods, minimum size 12 inches (300 mm) long.
3.
Typical fittings.
E.
Installation Instructions: Manufacturer's printed installation instructions.
F.
Operation and Maintenance Data: Include methods for maintaining installed products and precautions against cleaning materials and methods detrimental to finishes and performance.
G.
Manufacturer's Certificates: Certify products meet or exceed specified requirements.
1.6
QUALITY ASSURANCE
A.
Manufacturer Qualifications: Company specializing in manufacturer of stainless steel wire rope, fittings, and other stainless steel components with 10 years minimum successful experience.
B.
Installer Qualifications: Experienced in performing work of this section that has specialized in installation of work similar to that required for this project.
 
** NOTE TO SPECIFIER ** Include a mock-up if the project size and/or quality warrant taking such a precaution. The following is one example of how a mock-up on a large project might be specified.
 
C.
Mock-Up: Provide a mock-up for evaluation of preparation techniques and installation workmanship.
1.
Locate in areas designated by Architect.
2.
Size: Minimum of 10 SF (1 sm).
3.
Do not proceed with remaining work until workmanship is approved by Architect.
4.
Rework mock-up as required to produce acceptable work.
5.
Retain mock-up during construction as quality standard.
 
** NOTE TO SPECIFIER ** Delete one of the following two choices for final disposition of mock-up.
 
6.
Remove and legally dispose of mock-up when no longer needed.
7.
Incorporation: Incorporate mock-up into final construction.
D.
Preinstallation Meetings: Conduct meetings including Contractor, Architect, fabricator, installer and other subcontractors whose work involves cable trellis system to verify project requirements, framing and support conditions, mounting surfaces and manufacturer's installation. Comply with Division 1 requirements.
1.7
DELIVERY, STORAGE, AND HANDLING
A.
Store products in manufacturer's unopened packaging until ready for installation.
B.
Handle and store products according to manufacturer's recommendations. Leave products wrapped or otherwise protected and under clean and dry storage conditions until required for installation.
C.
Exercise care not to scratch, mark, dent, or bend metal components during delivery, storage, and installation.
1.8
PROJECT CONDITIONS
A.
Verify actual openings by field measurements before fabrication; show recorded measurements on shop drawings.
B.
Coordinate field measurements and fabrication schedule with construction progress to avoid construction delays.
PART 2 PRODUCTS
 
2.1
MANUFACTURERS
A.
Acceptable Manufacturer: Jakob Rope Systems, which is located at: 2665 N.W. 1st Ave.; Boca Raton, FL 33431; Toll Free Tel: 866-215-1421; Tel: 561-330-6502; Fax: 561-330-6508; Email: request info (info@jakob-usa.com); Web: www.jakob-usa.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.
D.
Provide all cable, materials, fittings and components from a single manufacturer.
 
** NOTE TO SPECIFIER ** Assemblies are pre-engineered INOX Line component combinations and solutions that appear in the Jakob, 1nc. brochures. Consult with Jakob for design information. trellis type recommendations and plant type recommendations for trellis systems. If selected, Materials article can be deleted. Select the assemblies paragraphs describing the system(s) required and delete the assemblies paragraphs not required. Coordinate the assembly names with the Drawings.
 
2.2
ASSEMBLlES
A.
Provide Jakob, Inc. INOX Line stainless steel climbing plant trellis structures and mounting as indicated on the Drawings. Manufacturer shall engineer and fabricate components and assemblies for installation.
B.
Green Facades: Stainless steel climbing plant trellis structure and mountings.
1.
Purpose: Mounted on facades as a training system for plants as indicated on Drawings.
2.
Assembly: Column greening system.
3.
Assembly: Greening barrier rod system.
4.
Assembly: Greening barrier wooden rod system.
5.
Assembly: Webnet trelliswork system.
6.
Assembly: Trelliswork system.
C.
Netting Infill: Pliable, transparent netting arrays made of AISI 316 stainless steel wire rope.
1.
Product: Webnet as manufactured by Jakob, Inc.
2.
Purpose: Trellis infill.
3.
Material:
a.
AISI 316 stainless steel Wire Rope:
b.
Stainless Steel Fittings:
c.
Stainless Steel Fasteners:
d.
Matching End Connectors:
 
** NOTE TO SPECIFIER ** The following major paragraphs cover the principal components of the Trellis systems including require wall mounting spacers and brackets, wire rope, wire netting, stainless steel rods, wood rods, and fittings. Edit the following paragraphs as required for the system(s) selected. Contact Jakob for assistance in determining the correct devices for your application.
** NOTE TO SPECIFIER ** Trellis systems require wall mounting spacers for attachment and connection of stainless steel wire rope, wire netting, metal rods and wood rods. Edit the following paragraphs as required. Contact Jakob for assistance in determining the correct devices for your application.
 
2.3
WALL MOUNTING SPACERS/BRACKETS
A.
Provide wall mounting spacers, brackets and fittings required for attachment and connection to the structure and for support of stainless steel wire rope, wire netting, metal rod and wood rod infill as indicated on the Drawings.
 
** NOTE TO SPECIFIER ** Spacer load is the load at which permanent deformation of the spacer will occur if the substrate does not yield. Refer to Jakob product literature for wall clearance and spacer load strength for the type of spacer and support system required.
 
B.
Spacer Clearance and Load:
 
** NOTE TO SPECIFIER ** Insert the wall clearance required.
 
1.
Wall Clearance: _______ inches.
 
** NOTE TO SPECIFIER ** Select one of the following paragraphs as required. Delete the paragraph not required.
 
2.
Design Lateral Force: _____ pounds (_____ kN). percent of wire rope minimum breaking strength.
3.
Spacer layout as selected by manufacture to suit application and design requirements specified.
C.
Mounting Types: Fabricate from AISI Type 316 and 316L stainless steel complying with ASTM F 1145; INOX Line anchors as manufactured by Jakob, Inc. Provide sizes and types as required to meet project design conditions specified and indicated on Drawings including:
 
** NOTE TO SPECIFIER ** Jakob, Inc. manufactures numerous stainless steel fittings for attachment to different substrates. Typically required fittings will be determined by manufacturer to accommodate Project conditions and loadings. Edit the following to indicate basic type of mounting required for specific project. Delete the paragraphs not required.
 
1.
Through Hole in Wood: Headless screw with nut and check nut on the back and a from ring nut with support washer on the front.
2.
Screw-In Nut for Wood: Internal threaded device that accepts the threaded rope holder or headless screw device.
3.
Perforated Hollow Wall Anchor: Masonry or concrete anchor set with two-component adhesive with internal threads to accept threaded rope holder or headless screw device.
4.
Bolt Anchor with Internal Thread: Expansion bolt for concrete with internal threads to accept threaded wall fittings.
5.
Externally Insulated Facades: Expansion bolt for concrete with insulated support tube spacers and internal threads to accept externally threaded wall fittings.
6.
Shop applied swaged rope ends: Threaded external and internal swivel ends, turnbuckles, tensioning screws, end stops, clevis ends, eye ends, loop ends, and end cones.
D.
Stainless Steel Bars and Shapes: Type 316 stainless steel conforming to ASTM A 276. Provide sizes and shapes as required to meet project design conditions specified and indicated on Drawings.
 
** NOTE TO SPECIFIER ** Select wire rope paragraph(s) required and delete those not required. 6x7 wire rope is used frequently due to ease of use and flexibility. 1x19 has higher tensile capacity and is more resistant to bending and deformation under load. The type and size of wire rope to be used can be selected by Architect from Jakob product literature and load tables. Contact Jakob for assistance in determining the correct cable size and end fittings for your application.
 
2.4
WIRE ROPE
A.
Material: ASTM A 492 and ASTM A 555, Type 316 stainless steel. Fabricate wire rope with integral colored filament designating specific manufacturer.
B.
Type 1: __ x __ wire rope; INOX No. _____ as manufactured by Jakob, 1nc.
 
** NOTE TO SPECIFIER ** Stainless steel wire and rope varies from 3/64 inch (1 mm) diameter to 1 inch (26 mm) diameter.
 
1.
Diameter: ____ inches ( ___ mm).
2.
Breaking load including safety factor: _____ pounds ( ___ kg) minimum.
 
** NOTE TO SPECIFIER ** Use the following paragraphs if more than one size and type of wire rope is required. Delete if not required.
 
C.
Type 2: __ x __ wire rope; INOX No. _____ as manufactured by Jakob, 1nc.
1.
Diameter: ____ inches ( ___ mm).
2.
Breaking load including safety factor: _____ pounds ( ___ kg) minimum.
D.
Type 3: __ x __ wire rope; INOX No. _____ as manufactured by Jakob, Inc.
1.
Diameter: ____ inches ( ___ mm).
2.
Breaking load including safety factor: _____ pounds ( ___ kg) minimum.
E.
Length: Provide wire rope tendons in lengths indicated on Drawings and approved shop drawings.
1.
Provide optimum adjustment in both directions by calculating final tendon lengths with allowance for tensioning fittings with 2/3 open and with 1/3 of thread length engaged.
2.
Measure tendon length from center of pin to center of pin, or center of eye to center of eye.
 
** NOTE TO SPECIFIER ** Wire netting is a flexible, extendable, stainless steel wire mesh that when stretched between perimeter supports accommodates stretch and tension forces in three dimensions. Use the following paragraphs if Webnet is to be used as infill for trellis. Delete if not required.
 
2.5
WIRE NETTING
A.
Material: Webnet as manufactured by Jakob, Inc. Parallel stainless steel wire ropes connected by reciprocally curved offset sleeves or clamps such that ropes are neither knotted nor crossed. Wire rope shall be fabricated from cold-drawn, AISI Type 316 stainless steel wire complying with ASTM A 492 and ASTM A 555.
 
** NOTE TO SPECIFIER ** The type and size of wire netting to be used can be selected by Architect from Jakob product literature and load tables. Contact Jakob for assistance in determining the correct cable size and end fittings for your application.
 
B.
Type 1: Webnet No. _____ as manufactured by Jakob, Inc.
 
** NOTE TO SPECIFIER ** Stainless steel wire and rope varies from 3/64 inch (1 mm) diameter to 1 inch (26 mm) diameter.
 
1.
Diameter: ____ inches ( ___ mm).
2.
Breaking load including safety factor: _____ pounds ( ___ kg) minimum.
 
** NOTE TO SPECIFIER ** Use the following paragraphs if more than one size and type of wire rope is required. Delete if not required.
 
C.
Type 2: Webnet No. _____ as manufactured by Jakob, Inc.
1.
Diameter: ____ inches ( ___ mm).
2.
Breaking load including safety factor: _____ pounds ( ___ kg) minimum.
D.
Type 3: Webnet No. _____ as manufactured by Jakob, Inc.
1.
Diameter: ____ inches ( ___ mm).
2.
Breaking load including safety factor: _____ pounds ( ___ kg) minimum.
 
** NOTE TO SPECIFIER ** Select the perimeter configuration required from the following paragraphs. Webnet can be installed vertically or horizontally and with numerous perimeter conditions to accommodate various attachment methods. Vertically installed mesh is less susceptible to climbing. Refer to Jakob product literature for diagrams and descriptions of the perimeter configurations available.
 
E.
Perimeter configurations:
1.
Perimeter Type No. _____ as manufactured by Jakob, Inc.
a.
Open.
b.
Closed with uncompressed sleeves.
c.
Closed with eye ends.
d.
Suitable for:
1)
Vertical installation.
2)
Horizontal installation.
 
** NOTE TO SPECIFIER ** Use the following paragraphs if more than one size and type of perimeter configuration is required. Delete if not required.
 
2.
Perimeter Type No. _____ as manufactured by Jakob, Inc.
a.
Open.
b.
Closed with uncompressed sleeves.
c.
Closed with eye ends.
d.
Suitable for:
1)
Vertical installation.
2)
Horizontal installation.
 
** NOTE TO SPECIFIER ** Trellis can be infilled with vertical and horizontal solid stainless steel rod spindles. Edit and include this article if rod spindles required. Contact Jakob for assistance in determining the correct rod size and end fittings for your application. Delete if not required.
 
2.6
STAINLESS STEEL RODS
A.
Rod spindles: Solid stainless steel rods, AISI Type 316 complying with ASTM A 276.
B.
Size:
1.
Diameter: 5/32 inch (4 mm).
2.
Lengths as indicated on the Drawings.
C.
Rod termination:
1.
Cut on ends.
 
** NOTE TO SPECIFIER ** Trellis can be infilled with vertical and horizontal solid wood rod spindles. Edit and include this article if rod spindles required. Contact Jakob for assistance in determining the correct rod size and end fittings for your application. Delete if not required.
 
2.7
WOOD RODS
A.
Wood Rod Spindles: Solid wood rods, 1 inch (25 mm) diameter as follows:
 
** NOTE TO SPECIFIER ** Select the material required from the following paragraphs and delete the one not required.
 
1.
Glazed Spruce (gray).
2.
Untreated larch.
 
** NOTE TO SPECIFIER ** Wood rods are available solid or predrilled. Select the type required and delete the one not required.
 
B.
Type/Size:
1.
Solid rod with no holes.
2.
Solid rod, predrilled on 1.2 inch (0.5 mm) centers.
3.
Lengths as indicated on the Drawings.
 
** NOTE TO SPECIFIER ** Trellis components require fittings for attachment and connection of stainless steel wire rope wire netting, metal rods and wood rods to support framework and substrates. Edit the following paragraphs as required. Contact Jakob for assistance in determining the correct end fittings for your application.
 
2.8
FITTINGS
A.
Provide fittings required for attachment and connection of stainless steel wire rope, wire netting, metal rods and/or wood rod infill to support framework and substrates.
 
** NOTE TO SPECIFIER ** Fitting strength is typically a percentage of the wire minimum breaking strength. Depending on type of fitting, breaking strength can vary from 40 to 120 percent of wire rope minimum breaking strength.
 
B.
Fitting minimum breaking strength:
 
** NOTE TO SPECIFIER ** Refer to Jakob product literature for breaking strength of each type of fitting and edit and/or select one of the following paragraphs as required. Delete the paragraph not required.
 
1.
_____ percent of wire rope minimum breaking strength.
2.
As selected by manufacture to suit application and design requirements specified.
C.
Types: Fabricate from AISI Type 316 and 316L stainless steel complying with ASTM F 1145; INOX Line Fittings as manufactured by Jakob, Inc. Provide sizes and types as required to meet project design conditions specified and indicated on Drawings and reviewed shop drawings including:
 
** NOTE TO SPECIFIER ** Jakob, 1nc. manufactures numerous stainless steel fittings for wire rope ends, for attachment to different substrates, and for connecting wire rope segments. To ensure structural compatibility it is important the Jakob wire rope only be used with Jakob fittings. Typically required fittings will be determined by manufacturer to accommodate Project conditions and loadings. Edit the following to indicate basic type of fittings required for specific project. Delete the fitting type paragraphs not required.
 
1.
Shop applied swaged rope ends: Threaded external and internal swivel ends, turnbuckles, tensioning screws, end stops, clevis ends, eye ends, loop ends, and end cones.
2.
Screwed rope ends for on-site assembly: Threaded external and internal swivel ends, turnbuckles, tensioning screws, end stops, clevis ends, eye ends, loop ends, and end cones.
3.
Clamps: Ring clamps, cross clamps, wire rope clamping cones, and connecting wire rope clamps.
4.
Post fittings: Straight, angled, and spherical
5.
Anchoring systems: Studs, clevis, eye end, eye bolt, slotted, spacer baskets, radial clevis holder, cross clamp with support disk, slotted rope deflector, ball cage.
D.
Accessories: Provide threaded couplings, tensioning screws, cover disks, eye bolts, eye nuts, carabineers, shackles, clips, welded rings, screws, washers, lock nuts, hexagonal nuts, dome nuts, wall anchors, screws, and wire end caps as required to complete the installation.
2.9
FINISH
A.
After fabrication, clean and de-scale stainless steel wire rope, fittings, and other components in accordance with ASTM A 380.
B.
Finish components with AISI No. 4 brushed satin finish in accordance with ASTM B 912.
2.10
FABRlCATlON
A.
Tolerances: Verify dimensions on site prior to shop fabrication.
B.
Fabricate stainless steel in accordance with AISI Steel Product Manual and the manufacturers requirements.
C.
Shop fabricate to designs indicated on Drawings and to meet performance requirements specified.
D.
Shop fabricate fittings, interfacing parts and assemblies so that field cutting adjustments are not necessary.
E.
Coordinate requirements, dimensions and spacings of trellis system to ensure required factory drilled holes in supporting framework are correctly located.
F.
Make exposed joints butt, flush, and hairline.
G.
Fabricate connections that will be exposed to weather in a manner to exclude water. Provide weep holes where water may accumulate.
PART 3 EXECUTION
 
3.1
EXAMINATION
A.
Before beginning installation, verify that conditions installed under other sections are acceptable for installation of cable trellis systems in accordance with manufacturer's installation instructions.
B.
Supply items required to be cast into concrete or embedded in masonry with setting templates, to appropriate Sections.
C.
Verify supporting system for stainless steel wire rope trellis is prepared for attachment of anchors, fittings, wire rope, and wire netting and transfer of calculated loads.
D.
If conditions are the responsibility of another installer, notify Architect of unsatisfactory preparation before proceeding.
3.2
PREPARATION
A.
Verify alignment, support dimensions, and tolerances are correct.
B.
Inventory components to ensure all required items are available for installation. Inspect components for damage. Remove damaged components from site and replace.
3.3
INSTALLATION
A.
Install wire rope trellis system in accordance with manufacturer's instructions and the approved shop drawings.
B.
Provide anchorage devices and fittings to secure to in-place construction; including threaded fittings for concrete inserts, toggle bolts and through-bolts.
C.
Install infill plumb, level, square, and rigid without kinks or sags.
D.
Anchor trellis system to mounting surfaces as indicated on the Drawings.
E.
Separate dissimilar materials with bushings, grommets or washers to prevent electrolytic corrosion.
F.
Use manufacturer's supplied cable hardware.
G.
Ensure cables are clean, parallel to each other, and without kinks or sags.
H.
Tension cable with hand or hydraulic equipment so that no slack is visible.
I.
After final adjustment provide tamper resistant Loctite materials on all fittings.
3.4
ADJUSTING AND CLEANING
A.
Adjust wire rope tension and connecting hardware.
B.
Remove temporary coverings and protection of adjacent work areas. Clean installed products in accordance with manufacturer's instructions before owner's acceptance.
C.
Do not use abrasive cleaners.
D.
Remove from project site and legally dispose of construction debris associated with this work.
3.5
PROTECTION
A.
Protect installed products until completion of project.
B.
Touch-up, repair or replace damaged products before Substantial Completion.
C.
Protect installed products and finished surfaces from damage during construction.
D.
Replace defective or damaged components as directed by Architect.
END OF SECTION