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dassoXTR Fused Bamboo Decking and Trim Board
 
         
SECTION 06 73 00
 
         
FUSED BAMBOO DECKING AND TRIM BOARD
 
         
 
         
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          ** NOTE TO SPECIFIER ** dassoXTR; fused bamboo decking and trim board.
This section is based on the products of dassoXTR, which is located at:
6060 Boat Rock Blvd. S.W. Suite 800
Atlanta, GA 30336
Toll Free Tel: 404-691-6872
Email: request info
Web: https://dassoXTR.com
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As a world leader in the development of innovative bamboo products, dassoXTR has been at the forefront of advances in the use of bamboo as a highly durable exterior building material. In fact, dassoXTR is the only exterior bamboo product with a proven track record for use in both commercial and residential construction and remodeling projects.
 
          PART 1GENERAL
 
          1.1SECTION INCLUDES
          ** NOTE TO SPECIFIER ** Delete items below not required for project.
 
          A.Fused Bamboo Decking.
 
          B.Fused Bamboo Trim.
 
          C.Accessories.
 
          1.2RELATED SECTIONS
          ** NOTE TO SPECIFIER ** Delete any sections below not relevant to this project; add others as required.
 
          A.Section 31 11 00 - Clearing and Grubbing.
 
          B.Section 06 10 00 - Rough Carpentry.
 
          C.Section 06 80 00 - Composite Fabrications.
 
          D.Section 07 10 00 - Dampproofing and Waterproofing.
 
          E.Section 07 46 16 - Aluminum Siding.
 
          1.3REFERENCES
          ** 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 D143 - Standard Test Methods for Small Clear Specimens of Timber.
          2.ASTM D792 - Standard Test Methods for Density and Specific Gravity (Relative Density) of Plastics by Displacement.
          3.ASTM D1037 - Standard Test Methods for Evaluating Properties of Wood-Based Fiber and Particle Panel Materials.
          4.ASTM D1761 - Standard Test Methods for Mechanical Fasteners in Wood.
          5.ASTM D6109 - Standard Test Methods for Flexural Properties of Unreinforced and Reinforced Plastic Lumber and Related Products.
          6.ASTM E84 - Standard Test Method for Surface Burning Characteristics of Building Materials.
          7.ASTM F1679 - Standard Test Method for Using a Variable Incidence Tribometer (VIT).
 
          B.American Wood Protection Association (AWPA):
          1.AWPA E1-09 - Standard Method for Laboratory Evaluation to Determine Resistance to Subterranean Termites.
          2.AWPA E10-12 -Standard Method of Testing Wood Preservatives by Laboratory Soil Block Cultures.
 
          C.Standards Council of Canada and Underwriters Laboratories of Canada (CAN/ULC):
          1.CAN/ULC S102-10 - Standard Method of Test for Surface Burning Characteristics of building Materials and Assemblies.
          2.CAN/ULC S107-10 - Standard Methods of Fire Tests of Roof Coverings.
 
          D.U.S. Green Building Council Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design (LEED).
 
          1.4SUBMITTALS
 
          A.Submit under provisions of Section 01 30 00 - Administrative Requirements.
 
          B.Product Data:
          1.Manufacturer's data sheets on each product to be used.
          2.Preparation instructions and recommendations.
          3.Storage and handling requirements and recommendations.
          4.Typical installation methods.
          ** NOTE TO SPECIFIER ** Delete selection samples if colors have already been selected.
 
          C.Selection Samples: For each finish product specified, two complete sets of color chips representing manufacturer's full range of available colors and patterns.
 
          D.Verification Samples: For each finish product specified, two samples, minimum size 6 inches (150 mm) square representing actual product, color, and patterns.
 
          E.Shop Drawings: Include details of materials, construction and finish. Include relationship with adjacent construction.
          ** NOTE TO SPECIFIER ** Delete if LEED Certification is not required.
 
          F.LEED Submittals:
          ** NOTE TO SPECIFIER ** Delete Credits not required.
          1.Under the LEED version 2009, the use of dassoXTR Fused Bamboo products may contribute following credits for the most applicable rating system - Building Design and Construction (BD plus C):
          a.IEQ Credit 4.3 - Low Emitting Materials: Flooring System (applies to Porch Flooring).
          b.IEQ Credit 4.4 - Low Emitting Materials: Composite Wood (applies to all Fused Bamboo).
          c.MR Credit 6 - Rapid Renewable Materials.
          d.MR Credit 7 - Certified Wood (FSC Certified Product).
          2.Under the LEED version 4, the use of dassoXTR Fused Bamboo products may contribute following credits for the most applicable rating system - Building Design and Construction (BD plus C):
          a.IEQ Credit 2 - Low Emitting Materials.
          b.MR Credit 1 - Building Life Cycle Impact Reduction.
          c.MR Credit 2 - Building Product Disclosure and Optimization - Environmental Product Declaration.
          d.MR Credit 3 - Building Product Disclosure and Optimization - Sourcing of Raw Materials (FSC Certified Product).
          e.MR Credit 4 - Building Product Disclosure and Optimization - Material Ingredients: Provide manufacture's Heath Product Declaration.
 
          1.5QUALITY ASSURANCE
 
          A.Manufacturer Qualifications: Company specializing in manufacturing products specified in this section with a minimum five years documented experience.
 
          B.Installer Qualifications: Company specializing in performing Work of this section with minimum two years documented experience with projects of similar scope and complexity.
 
          C.Source Limitations: Provide each type of product from a single manufacturing source to ensure uniformity.
          ** NOTE TO SPECIFIER ** Include mock-up if the project size or quality warrant the expense. The following is one example of how a mock-up on might be specified. When deciding on the extent of the mock-up, consider all the major different types of work on the project. Delete if not required.
 
          D.Mock-Up: Construct a mock-up with actual materials in sufficient time for Architect's review and to not delay construction progress. Locate mock-up as acceptable to Architect and provide temporary foundations and support.
          1.Intent of mock-up is to demonstrate quality of workmanship and visual appearance.
          2.If mock-up is not acceptable, rebuild mock-up until satisfactory results are achieved.
          3.Retain mock-up during construction as a standard for comparison with completed work.
          4.Do not alter or remove mock-up until work is completed or removal is authorized.
 
          1.6PRE-INSTALLATION CONFERENCE
 
          A.Convene a conference approximately two weeks before scheduled commencement of the Work. Attendees shall include Architect, Contractor and trades involved. Agenda shall include schedule, responsibilities, critical path items and approvals.
 
          1.7DELIVERY, STORAGE, AND HANDLING
 
          A.Store and handle in strict compliance with manufacturer's written instructions and recommendations.
 
          B.Protect from damage due to weather, excessive temperature, and construction operations.
 
          1.8PROJECT 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.
 
          1.9SEQUENCING
 
          A.Ensure that products of this section are supplied to affected trades in time to prevent interruption of construction progress.
 
          1.10WARRANTY
 
          A.Manufacturer's Warranty: Provide manufacturer's standard limited warranty.
 
          PART 2PRODUCTS
 
          2.1MANUFACTURERS
 
          A.Acceptable Manufacturer: dassoXTR, which is located at: 6060 Boat Rock Blvd. S.W. Suite 800; Atlanta, GA 30336; Toll Free Tel: 404-691-6872; Email: request info; Web: https://dassoXTR.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.
 
          2.2PERFORMANCE REQUIREMENTS, GENERAL
 
          A.Specific Gravity (ASTM D792): 0.036 pounds per cu.in (1.1 g per cu cm).
 
          B.Flexural Properties (ASTM D6109):
          1.Modulus of Rupture (MOR): 20,100 psi (138,585 kPa).
          2.Modulus of Elasticity (MOE): 2,103,000 psi (14,499,675 kPa).
 
          C.Direct Screw Withdrawal Force (ASTM D1761): 511 ft.lb. (693 Nm).
 
          D.Slip Resistance (ASTM F1679):
          1.Reeded/ Ridged Side: 0.64 Dry, 0.42 Wet.
          2.Smooth Side: 0.64 Dry, 0.47 Wet.
 
          E.Termite Resistance (AWPA E1-09): Rating 8.
 
          F.Decay Resistance (AWPA E10-12): Class A.
 
          G.Hardness (ASTM D143): 3,820 pounds (1733 kg).
 
          H.Water Absorption (ASTM D1037): Less than 1.35 percent by volume, less than 1.29 percent by mass.
 
          I.Fire Resistance Properties:
          1.Flame Spread (ASTM E84): Class A (10).
          2.Smoke Development (ASTM E84): Class A (40).
          3.Flame Spread Rating (CAN/ULC S102-10): 20.
          4.Smoke Developed Classification (CAN/ULC S102-10): 25.
          5.Spread of Flame (CAN/ULC S107-10): Class A.
          6.Intermittent Flames Exposure (CAN/ULC S107-10): Class A.
 
          2.3FUSED BAMBOO DECKING
 
          A.Performance Requirements:
          1.Deck Uniform Load: 100 psf (4.8 kPa).
          2.Stair Tread:
          a.Concentrated Load: 750 psf (35.9 kPa).
          b.Deflection: Maximum of 1/8 inch (3 mm) with a concentrated load of 300 pounds (1.33 kN) in 4 square inch (2580 sq. mm.) area.
 
          B.Basis of Design: Fused Bamboo Decking; as manufactured by dassoXTR.
          1.Material: Stranded reconstructed bamboo plank consisting of 87 percent Moso Bamboo and 13 percent phenolic resin fused together under high temperature.
          a.Actual Size: 3/4 x 5-3/8 inch (19 x 136.5 mm). Length: 6 ft (1829 mm).
          ** NOTE TO SPECIFIER ** Delete profile and color options not required.
          2.Profile: XTR-DK20-G2-PP: 1x6 dassoXTR Fused Bamboo Two Edge Grooved Planks with End-Matched Tongue and Groove Pre-primed with Natural Oil.
          a.Color: Espresso.
          b.Color: Cognac.
          3.Profile: XTR-DK20-G1-PP: 1x6 dassoXTR Fused Bamboo One Edge Grooved Planks with End-Matched Tongue and Groove Pre-primed with Natural Oil.
          a.Color: Espresso.
          b.Color: Cognac.
          4.Face: One side smooth, one side reeded face, 0.12 inches (3 mm) ridges.
          ** NOTE TO SPECIFIER ** Delete article if not required.
 
          2.4FUSED BAMBOO TRIM
 
          A.Basis of Design: Fused Bamboo Lumber; as manufactured by dassoXTR.
          1.Material: Stranded reconstructed bamboo plank consisting of 87 percent Moso Bamboo and 13 percent phenolic resin fused together under high temperature.
          a.Actual Size: 3/4 x 8 inch (19 x 203 mm). Length: 8 ft (2438 mm).
          ** NOTE TO SPECIFIER ** Delete profile and color options not required.
          2.Banding Profile: XTR-LUM20-205: dassoXTR Fused Bamboo Lumber rough sawn unfinished.
          a.Color: Espresso.
          b.Color: Cognac.
          3.Hand Rail Profile: XTR-LUM40-152: dassoXTR Fused Bamboo Lumber rough sawn unfinished.
          a.Color: Espresso.
          b.Color: Cognac.
          4.Trim Profile: As indicated on Drawings.
          5.Trim Profile: _____.
          ** NOTE TO SPECIFIER ** Delete article if not required.
 
          2.5ACCESSORIES
 
          A.Fasteners:
          1.Screws: No. 8 screws as recommended by manufacturer.
          ** NOTE TO SPECIFIER ** Delete concealed fastener option not required.
          2.Concealed Fasteners: Tigerclaw TC-120 with No. 6 screw x 1-3/4 inches (44 mm).
          3.Concealed Fasteners: Eisen Hidden Fasteners.
 
          B.Finish:
          ** NOTE TO SPECIFIER ** See dassoXTR website for finish recommendations to maintain warranty. Delete finish options not required.
          1.Penetrating Oil Finish: Messmers Penetrating Oil Finish.
          2.Penetrating Oil Finish: WOCA Exterior Oil.
          3.Penetrating Oil Finish: _____.
          4.Synthetic Polymer Finish: _____.
 
          PART 3EXECUTION
 
          3.1EXAMINATION
 
          A.Do not begin installation until substrates have been properly constructed and prepared.
 
          B.If substrate preparation is the responsibility of another installer, notify Architect in writing of unsatisfactory preparation before proceeding.
 
          3.2PREPARATION
 
          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.
 
          3.3INSTALLATION
 
          A.Install in accordance with manufacturer's instructions, approved submittals and in proper relationship with adjacent construction.
          1.Cut, drill, and rout using carbide tipped blades.
          2.Pre-drill holes suitable for designated fasteners.
          3.Cut ends square.
 
          3.4CLEANING AND PROTECTION
 
          A.Clean products in accordance with the manufacturer's recommendations.
 
          B.Touch-up, repair or replace damaged products before Substantial Completion.
 
         
END OF SECTION