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Schul International Company Interior Expansion Joint Cover Assemblies
 
         
SECTION 07 95 13.13
 
         
INTERIOR EXPANSION JOINT COVER ASSEMBLIES
 
         
 
         
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          ** NOTE TO SPECIFIER ** Schul International Company; pre-compressed sealants and expansion joints.
This section is based on the products of Schul International Company, which is located at:
34 Executive Dr.
Hudson, NH 03051
Toll Free Tel: 800-848-1120
Tel: 603-889-6872
Fax: 603-889-6874
Email: request info
Web: http://schul.com
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Sealtite products have been specified and installed on thousands of construction projects worldwide. Sealtite offers a complete line of pre-compressed sealants and expansion joints to satisfy a wide variety of waterproofing needs. Our continued commitment to research and development has produced a superior line of joint sealants and waterproofing materials.
 
          PART 1GENERAL
 
          1.1SECTION INCLUDES
          ** NOTE TO SPECIFIER ** Delete items below not required for project.
 
          A.Silicone pre-coated, preformed, pre-compressed, self-expanding, sealants and expansion joints for the following applications:
          1.Precompressed joint sealant for vertical applications. (Sealtite Standard)
          2.Precompressed joint sealant for secondary sealant applications. (Sealtite B).
 
          1.2RELATED 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 03 41 16 - Precast Concrete Slabs.
 
          C.Section 03 47 13 - Tilt-Up Concrete.
 
          D.Section 04 20 00 - Unit Masonry.
 
          E.Section 07 24 00 - Exterior Insulation and Finish Systems.
 
          F.Section 07 42 13 - Metal Wall Panels.
 
          G.Section 07 91 23 - Backer Rods.
 
          H.Section 08 50 00 - Windows.
 
          1.3SYSTEM DESCRIPTION
 
          A.The Work shall consist of furnishing and installing waterproof expansion joints in accordance with the details shown on the plans and the requirements of the specifications. Standard preformed sealant shall be silicone pre-coated, preformed, pre-compressed, self-expanding, sealant system.
          ** NOTE TO SPECIFIER ** Sealtite transitions are made to meet specific job configurations where a field configured transition is impractical. Sealtite custom transitions can be made from full length sticks with a transition at the end to reduce the need for most transition joins in the horizontal or vertical plane. Sealtite custom factory transitions are available for the entire Sealtite product line.
          1.Factory fabricated project specific preformed sealant transitions shall be used to provide sealant continuity and minimize field splices.
 
          1.4REFERENCES
          ** 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 C177 - Standard Test Method for Steady-State Heat Flux Measurements and Thermal Transmission Properties by Means of the Guarded-Hot-Plate Apparatus.
          2.ASTM C518 - Standard Test Method for Steady-State Thermal Transmission Properties by Means of the Heat Flow Meter Apparatus.
          3.ASTM D3574 - Standard Test Methods for Flexible Cellular Materials Slab, Bonded, and Molded Urethane Foams.
          4.ASTM E84 - Standard Test Method for Surface Burning Characteristics of Building Materials.
          5.ASTM E331 - Standard Test Method for Water Penetration of Exterior Windows, Skylights, Doors, and Curtain Walls by Uniform Static Air Pressure Difference.
          6.ASTM E547 - Standard Test Method for Water Penetration of Exterior Windows, Skylights, Doors, and Curtain Walls by Cyclic Static Air Pressure Difference.
 
          B.Underwriters Laboratories (UL):
          1.UL 94VO - Standard for Safety of Flammability of Plastic Materials for Parts in Devices and Appliances.
 
          1.5SUBMITTALS
 
          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: Sealant and expansion joint drawings indicating pertinent dimensions, general construction, and expansion joint opening dimensions.
          1.Indicate factory transitions and field joints required.
 
          D.Verification Samples: For each finish product specified, two samples, minimum size 6 inches (150 mm) square representing actual product, color, and patterns.
 
          1.6QUALITY ASSURANCE
 
          A.Manufacturer Qualifications: Minimum 5 year experience manufacturing similar products.
 
          B.Installer Qualifications: Minimum 2 year experience installing similar products.
 
          C.ISO Certification: Manufacturer shall be ISO-9001 certified and shall provide written confirmation that a formal Quality management System and Quality Processes have been adopted in the areas of, (but not limited to) manufacturing, quality control and customer service for all processes, products and their components.
          ** 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. When deciding on the extent of the mock-up, consider all the major different types of work on the project.
 
          D.Mock-Up: Provide a mock-up for evaluation of surface preparation techniques and application workmanship.
          1.Finish areas designated by Architect.
          2.Do not proceed with remaining work until workmanship is approved by Architect.
          3.Remodel mock-up area as required to produce acceptable work.
 
          1.7PRE-INSTALLATION MEETINGS
 
          A.Convene minimum two weeks prior to starting work of this section.
          1.Conduct a pre-construction meeting with all parties and trades involved in the treatment of work at and around expansion joints including, but not limited to, concrete, mechanical, electrical, landscaping, masonry, waterproofing, firestopping, caulking, flooring and other finish trade subcontractors.
          2.All superintendents and foremen with responsibility for oversight and setting of the joint gap shall attend this meeting.
          3.The Contractor is responsible to coordinate and schedule all trades and ensure that all subcontractors understand their responsibilities in relation to expansion joints and that their work cannot impede anticipated structural movement at the expansion joints, or compromise the achievement of water-tightness or life safety at expansion joints in any way.
 
          1.8DELIVERY, STORAGE, AND HANDLING
 
          A.Deliver and store products in manufacturer's unopened packaging bearing the brand name and manufacturer's identification until ready for installation.
 
          B.Handle materials to avoid damage.
 
          1.9PROJECT 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.
 
          1.10SEQUENCING
 
          A.Ensure that products of this section are supplied to affected trades in time to prevent interruption of construction progress.
 
          1.11WARRANTY
          ** NOTE TO SPECIFIER ** Delete warranty not required.
 
          A.Manufacturer's Warranty: Provide manufacturer's standard limited warranty against defections in materials, providing that manufacturer's limitations and specific recommendations were follows:
          1.Sealtite Standard Expansion Joint: 10 years.
          2.Sealtite B Expansion Joint: 20 years.
 
          PART 2PRODUCTS
 
          2.1MANUFACTURERS
 
          A.Acceptable Manufacturer: Schul International Company, which is located at: 34 Executive Dr.; Hudson, NH 03051; Toll Free Tel: 800-848-1120 ; Tel: 603-889-6872; Fax: 603-889-6874; Email: request info; Web: http://schul.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.
 
          2.2SILICONE PRE-COATED, PREFORMED, PRE-COMPRESSED, SELF-EXPANDING, SEALANTS AND EXPANSION JOINTS
 
          A.Precompressed Joint Sealant for Vertical Applications:
          1.Basis of Design: Sealtite Standard, as manufactured and supplied by Schul International Company.
          2.Application:
          a.Primary construction joints.
          b.Secondary Construction Joints: behind caulk with backer rod (or specify Sealtite B).
          c.Vertical or Horizontal Movement: Expansion, control, and isolation joints.
          d.Retrofit joints.
          e.Pre-Cast Concrete Walls: Tilt-up walls.
          f.Exterior Panel Systems: Masonry, granite, metal, EIFS, and curtain walls.
          g.Interior vapor, dust, acoustical and air control.
          h.Other joints requiring a watertight seal.
          3.Standards Compliance:
          a.Thermal Resistance ASTM C518: 3.3 hr F sq ft/Btu (22.88 m K/Watt).
          b.UV Resistance: Excellent.
          c.Temperature Stability Range: Minus 40 to 212 degrees F (Minus 40 to 100 degrees C).
          d.Resistance to Compression Set (ASTM D3574): Maximum 2.5 percent.
          e.Shear Strength: 11.6 psi (8 N/sq cm) minimum.
          f.Thermal Conductivity per ASTM C177: 0.001265 Btu inch/hour/sq ft/F (0.05 W/m/C).
          g.Tensile Strength per ASTM D3574: 21 psi (145 kPa) minimum.
          h.Ultimate Elongation: 125 percent. Plus or minus 20 percent.
          i.Mildew Resistance per UL 94VO: Excellent.
          j.Flammability per ASTM E84: Self Extinguishing Flame Spread of 0.
          k.Flash Point (ASTM E331): 590 degree F (310 degree C).
          l.Water Resistance (ASTM E547): 12 psf (0.575 kPa).
          4.Features:
          a.Accommodates rapid rates of joint movement.
          b.Supplied in pre-compressed state for ease of installation.
          c.Excellent compression recovery.
          d.Permanently elastic and weather-tight.
          e.Resists stretching and twisting during installation due to the Polyester scrim in the pressure sensitive adhesive (PSA).
          f.Used for joints up to 5 inches (127 mm) wide.
          g.Allowable Movement: 50 percent. Plus or minus 25 percent.
          h.Consistent depth of product.
          i.Not based on asphaltic or bitumastic impregnation.
          j.Paintable with water-based paints.
          5.Product Description:
          a.High density, open micro-cell polyurethane foam impregnated with a hydrophobic, flame retardant, modified acrylic.
          b.Waterproof, dustproof, airtight, UV stable, chemically resistant, soundproof, and insulated urethane primary seal.
          c.Works under its own constant internal pressure to provide a permanent, watertight seal eliminating costly water damage, as well as allowing for a greater degree of joint movement.
          d.Material expands depending on temperature, adapting to the width of the joint and the irregularities of the substrate provided such profile changes are not sudden or extreme.
          e.Meets all applicable standards for pre-compressed sealants.
          f.Permanently resilient; The material will expand and contract with the movement of the joint under any weather condition.
          ** NOTE TO SPECIFIER ** Delete color option not required.
          g.Color: Black.
          h.Color: Concrete gray.
          i.Available Sizes:
          1)Rolls: 1/8 inch (3 mm) to 1-3/4 inches (44 mm).
          2)Sticks: 2 inches (51 mm) to 5 inches (127 mm).
          3)Custom Size (in/mm): ______.
 
          B.Precompressed Joint Sealant for Secondary Sealant Applications:
          1.Basis of Design: Sealtite B, as manufactured and supplied by Schul International Company.
          2.Applications:
          a.Secondary Construction Joints: Behind caulk with backer rod.
          b.Vertical or Horizontal Movement: Expansion, control, and isolation joints.
          c.Large joints subject to sealant failure.
          d.Retrofit joints.
          e.Pre-Cast Concrete Walls: Tilt-up walls.
          f.Exterior Panel Systems: Masonry, granite, metal, EIFS, and curtain walls.
          g.Interior vapor, dust, acoustical and air control.
          h.Other joints requiring a dual, independent sealant.
          i.Joints that are difficult or impossible to repair after installation.
          3.Standards Compliance:
          a.Thermal Resistance ASTM C518: 3.3 hr F sq ft/Btu (22.88 m K/Watt).
          b.Temperature Stability Range: Minus 40 to 212 degree F (Minus 40 to 100 degree C).
          c.Resistance to Compression Set (ASTM 3574): Maximum 2.5 percent.
          d.Shear Strength: 11.6 psi (8 N/sq cm) minimum.
          e.Thermal Conductivity per ASTM C177: 0.001265 Btu inch/hour/sq ft/F (0.05 W/m/C).
          f.Tensile Strength per ASTM D3574: 21 psi (145 kPa) minimum.
          g.Ultimate Elongation: 125 percent. Plus or minus 20 percent.
          h.Mildew Resistance: Excellent.
          i.Flammability (ASTM E84): Self-Extinguishing. Flame spread 0.
          j.Flash Point (ASTM E331): 590 degree F (310 degree C).
          k.Water Resistance (ASTM E547): 12 psf (0.575 kPa).
          4.Features:
          a.Accommodates rapid rates of joint movement.
          b.Supplied in pre-compressed state for ease of installation.
          c.Excellent compression recovery.
          d.Permanently elastic and weather-tight.
          e.Resists stretching and twisting during installation due to the Polyester scrim in the pressure sensitive adhesive (PSA).
          f.Used for joints up to 4-3/4 inches (121 mm) wide.
          g.Allowable Movement: 100 percent; plus or minus 50 percent.
          h.Consistent depth of product.
          i.Not based on asphaltic or bitumastic impregnation.
          5.Product Description.
          a.High density, open micro-cell polyurethane foam impregnated with a hydrophobic, flame retardant, modified acrylic.
          b.Performs as a redundant secondary seal independent of the surface caulking.
          c.Watertight, dustproof, airtight, UV stable, chemically resistant, soundproof, and insulated urethane secondary seal.
          d.Works under its own constant internal pressure providing a permanent, watertight seal as well as allowing for a greater degree of joint movement.
          e.Material expands depending on temperature, adapting to width of joint and irregularities of substrate provided such profile changes are not sudden or extreme.
          f.Meets all applicable standards for pre-compressed sealants.
          g.Permanently Resilient: Material will expand and contract with the movement of the joint under any weather condition.
          ** NOTE TO SPECIFIER ** Delete color option not required.
          h.Color: Black.
          i.Color: Concrete Gray.
          j.Available Sizes; Joint Width:
          1)Rolls: 1/8 inch (3 mm) to 1-3/4 inches (44 mm).
          2)Sticks: 2 inches (51 mm) to 5-3/4 inches ( mm).
          3)Custom Size (in/mm): ______.
 
          PART 3EXECUTION
 
          3.1EXAMINATION
 
          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.
 
          3.2PREPARATION
 
          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.
 
          C.Coordinate with concrete trade for properly formed and prepared expansion joint openings constructed to the exact dimensions and elevations shown on manufacturer's standard system drawings or as shown on the contract drawings. Deviations from these dimensions will not be allowed.
 
          D.Clean the joint opening of all contaminants immediately prior to installation of expansion joint system. Repair spalled, irregular or unsound joint surfaces using accepted industry practices for repair of the substrates in question. Remove protruding roughness to ensure joint sides are smooth. Ensure that there is sufficient depth to receive the full depth of the size of the product being installed. Comply with manufacturers installation guide for detailed step-by-step instructions.
 
          E.No drilling, or screwing, or fasteners of any type are permitted to anchor the sealant system into the substrate.
 
          F.System to be installed by qualified sub-contractors only according to detailed published installation procedures and/or in accordance with job-specific installation instructions of manufacturer's field technician.
 
          3.3INSTALLATION
 
          A.Install in accordance with manufacturer's instructions, approved submittals, and in proper relationship with adjacent construction.
 
          3.4PROTECTION
 
          A.Protect installed products until completion of project.
 
          B.Touch-up, repair or replace damaged products before Substantial Completion.
 
         
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