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AGC Glass North America Decorative Glass
 
         
SECTION 08 81 13
 
         
DECORATIVE GLASS
 
         
 
         
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          ** NOTE TO SPECIFIER ** AGC Glass North America; decorative glass.
This section is based on the products of AGC Glass North America, which is located at:
11175 Cicero Dr. Suite 400
Alpharetta, GA 30022
Toll Free Tel: 800-251-0441
Fax: 404-446-4220
Email: request info
Web: https://www.agcglass.com
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AGC Glass is the world's largest manufacturer of glass and glass-related products. The company offers the widest range of flat glass for architectural, interior, and residential applications. AGC Glass North America is part of the AGC Group, which employs more than 50,000 worldwide in approximately 30 countries. As a global company, AGC leverages its many resources to develop innovative new products and to offer world-class service that is second to none. AGC glass products are available through an extensive network of glass fabricators and window manufacturers in the U.S. and Canada.
 
          PART 1GENERAL
 
          1.1SECTION INCLUDES
 
          A.Decorative glass including the following:
          ** NOTE TO SPECIFIER ** Delete types below not required for project.
          1.Low-iron glass. (AGC Clearvision)
          2.Acid-etched translucent glass. (AGC Matelux)
          3.Back-painted glass. (AGC Lacobel T, Lacobel, Matelac T, Matelac)
          4.Patterned glass. (AGC Imagin Patterns)
          5.Anti-corrosion glass. (AGC Luxclear Protect)
          6.Tinted glass. (AGC Solarshield Tinted)
          7.Wired glass. (AGC Wired)
 
          B.Adhesives and mechanical attachments.
 
          1.2RELATED SECTIONS
 
          A.Section 08 83 13 - Mirrored Glass Glazing.
 
          1.3REFERENCES
 
          A.ASTM International (ASTM):
          1.ASTM C 1036 - Standard Specification for Flat Glass.
          2.ASTM C 1048 - Standard Specification for Heat-Treated Flat Glass-Kind HS, Kind FT Coated and Uncoated Glass.
          3.ASTM C 1172 - Standard Specification for Laminated Architectural Flat Glass.
 
          B.Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC): 16 CFR-1201 - Safety Standard for Architectural Glazing Materials.
 
          C.Glazing Association of North America (GANA):
          1.Glazing Manual.
          2.Laminated Glazing Reference Manual.
 
          D.United States Green Building Council (USGBC): LEED Rating Systems.
 
          1.4SUBMITTALS
 
          A.Submit under provisions of Section 01 30 00 - Administrative Requirements.
 
          B.Product Data: Manufacturer's data sheets for each product specified, including but not limited to:
          1.Performance characteristics.
          2.Preparation instructions and recommendations.
          3.Storage and handling requirements and recommendations.
          4.Installation methods.
          5.Cleaning methods.
 
          C.Shop Drawings: For decorative glass. Show fabrication and installation details.
 
          D.Fabricator's Certification: Submit fabricator's certification acceptable to glass manufacturer.
          ** NOTE TO SPECIFIER ** The following paragraph applies only to projects seeking LEED certification. Delete if not required.
 
          E.LEED Submittals: Product Data for Credit EQ 4.1; for adhesives and sealants used inside of the weatherproofing system, including printed statement of VOC content.
 
          F.Verification Samples: For each glass product specified except clear uncoated glass, two 12 by 12 inch (300 by 300 mm) samples representing actual product types, thicknesses and coatings specified.
 
          1.5QUALITY ASSURANCE
 
          A.Safety Glazing: Where safety glazing is indicated, comply with testing requirements in 16 CFR 1201 for Category II materials.
 
          B.Fabricators: Approved by glass manufacturer.
          ** 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.
 
          C.Mock-Up: Provide a mock-up for evaluation of glazing fabrication and installation workmanship.
          1.Install in locations designated by Architect.
          2.Do not proceed with remaining work until workmanship is approved by Architect.
          3.Rework mock-up area as required to produce acceptable work.
 
          1.6DELIVERY, STORAGE AND HANDLING
 
          A.Delivery: Deliver glass in manufacturer's or fabricator's original containers and packaging, with labels clearly identifying product name and manufacturer.
 
          B.Storage: Store glass in accordance with manufacturer's instructions.
          1.Store glass in manufacturer's or fabricator's original containers and packaging, with labels clearly identifying product name and manufacturer. Protect from damage.
 
          C.Handling: Handle glass in accordance with manufacturer's instructions.
          1.Protect glass from damage during handling and installation.
 
          1.7PROJECT 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.
 
          1.8SEQUENCING AND SCHEDULING
 
          A.Conference: Convene a pre-installation conference to establish procedures to maintain optimum working conditions and to coordinate this work with related and adjacent work.
 
          1.9WARRANTY
          ** NOTE TO SPECIFIER ** Verify availability of warranties and warranty periods with products specified in Part 2. Note that glass manufacturer's typically begin the warranty period at the date of manufacture. Fill in blank below or delete line as applicable. Delete options for warranty period not required.
 
          A.Warranty Period: _________________.
 
          B.Warranty Period: 1 year from date of manufacture.
 
          PART 2PRODUCTS
 
          2.1MANUFACTURERS
 
          A.Acceptable Manufacturer: AGC Glass North America, which is located at: 11175 Cicero Dr. Suite 400; Alpharetta, GA 30022; Toll Free Tel: 800-251-0441; Fax: 404-446-4220; Email: request info; Web: https://www.agcglass.com
          ** NOTE TO SPECIFIER ** Delete one of the following two subparagraphs; coordinate with requirements of Division 1 section on product options and substitutions.
 
          B.Substitutions: Not permitted.
 
          C.Substitutions: Requests for substitutions will be considered in accordance with provisions of Section 01 60 00 - Product Requirements.
          ** NOTE TO SPECIFIER ** Delete article if not required.
 
          2.2DECORATIVE GLASS
          ** NOTE TO SPECIFIER ** Delete if not required.
 
          A.Low-iron, ultra-transparent Glass: Clearvision by AGC Glass North America.
          1.Compliance: ASTM C 1036, Type I, Quality q3, Class1.
          2.Visible Light Transmission: Not less than 91 percent.
          3.Glass Thickness: As indicated on the Drawings.
          4.Edge Treatment: As indicated on the Drawings.
          ** NOTE TO SPECIFIER ** Delete if not required.
 
          B.Acid-Etched Translucent Glass: Matelux by AGC Glass North America.
          1.Glass: Acid-etched translucent glass with satin finish.
          2.Glass Thickness: As indicated on the Drawings.
          3.Edge Treatment: As indicated on the Drawings.
          ** NOTE TO SPECIFIER ** Delete substrate options not required.
          4.Substrate: Clear.
          5.Substrate: Low-iron, Clearvision.
          6.Substrate: Solarshield Tinted Grey.
          7.Substrate: Solarshield Tinted Bronze.
          8.Substrate: Extra Heavy, Linea Azzurra.
          ** NOTE TO SPECIFIER ** Delete finish options not required.
          9.Finish: Single-sided.
          10.Finish: Double-sided.
          11.Finish: Light
          12.Reflective Coating: Stopsol Supersilver.
          ** NOTE TO SPECIFIER ** Acid-Etched Back-Painted Glass for a satin matte finish - Matelac™ is AGC's range of acid-etched glass back-painted glass in an attractive pallet of classic and contemporary colors that deliver a fresh boost for the buildings and furnishings they grace. Matelac is designed for interior applications Delete if not required.
 
          C.Acid-Etched Back-Painted Glass: Matelac by AGC Glass North America.
          1.Glass Type: Clear glass factory pre-painted on one side by high-quality enamel paint and acid-etched on the other side.
          2.Glass Type: Annealed, ASTM C 1036.
          ** NOTE TO SPECIFIER ** Delete if not required.
          3.Backing: Provide safety back as required to comply with CPSC 16 CFR-1201.
          4.Glass Thickness: 1/4 inch (6.0 mm) or 1/8 inch (4.0 mm).
          5.Edge Treatment: As indicated on the Drawings.
          6.Manufacturing Process: By curtain head production line to assure uniform paint coverage using an adhesion promoter to ensure paint adhesion to the glass.
          ** NOTE TO SPECIFIER ** Delete color options not required.
          7.Color: Anthracite Authentic 7016.
          8.Color: Beige Warm 1015.
          9.Color: Black Classic 9005.
          10.Color: Blue Shadow 7000.
          11.Color: Brown Light 1236.
          12.Color: Brown Natural 7013.
          13.Color: Brown Walnut 8915.
          14.Color: Green Sage 8715.
          15.Color: Green Soft 8615.
          16.Color: Grey Classic 7035.
          17.Color: Grey Metal 9006.
          18.Color: Red Terracotta 8815.
          19.Color: Silver Bronze.
          20.Color: Silver Clear.
          21.Color: Silver Clearvision.
          22.Color: Silver Grey.
          23.Color: Taupe Metal 0627.
          24.Color: White Pearl 1013.
          25.Color: White Pure 9003.
          26.Color: White Soft 9010.
          ** NOTE TO SPECIFIER ** Lacobel® is AGC's range of high-quality back-painted glass in an attractive pallet of classic and contemporary colors that deliver a fresh boost for the buildings and furnishings they grace. Lacobel is designed for interior. Delete if not required.
 
          D.Back-Painted Glass: Lacobel by AGC Glass North America.
          1.Glass Type: Clear glass factory pre-painted on one side by high-quality enamel paint. Annealed, ASTM C 1036.
          ** NOTE TO SPECIFIER ** Delete if not required.
          2.Backing: Provide safety back as required to comply with CPSC 16 CFR-1201.
          3.Glass Thickness: 1/4 inch (6.0 mm) or 1/8 inch (4.0 mm).
          4.Edge Treatment: As indicated on the Drawings.
          5.Manufacturing Process: By curtain head production line to assure uniform paint coverage using an adhesion promoter to ensure paint adhesion to the glass.
          ** NOTE TO SPECIFIER ** Delete color options not required.
          6.Color: Aluminum Rich 9007.
          7.Color: Anthracite Authentic 7016.
          8.Color: Beige Light 1015.
          9.Color: Black Classic 9005.
          10.Color: Black Starlight 0337.
          11.Color: Blue Shadow 7000.
          12.Color: Brown Light 1236.
          13.Color: Brown Natural 7013.
          14.Color: Brown Starlight 9015.
          15.Color: Copper Metal 9115.
          16.Color: Green Sage 8715.
          17.Color: Green Soft 8615.
          18.Color: Grey Classic 7035.
          19.Color: Grey Metal 9006.
          20.Color: Red Luminous 1586.
          21.Color: Red Terracotta 8815.
          22.Color: Taupe Metal 0627.
          23.Color: White Pearl 1013.
          24.Color: White Pure 9003.
          25.Color: White Soft 9010.
          ** NOTE TO SPECIFIER ** Factory Pre-painted Temperable Back-Painted Glass for a glossy finish. Lacobel® T is AGC's range of temperable back-painted glass in an attractive pallet of classic and contemporary colors that deliver a fresh boost for the buildings and furnishings they grace. Lacobel T is designed for exterior and interior. Lacobel T is available in a range of 10 colors. Lacobel T is ideal for use on building facades, spandrel applications and so much more. Delete if not required.
 
          E.Back-Painted Glass: Lacobel T (Factory Pre-Painted Temperable) by AGC Glass North America.
          1.Glass Type: Clear and low iron float glass factory pre-painted on one side by high-quality temperable enamel paint finish. Annealed, ASTM C 1036.
          ** NOTE TO SPECIFIER ** Lacobel T is factory pre-painted back-painted glass that can be immediately cut and tempered by fabricators at their plant, simplifying the production process and accelerating the delivery times. Delete if not required.
          2.Treatment: Tempered enameled coating. Heat strengthened, ASTM C 1048 or fully tempered, ASTM C 1048 as indicated or scheduled.
          3.Glass Thickness: 1/4 inch (6.0 mm) or 1/8 inch (4.0 mm).
          4.Edge Treatment: As indicated on the Drawings.
          5.Manufacturing Process: By curtain head production line to assure uniform paint coverage using an adhesion promoter to ensure paint adhesion to the glass.
          ** NOTE TO SPECIFIER ** Delete color options not required.
          6.Color: Anthracite Grey 0913.
          7.Color: Cool White 1502.
          8.Color: Crisp White 1000.
          9.Color: Deep Black 8502.
          10.Color: Light Blue 1413.
          11.Color: Misty White 5813.
          12.Color: Moka 3113.
          13.Color: Oyster White 0613.
          14.Color: Petrol Green 1313.
          15.Color: Zen Grey 6005.
          ** NOTE TO SPECIFIER ** Factory Pre-painted Temperable Acid-Etched Back-Painted Glass for a satin matte finish. Matelac™ T is AGC's range of temperable acid-etched glass back-painted glass in an attractive pallet of classic and contemporary colors that deliver a fresh boost for the buildings and furnishings they grace. Matelac T is designed for exterior and interior. Matelac T is available in a range of 10 colors. Matelac T is ideal for use on building facades, spandrel applications and so much more. Delete if not required.
 
          F.Acid-Etched Back-Painted Glass: Matelac T (Factory Pre-Painted Temperable) by AGC Glass North America.
          1.Glass Type: Clear and low-iron glass factory pre-painted on one side by high-quality temperable enamel paint and acid-etched on the other side. Annealed, ASTM C 1036.
          ** NOTE TO SPECIFIER ** Matelac T is acid etched and factory pre-painted back-painted glass that can be immediately cut and tempered by fabricators at their plant, simplifying the production process and accelerating the delivery times. Delete if not required.
          2.Treatment: Tempered enameled coating. Heat strengthened, ASTM C 1048 or fully tempered, ASTM C 1048 as indicated or scheduled.
          3.Glass Thickness: 1/4 inch (6.0 mm) or 1/8 inch (4.0 mm).
          4.Edge Treatment: As indicated on the Drawings.
          5.Manufacturing Process: By curtain head production line to assure uniform paint coverage using an adhesion promoter to ensure paint adhesion to the glass.
          ** NOTE TO SPECIFIER ** Delete color options not required.
          6.Color: Anthracite Grey 0913.
          7.Color: Cool White 1502.
          8.Color: Crisp White 1000.
          9.Color: Deep Black 8502.
          10.Color: Light Blue 1413.
          11.Color: Misty White 5813.
          12.Color: Moka 3113.
          13.Color: Oyster White 0613.
          14.Color: Petrol Green 1313.
          15.Color: Zen Grey 6005.
          ** NOTE TO SPECIFIER ** Delete if not required.
 
          G.Patterned Glass: Imagin Patterns by AGC Glass North America.
          ** NOTE TO SPECIFIER ** Delete clear glass patterns not required.
          1.Clear Glass Pattern: Delta Sandblasted.
          2.Clear Glass Pattern: Rain.
          3.Clear Glass Pattern: Kathedral Klein (Aqua).
          4.Clear Glass Pattern: Crepi (Citrus or P-62).
          5.Clear Glass Pattern: Flutes.
          ** NOTE TO SPECIFIER ** Delete glass types not required.
          6.Glass Type: Annealed, ASTM C 1036.
          7.Glass Type: Heat strengthened, ASTM C 1048.
          8.Glass Type: Fully tempered, ASTM C 1048.
          9.Glass Type: As indicated or scheduled on the Drawings.
          ** NOTE TO SPECIFIER ** Delete glass thicknesses not required.
          10.Glass Thickness: 5/32 inch (4.0 mm).
          11.Glass Thickness: 3/16 inch (4.8 mm).
          12.Glass Thickness: As indicated on the Drawings.
          13.Edge Treatment: As indicated on the Drawings.
          ** NOTE TO SPECIFIER ** Delete if not required.
 
          H.Anti-corrosion pyrolytic coated glass: Luxclear Protect by AGC Glass North America.
          1.Compliance: ________.
          ** NOTE TO SPECIFIER ** Delete glass type option not required.
          2.Glass Type: Annealed, ASTM C 1036.
          3.Glass Type: Heat strengthened, ASTM C 1048.
          4.Glass Thickness: As indicated on the Drawings.
          5.Edge Treatment: As indicated on the Drawings.
          ** NOTE TO SPECIFIER ** Delete if not required.
 
          I.Uncoated, Tinted Float Glass: Solarshield Tinted by AGC Glass North America.
          1.Compliance: ASTM C 1036; Type 1; Quality q3; Class 2.
          2.Glass Thickness: As indicated on the Drawings.
          ** NOTE TO SPECIFIER ** Delete tint color options not required.
          3.Tint Color: Solarshield - Pure Green.
          4.Tint Color: Solarshield - Pure Blue.
          5.Tint Color: Solarshield - Pure Grey.
          6.Tint Color: Solarshield - Pure Bronze.
          7.Tint Color: Solarshield - Sky Blue.
          8.Tint Color: Solarshield - Midnight Blue.
          9.Tint Color: Solarshield - Forest Green.
          10.Tint Color: Solarshield - Majestic Grey.
          ** NOTE TO SPECIFIER ** Delete if not required.
 
          J.Polished Wire Glass: Polished Wire Glass by AGC Glass North America.
          1.Standards Compliance:
          a.ASTM C 1036, Type II, Class I (clear), Form 1, Quality-Q6.
          b.Verify compliance with local codes if used in impact or safety glazing locations.
          ** NOTE TO SPECIFIER ** Delete mesh not required.
          2.Mesh: M1 (diamond).
          3.Mesh: M2 (square).
          ** NOTE TO SPECIFIER ** Delete if not required.
 
          K.Patterned Wire Glass: Patterned Wire Glass (Kasumi Obscure Wire) by AGC Glass North America.
          1.Standards Compliance:
          a.ASTM C 1036, Type II, Class I (clear), Form 1, Quality-Q6.
          b.Verify compliance with local codes if used in impact or safety glazing locations.
          ** NOTE TO SPECIFIER ** Delete mesh not required.
          2.Mesh: M1 (diamond).
          3.Mesh: M2 (square).
 
          2.3GLASS, GENERAL
 
          A.General: Provide products of material, size, and shape complying with referenced glazing standard, requirements of manufacturers of glass and other glazing materials for application indicated, and with a proven record of compatibility with surfaces contacted in installation.
 
          B.Cleaners, Primers, and Sealers: Types recommended by sealant or gasket manufacturer.
 
          C.Setting Blocks: Elastomeric material with a Shore, Type A durometer hardness of 85, plus or minus 5.
 
          D.Spacers: Elastomeric blocks or continuous extrusions of hardness required by glass manufacturer to maintain glass lites in place for installation indicated.
 
          E.Edge Blocks: Elastomeric material of hardness needed to limit glass lateral movement (side walking).
          ** NOTE TO SPECIFIER ** For use with back painted glass. Delete article if not required.
 
          2.4ADHESIVES AND MECHANICAL ATTACHMENTS
          ** NOTE TO SPECIFIER ** Delete items not required.
 
          A.Adhesives for Back-Painted Glass: Compatible with one another and with adjacent materials, including glass products and glazing materials, under conditions of service and application as demonstrated by sealant manufacturer based on testing and field experience.
          1.Silicone. Available products.
          ** NOTE TO SPECIFIER ** Delete adhesive options not required.
          a.Dow Chemical Dowsil 795.
          b.Dow Chemical Dowsil 995.
          c.Interior Applications Only: Dow Chemical Dowsil 791.
          d.Interior Applications Only: Liquid Nails Fuze It LN2000.
          ** NOTE TO SPECIFIER ** Subparagraph below is for Lacobel or Matelac installations. Delete if not required.
          e.Not compatible with Green Sage or Red Terracotta colors.
          ** NOTE TO SPECIFIER ** Subparagraph below is for Lacobel or Matelac installations. Delete if not required.
          f.For Grey Metal, Copper Metal, Aluminum Rich, Black Starlight, Brown Starlight, or Taupe Metal colors use safety backing.
          2.Adhesive tape.
 
          B.Mechanical Attachment for Back-Painted Glass:
          1.Frame: Use setting blocks and spacers to prevent contact with the frame.
          2.Metal Clips or Screws: Insert spacer between clip and glass.
          3.Avoid contact between glass and hard or brittle elements such as metals and porcelain.
 
          PART 3EXECUTION
 
          3.1EXAMINATION
 
          A.Examine areas to receive glass.
          1.Verify glazing openings are correct size and within tolerance.
          2.Verify glazing channels, recesses, and weeps are clean and free of obstructions.
 
          B.Field Quality Control:
          1.Coated glass, when viewed from minimum of 10 feet (3 m), exhibiting slightly different hue or color not apparent in hand samples, will not be cause of rejection of glass units, as determined by Architect.
          2.Verify glass is free of chips, cracks, and other inclusions that could inhibit structural or aesthetic integrity.
 
          3.2PREPARATION
 
          A.Prepare openings and substrates using the methods recommended by the manufacturer for achieving the best result for the substrate under the project conditions.
 
          B.Do not proceed with installation until openings and substrates have been prepared using the methods recommended by the manufacturer and deviations from manufacturer's recommended tolerances are corrected.
 
          C.If preparation is the responsibility of another installer, notify Architect in writing of deviations from manufacturer's recommended installation tolerances and conditions.
 
          3.3INSTALLATION
          ** NOTE TO SPECIFIER ** Products specified in this Section are intended to be part of the Glazing section. Manufacturer provides glass products to others for installation.
 
          A.Install glass in accordance with manufacturer's instructions and approved submittals, except where local codes or GANA Glazing Manual indicate more stringent requirements.
 
          B.Set decorative-glass units in each series true in line with uniform orientation, pattern, draw, bow, and similar characteristics.
 
          C.Set glass lites with proper orientation so that each outer surface faces the direction indicated on Drawings.
 
          D.Set decorative glass in locations indicated on Drawings. Install glass with hardware and accessories according to hardware manufacturer's written instructions. Attach hardware securely to mounting surfaces and building structure.
 
          3.4CLEANING
 
          A.Clean glass promptly after installation in accordance with manufacturer's instructions.
 
          B.Remove labels from glass surface.
 
          C.Do not use harsh cleaning materials or methods that would damage glass.
 
          3.5PROTECTION
 
          A.Protect installed glass from damage during construction.
 
          B.Protect installed glass from contact with contaminating substances resulting from construction operations.
 
          C.Touch-up, repair or replace damaged products before Substantial Completion. Remove and replace glass that is broken, chipped, cracked, abraded, or damaged in other ways during construction period, including natural causes, accidents, and vandalism.
 
         
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