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GlassArt Design Digitally Printed Glass
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          ** NOTE TO SPECIFIER ** GlassArt Design; glass, architectural glass, glass company, one-of-a-kind art, colorful glass border treatments, remarkable patterned glass, shower enclosures, elegant glass countertops, tabletops, backsplashes, leaded and stained glass, recycled glass, standard and antique mirrors, and glass railing
This section is based on the products of GlassArt Design, which is located at:
427 N. 10th Ave.
Minneapolis, MN 55401
Tel: 612-870 0247
Fax: 612-870 0186
Email: request info
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GlassArt Designis a glass company that stands apart. For more than years, GlassArt Design has held a unique position in the world ofarchitectural glass. Our approach is literally hands-on and collaborative. Our attentive team escorts each and every project through our process, checking along the way to ensure the absolute highest standards of quality. We apply a variety of techniques, including painting, staining, etching, carving, and kiln firing. The result is a long list of functional works of art that will endure.
Our glass artisans and our in-house installation team are equipped for virtually any project typefrom individual pieces to complicated, large-scale applications. Whether working with a homeowner, designer, architect, general contractor, commercial company or a major developer, we apply the same standards of quality, timeliness, and professionalism.
A Minnesota glass company whose work ranges from one-of-a-kind art pieces, colorful glass border treatments, remarkable patterned glass, shower enclosures, elegant glass countertops, back painted glass backsplashes, clear / standard glass and mirrors, and glass railings.
We invite you to visit our showroom in the North Loop in downtown Minneapolis to view the largest selection of art glass in the Midwest. Bring your vision to life with a collaborative approach to glass and art.
          PART 1GENERAL
          ** NOTE TO SPECIFIER ** Delete items below not required for project.
          A.Digitally printed glass.
          ** NOTE TO SPECIFIER ** Delete any sections below not relevant to this project; add others as required.
          A.Section - .
          B.Section 08 11 13.13 - Standard Hollow Metal Doors and Frames.
          C.Section 08 41 13 - Aluminum-Framed Entrances and Storefronts.
          D.Section 08 44 16 - Glazed Bronze Curtain Walls.
          E.Section 08 50 00 - Windows.
          F.Section 08 83 00 - Mirrors.
          G.Section 10 11 39 - Visual Display Rails.
          H.Section 12 10 00 - Art.
          I.Section - .
          ** NOTE TO SPECIFIER ** Delete references from the list below that are not actually required by the text of the edited section ; add others as required.
          A.U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC):
          1.CPSC 16 CFR 1201 Safety Standard for Architectural Glazing Materials.
          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 and installation instructions.
          ** NOTE TO SPECIFIER ** Delete if not applicable to product type.
          2.Preparation instructions and recommendations.
          3.Storage and handling requirements and recommendations.
          4.Typical installation methods.
          C.Verification Samples: Two representative units of each type, pattern and color.
          ** NOTE TO SPECIFIER ** Delete glass option not required.
          1.Glass: Two 12 x 12 inch (305 by 305 mm) glass samples.
          2.Glass: Two _____ x _____ inch (_____ x _____ mm) glass samples.
          D.Shop Drawings: Include details of materials, construction and finish. Include relationship with adjacent construction.
          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.
          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.
          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.
          PART 2PRODUCTS
          A.Acceptable Manufacturer: GlassArt Design, which is located at: 427 N. 10th Ave.; Minneapolis, MN 55401; Tel: 612-870 0247; Fax: 612-870 0186; Email: request info; Web:
          ** 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.
          ** NOTE TO SPECIFIER ** Digitally printed images on glass offer new design techniques that can achieve results that weren't possible before. Digitally applied UV stable ink, resistant to damage. The final design is created by using a digital file of an image, logo, or pattern printed onto the surface of glass. Applications range from printing a company's logo on a glass marker board, to a large image printed on glass tiles to create a mosaic of the entire image, to back lit images. Delete if not required.
          A.Basis of Design: Digitally Printed Glassas manufactured and supplied by GlassArt Design.
          ** NOTE TO SPECIFIER ** Include the following for glass in locations subject to human impact; refer to Building Code for specific requirements.
          1.Compliance: Provide safety glass tested and labeled to CPSC 16 CFR 1201 for locations subject to human impact as required by applicable building codes and authorities having jurisdiction.
          ** NOTE TO SPECIFIER ** Delete glass type options not required.
          2.Glass Type: Clear low iron annealed.
          3.Glass Type: Safety glazing, laminated.
          4.Glass Type: Safety glazing, tempered.
          ** NOTE TO SPECIFIER ** Grey and Bronze are custom options. Delete if not required.
          5.Glass Type: Grey.
          6.Glass Type: Bronze.
          7.Glass Type: As scheduled and indicated on Drawings.
          8.Glass Type: As selected by Architect from Manufacturer's standard range.
          ** NOTE TO SPECIFIER ** Standard glass thickness is /8 to 3/4 inch (3 to 19 mm). Custom thickness available up to 2 inches (51 mm) is available. Glass sheet size available up to 98 x 120 inches (2489 x 3048 mm). 3 sq ft (0.28 sq m) minimum.
          9.Glass Thickness (in/mm): ________.
          10.Glass Thickness: As scheduled and indicated on Drawings.
          11.Glass Thickness: As determined by the Architect.
          12.Glass Sheet Size (in/mm): ________.
          13.Glass Sheet Size (in/mm): As scheduled and indicated on Drawings.
          14.Glass Sheet Size (in/mm): As determined by the Architect.
          ** NOTE TO SPECIFIER ** Delete pattern options not required. Custom patterns are available; fill in blank as applicable. Contact manufacturer for more details.
          15.Pattern, One Surface: Morrocan.
          16.Pattern, One Surface: Mosaic.
          17.Pattern, One Surface: Damask.
          18.Pattern, One Surface: Venetian.
          19.Pattern, One Surface: Eden.
          20.Pattern, One Surface: Casa.
          21.Pattern, One Surface: Geo-fade.
          22.Pattern, Two Surface: Ribbons.
          23.Pattern, Two Surface: Aspen.
          24.Pattern, Two Surface: Burlap.
          25.Pattern, Two Surface: Mid-modern.
          26.Pattern, Two Surface: Pebble.
          27.Pattern, Two Surface: Trigometric.
          28.Pattern, Two Surface: Herringbone.
          29.Pattern, Two Surface: Strand.
          30.Pattern: As scheduled and indicated on Drawings.
          31.Pattern: As selected by Architect from Manufacturer's.
          32.Pattern: _______.
          ** NOTE TO SPECIFIER ** Delete glass edges options not required.
          33.Glass Edges: Pencil polish.
          34.Glass Edges: Pencil ground.
          35.Glass Edges: Flat polished.
          36.Glass Edges: Flat ground.
          37.Glass Edges: Plateau.
          38.Glass Edges: Nibbled.
          39.Glass Edges: Broken.
          40.Glass Edges: Seamed.
          41.Glass Edges: As scheduled and indicated on Drawings.
          ** NOTE TO SPECIFIER ** Delete custom options not required or delete all.
          42.Custom Fabrication Options: As scheduled and indicated on Drawings.
          a.Combination of Opacity and Transparency:
          f.Custom shapes.
          43.Printing Ink: Digitally applied UV stable ink.
          A.Prepare substrates using the methods recommended by the manufacturer for achieving best result for the substrates under project conditions.
          B.Do not proceed with installation until substrates have been prepared using the methods recommended by the manufacturer and deviations from manufacturer's recommended tolerances are corrected. Commencement of installation constitutes acceptance of conditions.
          C.If preparation is the responsibility of another installer, notify Architect in writing of deviations from manufacturer's recommended installation tolerances and conditions.
          A.Install in accordance with manufacturer's instructions approved submittals and in proper relationship with adjacent construction.
          A.Field Inspection: Coordinate field inspection in accordance with appropriate sections in Division 01.
          A.Clean products in accordance with the manufacturers recommendations.
          B.Touch-up, repair or replace damaged products before Substantial Completion.