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SECTION 09 69 00
ACCESS FLOORING SYSTEMS
 
 
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** NOTE TO SPECIFIER ** Netfloor USA Incorporated. This section is based on the products ofNetfloor USA Incorporated, which is located at:
374 Crompton St. Suite B
Charlotte, NC 28273
Toll Free: 844-638-3566
Phone: 704-550-4988
Fax: ______.
Email: ______
Web Site: www.netfloorusa.com
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Netfloor USA is a full-service design, manufacturing, sales and installation company for a wide range of raised access floors, from 1.5 in (38 mm) high low-profile cable management floors to access floors of 4 ft (1219 mm) and higher. Our staff performs site evaluations, CAD design, installation and service. We work in all industries: commercial, mission critical, institutional, retail, healthcare and more.
 
PART 1 GENERAL
 
1.1
SECTION INCLUDES
 
** NOTE TO SPECIFIER ** Delete items below not required for project.
 
A.
Anti-static access flooring; Staco Series.
B.
Low profile access flooring; Grand Square Series.
C.
Low profile access flooring; Echo Series.
D.
Low profile access flooring; Camass Series.
E.
Low profile access flooring; Camass Crete Series.
1.2
RELATED WORK
 
** 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 09 65 13 - Resilient Base and Accessories.
C.
Section 09 68 13 - Tile Carpeting.
D.
Section 23 74 33 - Dedicated Outdoor-Air Units.
E.
Section 26 21 00 - Low-Voltage Electrical Service Entrance.
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 with Disabilities Act (ADA).
B.
ASTM International (ASTM):
1.
ASTM E 648 - Standard Test Method for Critical Radiant Flux of Floor-Covering Systems Using a Radiant Heat Energy Source.
C.
Ceilings and Interior Systems Construction Associates (CISCA).
D.
National fire Protection Association (NFPA):
1.
NFPA 253 - Standard Method of Test for Critical Radiant Flux of Floor Covering Systems Using a Radiant Heat Energy Source.
E.
Underwriters Laboratories (UL):
1.
UL 94 - The Standard for Safety of Flammability of Plastic Materials for Parts in Devices and Appliances testing.
1.4
SUBMITTALS
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: Include plans, elevations, sections, details, and attachments to other work.
1.
Include coordinated dimensions for equipment and furnishings specified in other Sections.
D.
Verification Samples: For each finish product specified, two samples, representing actual product, color, and finish.
E.
Manufacturer's Certificates: Certify products meet or exceed specified requirements.
F.
Closeout Submittals: Provide manufacturer's maintenance instructions that include recommendations for periodic checking and adjustment, cleaning and maintenance.
1.5
QUALITY ASSURANCE
A.
Manufacturer Qualifications: Five years or more experience in manufacture of laboratory casework and equipment of type specified.
B.
Installer: Experienced with installation of similar products, and acceptable to the 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 fabrication techniques and application workmanship.
1.
Install in areas designated by Architect.
2.
Do not proceed with remaining work until installation is approved by Architect.
3.
Rebuild mock-up as required until satisfactory results are obtained.
1.6
DELIVERY, STORAGE, AND HANDLING
A.
Store products in the manufacturer's unopened packaging until ready for installation.
B.
Protect finished surfaces from soiling or damage during handling and installation.
1.7
COORDINATION AND SCHEDULING
A.
Schedule delivery of access flooring so that spaces are sufficiently complete and access flooring materials can be installed immediately following delivery.
1.8
PROJECT 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.
1.9
WARRANTY
A.
Manufacturer's Warranty: Provide manufacturer's standard 5 year limited warranty for materials.
PART 2 PRODUCTS
 
2.1
MANUFACTURER
A.
Acceptable Manufacturer: Netfloor USA, which is located at: 374 Crompton St. Suite B; Charlotte, NC 28273; Toll Free Tel: 844-638-3566; Tel: 704-550-4988; Email: request info (information@netfloorusa.com); Web: www.netfloorusa.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.
 
** NOTE TO SPECIFIER ** Delete Article if not required.
 
2.2
ANTI-STATIC ACCESS FLOORING - STACO
A.
Performance Requirements:
1.
Load Performance: Tested per CISCA - Recommended Test Procedure for Access Floors. Testing to be conducted and certified by independent engineering and testing laboratories.
2.
Flammability: Access floor system, when assembled shall meet ASTM E84 class A.
a.
Flammability of Top-Finished Vinyl Tile: Per NFPA253 and ASTME648 class 1.
3.
Pedestals: Capable of sustaining 5000 lbs (22.24 kN) without permanent deformation.
4.
Stringers; Midspan Concentrated Load: Capable of sustaining concentrated centered load of 250 lbs (1.11 kN). Test using 1 sq in (645 sq mm) indenter.
a.
Maximum Permanent Deflection: 0.010 in (0.25 mm) after removing load.
 
** NOTE TO SPECIFIER ** Delete basis of design paragraphs not required.
 
B.
Basis of Design: Staco AN30-1250 Anti-Static Resilient Access Floor System as manufactured by Netfloor USA Incorporated.
1.
Pedestal and stringer system consisting of bolted stringers locking at pedestals, forming a grid-pattern which accommodates access floor panels and perforated panels. Access panels shall be fully accessible by use of mechanic lifting tools.
2.
System Height: 6 in (150 mm) to 36 in (914 mm).
3.
Modular Size: 23.62 x 23.62 in (600 x 600 mm).
4.
Access Panels: Interchangeable.
a.
Concentrated Load: 1250 lbs (567 kg),Tested using 1 sq in (645 sq mm) indenter, at any location on the panel.
b.
Concentrated Ultimate Load: 3,125 lbs (1417.5 kg) without failure.
c.
Uniform Load: Greater than 300 lbs per sq ft (1464.73 kg per sq m).
d.
Electrostatic Propensity: 2.0 kV maximum for top-finish vinyl tile.
e.
Construction: Top steel sheet welded to a formed steel bottom pan, in-filled with lightweight cement plus post-production recycled slag.
f.
Material Finish: Powder coating for corrosion-resistance.
g.
Exposed Surface Finish: Surface of panel bonded by anti-static vinyl tile, protected by mini-edged stripe bonded at four sides of the vinyl tile and panel.
1)
Vinyl Tile: 1/8 in (3 mm) thick total. 0.04 in (1 mm) anti-static wear-layer, 0.08 in (2 mm) backing.
h.
Panel Size: 23.62 x 23.62 in (600 x 600 mm).
i.
Total Thickness: 1.35 in (34.2 mm).
5.
Perforated Panel: Interchangeable.
a.
Panel Size: 23.62 x 23.62 in (600 x 600 mm).
b.
Total Thickness: 1.35 in (34.2 mm).
c.
Air Diffusion Ratio: 19 to 45 percent.
6.
Supporting Understructure: Pedestals and Stringers.
a.
Braces are recommended only when using for finished floor height greater than 24 in (610 mm), or under special requirements.
b.
Pedestals: Galvanized steel consisting of head-set, stud and base-plate.
1)
Finish Floor Height: 6 to 36 in (152 to 914 mm) height.
2)
Base Plate: 4 x 4 in (100 x 100 mm) finish floor height under 23.62 in (600 mm).
3)
Base Plate: 4.92 x 4.92 in (125 x125 mm); finish floor height greater than 23.62 in (600 mm).
c.
Stringers: Rectangular galvanized steel tube, bolted to pedestals forming grid pattern to accommodate 23.62 x 23.62 in (600 x 600 mm) access panels.
1)
Shock Absorption: Factory applied PVC strip on top of the stringer.
7.
Accessories: Including but not limited to ramps, handrails, skirtings, perimeter pedestals, and adhesives as indicated in the system drawings.
C.
Basis of Design: Staco AS45 Anti-Static Resilient Access Floor System as manufactured by Netfloor USA Incorporated.
1.
Pedestal and stringer system consisting of bolted stringers locking at the pedestals, forming a grid-pattern which accommodates access floor panels and perforated panels. Access panels shall be fully accessible by use of mechanic lifting tools.
 
** NOTE TO SPECIFIER ** Delete models not required.
 
a.
Model AN45-800:
1)
Concentration Load; Access Panel: 800 lbs (3.56 KN).
2)
Concentrated Ultimate Load: 2200 lbs (997.9 kg).
3)
System Weight: 10.24 lbs per sq ft (50 kg per sq m).
b.
Model AN45-1000:
1)
Concentration Load; Access Panel: 1000 lbs (4.45 KN).
2)
Concentrated Ultimate Load: 2750 (1247.4 kg).
3)
System Weight: 10.85 lbs per sq ft (53 kg per sq m).
c.
Model AN45-1250:
1)
Concentration Load; Access Panel: 1250 lbs (5.56 KN).
2)
Concentrated Ultimate Load: 3437 lbs (1559 kg).
3)
System Weight: 11.47 lbs per sq ft (56 kg per sq m).
d.
Model AN45-1500:
1)
Concentration Load; Access Panel: 1500 lbs (6.68 KN).
2)
Concentrated Ultimate Load: 4125 lbs (1871.1 kg).
3)
System Weight: 12.08 lbs per sq ft (59 kg per sq m).
e.
Model AN45-2000:
1)
Concentration Load; Access Panel: 2000 lbs (8.90 KN).
2)
Concentrated Ultimate Load: 5550 lbs (2417.4 kg).
3)
System Weight: 12.70 lbs per sq ft (62 kg per sq m).
2.
System Height: 3.94 to 47.25 in (100 to 1200 mm).
3.
Modular Size: 23.62 x 23.62 in (600 x 600 mm).
4.
Access Panels: Interchangeable.
a.
Construction: Top steel sheet welded to a formed steel bottom pan, in-filled with lightweight cement plus post-production recycled slag.
b.
Material Finish: Powder coating for corrosion-resistance.
c.
Exposed Surface Finish: Surface of panel bonded by anti-static vinyl tile, protected by mini-edged stripe bonded at four sides of the vinyl tile and panel.
1)
Vinyl Tile: 0.18 in (4.5 mm) thick total. .04 in (1 mm) anti-static wear-layer, 0.14 in (3.5 mm) PVC backing.
2)
Electrostatic Propensity: 10,000,000 to 10,000,000,000 Ohms.
d.
Panel Size: 23.62 x 23.62 in (600 x 600 mm).
e.
Total Thickness: 1.35 in (34.2 mm).
5.
Perforated Panel: Interchangeable.
a.
Panel Size: 23.62 x 23.62 in (600 x 600 mm).
b.
Total Thickness: 1.35 in (34.2 mm).
 
** NOTE TO SPECIFIER ** Delete air diffusion ratio options not required.
 
c.
Air Diffusion Ratio: 20 percent.
d.
Air Diffusion Ratio: 35 percent.
e.
Air Diffusion Ratio: 40 percent.
6.
Supporting Understructure: Pedestals and stringers.
a.
Braces are recommended only when using for finished floor height greater than 24 in (610 mm), or under special requirements.
b.
Pedestals: Galvanized steel consisting of head-set, stud and base-plate.
1)
Finish Floor Height: 3.93 to 47.24 in (100 to 1200 mm) height.
 
** NOTE TO SPECIFIER ** Delete base plate option not required.
 
2)
Base Plate: 4 x 4 in (100 x 100 mm) finish floor height under 23.62 in (600 mm).
3)
Base Plate: 4.92 x 4.92 in (125 x125 mm); finish floor height greater than 23.62 in (600 mm).
c.
Stringers: Rectangular galvanized steel tube, bolted to pedestals forming grid pattern to accommodate 23.62 x 23.62 in (600 x 600 mm) access panels.
1)
Shock Absorption: Factory applied PVC strip on top of the stringer.
7.
Accessories: Including but not limited to ramps, handrails, skirtings, perimeter pedestals, and adhesives as indicated in the system drawings.
D.
Basis of Design: Staco FS Cementitious Access Floor System as manufactured by Netfloor USA Incorporated.
1.
Pedestal and stringer system consisting of bolted stringers locking at the pedestals, forming a grid-pattern which accommodates access floor panels and perforated panels. Access panels shall be fully accessible by use of mechanic lifting tools.
 
** NOTE TO SPECIFIER ** Delete models not required
 
a.
Model FS-800:
1)
Concentration Load: 800 lbs (3.56 kN).
2)
Concentrated Ultimate Load: 2200 lbs (9.80 kN).
b.
Model FS-1000:
1)
Concentration Load: 1000 lbs (4.45 kN).
2)
Concentrated Ultimate Load: 2750 lbs (12.25 kN).
c.
Model FS-1250:
1)
Concentration Load: 1250 lbs (5.56 kN).
2)
Concentrated Ultimate Load: 3437 lbs (15.31 kN).
d.
Model FS-1500:
1)
Concentration Load: 1500 lbs (6.68 kN).
2)
Concentrated Ultimate Load: 4125 lbs (18.37 kN).
e.
Model FS-2000
1)
Concentration Load: 2000 lbs (8.90 kN).
2)
Concentrated Ultimate Load: 5550 lbs (24.72 kN).
2.
System Height:
a.
Corner Lock: 3.94 to 31.50 in (100 to 800 mm).
b.
Bolted Stringer: 3.94 to 47.25 in (100 to 1200 mm).
3.
Modular Size: 23.62 x 23.62 in (600 x 600 mm).
4.
Access Panels: Interchangeable.
a.
Construction: Top steel sheet welded to a formed steel bottom pan, in-filled with lightweight cement plus post-production recycled slag.
b.
Material finish: Powder coat for corrosion-resistance.
 
** NOTE TO SPECIFIER ** Delete exposed surface finishes not required.
 
c.
Exposed Surface Finish: Carpet tile.
d.
Exposed Surface Finish: Vinyl tile.
e.
Exposed Surface Finish: HPL.
 
** NOTE TO SPECIFIER ** The paragraph below applies to FS-800 only. Delete if not required.
 
f.
Panel Size: 23.62 x 23.62 x 1.25 in (600 x 600 x 32 mm). Panels are interchangeable.
 
** NOTE TO SPECIFIER ** The paragraph below applies to FS-1000, FS-1250, FS-1500, and FS-2000. Delete if not required.
 
g.
Panel Size: 23.62 x 23.62 x 1.38 in (600 x 600 x 35 mm). Panels are interchangeable.
5.
Perforated Panel: Interchangeable.
a.
Panel Size: 23.62 x 23.62 in (600 x 600 mm).
b.
Total Thickness: 1.35 in (34.2 mm).
 
** NOTE TO SPECIFIER ** Delete air diffusion ratio options not required.
 
c.
Air Diffusion Ratio: 20 percent.
d.
Air Diffusion Ratio: 35 percent.
e.
Air Diffusion Ratio: 40 percent.
6.
Supporting Understructure: Pedestals and stringers.
a.
Braces are recommended only when using for finished floor height greater than 24 in (610 mm), or under special requirements.
b.
Pedestals: Galvanized steel consisting of head-set, stud and base-plate.
1)
Finish Floor Height: 3.93 to 47.24 in (100 to 1200 mm) height.
2)
Base Plate: 4 x 4 in (100 x 100 mm) finish floor height under 23.62 in (600 mm).
3)
Base Plate: 4.92 x 4.92 in (125 x125 mm); finish floor height greater than 23.62 in (600 mm).
c.
Stringers: Rectangular galvanized steel tube, bolted to pedestals forming grid pattern to accommodate 23.62 x 23.62 in (600 x 600 mm) access panels.
1)
Shock Absorption: Factory applied PVC strip on top of the stringer.
7.
Accessories: Including but not limited to ramps, handrails, skirtings, perimeter pedestals, and adhesives as indicated in the system drawings.
 
** NOTE TO SPECIFIER ** Delete any or all auxiliary products not required.
 
E.
Auxiliary Products:
1.
Service Box: Electrical floor box systems.
a.
Model SB75: 3 compartment floor boxes for access finish floor height of 2.95 in (75 mm) minimum.
1)
Two compartments for power sockets:
a)
SS75-BS: 2 twin sockets for 4 plugs. 13A, 240 VAC.
b)
SS75-EC: 2 twin sockets for 4 plugs. 15A, 240 VAC.
2)
One compartment for minimum 4 data and voice jack.
3)
Mounting lid: Molded poly-carbonate tray with frame, reinforced with 1/8 in (3 mm) galvanized steel at middle. Recessed 0.25 in (6.5 mm) at field area for topping by carpet tile.
4)
Box Base: 9.05 x 7.88 in (230 x 200 mm): Galvanized steel, powder coated.
b.
Model SS60: 3 compartment floor boxes for access finish floor height of 2.36 in (60 mm) minimum.
1)
Two compartments for power sockets: 2 twin sockets for 4 plugs. 13A, 240 VAC.
2)
One compartment for data and voice jack.
3)
Mounting Lid: Stainless steel tray. Recessed 0.25 in (6.5 mm) at field area for topping by carpet tile.
4)
Box Base: 9.05 x 7.88 in (230 x 200 mm): Galvanized steel, powder coated.
2.
Power Distribution System: Under access floor.
a.
Model ZoneEx: Power distribution system accommodating access floor systems.
1)
Factory Assembled Components: 5-pole starting cables, 5-pole extension cables, zone boxes, 3-pole extension cable, and floor box with extension cord.
2)
Modular: Components delivered to job site are ready for connection and extension.
3)
Environment Friendly: No cutting at job site, no wastage, 100 percent re-usable.
4)
Electrical Panel: At each floor of facility installation.
5)
Five-pole starting cables (power socket) connecting at electric panel.
a)
One starting cable per zone box.
b)
Five-pole extension cable (plug and socket) to zone box:
1)
Lengths: 118, 315, 472 in (3, 8, and 12 m).
6)
Zone Boxes:
a)
One 5-pole plug receiving power from 5-pole extension cable
b)
Six 3-pole sockets, to accommodate 6 floor boxes.
7)
Floor Boxes: 4 sockets, normally to serve 1 workstation.
 
** NOTE TO SPECIFIER ** Delete Article if not required.
 
2.3
LOW PROFILE ACCESS FLOORING - GRAND SQUARE SERIES
A.
Access top panels on connected pedestals (base connectors), forming a grid pattern of trenching facilitating easy distribution and extension of electrical, telecommunication, and data cables. The access top panels cover and protect cables and piping or other utilities running in the cable trenches.
B.
Performance Requirements:
1.
Access Top Panels:
a.
Concentrated Load: Tested by 1 sq in (645 sq mm) square indenter.
1)
Depression: Less than 0.1 in (2.5 mm) at 450 lbs per sq in (3103 kN per sq m).
b.
Ultimate-Load: Greater than 1125 lbs (5 kN).
c.
Uniform Load: Greater than 50 psi (345 kN per sq m).
2.
Flammability:
a.
Top Panel: Full steel, non-combustible.
b.
Base Connectors: Meet NFPA 253 class A as tests in accordance with ASTM E-648 Critical Radiant Flux. Meet UL94 V2, BS476, part 7 B2.
3.
Environment Protection:
a.
Base Connectors: 100 percent recycled poly-propylene which is more than 25 percent of total value of the system. System complies and contributes to LEED credit points.
b.
No adhesives required to bond pedestals onto sub-floors. No pollution to sub-floors at time of installation.
1)
No damage to sub-floors. Dues to installation.
c.
Re-Usable: Systems components are 95 to 100 percent re-usable.
d.
Recyclable: 100 percent. System components; access top panels, base connectors, and accessories.
4.
Electrical: Access flooring is not part of grounding system. All electrical cable, conduit installed under the access floor, or floor box installed on the access floor, must be grounded independently, not as part of the access floor system.
 
** NOTE TO SPECIFIER ** Delete basis of design paragraph not required.
 
C.
Basis of Design: GS400 Series as manufactured by Netfloor USA Incorporated.
1.
System Configuration: Edges of the access top panels firmly seat onto base connector slots via hand pressure. Continuous connection onto the base connectors by the access top panels forms 4.72 in (120 mm) wide reticulated cable trenches within every 9 in (228.6 mm) distance.
2.
Cable Trench Dimensions:
a.
Width: 4.72 in (120 mm).
b.
Clearance: 1.18 in (30 mm).
3.
System Height: 1.57 in (40 mm).
4.
Module Size: 9 x 9 in (228.6 x 228.6 mm).
5.
Module Set: 1 access top panel and 1 base connector.
6.
System Weight: 4.09 lbs per sq ft (20 kg per sq m).
7.
Access Top Panel: Hot-dipped galvanized steel with straight angle bends at four edges, and re-enforcement ribs at center of the panel.
a.
Panel Size: 8.93 x 8.93 in (227 x 227 mm).
b.
Height: 0.39 in (10 mm).
8.
Base Connectors (connecting pedestal):
a.
Size: 4.27 x 4.27 in (108.6 x 108.6 mm).
b.
Height: 1.49 in (38 mm).
c.
Material: Recycled poly-propylene.
D.
Basis of Design: GS600 Series as manufactured by Netfloor USA Incorporated.
1.
System Configuration: Edges of the access top panels firmly seat onto base connector slots via hand pressure. Continuous connection onto the base connectors by the access top panels forms 4.72 in (120 mm) wide reticulated cable trenches within every 9 in (228.6 mm) distance.
2.
Cable Trench Dimensions:
a.
Width: 4.72 in (120 mm).
b.
Clearance: 2 in (50 mm).
3.
System Height: 1.57 in (60 mm).
4.
Module Size: 9 x 9 in (228.6 x 228.6 mm).
5.
Module Set: 1 access top panel and 1 base connector.
6.
System Weight: 4.29 lbs per sq ft (21 kg per sq m).
7.
Access Top Panel: Hot-dipped galvanized steel with straight angle bends at four edges, and re-enforcement ribs at center of the panel.
a.
Panel Size: 8.93 x 8.93 in (227 x 227 mm).
b.
Height: 0.39 in (10 mm).
8.
Base Connectors (connecting pedestal):
a.
Size: 4.27 x 4.27 in (108.6 x 108.6 mm).
b.
Height: 2.28 in (58 mm).
c.
Material: Recycled poly-propylene.
 
** NOTE TO SPECIFIER ** Access floor covering applies to both models GS400 and GS600.
 
E.
Access Floor Covering:
1.
Commercial grade modular carpet tiles.
2.
Broadloom carpet.
3.
Vinyl tiles of no less than 0.177 in (4.5 mm) thick.
4.
Engineered wood plank with foam backing.
F.
Accessories: Perimeters, ramps, cable exits, utility boxes, and others, as indicated on the manufacturer's system drawings.
 
** NOTE TO SPECIFIER ** Delete Article if not required.
 
2.4
LOW PROFILE ACCESS FLOORING - ECHO
A.
Low profile access flooring, when installed with self-standing access panels form grid-pattern cable trenches, facilitating distribution and extension of electrical, and structured cabling. System accommodates outlet floor boxes, and cable trench caps to cover and protect cable runs in the cable trenches.
B.
Performance Requirements:
1.
._General:_the_low_profile_access_floor._Access_panels_and_steel_cable_trench_._General:_the_low_profile_access_floor._Access_panels_and_steel_cable_trench_Access Panels and Steel Cable Trench Caps:
a.
Tested in Accordance with CISCA:
1)
._Concentrated_Load:__by_1"_square_inde._Concentrated_Load:__by_1"_square_indeConcentrated Load: Tested by 1 sq in (645 sq mm) square indenter.
a)
._400_psi:_less_than_0.1"_(2.5_mm)_depr._Concentrate_Ultimate_Load:_by_1"_squa._400_psi:_less_than_0.1"_(2.5_mm)_depr._Concentrate_Ultimate_Load:_by_1"_squaDepression: Less than 0.1 in (2.5 mm) at 400 lbs per sq in (2758 kN per sq m).
 
** NOTE TO SPECIFIER ** Applies to CA600R. Delete if not required.
 
b)
Depression: Less than 0.1 in (2.5 mm) at 450 lbs per sq in (3013 kN per sq m).
2)
Concentrated Ultimate Load: Tested by 1 sq in (645 sq mm) square indenter; greater than 500 lbs per sq in (3447 kN per sq m).
 
._greater_than_500_psi._Uniform_Distribution_Load:._greater_than_500_psi._Uniform_Distribution_Load:** NOTE TO SPECIFIER ** Applies to CA600R. Delete if not required.
 
3)
Concentrated Ultimate Load: Tested by 1 sq in (645 sq mm) square indenter; greater than 600 lbs per sq in (4137 kN per sq m).
4)
Uniform Distribution Load: ._1300_psf:_less_than_0.06"_(1.5_mm)_de._1300_psf:_less_than_0.06"_(1.5_mm)_deDepression of 0.06 in (1.5 mm) at 1300 lbs per sq ft (6347 kg per sq m).
5)
._Uniform_Ultimate_Load:._Uniform_Ultimate_Load:Uniform Ultimate Load: ._Greater_than_4500_psf._Greater_than_4500_psf4500 lbs per sq ft (21971 kg per sq m).
2.
._Flammability:_meet_NFPA_253_class_A_a._Flammability:_meet_NFPA_253_class_A_aFlammability: Non-combustible. Meet NFPA 253 class A when tested in accordance with ASTM E-648 Critical Radiant Flux, UL94-V2.
3.
._Earthquake_Performance:_access_panel_._Earthquake_Performance:_access_panel_Earthquake Performance: Access panel are self-standing. Each panel is supported by 64 built-in pedestals. Each panel is connected by Base Connector at four corner pedestals. In the event of earthquake, the system will not be collapsed.
4.
Environment Protection:
a.
Access Panels: Made of 60 percent minimum recycled poly-propylene. Complies and contributes to LEED credit points.
b.
No adhesives required to bond pedestals onto sub-floors. No pollution to sub-floors at time of installation.
c.
No damage to sub-floors: At time of relocation.
d.
Re-usable: System components are more than 95 percent re-usable.
e.
Recyclable: System components; access panels, base connectors, cable trench caps, sound attenuation blanket, and accessories, are 100 percent recyclable.
 
** NOTE TO SPECIFIER ** Delete basis of deign paragraphs not required.
 
C.
Basis of Design: CA400R Series as manufactured by Netfloor USA Incorporated.
1.
System height: 1.57 in (60 mm).
2.
._Modular_size:_23.62"_X_23.62"_(600_X_._Modular_size:_23.62"_X_23.62"_(600_X_Modular Size: 23.62 x 23.62 in (600 x 600 mm).
3.
Module Set: 1 access panel (UniPanel), 1 base connector, 1 central cap, and 4 flank caps.
4.
._System_weight:_2.56_LB_per_square_foo._System_weight:_2.56_LB_per_square_fooSystem weight: 2.56 lbs per sq ft (12.5 kg per sq m).
5.
Access Panels (UniPanels): self-standing access panel, consisting of 16 sub-panels, 64 built-in pedestals.
a.
._Panel_size:__20.08"_X_20.08"_(510_mm_._Panel_size:__20.08"_X_20.08"_(510_mm_Panel size: 20.08 x 20.08 in (510 x 510 mm).
b.
._Height:_fixed_height_1.57"_(40_mm)._Height:_fixed_height_1.57"_(40_mm)Fixed Height: 1.57 in (40 mm).
c.
._Material:_fire-retard_recycled_poly-p._Material:_fire-retard_recycled_poly-pMaterial: Fire-retardant recycled poly-propylene.
6.
._Cable_Trench_Caps:_to_cover_the_cable._Cable_Trench_Caps:_to_cover_the_cableCable Trench Caps: For covering cable trenches.
7.
._Central_Caps:_size_5.91"_X_5.91"_(150._Central_Caps:_size_5.91"_X_5.91"_(150Central Caps: For covering at intersection of cable trenches, protection against corrosion by electro-deposition.
a.
Construction: 0.09 in (2.3 mm) thick steel.
b.
Size: 5.91 x 5.91 in (150 x 150 mm).
c.
Side Bends: 0.2 in (5 mm) bends.
d.
Reinforced ribs: Centered.
8.
._Flank_Caps:_size_8.78"_X_4.72"_(223_m._Flank_Caps:_size_8.78"_X_4.72"_(223_mFlank Caps: For covering cable trenches, at sides of access panels. Protection against corrosion by electro-deposition.
a.
Construction: 0.09 in (2.3 mm) thick steel.
b.
Size: 8.78 x 4.72 in (223 x 120 mm), reinforced ribs.
9.
._Base_Connectors:_size_6.65"_X_6.65"_X._Base_Connectors:_size_6.65"_X_6.65"_XBase Connectors: 6.65 x 6.65 x 0.59 in (169 X 169 X 15 mm).
a.
Material: Recycled poly-carbonate plus ABS.
10.
._Sound_Attenuation_Blanket:_meet_UL94_._Sound_Attenuation_Blanket:_meet_UL94_Sound Attenuation Blanket meeting UL94 HB: PE foam, under access panels to absorb impact sound by pedestrians.
a.
Size: 39.37 in (1 m) width, 0.08 in (2 mm) thick.
11.
._Cable_Trenches_configuration:_At_time._Cable_Trenches_configuration:_At_timeCable Trench Configuration: Base Connectors, corner pedestals, pedestals and access panels form reticulated cable trenches within every 23.62 in (600 mm) distance.
a.
._Cable_Trenches_capacity:._Cable_Trenches_capacity:Cable Trench Width: ._width:_3.54"_(90_mm)._width:_3.54"_(90_mm)3.54 in (90 mm).
b.
._clearance:_1.37"_(35_mm)._clearance:_1.37"_(35_mm)Cable Trench Clearance: 1.37 in (35 mm).
D.
Basis of Design: CA500R Series as manufactured by Netfloor USA Incorporated.
1.
System height: 1.57 in (60 mm).
2.
Modular Size: 23.62 x 23.62 in (600 x 600 mm).
3.
Module Set: 1 access panel (UniPanel), 1 base connector, 1 central cap, and 4 flank caps.
4.
System weight: 2.76 lbs per sq ft (13.5 kg per sq m).
5.
Access Panels (UniPanels): Self-standing access panel, consisting of 16 sub-panels, 64 built-in pedestals.
a.
Panel size: 20.08 x 20.08 in (510 x 510 mm).
b.
Fixed Height: 1.57 in (40 mm).
c.
Material: Fire-retardant recycled poly-propylene.
6.
Cable Trench Caps: For covering cable trenches.
7.
Central Caps: For covering at intersection of cable trenches, protection against corrosion by electro-deposition.
a.
Construction: 0.09 in (2.3 mm) thick steel.
b.
Size: 5.91 x 5.91 in (150 x 150 mm).
c.
Side Bends: 0.2 in (5 mm) bends.
d.
Reinforced ribs: Centered.
8.
Flank Caps: For covering cable trenches, at sides of access panels. Protection against corrosion by electro-deposition.
a.
Construction: 0.09 in (2.3 mm) thick steel.
b.
Size: 8.78 x 4.92 in (223 x 125 mm), reinforced ribs.
9.
Base Connectors: 6.65 x 6.65 x 0.59 in (169 x 169 x 15 mm).
a.
Material: Recycled poly-carbonate plus ABS.
10.
Sound Attenuation Blanket meeting UL94 HB: PE foam, under access panels to absorb impact sound by pedestrians.
a.
Size: 39.37 in (1 m) width, 0.08 in (2 mm) thick.
11.
Cable Trench Configuration: Base Connectors, corner pedestals, pedestals and access panels form reticulated cable trenches within every 23.62 in (600 mm) distance.
a.
Cable Trench Width: 3.54 in (90 mm).
b.
Cable Trench Clearance: 1.37 in (35 mm).
E.
Basis of Design: CA600R Series as manufactured by Netfloor USA Incorporated.
1.
System height: 2.36 in (60 mm).
2.
Modular Size: 23.62 x 23.62 in (600 x 600 mm).
3.
Module Set: 1 access panel (UniPanel), 1 base connector, 1 central cap, and 4 flank caps.
4.
System weight: 2.86 lbs per sq ft (14 kg per sq m).
5.
Access Panels (UniPanels): Self-standing access panel, consisting of 16 sub-panels, 64 built-in pedestals.
a.
Panel size: 20.08 x 20.08 in (510 x 510 mm).
b.
Fixed Height: 2.36 in (60 mm).
c.
Material: Fire-retardant recycled poly-propylene.
6.
Cable Trench Caps: For covering cable trenches.
7.
Central Caps: For covering at intersection of cable trenches, protection against corrosion by electro-deposition.
a.
Construction: 0.09 in (2.3 mm) thick steel.
b.
Size: 5.91 x 5.91 in (150 x 150 mm).
c.
Side Bends: 0.2 in (5 mm) bends.
d.
Reinforced ribs: Centered.
8.
Flank Caps: For covering cable trenches, at sides of access panels. Protection against corrosion by electro-deposition.
a.
Construction: 0.09 in (2.3 mm) thick steel.
b.
Size: 8.78 x 4.72 in (223 x 120 mm), reinforced ribs,
9.
Base Connectors: 6.65 x 6.65 x 0.59 in (169 x 169 x 15 mm).
a.
Material: Recycled poly-carbonate plus ABS.
10.
Sound Attenuation Blanket meeting UL94 HB: PE foam, under access panels to absorb impact sound by pedestrians.
a.
Size: 39.37 in (1 m) width, 0.08 in (2 mm) thick.
11.
Cable Trench Configuration: Base Connectors, corner pedestals, pedestals and access panels form reticulated cable trenches within every 23.62 in (600 mm) distance.
a.
Cable Trench Width: 3.54 in (90 mm).
b.
Cable Trench Clearance: 2.16 in (55 mm).
F.
Access Floor Covering: The systems are suitable for bonded by commercial grade modular carpet tiles, and vinyl tiles of no less than 0.18 in (4.5 mm) thick.
G.
Accessories: All accessories for perimeter, re-enforcement, and others, as indicated on the manufacturer's system drawings.
 
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2.5
LOW PROFILE ACCESS FLOORING - CAMASS
A.
Basis of Design: Model CA1000W Series as manufactured by NetFloor USA Incorporated.
1.
Low profile modular access flooring, when installed with self-standing access panels form easily accessible grid pattern cable trenches, facilitating distribution and extension of electrical, and structured cabling. System accommodates outlet floor boxes, and cable trench caps to cover and protect cable runs in the cable trenches.
2.
Self-standing access panels. Each panel supported by 4 built-in pedestals at four corners, connected by base connectors onto each pedestal.
 
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a.
Model CA1000-40: System Height: 1.57 in (40 mm).
b.
Model CA1000-60: System Height: 2.36 in (60 mm).
c.
Model CA1000-75: System Height: 3.00 in (75 mm).
d.
Model CA1000-100: System Height: 4.00 in (100 mm).
e.
Model CA1000-135: System Height: 5.3 in (135 mm).
f.
Model CA1000-175: System Height: 7 in (175 mm).
3.
Performance Requirements:
a.
Access panels and cable trench caps tested in accordance with CISCA.
1)
Tested by 1 sq in (645 sq mm) square indenter:
a)
Concentrated Load: 600 lbs per sq in (4137 kN).
1)
Depression: 0.1 in (2.5 mm) maximum.
b)
Concentrated Ultimate Load: 1500 lbs per sq in (10342 kN) minimum.
2)
Uniform Distribution Load: 600 lbs per sq ft (2929.46 kg per sq m).
a)
Depression: 0.06 in (1.5 mm) maximum.
3)
Uniform Distribution Ultimate Load: 1500 lbs per sq ft (73236.4 kg per sq m).
b.
Flammability: Non-combustible.
c.
Earthquake Performance: Non-collapsible system.
4.
Environment Protection:
a.
Access Panels: Made of 60 per cent minimum recycled poly-propylene. Complies and contributes to LEED credit points.
b.
No adhesives required to bond pedestals onto sub-floors. No pollution to sub-floors at time of installation.
c.
No damage to sub-floors: At time of relocation.
d.
Re-usable: System components are more than 95 percent re-usable.
e.
Recyclable: System components; access panels, base connectors, cable trench caps, sound attenuation blanket, and accessories, are 100 percent recyclable.
5.
System Height: 1.57 to 7 in (40 to 175 mm).
6.
Modular Size: 23.62 x 23.62 in (600 x 600 mm).
7.
Module Set: 1 access panel (UniPanel), 1 base connector, 1 central cap, and 4 flank caps.
8.
System Weight: 4.91 lbs per sq ft (24 kg per sq. m).
9.
Access Panels: Galvanized steel cementitious filled panels.
a.
Panel Size: 20.07 x 20.07 in (510 x 510 mm).
b.
Thickness: 1.13 in (28.5 mm).
c.
Grooves: All four sides of panel top. Width: 0.28 in (7 mm); Length: 16.54 in (420 mm); Depth: 0.315 in (8mm).
d.
Hexagonal shaded holes, built in at all four corners, for pedestal sets.
10.
Pedestal Sets: Factory assembled consisting of socket-sets and threaded studs. Each stud has 0.15 in (4 mm) hexagon notch at top, allowing for a 0.15 in (4 mm) hex key wrench, to adjust height above the access floor.
a.
Material: Zinc plated steel.
b.
Four pedestal sets built in at each panel's four corners, form a self-standing access panel.
11.
Cable Trench Caps: Central and flank caps to cover the cable trenches.
12.
Central Caps: Electro-depositioned steel, 0.09 in (2.3 mm) thick with 0.40 in (10 mm) bends on all four sides. Covers intersection of cable trenches.
a.
Size: 6.69 x 6.69 in (170 x 170 mm).
13.
Flank Caps: Electro-deposition steel, 0.09 in (2.3 mm) thick with 0.23 in (6 mm) bend at the two longer sides, 0.40 in (10 mm) bend at the two shorter ends. Covers cable trenches at sides of access panels.
a.
Size: 8.30 x 4.80 in (211 x 122 mm).
14.
Base Connectors: Galvanized steel, or steel protected by electro-deposition.
a.
Size: 7.28 x 7.28 x 0.20 in (185 x 185 x 5 mm).
15.
Cable Trench Configurations: Base connectors connected to pedestals at corners forms reticulated standard 3.54 in (90 mm) open width cable trenches within every 23.62 in (600 mm).
16.
Cable Trenches Capacity:
a.
Inside Width: 4.33 in (110 mm).
b.
Clearance: System height minus 0.40 in (10 mm).
B.
Access Floor Covering:
1.
Commercial grade modular carpet tiles.
2.
Vinyl tiles of no less than 0.177 in (4.5 mm) thick.
3.
Engineered wood plank with foam backing.
C.
Accessories: Perimeters, ramps, cable exits, utility boxes, and others, as indicated on the manufacturer's system drawings.
 
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2.6
LOW PROFILE ACCESS FLOORING - CAMASSCRETE
A.
Low profile access flooring, when installed with self-standing access panels form grid-pattern cable trenches, facilitating distribution and extension of electrical, and structured cabling. System accommodates outlet floor boxes, and cable trench caps to cover and protect cable runs in the cable trenches.
1.
Self-standing access panels. Each panel supported by 4 built-in pedestals at four corners, connected by base connectors onto each pedestal.
2.
Performance Requirements:
a.
Access panels and cable trench caps tested in accordance with CISCA.
1)
Tested by 1 sq in (645 sq mm) square indenter.
a)
Concentrated Load: 800 lbs per sq in 5516(kN per sq m).
1)
Depression: 0.1 in (2.5 mm) maximum.
b)
Concentrate Ultimate Load: 1500 lbs per sq in (10342 kN per sq m) minimum.
2)
Uniform Distribution Load: 800 lbs per sq ft (3906 kg per sq m).
a)
Depression: 0.06 in (1.5 mm) maximum.
3)
Uniform Distribution Ultimate Load: 2500 lbs per sq ft (12206 kg per sq m).
b.
Flammability: Non-combustible conforming to BS476, part 4, ASTM E-84 class.
B.
Basis of Design: Model CA1000W Series as manufactured by NetFloor USA Incorporated.
1.
Low-Profile:
a.
Model CR1000W-76:
1)
System Height: 3 in (76 mm).
2)
Cable Trench Width: 4.33 in (110 mm).
3)
Cable Trench Clearance: 2.6 in (66 mm).
b.
Model CR1000W-100:
1)
System Height: 4 in (100 mm).
c.
Cable Trench Width: 4.33 in (110 mm).
1)
Cable Trench Clearance: 3.54 in (90 mm).
d.
Model CR1000W-150:
1)
System Height: 6 in (150 mm).
2)
Cable Trench Width: 4.33 in (110 mm).
3)
Cable Trench Clearance: 5.51 in (140 mm).
e.
Model CR1000W-200:
1)
System Height: 8 in (200 mm).
2)
Cable Trench Width: 4.33 in (110 mm).
3)
Cable Trench Clearance: 7.48in (190 mm).
2.
Super Low Profile:
a.
Model CR1000W-45:
1)
System Height: 1.56 in (40 mm)
2)
Cable Trench Width: 4.33 in (110 mm)
3)
Cable Trench Clearance: 1.37 in (35 mm)
b.
Model CR1000W-60:
1)
System Height: 2.36 in (60 mm).
2)
Cable Trench Width: 4.33 in (110 mm).
3)
Cable Trench Clearance: 2.00 in (50 mm).
c.
Model CR1000W-70:
1)
System Height: 2.75 in (70 mm).
2)
Cable Trench Width: 4.33 in (110 mm).
3)
Cable Trench Clearance: 2.36 in (600 mm).
3.
Modular Size: 23.62 x 23.62 in (600 x 600 mm).
4.
Module Set: 1 access panel (UniPanel), 1 base connector, 1 central cap, and 4 flank caps.
5.
System Weight: 7.36 lbs per sq ft (36 kg per sq. m).
6.
Access Panels:
a.
Size: 20.08 x 20.08 in (510 x 510 mm).
b.
Construction: Top steel sheet welded to a formed steel bottom pan, in-filled with lightweight cement plus post-production recycled slag.
c.
Grooves: All four side of panel. Width: 0.28 in (7 mm); Length: 16.14 in (410 mm); Depth: 0.31 in (8 mm) depth, from surface of panel.
d.
Material Finish: Powder coat for corrosion-resistance.
7.
Pedestals: Galvanized steel, fixed at four corners, assembled to system's required height.
8.
Base Connectors: 0.024 in (0.6 mm) thick, galvanized steel or steel protected from corrosion by powder coating or electro-deposition.
9.
Central Cap: steel, 0.090 in (2.3 mm) thick, steel protected from corrosion by electro-deposition.
 
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10.
Flank Cap: 0.090 in (2.3 mm) thick steel, protected from corrosion by electro-deposition. Cap surface is rib reinforced, 5/16 in (8 mm) bends at flange to form a u-shape. Bent flanges sealed by u-shape PVC trim eliminating noise when contacting at grooves of the UniPanel.
11.
Flank Cap with Clamping Device: Extra holding flank cap onto UniPanel (main panel).
C.
Access Floor Covering:
1.
Commercial grade modular carpet tiles.
2.
Vinyl tiles of no less than 0.177 in (4.5 mm) thick.
PART 3 EXECUTION
 
3.1
EXAMINATION AND PREPARATION
A.
Examine substrates for compliance with requirements for installation tolerances and other conditions affecting performance.
1.
Job site shall be free of vibration, rocking, cracking, grease, or debris.
B.
Do not begin installation until substrates have been properly prepared.
C.
If substrate preparation is the responsibility of another installer, notify Architect of unsatisfactory preparation before proceeding.
3.2
INSTALLATION
A.
Install products in strict accordance with manufacturer's instructions, approved submittals and in proper relationship to adjacent construction.
3.3
PROTECTION
A.
Take protective measures to prevent exposure to other construction activity.
1.
Protect installed products until completion of project.
3.4
CLEANING
A.
Clean surfaces to remove soiling, stains, dust, and dirt using materials acceptable to manufacturer.
B.
Touch-up, repair or replace damaged products and defective work, as directed by Architect.
C.
Leave installation area clean, free of residue and debris resulting from work of this Section.
END OF SECTION