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Columbia Lockers® A Division of  Partition Systems International of South Carolina® Plastic Toilet Compartments
 
         
SECTION 10 21 13.19
 
         
PLASTIC TOILET COMPARTMENTS
 
         
 
         
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          ** NOTE TO SPECIFIER ** Columbia Lockers® A Division of Partition Systems International of South Carolina®; phenolic and HDPE toilet partitions.
This section is based on the products of Columbia Lockers® A Division of Partition Systems International of South Carolina®, which is located at:
9031 Farrow Rd.
Columbia, SC 29203
Tel: 866-337-7286
Fax: 866-337-7291
Email: request info
Web: http://www.columbialockers.com | http://www.psisc.com
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Partition Systems International of South Carolina, PSISC, was founded in Columbia, South Carolina and since 1981, has been a leading manufacturer of Phenolic and PolyLife® (HDPE) Toilet Partitions. PSISC® is the "Original" Phenolic Toilet Partition Manufacturer. Over the years, PSISC® has expanded by adding Stainless Steel Partitions. In addition, PSISC® also offers top of the line Phenolic and PolyLife® Lockers. To complete the brand, PSISC has an excellent line of Washroom Accessories and Hand Dryers that includes, the Columbia Vortex also known as "The No Clothes Required" Hand Dryer.
We extend our southern hospitality by encouraging you to check out PSISC® as well as our top of the line Partitions, Lockers and Washroom Accessories. PSISC® Mission Statement "Our mission is to supply the right restroom partitions, lockers and washroom accessories at a fair price and to ship the job on time and to the right place with no mistakes.
 
          PART 1GENERAL
 
          1.1SECTION INCLUDES
          ** NOTE TO SPECIFIER ** Delete items below not required for project.
 
          A.Plastic (HDPE) toilet enclosures.
 
          B.Plastic (HDPE) urinal screens.
 
          C.Plastic (HDPE) entrance screens.
 
          1.2RELATED SECTIONS
          ** NOTE TO SPECIFIER ** Delete any sections below not relevant to this project; add others as required.
 
          A.Section 05 50 00 - Metal Fabrications.
 
          B.Section 06 11 16 - Mechanically Graded Lumber.
 
          C.Section 09 27 00 - Plaster Fabrications.
 
          D.Section 10 28 00 - Toilet, Bath, and Laundry Accessories.
 
          1.3REFERENCES
          ** NOTE TO SPECIFIER ** Delete references from the list below that are not actually required by the text of the edited section.
 
          A.ASTM International (ASTM):
          1.ASTM A 167 - Type 304 Cast Stainless Steel.
          2.ASTM A 666 - Standard Specification for Annealed or Cold-Worked Austenitic Stainless Steel Sheet, Strip, Plate, and Flat Bar.
          3.ASTM A 743/A 743M - Standard Specification for Castings, Iron-Chromium, Iron-Chromium-Nickel, Corrosion Resistant, for General Application
          4.ASTM B 26/B 26M - Standard Specification for Aluminum-Alloy Sand Castings.
          5.ASTM B 221/B 221M - Standard Specification for Aluminum and Aluminum-Alloy Extruded Bars, Rods, Wire, Profiles, and Tubes.
          6.ASTM D 570 - Standard Test Method for Water Absorption.
          7.ASTM D 638 - Standard Test Method for Tensile Properties of Plastics.
          8.ASTM D 790 - Standard Test Method for Flexural Properties of Unreinforced and Reinforced Plastics.
          9.ASTM D 1037 - Direct Screw Withdrawal Test.
          10.ASTM D 1693 - Standard Test Method for Environmental Stress-Cracking of Ethylene Plastics.
          11.ASTM D 2794 - Standard Test Method for Resistance of Organic Coatings to the Effects of Rapid Deformation (Impact).
          12.ASTM E 84 Standard Test Method for Surface Burning Characteristics of Building Material.
 
          B.International Code Council (ICC).
 
          C.American Disabilities Act (ADA): Accessibility Guidelines for Buildings and Facilities.
 
          1.4SUBMITTALS
 
          A.Submit under provisions of Section 01 30 00 - Administrative Requirements.
 
          B.Product Data: Submit manufacturer's detailed technical data for materials, fabrication, and installation, including catalog cuts of anchors, hardware, fasteners, and accessories.
 
          C.Sustainable Design Submittals:
          1.Product Data: For recycled content, indicating postconsumer and preconsumer recycled content and cost.
 
          D.Shop Drawings: Submit fabrication and installation details and type of hardware required. Include plans, elevations, sections, details and anchorages/attachments to other Work. Provide product schedule for each location of installation.
 
          E.Verification Samples:
          1.Submit 6 inches (152 mm) square samples of each color and finish used in work, for color verification after selections have been made.
          2.Submit One Sample of hardware: Complete.
 
          F.Maintenance Instructions: Provide manufacturer's printed Instructions for cleaning and maintenance of installed Work.
 
          G.Manufacturer's Written Warranty: Provide manufacturer's standard written warranty.
 
          1.5QUALITY ASSURANCE
 
          A.Manufacturer Qualifications: Manufacturer shall have been in the business of manufacturing plastic (HDPE) toilet partitions for a minimum of ten years.
 
          B.Installer Qualifications: Installers shall be certified by the manufacturer of the partitions being used on this project.
          ** 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 surface preparation techniques and application workmanship.
          1.Finish areas designated by Architect.
          2.Do not proceed with remaining work until workmanship and color are approved by Architect.
          3.Remodel mock-up area as required to produce acceptable work.
 
          1.6DELIVERY, STORAGE, AND HANDLING
 
          A.Deliver and store materials in manufacturer's original packaging to protect from damage.
 
          B.Store materials indoors, protected from the elements and construction hazards.
 
          C.Handle materials in a manner that will protect the finished product.
 
          1.7SEQUENCING
 
          A.Ensure that locating templates and other information required for installation of products of this section are furnished to affected trades in time to prevent interruption of construction progress.
 
          B.Ensure that products of this section are supplied to affected trades in time to prevent interruption of construction progress.
 
          1.8WARRANTY
 
          A.Manufacturer's Warranty: Provide manufacturer's standard limited warranty.
          1.Manufacturer's 15 year written limited warranty on panels, pilasters and doors, against chipping, breakage, corrosion, delamination and defects in workmanship; to be replaced without charge excluding labor.
          2.Manufacturer's 10 year written limited warranty on cast stainless steel hardware, hinges and mounting brackets, and full high aluminum mounting brackets, against defects in material and workmanship.
          3.Manufacturer's 1 year written limited warranty for other hardware, against defects in material and workmanship.
 
          PART 2PRODUCTS
 
          2.1MANUFACTURERS
 
          A.Acceptable Manufacturer: Columbia Lockers® A Division of Partition Systems International of South Carolina®, which is located at: 9031 Farrow Rd.; Columbia, SC 29203; Tel: 866-337-7286; Fax: 866-337-7291; Email: request info; Web: http://www.columbialockers.com | http://www.psisc.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.
 
          2.2HDPE TOILET COMPARTMENTS
          ** NOTE TO SPECIFIER ** Delete product not required.
 
          A.Basis-of-Design: Plastic HDPE, PolyLife Series 1900 Class B toilet partitions, urinal and entrance screens, shower dividers and dressing compartments as manufactured and supplied by Columbia Partitions, a Division of PSiSC.
          ** NOTE TO SPECIFIER ** Delete if not required.
          1.Provide "no-sightline" installation.
 
          B.Basis-of-Design: Plastic HDPE, PolyLife Series 2900 Class A toilet partitions, urinal and entrance screens, shower dividers and dressing compartments as manufactured and supplied by Columbia Partitions, a Division of PSiSC.
          ** NOTE TO SPECIFIER ** Delete if not required.
          1.Provide "no-sightline" installation.
 
          C.Toilet Enclosure Style:
          1.Overhead-braced floor supported.
          2.Ceiling hung with stabilizer bars.
          3.Floor and ceiling anchored.
 
          D.Entrance Screen Style:
          1.Overhead-braced floor supported.
          2.Ceiling hung with stabilizer bars.
          3.Floor and ceiling anchored.
 
          E.Urinal Screens:
          1.Floor anchored.
          2.Wall hung.
          3.Overhead braced.
          4.Pilaster or post to ceiling.
 
          F.Material Thicknesses and Heights:
          1.Doors: Minimum 1.00 inch (25 mm) finished thickness; 55 inches (1397 mm) high.
          2.Divider Panels: Minimum 1.00 inch (25 mm) finished thickness; 55 inches (1397 mm) high.
          3.Pilasters: Minimum 1.00 inch (25 mm) finished thickness; 81 inches (2057 mm) high.
 
          G.Colors and Patterns: Selected by Architect from manufacturer's full range of colors. Refer to Drawings for multiple colors and patterns in room(s).
 
          H.Doors: Unless otherwise indicated,
          1.Provide 24 in (610 mm) wide in-swinging doors for toilet partitions.
          2.Provide 36 in (914 mm) wide out-swinging doors with a 32 in (813 mm) wide opening for partitions indicated to be handicapped accessible.
 
          I.Shoes and Sleeve caps: Manufacturer's standard design of 18 guage stainless steel.
 
          J.Brackets: Ear or "U" brackets of material matching panel fittings.
          ** NOTE TO SPECIFIER ** Delete urinal screen post not required.
 
          K.Urinal Screen Post: Manufacturer's standard design matching panel with shoe and/or sleeve cap matching the pilaster.
 
          L.Urinal Screen Post: Manufacturer's standard design matching panel with shoe and/or sleeve cap matching the pilaster.
          ** NOTE TO SPECIFIER ** Delete if floor mounted overhead braced units not required.
 
          M.Overhead Bracing: manufacturer's standard continuous extruded aluminum head rail with anti-grip profile in manufacturer's standard finish.
          ** NOTE TO SPECIFIER ** Delete if ceiling hung units not required.
 
          N.Overhead Cross Bracing: As recommended by manufacturer.
 
          2.3HARDWARE
          ** NOTE TO SPECIFIER ** Delete hardware grade not required.
 
          A.Hardware: Manufacturer's standard grade operating hardware.
          ** NOTE TO SPECIFIER ** Delete material not required.
          1.Material: Stainless steel.
          2.Material: Extruded 6063-T5 aluminum. Satin anodized finish.
          ** NOTE TO SPECIFIER ** Delete hinge not required.
          3.Hinge: Paired, self-closing type that can be adjusted to hold door open at any angle up to 90 degrees.
          4.Hinge: Continuous, cam type that swings to a closed or partially open position.
          5.Hinge: Continuous spring loaded type.
          6.Hinge: Integral hinge.
          7.Emergency Access: By lifting the door.
          8.Latch and Keeper: Surface mounted latch unit designed for emergency access and with combination rubber-faced door strike and keeper. Provide units that comply with regulatory requirements for accessibility at compartments identified as accessible.
          9.Coat Hook: Combination hook and rubber-tipped bumper sized to prevent in-swinging door from hitting compartment-mounted accessories.
          10.Door Bumper: Rubber-tipped bumper at out-swinging doors.
          11.Door Pull: Provide at out-swinging doors that comply with regulatory requirements for accessibility. Provide units on both sides of doors.
 
          B.Hardware: Manufacturer's heavy-duty grade operating hardware.
          1.Material: Cast Stainless steel. 0.0781 inch (1.98 mm) thick plate.
          ** NOTE TO SPECIFIER ** Delete hinge not required.
          2.Hinge: Paired, self-closing type that can be adjusted to hold door open at any angle up to 90 degrees.
          3.Hinge: Continuous, cam type that swings to a closed or partially open position.
          4.Hinge: Continuous spring loaded type.
          5.Mount hinges with through bolts.
          6.Emergency Access: By lifting the door.
          7.Latch and Keeper: Surface mounted stainless steel latch unit designed to resist damage due to slamming and providing emergency access with combination rubber-faced door strike and keeper. Provide units that comply with regulatory requirements for accessibility at compartments identified as accessible. Mount with through bolts.
          8.Coat Hook: Combination cast stainless steel hook and rubber-tipped bumper sized to prevent in-swinging door from hitting compartment-mounted accessories. Mount with through bolts.
          9.Door Bumper: Cast stainless steel rubber-tipped bumper at out-swinging doors. Mount with through bolts.
          10.Door Pull: Heavy duty cast stainless steel pull. Provide at out-swinging doors that comply with regulatory requirements for accessibility. Provide units on both sides of doors. Mount with through bolts.
 
          2.4PERFORMANCE REQUIREMENTS
 
          A.Flame Spread: Tested per ASTM E84, and meet requirements for flame spread rating and smoke development.
          ** NOTE TO SPECIFIER ** PolyLife Series 1900 is Class B. PolyLife Series 2900 is Class A. Delete material class not required.
          1.Carry a Class B fire rating certification in accordance with the requirements of ASTM E 84 and ICC, in the name of the toilet partition manufacturer and less than 6 months old.
          2.Carry a Class A fire rating certification in accordance with the requirements of ASTM E 84 and ICC, in the name of the toilet partition manufacturer and less than 6 months old.
          ** NOTE TO SPECIFIER ** Insert recycled content required.
 
          B.Recycled Content: Postconsumer recycled content plus one-half preconsumer recycled content not less than ___ percent.
 
          C.Regulatory Requirements: Comply with applicable provision of accessibility guidelines governing installation in Project location.
 
          2.5MATERIAL
 
          A.Panels: Solid high density polyethylene (HDPE) seamless with eased edges and with homogenous color and pattern throughout thickness of material.
          1.Impact Resistance Requirements: Partition materials tested per ASTM D2794.
          a.Impact Force Value: Greater than 45 inch-lbs (5.08 N-m).
          2.Screw Holding Strength: Partition materials tested per ASTM D1037, Direct Screw Withdrawal Test.
          a.Direct Pull Force: Greater than 1,100 lbs (499 kg) per fastener.
          3.Tensile Strength: Partition materials tested per ASTM D638.
          a.Tensile Modulus: 339,000 lbs per sq in (2337323 kPa).
          b.Tensile Strength at Yield: 4500 lbs per sq in (31026 kPa).
          c.Tensile Strength at Break: 2030 lbs per sq in (13996 kPa).
          4.Flexural Properties: Partition materials tested per ASTM D790.
          a.Flexural Modulus of 235,000 lbs per sq in (1620268) kPa).
          5.Environmental Stress-Crack Resistance: Partition materials tested per ASTM D1693.
          a.Resistance: 15.0 HR minimum.
          6.Water Absorption: Partition materials tested per ASTM D570.
          a.Water Absorption Rate: No greater than 0.09 percent.
 
          B.Aluminum Castings: ASTM B 26/B 26M.
 
          C.Aluminum Extrusions: ASTM B 221/B 221M.
 
          D.Stainless Steel Sheet: ASTM A 666, type 304, stretcher leveled standard of flatness.
 
          E.Stainless Steel Castings: ASTM A 743/A 743M.
 
          2.6FABRICATION
 
          A.Fabricate toilet compartments components to sizes indicated. Coordinate requirements and provide cutouts for through-partition toilet accessories where required for attachment of toilet accessories.
          ** NOTE TO SPECIFIER ** Delete style not required.
 
          B.Overhead Braced Style: Provide manufacturer's standard stainless steel supports, leveling mechanism and anchors to accommodate floor conditions. Provide shoes at pilasters to conceal supports and leveling mechanism.
 
          C.Floor Anchored Style: Provide manufacturer's standard cast stainless steel anchoring assemblies with leveling adjustment nuts at pilasters for structural connection to floor. Provide shoes at pilasters to conceal anchorage.
 
          D.Ceiling Hung Style: Provide manufacturer's standard cast stainless anchoring assemblies with leveling adjustment nuts at pilasters for connection to structural support above finished ceiling. Provide assemblies that support pilasters from structure without transmitting load to finished ceiling. Provide sleeve caps at tops of pilasters to conceal anchorage.
 
          E.Floor and Ceiling Anchored Style: provide manufacturer's standard cast stainless steel anchoring assemblies with leveling adjustment nuts at top and bottom of pilasters. Provide shoes and sleeve caps at pilasters to conceal anchorage.
 
          F.Urinal Screen Posts Style: Provide manufacturer's standard stainless steel anchoring assemblies with leveling adjustment nuts at bottom, and top where full height. Provide shoe and sleeve caps as required.
 
          PART 3EXECUTION
 
          3.1EXAMINATION
 
          A.Do not begin installation until substrates have been properly prepared.
 
          B.Verify that field dimensions are in accordance with toilet partition, shower divider, and dressing compartment shop drawings. Inspect walls to ensure they are plumb and suitable for the wall brackets.
 
          C.Check location of built up bases, built in framing or blocking, wall openings, entrance door locations, and plumbing fixture locations to ensure they comply with the approved toilet partition, shower divider, and dressing compartment shop drawings.
 
          D.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.
 
          3.3INSTALLATION
 
          A.Comply with manufacturer's written installation instructions. Install partitions rigid, straight, plumb, and level. Provide clearances of not more than .50 inch (13 mm) between pilasters and panels, and not more than 1.0 inch (25 mm) between pilasters/panels and walls. No evidence of drilling, cutting and patching shall be visible in finished work.
          ** NOTE TO SPECIFIER ** Delete if not required.
 
          B.Overhead-Braced Floor Supported Partitions: Secure pilasters to floor and level, plumb, and tighten. Maintain proper door openings and secure continuous overhead Brace (Headrail) to each pilaster with not less than 2 theft proof stainless steel Torx Head with pin through-bolts. Hang doors and adjust so that tops of doors are parallel with overhead brace and are the same height as the panels when doors are in closed position. Mount doors and panels 14 inches (356 mm) above finished floor.
          ** NOTE TO SPECIFIER ** Delete if not required.
 
          C.Ceiling Hung with Stabilizer Bars: Secure pilasters to structural steel above ceiling and level, plumb, and tighten. Maintain proper door openings and install stabilizer bars between pilasters and continually behind pilasters. Attach stabilizer bar to wall and to pilasters with theft proof stainless steel Torx Head with pin through-bolts. Hang Doors and adjust so that tops of Doors are the same height as the Panels when doors are in closed position. Mount Doors and Panels 14 inches (356 mm) above finished floor.
          ** NOTE TO SPECIFIER ** Delete if not required.
 
          D.Screens: Attach with anchoring devices according to manufacturer's written instructions and to suit supporting structure. Set units level and plumb and secured to resist impact.
 
          E.Accessories: Mount accessories to Partition units in accordance with accessory manufacturer's instructions.
 
          3.4ADJUSTING AND CLEANING
 
          A.Hardware Adjustment: Adjust hardware according to manufacturer's written instructions for proper operation.
 
          B.Adjust door hardware to set hinges on in-swinging doors to hold open at approximately 30 degrees from closed position. Set hinges on out-swinging doors and doors in entrance screens to return doors to the fully closed position.
 
          3.5PROTECTION
 
          A.Protect installed products until completion of project.
 
          B.Clean all exposed surfaces of lockers and hardware and touch-up, repair or replace damaged products before Substantial Completion.
 
         
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