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Palm Coast Shutters and Aluminum Products Exterior Storm Shutters
 
         
SECTION 10 71 00
 
         
EXTERIOR STORM SHUTTERS
 
         
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          ** NOTE TO SPECIFIER ** Palm Coast Shutters and Aluminum Products; storm and decorative shutter products.
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This section is based on the products of Palm Coast Shutters and Aluminum Products, which is located at:
675 4th St.
Vero Beach, FL 32962
Toll Free Tel: 800-299-1955
Tel: 772-299-1955
Email: request info
Web: https://pcshuttersusa.com
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Over the past 18 years, Palm Coast Shutters & Aluminum Products has manufactured millions of dollars worth of the finest aluminum products on the market. We've developed an extensive line of products that are designed to be beautiful, durable, and compliant with the stringent coastal building codes.
Our aluminum shutter line includes Bahama Shutters, Colonial Shutters, Accordion Shutters, Rolling Shutters, Clear Panels, and Aluminum Panels. We offer both decorative and hurricane shutter styles for our Bahamas and Colonials. We also manufacture trellises, pergolas, custom exterior railings, fences, and gates. Since we manufacture everything in house, we are able to accommodate most requests.
Ourteam of knowledgeable professionals is available to answer any questions. We invite you to learn more about our exceptional products and customer service that has made us a leader in the industry for nearly two decades.
 
          PART 1GENERAL
 
          1.1SECTION INCLUDES
          ** NOTE TO SPECIFIER ** Delete items below not required for project.
 
          A.Bahama Impact Shutters
 
          B.Bahama Decorative Shutters
 
          C.Colonial Impact Shutters
 
          D.Colonial Decorative Shutters
 
          E.Accordion Shutters
 
          F.Corrugated Aluminum Storm Panels
 
          G.Corrugated Clear Storm Panels
 
          1.2RELATED SECTIONS
          ** NOTE TO SPECIFIER ** Delete any sections below not relevant to this project; add others as required.
 
          A.Section 04 40 00 - Stone Assemblies [04 20 00] - Unit Masonry.
 
          B.Section 06 10 00 - Rough Carpentry [06 10 00] - Rough Carpentry.
 
          C.Section 08 11 00 - Metal Doors and Frames [08 11 00] - Metal Doors and Frames
 
          D.Section 08 14 13 - Carved Wood Doors [08 11 00] - Wood Doors
 
          E.Section 08 15 13 - Laminated Plastic Doors [08 15 00] - Plastic Doors
 
          F.Section 08 51 13 - Aluminum Windows [08 51 13] - Aluminum Windows.
 
          G.Section 08 53 00 - Plastic Windows [08 53 00] - Plastic Windows
 
          H.Section 08 54 00 - Composite Windows [08 54 00] - Composite Windows
 
          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 E 1886 - Standard Test Method for Performance of Exterior Windows, Curtain Walls, Doors, and Impact Protective Systems Impacted by Missile(s) and Exposed to Cyclic Pressure Differentials
 
          B.ASTM E 1996 - Standard Specification for Performance of Exterior Windows, Curtain Walls, Doors, and Impact Protective Systems Impacted by Windborne Debris in Hurricanes
 
          1.4SUBMITTALS
 
          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.
          4.Operating and maintenance data.
 
          C.Shop Drawings: Elevations, sections and details representing fabrication and installation details.
          ** NOTE TO SPECIFIER ** Delete selection samples if colors have already been selected.
 
          D.Selection Samples: For each finish product specified, two complete sets of color chips representing manufacturer's standard range of available colors and patterns.
 
          E.Verification Samples: For each finish product specified, two samples representing actual product, color, and finish.
 
          F.Manufacturer's Certificates: Certify products meet or exceed specified requirements.
 
          G.Closeout Submittals: Provide manufacturer's maintenance instructions that include recommendations for periodic checking and adjustment and periodic cleaning and maintenance of all components.
 
          1.5QUALITY ASSURANCE
 
          A.Manufacturer Qualifications: Minimum 5 year experience manufacturing similar products.
 
          B.Installer Qualifications: Minimum 2 year experience installing similar products.
          ** 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, color, and sheen are approved by Architect.
          3.Refinish mock-up area as required to produce acceptable work.
          4.Accepted mock-ups shall be comparison standard for remaining Work
 
          1.6PRE-INSTALLATION MEETING
 
          A.Convene pre-installation phone conference a minimum two weeks prior to starting work of this section.
 
          1.7DELIVERY, STORAGE, AND HANDLING
 
          A.Deliver and store products in manufacturer's unopened packaging bearing the brand name and manufacturer's identification until ready for installation.
 
          B.Handling: Handle materials to avoid damage.
 
          1.8SEQUENCING
 
          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.
 
          1.9PROJECT CONDITIONS
 
          A.Maintain environmental conditions (temperature, humidity, and ventilation) within limits recommended by manufacturer for optimum results. Do not install products under environmental conditions outside manufacturer's absolute limits.
 
          1.10WARRANTY
 
          A.All Palm Coast shutter products are covered by a limited warranty as follows:
          1.1 Year Fabrication Labor
          2.5 Year Parts
          3.2 Year Paint
 
          PART 2PRODUCTS
 
          2.1MANUFACTURERS
 
          A.Acceptable Manufacturer: Palm Coast Shutters and Aluminum Products, which is located at: 675 4th St.; Vero Beach, FL 32962; Toll Free Tel: 800-299-1955; Tel: 772-299-1955; Email: request info; Web: https://pcshuttersusa.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.
 
          2.2BAHAMA SHUTTERS
          ** NOTE TO SPECIFIER ** Select the Style and compliance required and delete those not required. Contact the manufacturer for the maximum span available for multiple unit applications.
 
          A.BERTHA Solid Back Bahama Shutters (Florida Building Code and High Velocity Hurricane Zone rated)
          1.Product: Impact Bertha Bahama Shutter, Interlocking Extruded Aluminum Louver Blades with 2 inch louver profile:
          a.Style: Solid Back Perforated Louver
          1)Performance:
          ** NOTE TO SPECIFIER ** Refer to provided product approval number for data information with regarding this product's application. Available in and unlimited widths with a 96 inch maximum height.
          a)Maximum Shutter Span: ___ inches (____ mm).
          b)Design Pressure (PSF): ___ positive and ___ negative.
          2)Compliance:
          a)FL Product Approval: #'FL 6566-R5)
          ** NOTE TO SPECIFIER ** Select the finish and color required and delete those not required. Available in hundreds of RAL colors and can also match the color from any major paint manufacturer.
          b.Finish
          1)Semi Gloss
          2)Gloss
          3)Color: Custom as selected by the Architect.
          c.Operation: Continuous reversible extruded aluminum hinge header at top with anchors; mounting as indicated on Drawings.
          ** NOTE TO SPECIFIER ** Select one of the following two paragraphs and delete the one not required.
          1)Arms attached to camel back brackets on the back shutter frame
          2)Arms attached to side frame of shutter via a through bolt, washer and threaded insert.
          3)Telescoping arms, for projection up to 60 degrees.
          ** NOTE TO SPECIFIER ** insert projection required. Projection can be up to 90 degrees.
          4)Fixed length arms, for a custom degree projection.
          5)Arms are telescoping and collapsible to allow the shutter to secure shutter in the closed position.
          6)Provide with screw tie-down brackets and wall anchors as required for wind resistance and storm protection.
 
          B.HIGH VISIBILITY Impact Bahama shutter (Hurricane Rated - Florida Building Code rated)
          1.Product: Bahama Shutter, 2 inch extruded aluminum tubular louver with screw boss.
          a.Style: Open Louver
          1)Performance:
          ** NOTE TO SPECIFIER ** Refer to provided product approval number for data information with regarding this product's application.
          a)Maximum Shutter Span: ___ inches (____ mm).
          b)Design Pressure (PSF): ___ positive and ___ negative.
          2)Compliance:
          a)FL Product Approval #'S: FL 8523-R6)
          ** NOTE TO SPECIFIER ** Select the finish and color required and delete those not required. Available in hundreds of RAL colors and can also match the color from any major paint manufacturer.
          b.Finish
          1)Semi Gloss
          2)Gloss
          3)Color: Custom as selected by the Architect.
          c.Operation: Continuous reversible extruded aluminum hinge header at top with anchors; mounting as indicated on drawings.
          ** NOTE TO SPECIFIER ** Select one of the following two paragraphs and delete the one not required.
          1)Arms attached to camel back brackets on either the back shutter frame
          2)Arms attached to side frame of shutter via a through bolt, washer and threaded insert.
          3)Telescoping arms, for projection up to 65 degrees.
          ** NOTE TO SPECIFIER ** insert projection required. Projection can be up to 90 degrees.
          4)Fixed length arms, for projection of 90 degrees.
          5)Removable arms are telescoping and collapsible to allow the shutter to secure shutter in the closed position.
          6)Provide with screw tie-down brackets and wall anchors as required for wind resistance and storm protection.
 
          C.Decorative Bahama Shutters (Non-Impact)
          1.Product: Bahama Shutter. (2 inches (51 mm) Tubular extruded aluminum Louver).
          a.Style:
          1)Open Louver.
          ** NOTE TO SPECIFIER ** Decorative Bahama shutter can be custom designed for unique applications requiring a louvered panel including a wide variety/methods of application (Privacy louvers for AC enclosures etc). Contact the manufacturer for additional information.
          b.Description: Decorative Bahama Shutter is a medium duty, louvered panel, hinged at the top of the outer frame, and operated with adjustable or fixed arms attached to the structure and at the side frame of the panel. The louvered panels are comprised of extruded 6063 T-6 Aluminum.
          ** NOTE TO SPECIFIER ** Select the finish and color required and delete those not required. Available in hundreds of RAL colors and can also match the color from any major paint manufacturer.
          1)Finish
          a)Semi Gloss
          b)Gloss
          c)Color: Custom as selected by the Architect.
          c.Operation: Continuous reversible extruded aluminum hinge header at top with anchors; mounting as indicated on Drawings.
          ** NOTE TO SPECIFIER ** Select one of the following two paragraphs and delete the one not required. Note that alternative applications and operations are available. Contact the manufacturer for additional information.
          1)Arms attached to camel back brackets on either the back shutter frame
          2)Arms attached to side frame of shutter via a through bolt, washer and threaded insert.
          3)Telescoping arms, for projection up to 65 degrees.
          4)Fixed length arms, for projection of ____ degrees.
 
          2.3COLONIAL SHUTTERS
          ** NOTE TO SPECIFIER ** Select the Style and compliance required and delete those not required. Contact the manufacturer for the maximum span available for multiple unit applications.
 
          A.High Visibility Open Louver Colonial Shutter (Florida Building Code and High Velocity Hurricane Zone rated)
          a.Style:
          1)Tubular 2 inch Louver extruded aluminum Colonial Shutter:
          a)Performance:
          ** NOTE TO SPECIFIER ** Refer to provided product approval number for data information with regarding this product's application.
          1)Maximum Shutter Span: ___ inches (____ mm).
          2)Design Pressure (PSF): ___ positive and ___ negative.
          b)Compliance:
          1)FL Product Approval: #'FL 6566-R5)
          2)Bertha Impact solid back extruded aluminum Colonial Shutter:
          a)Performance:
          ** NOTE TO SPECIFIER ** Refer to provided product approval number for data information with regarding this product's application.
          1)Maximum Shutter Span: ___ inches (____ mm).
          2)Design Pressure (PSF): ___ positive and ___ negative.
          b)Compliance:
          1)FL bldg. code & HVHZ rated - FL Product Approval # FL 2681-R5 and FL 2681-R5
          3)Board & Batten extruded aluminum Colonial Shutter:
          a)Performance:
          ** NOTE TO SPECIFIER ** Refer to provided product approval number for data information with regarding this product's application.
          1)Maximum Shutter Span: ___ inches (____ mm).
          2)Design Pressure (PSF): ___ positive and ___ negative.
          b)Compliance:
          1)FL Building Code approved, not approved for HVHZ Zone.
          ** NOTE TO SPECIFIER ** Select the finish and color required and delete those not required. Available in hundreds of RAL colors and can also match the color from any major paint manufacturer.
          b.Finish
          1)Semi Gloss
          2)Gloss
          3)Color: Custom as selected by the Architect.
          c.Operation: Colonial Shutter is attached at the side of the outer frame and folds inwardly to meet with an adjacent panel for coverage of the window opening..
 
          B.Decorative (Non-Impact) Colonial Shutter
          1.Style:
          ** NOTE TO SPECIFIER ** Select the Style required and delete those not required. Decorative colonial shutters are virtually unlimited in widths and heights available. Contact the manufacturer for additional information.
          a.Louvered 2 inch Tubular Louver
          1)Performance:
          a)Maximum Frame Dimension: 66 inches H by 52 inches W (1676 mm by 1321 mm) double panel unit.
          b.Board & Batten Impact shutter
          1)Board Height:
          ** NOTE TO SPECIFIER ** Select the width required and delete those not required.
          a)3 inch
          b)4 inch
          c)5 inch
          2)Performance:
          a)Maximum Frame Dimension: Quadruple 25 inches (635 mm) maximum panel width.
          2.Description:
          a.Decorative Colonial Shutter is attached at the side of the outer frame and folds inwardly to meet with an adjacent panel for coverage of the window opening. The louvered panels are comprised of extruded 6063 T-6 Aluminum.
          b.High quality shop finish.
          ** NOTE TO SPECIFIER ** Select the finish and color required and delete those not required. Available in hundreds of RAL colors and can also match the color from any major paint manufacturer.
          a)Finish
          1)Semi Gloss
          2)Gloss
          b)Color: Custom as selected by the Architect.
          ** NOTE TO SPECIFIER ** We manufacture everything in our own facility and can accommodate any request. Ask about our decorative arches, angles, curved tops, and much more. Contact the manufacturer for additional Information.
 
          C.Custom Sizes, Designs, and Add-Ons:
          1.Style:
 
          2.4ACCORDION SHUTTERS
 
          A.Bertha HV Blade 1 Accordion Shutter System (Florida Building Code, Dade County, Texas Dept of Insurance, HVHZ, and International Building Code Approved product))
          1.Style:
          ** NOTE TO SPECIFIER ** Select the Style and compliance required and delete those not required. Contact the manufacturer for the maximum span available for the design and design pressure required.
          a.Bertha HV Blade 1
          1)Performance:
          ** NOTE TO SPECIFIER ** Refer to provided product approval number for data information with regarding this product's application.
          a)Maximum Shutter Span: ___ inches (____ mm).
          b)Design Pressure (PSF): ___ positive and ___ negative.
          2)Compliance:
          a)FL Product Approval #' FL 1850-R10
          2.Description:
          ** NOTE TO SPECIFIER ** Accordion system is available with curved tracking, easy-to-remove floor tracks or adjustable curved tracking that follows your floor's contours.
          a.System stacks tightly, to both sides OR the # of blades for each stack can be customized to accommodate limited space or obstacles. The accordion blades will roll in their tracks and securely lock in the middle or offset if customized.
          b.Locking Hardware:
          ** NOTE TO SPECIFIER ** Select the locking mechanism required and delete those not required.
          1)Push Key Lock: Locks from inside or outside
          2)Push Thumb Lock: Locks from inside or outside
          3)Key locks available
          ** NOTE TO SPECIFIER ** Select the finish and color required and delete those not required. Available in hundreds of RAL colors and can also match the color from any major paint manufacturer.
          c.Finish
          1)Gloss
          2)Color: Custom as selected by the Architect.
 
          2.5CORRUGATED ALUMINUM STORM PANELS
 
          A.Impact Ribbed Panels (Hurricane Rated - Florida Building Code rated)
          ** NOTE TO SPECIFIER ** Select the material and compliance required and delete those not required. Contact the manufacturer for the maximum span available for the design and design pressure required.
          1.Aluminum Panels:
          a.Aluminum Ribbed aluminum panels 2 inches (51 mm) deep.
          ** NOTE TO SPECIFIER ** Refer to provided product approval number for data information with regarding this product's application.
          1)Performance:
          a)Maximum Shutter Span: ___ inches (____ mm).
          b)Design Pressure (PSF): ___ positive and ___ negative.
          2)Compliance:
          a)FL Product Approval # FL 16293.1-R2, Florida Building Code High Velocity Hurricane Zone (HVHZ).
          b.Description:
          1)Panels are designed for use as a impact resistant covering during period of high wind. The panels are temporary and removable and not intended as a permanent part of the structure.
          2)High quality shop finish.
          ** NOTE TO SPECIFIER ** Mill finish is standard. Custom painted finishes are available. Contact the manufacturer for additional information.
          3)Mill Finish
 
          2.6CORRUGATED CLEAR STORM PANELS
 
          A.Impact Clear Corrugated Panels (Hurricane Rated - Florida Building Code rated)
          1.Lexan Storm Panels
          a.Lexan Storm Panel - 2 inches (51 mm) Deep Corrugated Lexan Storm Panel.
          ** NOTE TO SPECIFIER ** Refer to provided product approval number for data information with regarding this product's application.
          1)Performance:
          a)Maximum Shutter Span: ___ inches (____ mm).
          b)Design Pressure (PSF): ___ positive and ___ negative.
          2)Compliance:
          a)FL Product Approval # FL 17733 (HVHZ)
          b)FL Product Approval # 14078 (Non-HVHZ).
          2.Description:
          a.Panels are designed for use as a impact resistant covering during period of high wind. The panels are temporary and removable and not intended as a permanent part of the structure.
 
          2.7ACCESSORIES
 
          A.Screws shall be stainless steel 304, 316 or 410 or corrosion resistant carbon steel.
 
          B.Bolts shall be ASTM A-307 galvanized steel or 304 or 316 stainless steel.
 
          PART 3EXECUTION
 
          3.1EXAMINATION
 
          A.Do not begin installation until substrates have been properly prepared.
 
          B.Verify the structure to which the shutters will be installed to assure proper anchorage.
 
          C.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.Install in accordance with manufacturer's instructions.
 
          B.Seal or caulk all shutter component edges that remain and thru fastenings to prevent wind and rain intrusion.
 
          C.Test for proper operation and adjust until satisfactory results are achieved.
 
          3.4PROTECTION
 
          A.Protect installed products until completion of project.
 
          B.Touch-up, repair or replace damaged products before Substantial Completion.
 
         
END OF SECTION