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SECTION 05090

METAL FASTENINGS

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PART 1 GENERAL
1.1 SECTION INCLUDES

A. Clamping system for connecting structural steel members.

B. Fastening device for open steel flooring.

C. Fastening device for solid steel flooring.

D. Expansion anchor for structural tube and steelwork cavities.

1.2 RELATED SECTIONS

A. Section 05120 - Structural Steel.

B. Section 05500 - Metal Fabrications.

C. Section 05530 - Gratings.

D. Section 05540 - Floor Plates.

E. Section 05720 - Ornamental Handrails and Railings.

1.3 REFERENCES

A. American Society of Testing and Materials (ASTM) A153 - Standard


Specification for Zinc Coating (Hot-Dip) on Iron and Steel Hardware.

B. American Society of Testing and Materials (ASTM) A123 - Standard


Specification for Zinc (Hot-Dip Galvanized) Coatings on Iron and Steel Products.

C. American Society of Testing and Materials (ASTM) A366 - Standard


Specification for Alloy Steel Forgings for Pressure and High-Temperature Parts.

D. American Society of Testing and Materials (ASTM) A536 - Standard


Specification for Ductile Iron Castings.

E. British Standards (BS).

F. German Standards (Din).

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G. International Standards Organization (ISO).

1.4 SUBMITTALS

A. Submit under provisions of Section 01300.

B. [ Product Data ]: Manufacturer's data sheets on each product to be used,


including:
1. Structural loading properties and safe loading values.
2. Preparation instructions and recommendations.
3. Installation methods and tightening requirements.

C. Samples: For each product specified, two samples in sizes required for
construction.

1.5 DELIVERY, STORAGE, AND HANDLING

A. Materials to be delivered to the job site in good condition and adequately


protected against damage.

B. Store products in manufacturer's unopened packaging until ready for


installation.

1.6 PROJECT CONDITIONS

A. Field Measurements: Where fasteners are indicated to fit to other


construction, check actual dimensions of other construction by accurate field
measurements before fabrication; show recorded measurements on final shop
drawings.

PART 2 PRODUCTS
2.1 MANUFACTURERS

A. Acceptable Manufacturer: Kee Safety, Inc., which is located at: 100 Stradtman
St. ; Buffalo, NY 14206; Toll Free Tel: 800-851-5181; Tel: 716-896-4949; Email:
request info (info@keeklamp.com); Web: www.keesafety.com/us

B. Substitutions: Not permitted.

C. Requests for substitutions will be considered in accordance with provisions of


Section 01600.

2.2 BEAM CLAMP

A. Acceptable Product: The BeamClamp as manufactured by Kee Safety, Inc..

B. Products shall be designed and sized to secure structural steel members


together with no requirement for on-site drilling or welding.
1. Manufacturer shall provide engineering service and technical
assistance for a comprehensive design for the project application. Connection
and joint design shall be completed by a registered structural engineer.
2. Material: High Strength Ductile Iron.

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3. Finish: Hot Did Galvanized.

C. Size:
1. As required or indicated.

D. Components:
1. Grade 8.8 nut, bolt and washer.
2. Top Set of BeamClamp Fixings Type:
a. BA.
b. BB.
c. BE1.
d. BE2.
e. BK1.
f. BT.
g. BW.
3. Packing Pieces Type:
a. BH1.
b. BF1.
c. BG1.
d. BF2.
e. BG2.
4. Location plate.
5. Bottom Set Type:
a. BA.
b. BB.
c. BE1.
d. BE2.
e. BK1.
f. BT.
g. BW.

2.3 GRATING CLIP

A. Acceptable Product: The Grating Clip as manufactured by Kee Safety, Inc..


1. Size: Manufacturer's standard.
2. Material: Mild Steel Strip to ASTM A 366.
3. Finish: Spun Galvanized to ASTM A 153.

2.4 FLOOR PLATE CLIP

A. Acceptable Product: The Floorfix as manufactured by Kee Safety, Inc..


1. Size:
a. 1/8 inch (3 mm) minimum floor plate: FLOORFIXM08.
b. 3/16 inch (5 mm) minimum floor plate: FLOORFIXM10.
c. 1/4 inch (6 mm) minimum floor plate: FLOORFIXM12.
2. Material: SG Iron to ASTM A536: Grade 65-45-12.
3. Finish: Hot Dip Galvanized to ASTM A 123/A 123M.

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2.5 EXPANSION BOLT

A. Acceptable Product: The BoxBolt as manufactured by Kee Safety, Inc..


1. Size: As required. Do not exceed Safe Working Load and minimum bolt
and edge spacing. Refer to drawings for connection with primary force in
shear for bolt size and pattern.
2. Material/Finish:
a. Body / Shoulder & Wedge manufactured from mild steel to BS
311 Type 9/0 or 9/1.
b. Core Bolt manufactured from high tensile steel to BS 3682 or
Din 933.
c. Finish: Bright Zinc Plate or Hot Did Galvanize.
3. Material/Finish:
a. Body / Shoulder & Wedge manufactured from stainless steel,
Grade A4 to Din ISO 3506, property class 80.
b. Core Bolt manufactured from stainless steel to Din 933.
4. Application: Provide fittings by bolt manufacturer.
a. Threaded rod.
b. Threaded eyebolt.
c. Spacers.

PART 3 EXECUTION
3.1 EXAMINATION

A. Do not begin installation until materials to be fastened have been properly


prepared.

B. If material preparation is the responsibility of another installer, notify Architect


of unsatisfactory conditions before proceeding.

C. Verify that components are of the correct quantity, types, finishes, and sizes
specified for Work of this Section.

3.2 INSTALLATION

A. Install in accordance with manufacturers instructions.

B. Ensure manufacturers recommended torque value is adhered to for fastening


devices.

END OF SECTION

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SECTION 05155

TENSION ROD SYSTEMS

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PART 4 GENERAL
4.1 SECTION INCLUDES

A. Tension rod, compression strut and cabling structural support system,


including engineering, fabrication, assembly and installation.

4.2 RELATED SECTIONS

A. Section 05120 - Structural Steel; Primary and secondary building structural


steel (host) framing.

B. Section 05150 - Wire Rope Assemblies.

C. Section 05500 - Metal Fabrications.

D. Section 13010 - Air-Supported Structures.

E. Section 13123 - Glazed Structures.

F. Section 13135 - Cable Supported Structures.

4.3 REFERENCES

A. American National Standards Institute (ANSI) - A58.l Minimum Design Loads


in Buildings and Other Structures.

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B. American Society for Testing and Materials (ASTM) A572 / A572M - Standard
Specification for High-Strength Low-Alloy Columbium-Vanadium Structural Steel.

C. American Welding Society (AWS) - Structural Welding Code.

D. American Institute of Steel Construction (AISC).

E. Canadian Welding Bureau (CWB).

F. Canadian Standards Association (CSA).

4.4 SUBMITTALS

A. Submit under provisions of Section 01300.

B. Product Data: Manufacturer's data sheets on each product to be used,


including:
1. Storage and handling requirements and recommendations.
2. Installation methods.

C. Shop Drawings: Indicate details of construction and relationship with


adjacent construction. Shop drawings shall be stamped by a structural engineer
licensed in the jurisdiction of the project.

4.5 SYSTEM DESCRIPTION

A. Delegated Design: Design tension/compression rod and cabling systems,


including comprehensive engineering analysis by a qualified professional engineer,
using performance requirements and design criteria indicated.

B. Design Requirements:
1. Tension/compression rod and cabling systems shall perform as an
aesthetic element fulfilling the design intent as well as a structural component
of the building structural system or building element as indicated and
scheduled.

C. Service Requirements:
1. Tension/compression rod and cabling systems shall comply with safety
factors, anticipated loads imposed or induced as scheduled or required and
with local building code, requirements of authorities having jurisdiction.
2. Load carrying and resisting capacity shall comply with A58.l Minimum
Design Loads in Buildings and Other Structures.

D. Structural Requirements:
1. Assembly shall be analyzed and modeled using finite analysis.
2. Structural Performance: Tension/compression rod and cabling systems
shall withstand the effects of gravity loads and the following loads and
stresses within limits and under conditions scheduled.
3. Seismic Performance: Tension/compression rod and cabling
systems shall withstand the effects of earthquake motions determined
according to ASCE/SEI 7.
a. Component Importance Factor is 1.5.

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4.6 DELEGATED DESIGN

A. The construction and components of the tension/compression rod and cabling


systems of the Project's construction are designated Contractor Design. Contractor
is responsible to coordinate and assume or assign to subcontractors complete
responsibility for design, calculations, submittals, permits if required, fabrication,
delivery and installation of Contractor Design components.

B. Contractor is responsible, with no exceptions, for submittal of Contractor


Design components documents to regulatory and approval authorities having
jurisdiction (AHJ) for review, so review will not adversely affect Project's construction
schedule. Contractor Design components are defined as complete systems
provided for intended use.

C. Architect's review of Contractor Design submittals is for general conformance


with design intent. Architect is not responsible for coordination of Contractor Design
components with Contract Documents or review of materials submitted as result of
Contractor Design components. Review does not lessen nor shift burden of
responsibility from Contractor or assigned subcontractor/ supplier to Owner or
Architect

D. Design Approval. The design agent will submit a set of pre-final drawings and
project specifications to the respective AHJ representatives for review to ensure
compliance with applicable codes and regulations.

4.7 QUALITY ASSURANCE

A. Professional Engineer Qualifications: A professional engineer who is legally


qualified to practice in jurisdiction where Project is located and who is experienced in
providing engineering services of the kind indicated. Engineering services are
defined as those performed for installations of tension/compression rod and cabling
systems that are similar to those indicated for this Project in material, design, and
extent.

B. Manufacturer Qualifications: Minimum 5 years experience in engineering and


fabrication of similar systems.

C. Installer Qualifications: Minimum two years experience installing similar


systems.

D. 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.

4.8 DELIVERY, STORAGE, AND HANDLING

A. Store products in manufacturer's unopened packaging until ready for


installation.

B. Store and dispose of solvent-based materials, and materials used with


solvent-based materials, in accordance with requirements of local authorities having

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jurisdiction.

4.9 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 absolute limits.

PART 5 PRODUCTS
5.1 MANUFACTURERS

A. Acceptable Manufacturer: Decon® USA, which is located at: 103 E. Napa St.
Suite B P. O. Box 1486 ; Sonoma, CA 95476; Toll Free Tel: 866-DECON-US; Tel:
707-996-5954; Email: request info (sales@decon.ca); Web: www.deconusa.com

B. Substitutions: Not permitted.

C. Requests for substitutions will be considered in accordance with provisions of


Section 01600.

5.2 MATERIALS

A. Tension Rod System: Macalloy 460 as provided by Decon USA.


1. Alloy: A fine grain carbon steel with the following properties; combined
with cold rolled ISO metric threads to provide superior fatigue performance. A
weldable steel with a maximum carbon equivalent of 0.55 percent.
a. Minimum Yield Strength: 66,700 psi.
b. Minimum Tensile Strength: 88,400 psi.
c. Minimum Elongation: 19 percent.
d. Minimum Charpy Impact Value: 20 ft-lb (2.8 kg-m) at 4 degree F
(16 degree C).
e. Young's Modulus: 29,700 ksi.
2. Fittings: Fittings shall be designed and tested to provide a tensile
capacity equal or greater than the theoretical strength of the bar.
a. Forks shall be designed to be connected to an ASTM A-572
Grade 50 plate of the dimensions indicated or required. Ensure a
connection with yield strength equal to the minimum tendon yield
strength.
b. Spades shall be designed to be connected to forks or between
grade 50 plates simulating a fork/spade connection indicated or
required.
c. Pins connect the fork or spade to the host structure and may be
held in place with either safety rings or architectural caps indicated or
required.
d. Lock covers shall lock the components in place and hide the
remainder of the rod thread form and provide an aesthetic and smooth
transition from component to rod. Provide at either side of the
turnbuckle or coupler and at the back end of a fork or spade indicated
or required.
e. Couplers and Turnbuckles: As indicated or required.
f. Architectural fittings shall be furnished to provide a smooth
transition from the bar to the fork by the use of threaded lock covers,

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which combine the function of a lock nut and a blending thread cover.
3. Adjustment: The standard left hand- right hand tendon shall provide
adjustment to accommodate site and manufacturing tolerances:
a. Adjustment for rods M10, 3/8 inch (9.5 mm) to M56, 2-1/4 inches
(57 mm) plus or minus 1/2 inch (13 mm) thread diameter each end.
b. Adjustment for rods M64, 2-1/2 inches (63.5 mm) to M100, 4
inches (102 mm) plus or minus 1 inch (25 mm) each end.
c. Turnbuckles give additional adjustment of:
1) M10 3/8 inch (9.5 mm) - M24 1 inch (25 mm): plus or
minus 1 (25 mm).
2) M30 1-1/4 inch (32 mm) - M100 4 inch (102 mm): plus or
minus 2 inches (51 mm)
4. Fabrication Tolerance:
a. Cutting tolerance for rods: up to M76, 3 inches (76 mm) plus or
minus 1/4 inch (6 mm).
b. Cutting tolerance for rods: over M76, 3 inches (76 mm) plus or
minus 1 inch (25 mm).
c. Maximum lengths
1) M10 3/8 inch (9.5 mm) - M16 5/8 inch (16 mm): 19 feet 6
inches (6 meters).
2) M20 3/4 inch (19 mm) - 29 feet 6 inches (9.0 meters).
3) M24 1 inch (25 mm) - M100 4 inch (102 mm): 39 feet 2
inches (11.95 meters).
5. Coating: Galvanizing as scheduled.
6. Coating: Priming as scheduled.
7. Coating: Painting as scheduled.
8. Coating: Plating.
9. Connection: The connection to the structure shall be made by utilizing
a connection plate with the same thickness and edge distance as the
manufacturer's spade. Engineered fabricated building connections shall be
made using standard grade 50 material.

B. Tension Rod System: Macalloy 460S Stainless as provided by Decon USA.


1. Alloy: Material shall be selected from high strength austentitic/duplex
stainless steel to provide the optimum balance of strength, ductility and
appearance.
a. Minimum Yield Strength: 66,700 psi.
b. Minimum Tensile Strength: 88,400 psi.
c. Minimum Elongation: 15 percent.
d. Young's Modulus: 27.5 kSl.
2. Fittings: Fittings shall be designed and tested to provide a tensile
capacity equal or greater than the theoretical strength of the bar.
a. Forks shall be designed to be connected to an ASTM A-572
Grade 50 plate of the dimensions indicated or required. Provide yield
strength equal to the minimum tendon yield strength.
b. Spades shall be designed to be connected to forks or between
grade 50 plates simulating a fork/spade connection indicated or
required.
c. Pins shall connect the fork or spade to the host structure and
shall be held in place with architectural caps. No cotter pins/circle clips

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permitted.
d. Couplers and Turnbuckles: As indicated or required.
e. Architectural fittings shall be furnished to provide a smooth
transition from the bar to the fork by the use of threaded lock covers,
which combine the function of a lock nut and a blending thread cover.
3. Adjustment: The standard left hand- right hand tendon will provide
adjustment to accommodate site tolerances:
a. Adjustment for rods M10, 3/8 inch (9.5 mm) to M56, 2-1/4 inches
(57 mm) plus or minus 1/2 inch (13 mm) thread diameter each end.
b. Adjustment for rods M64, 2-1/2 inches (63.5 mm) to M100, 4
inches (102 mm) plus or minus 1 inch (25 mm) each end.
c. Turnbuckles give additional adjustment of:
1) M10 3/8 inch (9.5 mm) - M24 1 inch (25 mm): plus or
minus 1 inch (25 mm).
2) M30 1-1/4 inch (32 mm) - M100 4 inch (102 mm): plus or
minus 2 inch (51 mm).
4. Fabrication Tolerance:
a. Cutting tolerance for rods up to M56, 2-1/4 inches (57 mm) plus
or minus 1/4 inch (6 mm).
b. Adjustment for rods up to M10, 3/8 inch (9.5 mm) plus or minus
1/2 inch (12 mm) each end.
c. Maximum lengths:
1) M10 3/8 inch (9.5 mm) - M56 2 1/4 inch (57 mm): 24 feet
7 inches (7.5 meters).
2) M64 2 1/2 inch (63.5 mm) - M100 4 inch (102 mm): 19
feet 6 inches (6.0 meters).
5. Coating: Rods shall be finished with a light satin finish approximately
equal to an N3 finish.
6. Connection: The connection to the structure shall be made by utilizing
a connection plate with the same thickness and edge distance as the
manufacturer's spade. Engineered fabricated building connections shall be
made using standard grade 50 material or stainless equivalent.
a. If connecting stainless steel to carbon steel, measures shall be
taken to prevent bimetallic corrosion. Isolation bushings and washers
shall be provided to minimize bimetallic corrosion.

C. Tension Rod System: Macalloy 520 as provided by Decon USA.


1. Alloy: A fine grain carbon steel with the following properties; combined
with cold rolled ISO metric threads to provide superior fatigue performance. A
weldable steel with a maximum carbon equivalent of 0.55 percent.
2. Rods have the following mechanical properties:
a. Minimum Yield Stress 75,400 psi.
b. Minimum Breaking Stress 95,700 psi.
c. Minimum Elongation 19 percent.
d. Minimum Charpy Impact Value: 20 ft-lb (2.8 kg-m) at 4 degree F
(16 degree C).
e. Young's Modulus 29,700 ksi.
3. Fittings: Fittings shall be designed and tested to provide a tensile
capacity equal or greater than the theoretical strength of the bar.
a. Forks shall be designed to be connected to an ASTM A-572
Grade 50 plate of the dimensions indicated or required. Ensure a

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connection which has yield strength equal to the minimum tendon yield
strength.
b. Spades shall be designed to be connected to forks or between
grade 50 plates simulating a fork/spade connection.
c. Pins connect the fork or spade to the host structure and may be
held in place with either safety rings or architectural caps indicated or
required.
d. Lock covers shall lock the components in place and hide the
remainder of the rod thread form and provide an aesthetic and smooth
transition from component to rod. Provide at either side of the
turnbuckle or coupler and at the back end of a fork or spade indicated
or required.
e. Couplers and Turnbuckles: As indicated or required.
f. Architectural fittings shall be furnished to provide a smooth
transition from the bar to the fork by the use of threaded lock covers,
which combine the function of a lock nut and a blending thread cover.
4. Adjustment: The standard left hand- right hand tendon shall provide
adjustment to accommodate site and manufacturing tolerances:
a. Adjustment for rods M10, 3/8 inch (9.5 mm) to M56, 2-1/4 inches
(57 mm) plus or minus 1/2 inch (13 mm) thread diameter each end.
b. Adjustment for rods M64, 2-1/2 inches (63.5) to M100, 4 inches
plus or minus 1 inch (25 mm) each end.
c. Turnbuckles give additional adjustment of:
1) M10 3/8 inch (9.5 mm) - M24 1 inch: plus or minus 1 inch
(25 mm).
2) M30 1 1/4 inch (32 mm) - M100 4 inch: plus or minus 2
inches (51 mm)
5. Fabrication Tolerance:
a. Cutting tolerance for rods: up to M76, 3 inches (76 mm) plus or
minus 1/4 inch (6 mm).
b. Cutting tolerance for rods: over M76, 3 inches (76 mm) plus or
minus 1 inch (25 mm).
c. Maximum lengths
1) M10 3/8 inch (9.5 mm) - M16 5/8 inch: 19 feet 6 inches (6
meters).
2) M20 3/4 inch (19 mm) - 29 feet 6 inches (9.0 meters).
3) M24 1 inch (25 mm) - M100 4 inch (102 mm): 39 feet 2
inches (11.95 meters).
6. Coating: Galvanizing as scheduled.
7. Coating: Priming as scheduled.
8. Coating: Painting as scheduled.
9. Coating: Plating.
10. Connection: The connection to the structure shall be made by utilizing
a connection plate with the same thickness and edge distance as the
manufacturer's spade. Engineered fabricated building connections shall be
made using standard grade 50 material.

D. Compression Strut System: Compression Struts as provided by Decon USA.


1. (CHS) Circular Hollow Section:
a. Hollow Sections: Circular Hollow Sections (CHS) shall be carbon
material.

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b. Hollow Sections: Circular Hollow Sections (CHS) shall be
stainless material.
c. Size: Diameters from M12 1/2 inch to M100 4 inches in carbon
or galvanized steel components.
d. Macalloy Compression Struts utilize Macalloy 520 fork and pin
sets. These are connected to the CHS (circular hollow section) by a
taper cone and threaded stud. This is welded onto each end of a CHS.
e. Fabrication Tolerance:
1) Cutting tolerance for a CHS is: plus or minus 1/8 inch (3
mm).
f. Adjustment: The standard left hand- right hand tendon shall
provide adjustment to accommodate site and manufacturing tolerances:
1) Adjustment for rods M12, 1/2 inch (13 mm) to M56, 2-1/4
inches plus or minus 1/2 inch (13 mm)thread diameter each end.
2) Adjustment for rods M64, 2-1/2 (63.5 mm) inches to
M100, 4 inches (102 mm) plus or minus 1 inch (25 mm) each
end.

E. Cable System: Macalloy SC460 Stainless Cable Systems as provided by


Decon USA.
1. Cable: 1x19 spiral strand, has moderate initial stretch properties. The
cable adapter fittings shall be designed to match the minimum break load of
the 1x19 cable.
2. Cable: Compact Strand has a higher breaking load along with a lower
initial stretch than the 1x19 strand cable.
3. Cable: 7x19 strand is the most flexible cable and is ideal where
flexibility is paramount.
4. The fork and pin components of the system shall be made from
austenitic/duplex stainless steel. The swaged fittings shall be factory swaged
to either end of the cable, and the strength of the connection shall exceed the
break load of the cable.
5. Connection Plates: Forks shall be connected to connection plates with
an equivalent strength to ASTM A-572, grade 50 ferrous steel or grade 316
stainless steel.
a. If connecting stainless steel to carbon steel, measures shall be
taken to prevent bimetallic corrosion. Isolation bushings and washers
shall be provided to minimize bimetallic corrosion.

PART 6 EXECUTION
6.1 EXAMINATION

A. Do not begin installation until substrates have been properly prepared.

B. If host structural preparation is the responsibility of another installer, notify


Architect of unsatisfactory preparation before proceeding.

6.2 PREPARATION

A. Clean surfaces thoroughly prior to installation.

B. Prepare surfaces using the methods recommended by the manufacturer for

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achieving the best result for the substrate under the project conditions.

6.3 INSTALLATION

A. Install in accordance with manufacturer's instructions.

B. Installation using the manufacturer's tensioning device is required. The


hydraulic stressing unit shall be placed over the turnbuckle Joint and clamped onto
the lock covers either side of the turnbuckle. The live load is induced Into the tendon
through the TechnoTensloner and shall be measured with a degree of accuracy of
plus or minus 2.5 degrees.

6.4 PROTECTION

A. Protect installed products until completion of project.

B. Touch-up, repair or replace damaged products before Substantial Completion.

END OF SECTION

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SECTION 05400

COLD FORMED METAL FRAMING

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PART 7 GENERAL
7.1 SECTION INCLUDES

A. Exterior load-bearing wall framing.

B. Interior load-bearing wall framing.

C. Exterior non-load-bearing wall framing.

D. Floor joist framing.

E. Roof rafter framing.

F. Ceiling joist framing.

G. Fasteners and connectors for framing.

7.2 RELATED SECTIONS

A. Section 05500 - Metal Fabrications.

B. Section 06100 - Rough Carpentry.

C. Section 07210 - Building Insulation.

D. Section 07240 - Exterior Insulation and Finish System.

E. Section 07248 - Exterior Soffit Finish System.

F. Section 07260 - Vapor Retarders.

G. Section 07910 - Joint Sealers.

H. Section 09260 - Gypsum Board Assemblies.

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I. Section 09255 - Exterior Sheathing Board.

7.3 REFERENCES

A. AISI - Specification for the Design of Cold-Formed Steel Structural Members,


Code of Standard Practice (COSP).

B. ASCE 7 - Minimum Design Loads for Buildings and Other Structures.

C. ASTM A90 - Standard Test Method for Weight (Mass) of Coating on Iron and
Steel Articles with Zinc or Zinc-Alloy Coatings.

D. ASTM A370 - Standard Test Methods and Definitions for Mechanical Testing
of Steel Products.

E. ASTM A653 - Standard Specification for Steel Sheet, Zinc-Coated


(Galvanized) or Zinc-Iron Alloy-Coated (Galvannealed) by the Hot-Dip Process.

F. ASTM A780 - Standard Practice for Repair of Damaged and Uncoated Areas
of Hot-Dip Galvanized Coatings.

G. ASTM A924 - Standard Specification for General Requirements for Steel


Sheet, Metallic-Coated by the Hot-Dip Process.

H. ASTM A1003 - Standard Specification for Steel Sheet, Carbon, Metallic- and
Nonmetallic-Coated for Cold-Formed Framing Members.

I. ASTM A1008 - Standard Specification for Steel, Sheet, Cold-Rolled, Carbon,


Structural, High-Strength Low-Alloy and High-Strength Low-Alloy with Improved
Formability.

J. ASTM A1011 - Standard Specification for Steel, Sheet and Strip, Hot-Rolled,
Carbon, Structural, High-Strength Low-Alloy and High-Strength Low-Alloy with
Improved Formability.

K. ASTM B633 - Standard Specification for Electrodeposited Coatings of Zinc on


Iron and Steel.

L. ASTM C955 - Standard Specification for Load-Bearing (Transverse and Axial)


Steel Studs, Runners (Tracks), and Bracing or Bridging for Screw Application of
Gypsum Panel Products and Metal Plaster Bases.

M. ASTM C1007 - Standard Specification for Installation of Load Bearing


(Transverse and Axial) Steel Studs and Related Accessories.

N. ASTM C1513 - Standard Specification for Steel Tapping Screws for Cold-
Formed Steel Framing Connections.

O. AWS D.1.3 - Structural Welding Code - Sheet Steel.

7.4 SYSTEM DESCRIPTION

A. Performance Requirements: Refer to Structural Drawings (Marino\WARE


DesignRite) and General Notes.

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B. Performance Requirements:
1. Design system components per AISI reference. Provide for movement
of components due to thermal variations without damage, failure, or excessive
stress on components.
2. Compute structural properties per AISI - Specifications for the Design
of Cold-Formed Steel Structural Members.
3. Design exterior wall system for environmental loads as outlined in the
ASCE 7 latest edition to provide for movement of components without
damage, failure of joint seals, undue stress on fasteners, or other detrimental
effects when subject to seasonal or cyclic day/night temperature ranges.
4. Design system to accommodate construction tolerances, deflection of
building structural members, and clearances of intended openings.
5. Maximum Allowable Deflection:
a. Gypsum Board: L/360 of span under total design loads.
b. Exterior Insulation Finish System: L/360 of span under total
design loads.
c. Plaster or Stucco: L/360 of span under total design loads.
d. Brick Veneer: L/600 of span under total design loads.
6. Horizontal Assemblies:
a. Maximum Allowable Deflection: L/360 of span under total
design loads.

7.5 SUBMITTALS

A. Submit under provisions of Section 01300.

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. Structural Calculations: Use Marino\WARE DesignRite.


1. Submit structural calculations prepared by manufacturer for approval.
Submittal shall be sealed by a professional engineer registered in the state of
the Project.
2. Description of design criteria.
3. Engineering analysis depicting stress and deflection (stiffness)
requirements for each framing application.
4. Selection of framing components, accessories and welded connection
requirements.
5. Verification of attachments to structure and adjacent framing
components.
6. Engineer shall have a minimum of 5 years experience with projects of
similar scope.

D. Shop Drawings: Use Marino\WARE DesignRite.


1. Submit shop drawings prepared by the manufacturer showing plans,
sections, elevations, layouts, profiles and product component locations,
including anchorage, bracing, fasteners, accessories and finishes.
2. Show connection details with screw types and locations, weld lengths

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and locations, and other fastener requirements.
3. Where prefabricated or prefinished panels are to be provided, provided
drawings depicting panel configurations, dimensions and locations.

E. Welder's Certificates: Submit manufacturer's certificates, certifying welders


employed on Work, verifying AWS qualifications within the previous 12 months.

F. Selection Samples: For each finish product specified, two complete sets of
color chips representing manufacturer's full range of available colors and patterns.

G. Verification Samples: For each finish product specified, two samples,


minimum size 6 inches (150 mm) square, representing actual product, color, and
patterns.

7.6 QUALITY ASSURANCE

A. Manufacturer Qualifications: Company specializing in manufacturing


products specified in this Section with minimum 5 years documented experience.

B. Installer Qualifications: Installer experienced in performing work of this


Section who has specialized in installation of work similar to that required for the
Project.

C. Pre-installation Meetings: Conduct pre-installation meeting to verify project


requirements, substrate conditions, and manufacturer's installation instructions.

D. Mock-Up: Provide a mock-up for evaluation of surface preparation


techniques and application workmanship.
1. Construct areas designated by Architect.
2. Do not proceed with remaining work until material, details and
workmanship are approved by Architect.
3. Refinish mock-up area as required to produce acceptable work.

7.7 DELIVERY, STORAGE, AND HANDLING

A. Store products in manufacturer's unopened packaging until ready for


installation.

B. Store materials protected from exposure to rain, snow or other harmful


weather conditions, at temperature and humidity conditions per the
recommendations of AISI COSP section F3.

C. Store and dispose of solvent-based materials, and materials used with


solvent-based materials, in accordance with requirements of local authorities having
jurisdiction.

7.8 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 absolute limits.

PART 8 PRODUCTS

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8.1 MANUFACTURERS

A. Approved Manufacturer: Marino\WARE; 400 Metuchen Road, South


Plainfield, NJ 07080. Toll Free Tel: (800) 627-4661. Tel: (908) 757-9000. Fax: (908)
412-1442. Email: sales@MarinoWARE.com. Web: http://www.MarinoWARE.com.

B. Substitutions: Not permitted.

C. Requests for substitutions will be considered in accordance with provisions of


Section 01600.

8.2 MATERIALS

A. Steel Sheet: ASTM A1003, Structural Grade, Type H, metallic coated, of


grade and coating weight as follows:
1. Grade: ST33H (ST230H)
2. Grade: ST50H (ST340H)
3. Grade: As required by structural performance.
4. Coating: G60 (Z180), A60 (ZF180), AZ50 (AZ150), or GF30 (ZGF90).
5. Coating: G90 (Z275) or equivalent.

8.3 LOAD-BEARING WALL FRAMING

A. Steel Studs: Manufacturer's C-shaped steel studs, of web depths indicated,


punched, with stiffened flanges, and as follows:
1. Type: Marino\WARE StudRITE studs.
2. Type: Marino\WARE standard studs.
3. Minimum Base-Metal Thickness: 20 gauge, 0.0329 inch (0.84 mm).
4. Minimum Base-Metal Thickness: 18 gauge, 0.0428 inch (1.09 mm).
5. Minimum Base-Metal Thickness: 16 gauge, 0.0538 inch (1.37 mm).
6. Minimum Base-Metal Thickness: 14 gauge, 0.0677 inch (1.72 mm).
7. Minimum Base-Metal Thickness: 12 gauge, 0.0966 inch (2.45 mm).
8. Minimum Base-Metal Thickness: 10 gauge, 0.1180 inch (3.00 mm).
9. Flange Width: 1-3/8 inches (35 mm).
10. Flange Width: 1-5/8 inches (41 mm).
11. Flange Width: 2 inches (51 mm).
12. Flange Width: 2-1/2 inches (63 mm).
13. Flange Width: 3 inches (76 mm).
14. Flange Width: 3-1/2 inches (89 mm).
15. Web Depth: 2 1/2 inch (64 mm) 250 depth.
16. Web Depth: 3 1/2 inch (89 mm) 350 depth.
17. Web Depth: 3 5/8 inch (92 mm) 362 depth.
18. Web Depth: 4 inch (102 mm) 400 depth.
19. Web Depth: 5 1/2 inch (140 mm) 550 depth.
20. Web Depth: 6 inch (152.4 mm) 600 depth.
21. Web Depth: 7 1/4 inch (184 mm) 725 depth.
22. Web Depth: 8 inch (203 mm) 800 depth.
23. Web Depth: 9 1/4 inch (235 mm) 925 depth.
24. Web Depth: 10 inch (254 mm) 1000 depth.

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25. Web Depth: 11 1/2 inch (292 mm) 1150 depth.
26. Web Depth: 12 inch (305 mm) 1200 depth.
27. Web Depth: 13-1/2 inch (342.9 mm) 1350 depth.
28. Web Depth: 14 inch (355.6 mm) 1400 depth.
29. Web Depth: 16 inch (406.4 mm) 1600 depth.
30. Web Depth: As indicated on drawings.
31. Section Properties: Refer to Drawings.

B. Steel Track: Manufacturer's U-shaped steel track, of web depths indicated,


unpunched, with straight flanges, and as follows:
1. Type: Marino\WARE StudRITE stud track.
2. Type: Marino\WARE standard stud track.
3. Minimum Base-Metal Thickness: 20 gauge, 0.0329 inch (0.84 mm).
4. Minimum Base-Metal Thickness: 18 gauge, 0.0428 inch (1.09 mm).
5. Minimum Base-Metal Thickness: 16 gauge, 0.0538 inch (1.37 mm).
6. Minimum Base-Metal Thickness: 14 gauge, 0.0677 inch (1.72 mm).
7. Minimum Base-Metal Thickness: 12 gauge, 0.0966 inch (2.45 mm).
8. Minimum Base-Metal Thickness: 10 gauge, 0.1180 inch (3.00 mm).
9. Minimum Base-Metal Thickness: Matching steel studs.
10. Flange Width: 1-1/4 inches (32 mm) unless noted otherwise.
11. Web: 2 1/2 inch (64 mm) 250 depth.
12. Web: 3 1/2 inch (89 mm) 350 depth.
13. Web: 3 5/8 inch (92 mm) 362 depth.
14. Web: 4 inch (102 mm) 400 depth.
15. Web: 5 1/2 inch (140 mm) 550 depth.
16. Web: 6 inch (152.4 mm) 600 depth.
17. Web: 7 1/4 inch (184 mm) 725 depth.
18. Web: 8 inch (203 mm) 800 depth.
19. Web: 9 1/4 inch (235 mm) 925 depth.
20. Web: 10 inch (254 mm) 1000 depth.
21. Web: 11 1/2 inch (292 mm) 1150 depth.
22. Web: 12 inch (305 mm) 1200 depth.
23. Web: 13-1/2 inch (342.9 mm) 1350 depth.
24. Web: 14 inch (355.6 mm) 1400 depth.
25. Web: 16 inch (406.4 mm) 1600 depth.
26. Web: Track Web Size to match stud web size.
8.4 EXTERIOR NON-LOAD-BEARING WALL FRAMING

A. Steel Studs: Manufacturer's C-shaped steel studs, of web depths indicated,


punched, with stiffened flanges, and as follows:
1. Type: Marino\WARE StudRITE studs.
2. Type: Marino\WARE standard studs.
3. Minimum Base-Metal Thickness: 20 gauge, 0.0329 inch (0.84 mm).
4. Minimum Base-Metal Thickness: 18 gauge, 0.0428 inch (1.09 mm).
5. Minimum Base-Metal Thickness: 16 gauge, 0.0538 inch (1.37 mm).
6. Minimum Base-Metal Thickness: 14 gauge, 0.0677 inch (1.72 mm).
7. Minimum Base-Metal Thickness: 12 gauge, 0.0966 inch (2.45 mm).

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8. Minimum Base-Metal Thickness: 10 gauge, 0.1180 inch (3.0 mm).
9. Flange Width: 1-3/8 inches (35 mm).
10. Flange Width: 1-5/8 inches (41 mm).
11. Flange Width: 2 inches (51 mm).
12. Flange Width: 2-1/2 inches (63 mm).
13. Flange Width: 3 inches (76 mm).
14. Flange Width: 3-1/2 inches (89 mm).
15. Web Depth: 2 1/2 inch (64 mm) 250 depth.
16. Web Depth: 3 1/2 inch (89 mm) 350 depth.
17. Web Depth: 3 5/8 inch (92 mm) 362 depth.
18. Web Depth: 4 inch (102 mm) 400 depth.
19. Web Depth: 5 1/2 inch (140 mm) 550 depth.
20. Web Depth: 6 inch (152.4 mm) 600 depth.
21. Web Depth: 7 1/4 inch (184 mm) 725 depth.
22. Web Depth: 8 inch (203 mm) 800 depth.
23. Web Depth: 9 1/4 inch (235 mm) 925 depth.
24. Web Depth: 10 inch (254 mm) 1000 depth.
25. Web Depth: 11 1/2 inch (292 mm) 1150 depth.
26. Web Depth: 12 inch (305 mm) 1200 depth.
27. Web Depth: 13-1/2 inch (342.9 mm) 1350 depth.
28. Web Depth: 14 inch (355.6 mm) 1400 depth.
29. Web Depth: 16 inch (406.4 mm) 1600 depth.
30. Web Depth: As Indicated on drawings.
31. Section Properties: Refer to Structural Drawings.

B. Steel Track: Manufacturer's U-shaped steel track, of web depths indicated,


unpunched, with unstiffened flanges, and as follows:
1. Type: Marino\WARE StudRITE track.
2. Type: Marino\WARE standard track.
3. Minimum Base-Metal Thickness: 20 gauge, 0.0329 inch (0.84 mm).
4. Minimum Base-Metal Thickness: 18 gauge, 0.0428 inch (1.09 mm).
5. Minimum Base-Metal Thickness: 16 gauge, 0.0538 inch (1.37 mm).
6. Minimum Base-Metal Thickness: 14 gauge, 0.0677 inch (1.72 mm).
7. Minimum Base-Metal Thickness: 12 gauge, 0.0966 inch (2.45 mm).
8. Minimum Base-Metal Thickness: 10 gauge, 0.1180 inch (3.0 mm).
9. Minimum Base-Metal Thickness: Matching steel studs.
10. Flange Width: 1-1/4 inches (32 mm).
11. Web: 2 1/2 inch (64 mm) 250 depth.
12. Web: 3 1/2 inch (89 mm) 350 depth.
13. Web: 3 5/8 inch (92 mm) 362 depth.
14. Web: 4 inch (102 mm) 400 depth.
15. Web: 5 1/2 inch (140 mm) 550 depth.
16. Web: 6 inch (152.4 mm) 600 depth.
17. Web: 7 1/4 inch (184 mm) 725 depth.
18. Web: 8 inch (203 mm) 800 depth.
19. Web: 9 1/4 inch (235 mm) 925 depth.
20. Web: 10 inch (254 mm) 1000 depth.

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21. Web: 11 1/2 inch (292 mm) 1150 depth.
22. Web: 12 inch (305 mm) 1200 depth.
23. Web: 13-1/2 inch (342.9 mm) 1350 depth.
24. Web: 14 inch (355.6 mm) 1400 depth.
25. Web: 16 inch (406.4 mm) 1600 depth.
26. Web: Track Web Size to match stud web size.

C. Vertical Deflection Clips: Manufacturer's standard clips, capable of


accommodating upward and downward vertical displacement of primary structure
through positive mechanical attachment to stud web. Refer to Structural Drawings
for anticipated deflection of primary structural elements.
1. Type: Marino\WARE WSC Slide Clips WSC 1500.
2. Type: Marino\WARE WSC Slide ClipsWSC 950.
3. Type: Marino\WARE WSC Slide ClipsWSC Outrigger.
4. Type: Marino\WARE WSC Slide Clips3T1000 Deflex.
5. Type: Marino\WARE WSC Slide Clips6T1000 Deflex.

D. Single Deflection Track (Deflex Track, Slotted Slip Track): Manufacturer's


single, deep-leg, U-shaped steel track; unpunched, with unstiffened flanges, of web
depth to contain studs while allowing free vertical movement, with flanges designed
to support horizontal and lateral loads and transfer them to the primary structure,
and as follows:
1. Minimum Base-Metal Thickness: 18 gauge, 0.0428 inch (1.09 mm).
2. Minimum Base-Metal Thickness: 16 gauge, 0.0538 inch (1.37 mm).
3. Minimum Base-Metal Thickness: 14 gauge, 0.0677 inch (1.72 mm).
4. Minimum Base-Metal Thickness: 12 gauge, 0.0966 inch (2.45 mm).
5. Minimum Base-Metal Thickness: 10 gauge, 0.1180 inch (2.00 mm).
6. Flange Width: 1-1/2 inches (38 mm) plus the design deflection for 1-
story structures. 1 inch (25 mm) plus twice the design deflection for other
applications.

E. Double Deflection Tracks (Deflex Track, Slotted Slip Track): Manufacturer's


double, deep-leg, U-shaped steel tracks, consisting of nested inner and outer tracks;
unpunched, with unstiffened flanges.
1. Outer Track: Of web depth to allow free vertical movement of inner
track, with flanges designed to support horizontal and lateral loads and
transfer them to the primary structure, and as follows:
a. Minimum Base-Metal Thickness: 18 gauge, 0.0428 inch (1.09
mm).
b. Minimum Base-Metal Thickness: 16 gauge, 0.0538 inch (1.37
mm).
c. Minimum Base-Metal Thickness: 14 gauge, 0.0677 inch (1.72
mm).
d. Minimum Base-Metal Thickness: 12 gauge, 0.0966 inch (2.45
mm).
e. Minimum Base-Metal Thickness: 10 gauge, 0.1180 inch (2.00
mm).
f. Flange Width: 1-1/2 inches (38 mm) plus the design deflection
for 1-story structures. 1 inch (25 mm) plus twice the design deflection
for other applications.
2. Inner Track: Of web depth indicated, and as follows:

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a. Minimum Base-Metal Thickness: 18 gauge, 0.0428 inch (1.09
mm).
b. Minimum Base-Metal Thickness: 16 gauge, 0.0538 inch (1.37
mm).
c. Minimum Base-Metal Thickness: 14 gauge, 0.0677 inch (1.72
mm).
d. Minimum Base-Metal Thickness: 12 gauge, 0.0966 inch (2.45
mm).
e. Minimum Base-Metal Thickness: 10 gauge, 0.1180 inch (2.00
mm).
f. Flange Width: Width equal to sum of outer deflection track
flange width plus 1 inch (25 mm).

F. Slotted Slip Track: Manufactured by CEMCO. U-shaped track with 1-1/2 inch
vertical slots spaced 1 inch along the legs to allow vertical deflection as follows:
1. Standard leg of 2-1/2 inches in leg.
2. Standard vertical slot of 1 1/2 inches in leg.
3. Minimum Base-Metal Thickness: 16 gauge, 0.0538 inch (1.37 mm).
4. Minimum Base-Metal Thickness: 18 gauge, 0.0428 inch (1.09 mm).
5. Minimum Base-Metal Thickness: 20 gauge, 0.0329 inch (0.84 mm).
6. Web Depth: 2 1/2 inch (64 mm) 250 depth.
7. Web Depth: 3 5/8 inch (92 mm) 362 depth.
8. Web Depth: 4 inch (102 mm) 400 depth.
9. Web Depth: 6 inch (152.4 mm) 600 depth.
10. Web Depth: 8 inch (203 mm) 800 depth.
G. Drift Clips: Manufacturer's standard bypass or head clips, capable of isolating
wall stud from upward and downward vertical displacement and lateral drift of
primary structure.

8.5 FLOOR JOIST FRAMING

A. Steel Joists: Cold-formed steel joists, of web depths indicated, with punched
enlarged service holes with stiffened flanges, and as follows:
1. Type: Marino\Ware JoistRITE steel joists.
2. Type: Marino\WARE standard steel joists.
3. Minimum Base-Metal Thickness: 20 gauge, 0.0329 inch (0.84 mm).
4. Minimum Base-Metal Thickness: 18 gauge, 0.0428 inch (1.09 mm).
5. Minimum Base-Metal Thickness: 16 gauge, 0.0538 inch (1.37 mm).
6. Minimum Base-Metal Thickness: 14 gauge, 0.0677 inch (1.72 mm).
7. Minimum Base-Metal Thickness: 12 gauge, 0.0966 inch (2.45 mm).
8. Minimum Base-Metal Thickness: 10 gauge, 0.1180 inch (3.00 mm).
9. Minimum Flange Width: 1-5/8 inches (41 mm).
10. Minimum Flange Width: 2 inches (51 mm).
11. Minimum Flange Width: 2-1/2 inches (63 mm).
12. Minimum Flange Width: 3 inches (76 mm).
13. Minimum Flange Width: 3-1/2 inches (89 mm).
14. Minimum Joist Depth: 9 inches (203 mm).
15. Minimum Joist Depth: 9-1/4 inches (235 mm).

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16. Minimum Joist Depth: 10 inches (254 mm).
17. Minimum Joist Depth: 11-1/4 inches (286 mm).
18. Minimum Joist Depth: 12 inches (305 mm).
19. Minimum Joist Depth: 14 inches (356 mm).
20. Section Properties: Refer to Structural Drawings.

B. Steel Joist Track: Cold-formed steel joist track, of web depths indicated,
unpunched, with unstiffened flanges, and as follows:
1. Type: Marino\Ware JoistRITE steel joist track.
2. Type: Marino\WARE standard steel joist track.
3. Minimum Base-Metal Thickness: 20 gauge, 0.0329 inch (0.84 mm).
4. Minimum Base-Metal Thickness: 18 gauge, 0.0428 inch (1.09 mm).
5. Minimum Base-Metal Thickness: 16 gauge, 0.0538 inch (1.37 mm).
6. Minimum Base-Metal Thickness: 14 gauge, 0.0677 inch (1.72 mm).
7. Minimum Base-Metal Thickness: 12 gauge, 0.0966 inch (2.45 mm).
8. Minimum Base-Metal Thickness: 10 gauge, 0.1180 inch (3.0 mm).
9. Minimum Base-Metal Thickness: Matching steel joists.
10. Flange Width: 1-1/4 inches (32 mm), minimum.
8.6 ROOF-RAFTER FRAMING

A. Steel Rafters: Cold-formed steel joists used as rafters, of web depths


indicated, punched with enlarged service holes, stiffened flanges, and as follows:
1. Type: Marino\Ware JoistRITE steel joists used as rafters.
2. Type: Marino\WARE standard steel joists used as rafters.
3. Minimum Base-Metal Thickness: 20 gauge, 0.0329 inch (0.84 mm).
4. Minimum Base-Metal Thickness: 18 gauge, 0.0428 inch (1.09 mm).
5. Minimum Base-Metal Thickness: 16 gauge, 0.0538 inch (1.37 mm).
6. Minimum Base-Metal Thickness: 14 gauge, 0.0677 inch (1.72 mm).
7. Minimum Base-Metal Thickness: 12 gauge, 0.0966 inch (2.45 mm).
8. Minimum Base-Metal Thickness: 10 gauge, 0.1180 inch (3.0 mm).
9. Minimum Base-Metal Thickness: Matching steel joists.
10. Minimum Flange Width: 1-5/8 inches (41 mm).
11. Minimum Flange Width: 2 inches (51 mm).
12. Minimum Flange Width: 2-1/2 inches (63 mm).
13. Minimum Flange Width: 3 inches (76 mm).
14. Minimum Flange Width: 3-1/2 inches (89 mm).
15. Section Properties: Refer to Structural Drawings.
8.7 CEILING JOIST FRAMING

A. Steel Ceiling Joists: Cold-formed steel joists, of web depths indicated,


punched with enlarged service holes, stiffened flanges, and as follows:
1. Type: Marino\Ware JoistRITE steel joists.
2. Type: Marino\WARE standard steel joists.
3. Minimum Base-Metal Thickness: 20 gauge, 0.0329 inch (0.84 mm).
4. Minimum Base-Metal Thickness: 18 gauge, 0.0428 inch (1.09 mm).
5. Minimum Base-Metal Thickness: 16 gauge, 0.0538 inch (1.37 mm).

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6. Minimum Base-Metal Thickness: 14 gauge, 0.0677 inch (1.72 mm).
7. Minimum Base-Metal Thickness: 12 gauge, 0.0966 inch (2.45 mm).
8. Minimum Base-Metal Thickness: 10 gauge, 0.1180 inch (3.0 mm).
9. Minimum Base-Metal Thickness: Matching steel joists.
10. Minimum Flange Width: 1-5/8 inches (41 mm).
11. Minimum Flange Width: 2 inches (51 mm).
12. Minimum Flange Width: 2-1/2 inches (63 mm).
13. Minimum Flange Width: 3 inches (76 mm).
14. Minimum Flange Width: 3-1/2 inches (89 mm).
15. Section Properties: Refer to Structural Drawings.

8.8 FRAMING CONNECTORS

A. Framing Connectors: Marino\WARE FrameRite Connectors, steel-framing


accessories fabricated from steel sheet, ASTM A1003/A1003M, Structural Grade,
Type H, metallic coated, of same grade and coating weight used for framing
members.

B. Provide accessories of manufacturer's standard thickness and configuration,


unless otherwise indicated, as follows:
1. Web Stiffeners (JS).
2. Solid Blocking (JB).
3. Utility Angles (UA).
4. Joist Hangers/Bridle Hangers (HJCT/BH).
5. Gusset Plates (GP).
6. Rigid Clips (RCC).
7. Katz Blocking (KB).
8. BridgeRite Clips (BR).
9. Breakaway Clips (BA).
10. U-Flex Track.
11. SIMPSON Strong-Tie Connectors (Steel-to-Steel).
8.9 ANCHORS, CLIPS, AND FASTENERS

A. Steel Shapes and Clips: ASTM A36/A36M, zinc coated by hot-dip process
according to ASTM A123/A123M.

B. Expansion Anchors: Fabricated from corrosion-resistant materials, with


capability to sustain, without failure, a load equal to 5 times design load, as
determined by testing per ASTM E488. Refer to Structural Drawings.

C. Powder-Actuated Anchors: Fastener system of type suitable for application


indicated, fabricated from corrosion-resistant materials, with capability to sustain,
without failure, a load equal to 10 times design load, as determined by testing per
ASTM E1190. Refer to Structural Drawings.

D. Mechanical Fasteners: ASTM C1513, corrosion-resistant-coated, self-drilling,


self-tapping steel drill screws. Refer to Structural Drawings.
1. Marino\WARE FrameRITE fasteners.

E. Welding Electrodes: Comply with AWS standards.

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8.10 MISCELLANEOUS MATERIALS
A. Galvanizing Repair Paint: SSPC-Paint 20 or DOD-P-21035.

B. Cement Grout: Portland cement, ASTM C150, Type I; and clean, natural
sand, ASTM C404. Mix at ratio of 1 part cement to 2-1/2 parts sand, by volume, with
minimum water required for placement and hydration. Refer to Structural Drawings.

C. Nonmetallic, Nonshrink Grout: Premixed, nonmetallic, noncorrosive,


nonstaining grout containing selected silica sands, Portland cement, shrinkage-
compensating agents, and plasticizing and water-reducing agents, complying with
ASTM C1107, with fluid consistency and 30-minute working time. Refer to Structural
Drawings.

D. Shims: Load bearing, high-density multimonomer plastic, nonleaching.

E. Sealer Gaskets: Closed-cell neoprene foam, 1/4 inch (6.4 mm) thick,
selected from manufacturer's standard widths to match width of bottom track or rim
track members.

8.11 FABRICATION
A. Fabricate cold-formed metal framing and accessories plumb, square, and true
to line, and with connections securely fastened, according to referenced AISI's
specifications and standards, manufacturer's written instructions, and requirements
in this Section.
1. Fabricate framing assemblies using jigs or templates.
2. Cut framing members by sawing or shearing; do not torch cut.
3. Fasten cold-formed metal framing members by welds, screw fasteners,
clinch fasteners, or rivets as standard with fabricator. Wire tying of framing
members is not permitted.
a. Comply with AWS D1.3 requirements and procedures for
welding, appearance and quality of welds, and methods used in
correcting welding work.
b. Locate mechanical fasteners and install according to Shop
Drawings, with screw penetrating joined members by not less than
three exposed screw threads.
4. Fasten other materials to cold-formed metal framing by welding,
bolting, or screw fastening, according to Shop Drawings.

B. Reinforce, stiffen, and brace framing assemblies to withstand handling,


delivery, and erection stresses. Lift fabricated assemblies to prevent damage or
permanent distortion.

PART 9 EXECUTION
9.1 EXAMINATION

A. Prior to installation, inspect supporting work of all other trades.


1. Verify bearing surfaces and substrates are acceptable for construction
work of this Section.
2. Verify that concealed wood blocking has been installed in the proper
locations.

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B. If substrate preparation is the responsibility of another installer, notify
Architect of unsatisfactory preparation before proceeding.

9.2 FASTENING

A. Field Welding: Per AWS D1.3, and the following:


1. Stud-to-track connections: 1/2 inch (13 mm) fillet weld, full length of
inside flange dimension, inside each flange of stud onto track web.
2. Other connections: Flat, plug, butt, or seam.
3. Minimum Steel Thickness for Welded Connections: 18 gauge.

B. Field Fastening: Minimum 2 self-tapping metal screws per connection, unless


otherwise indicated.

9.3 ERECTION

A. General Erection Requirements:


1. Install cold-formed framing in accordance with requirements of ASTM
C1007.
2. Install in compliance with applicable sections of the AISI Standard for
Cold-Formed Steel Framing General Provisions.
3. Provide for erection stresses. Provide temporary bracing as
construction activities progress.
4. Erect load-bearing components in full-length single piece. Splicing of
load bearing components is prohibited.
5. Brace and reinforce load-bearing assemblies as indicated or required
for full design strength.

B. Wall Systems:
1. Handle and lift prefabricated panels in a manner so as not to cause
distortion in any member.
2. Anchor runner track securely to the supporting structure as shown on
the erection drawings. Install concrete anchors only after full compressive
strength has been achieved. Provide a sill sealer or gasket barrier between
all concrete and steel connections.
3. Butt all track joints. Securely anchor abutting pieces of track to a
common structural element, or butt-weld or splice together.
4. Align and plumb studs, and securely attach to the flanges or webs of
both upper and lower tracks except when vertical movement is specified.
5. Install jack studs or cripples below window sills, above window and
door heads, at freestanding stair rails and elsewhere to furnish support,
securely attached to supporting members.
6. Attach wall stud bridging in a manner to prevent stud rotation. Space
bridging rows according to manufacturer's recommendations.
7. Frame wall openings to include headers and supporting studs as
shown in the drawings.
8. Place studs at maximum 16 inches on center; not more than 2 inches
from abutting walls, and at each side of openings. Connect studs to tracks
using mechanical fastener method.
9. Construct corners using minimum 3 studs. Double studs at wall
openings, doors, and window jambs, 1 of which is full length unless indicated
otherwise.

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10. Coordinate placement of insulation in multiple stud spaces made
inaccessible after erection.
11. Attach cross studs or furring channels to studs for attachment of
fixtures anchored to walls.
12. Install framing between studs for attachment of mechanical and
electrical items, and to prevent stud rotation.
13. Touch-up field welds and damaged galvanized and primed surfaces
with primer.
14. Provide bridging (horizontal stiffeners) at 4 feet 0 inches on center
maximum vertical spacing for exterior and load bearing metal stud walls.

C. Steel Joists:
1. Locate joist end bearing directly over load bearing studs or provide
load-distributing member to top of stud track.
2. Provide web stiffeners at reaction points where indicated in drawings.
3. Provide joist bridging as shown in drawings.
4. Provide end blocking where joist ends are not otherwise restrained
from rotation.
5. Place joists at maximum 12 inches on center and not more than 2
inches from abutting walls. Connect joists to supports using mechanical
fastener method.
6. Touch-up field welds and damaged galvanized surfaces with primer.

9.4 FIELD QUALITY CONTROL

A. Field testing and inspection will be performed by independent testing agency


as specified herein, and per Section 01460.

B. Refer to Structural Drawings and General Structural Notes for inspection


requirements.

C. If tests indicate Work does not meet specified requirements, remove Work,
replace with new material, and retest at no cost to Owner.

D. Visually inspect 100 percent of welds for specified length, size, and continuity
per AWS D1.3 for metal less than 1/8 inch thickness. For Work designed as a
structural element. Provide testing and inspection for field welds previously
specified per Section 05120.

9.5 PROTECTION

A. Protect installed products until completion of project.

B. Touch-up, repair or replace damaged products before Substantial Completion.

END OF SECTION

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SECTION 05510

METAL STAIRS AND LADDERS

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PART 10 GENERAL
10.1 SECTION INCLUDES

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A. Automatic electric disappearing stairways.

B. Manual disappearing stairways.

C. Aluminum fixed vertical ladders.

D. Aluminum ships ladders.

10.2 RELATED SECTIONS


A. Section 05120 - Structural Steel: Roof structure and opening support.

B. Section 05550 - Metal Fabrications: Miscellaneous metal supports.

C. Section 06100 - Rough Carpentry: Roof framing and opening support.

D. Section 05120 - Structural Steel: Roof framing and support.

E. Section 07400 - Membrane Roofing: Roof curb flashing.

F. Section 08310 - Access Doors and Panels.

G. Section 16050 - Basic Electrical Materials and Methods: Electrical service,


disconnect and wiring.

10.3 REFERENCES
A. ANSI A14.3: Ladders - Fixed - Safety Requirements.

B. ANSI A14.9: Safety Requirements for Ceiling Mounted Disappearing


Climbing Systems.

C. OSHA 1910.27: Fixed Ladders.

10.4 SUBMITTALS
A. Submit under provisions of Section 01300.

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 for Stairs:


1. Plan and section of stair installation.
2. Indicate rough opening dimensions for ceiling and/or roof openings.

D. Shop Drawings for Ladders:


1. Plan and section of ladder installation.

10.5 DELIVERY, STORAGE, AND HANDLING

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A. Store products in manufacturer's unopened packaging until ready for
installation.

B. Store stairway until installation inside under cover. If stored outside, under a
tarp or suitable cover.

10.6 WARRANTY
A. Limited Warranty: One year against defective material and workmanship,
covering parts only, no labor or freight. Defective parts, if deemed so by the
manufacturer, will be replaced at no charge, freight excluded, upon inspection at
manufacturer's plant which warrants same.

PART 11 PRODUCTS
11.1 MANUFACTURERS
A. Acceptable Manufacturer: Precision Ladders, LLC, which is located at: P. O.
Box 2279 ; Morristown, TN 37816-2279; Toll Free Tel: 800-225-7814; Tel: 423-586-
2265; Email: request info (info@PrecisionLadders.com); Web:
www.PrecisionLadders.com

B. Substitutions: Not permitted.

C. Requests for substitutions will be considered in accordance with provisions of


Section 01600.

11.2 AUTOMATIC ELECTRIC DISAPPEARING STAIRWAY.


A. Automatic Electric Disappearing Stairway and Components: Stairway, rail,
frame, door, drive unit, motor and controls/junction box.
1. Model: Model AE as manufactured by Precision Ladders LLC.
2. Capacity: Unit shall support a 1000 lb (453 kg)load without failure.
3. Performance Standard: Unit shall comply with ANSI A14.9,
Commercial Type, for rough openings between 25-1/2 inches (647 mm) to 39
inches (991 mm).

B. Accessories:
1. Standard toggle wall mounted switch.
2. Key operated dead-man type wall switch.
3. Emergency manual operation to lower (only) from above if power fails.
4. Emergency manual operation to lower (only) from below if power fails.
5. Emergency manual operation to lower (only) from above or below if
power fails.
6. Warning buzzer.

C. Components:
1. Stairway Stringer: 7 inches by 0.230 inch (178 mm by 5.8 mm)
extruded aluminum channel. Steel rollers at base of each stringer. Pitch: 52
degree.
2. Stairway Tread: Aluminum channel 6 inches by 20-3/16 inches by
0.225 inch (152 mm by 513 mm by 5.7 mm). Nonskid safety material at
walking surface.

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3. Riser Height: 9-1/2 inches (241 mm) maximum.
4. Railing: Hand/guide rail 1-1/16 inches (27 mm) OD both sides,
galvanized.
5. Frame: 1/8 inch (3 mm) steel formed channel. Height to suit total
ceiling thickness.
6. Door: 1/8 inch (3 mm) aluminum panel. Steel piano hinge.
7. Door: 1-3/4 (44.5 mm) inches wood with mineral core. Steel piano
hinge.
8. Drive Unit: 1/3 horsepower 246 W), 115 volt instantly reversible motor
direct-connected to a reduction gear drive, complete with contactors. Pre-
wired control switches. Sealed ball bearing guides. Double 1/8 inch (3 mm)
aircraft cable drive.
9. Finishes: Mill finish on aluminum stairway components. Prime coat on
frame. Galvanized handrails.

11.3 MANUAL DISAPPEARING STAIRWAY.


A. Manual Disappearing Stairway and Components: Stairway, rail, frame and
door.
1. Standard Model: Super Simplex Disappearing Stairway as
manufactured by Precision Ladders LLC.
2. Fire-Rated Model: Super Simplex Disappearing Stairway as
manufactured by Precision Ladders LLC.
3. Capacity: Unit shall support a 500 lb (227 kg) total load without failure.
4. Performance Standard: Unit shall comply with ANSI A14.9,
Commercial Type, for rough openings between 25-1/2 inches (647 mm) to 39
inches (991 mm).
5. Performance Standard: Unit shall comply with ANSI A14.9, Residential
Type, for rough openings between 22-1/2 inches (571 mm) to 25 inches (635
mm).
6. Ceiling Height: ______.

B. Accessories:
1. Steel pole to aid opening and closing stairways.
2. Keyed lock for non-fire rated door.
3. Roof hatch, factory sized and mounted to top of stairway frame.

C. Components:
1. Ceiling Opening: 30 inches by 54 inches (762 mm by 1372 mm).
2. Ceiling Opening: __ inches by 54 inches (__ mm by 1372 mm).
3. Ceiling Opening: 30 inches by 64 inches (762 mm by 1626 mm).
4. Ceiling Opening: __ inches by 64 inches (__ mm by 1626 mm).
5. Stairway Stringer: 6005-T5 Extruded aluminum channel 5 inches by 1
inch by 1/8 inch (127 mm by 25 mm by 3 mm). Tri-fold design. Steel blade
type hinges. Adjustable feet with plastic Mar-guard. Pitch 63 degrees.
6. Stairway Tread: 6005-T5 extruded aluminum channel 5 3/16 inches by
1 1/4 inches by 1/8 inch (132 mm by 32 mm by 3 mm). Depth is 5 3/16 inches
(132 mm). Deeply serrated top surface. Riser Height: 9-1/2 inches (241 mm).
a. Clear Tread Width for Standard Width: 19-1/2 inches (495 mm).
b. Clear Tread Width for Non-Standard (Custom) Width: _____
inches (___ mm).

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7. Railing: Aluminum bar handrail riveted to stringers, upper section only.
8. Frame: 1/8 inch (3 mm) steel formed channel. 6 inches (152 mm) deep.
9. Frame: 1/8 inch (3 mm) steel formed channel. 5 inches (127 mm) deep.
10. Aluminum Door: 1/8 inch (3 mm) aluminum panel. Steel piano hinge.
Door overlaps bottom flange of frame. Eye bolt accommodates pole for
opening and closing door.
11. Fire Rated Steel Door: 20 gauge (0.912 mm) steel door with 2 hour
fire-rated Warnock Hersey label meeting ASTM E-119 and UBC 43-7
requirements, passing 250 degree F (121 degree C) temperature rise in the
first 30 minutes. Steel piano hinge. Door is flush with bottom of frame. Hole in
paddle-latch accommodates pole for opening and closing door.
12. Hardware:
a. Steel blade type hinge connecting stringer sections. Zinc plated
and chromate sealed.
b. Steel operating arms, both sides. Zinc plated and chromate
sealed.
c. Double acting steel springs and V-hooks, both sides.
d. Rivets rated at 1100 lb (499 kg) shear strength each.
e. Steel section alignment clips at stringer section joints.
f. Molded rubber guards at corners of aluminum door panel.
13. Finishes: Mill finish on aluminum stairway components. Prime coat on
frame.

D. Components:
1. Ceiling Opening: 30 inches by 54 inches (762 mm by 1372 mm).
2. Ceiling Opening: __ inches by 54 inches (___ mm by 1372 mm).
3. Ceiling Opening: 30 inches by 64 inches (762 mm by 1626 mm).
4. Ceiling Opening: __ inches by 64 inches (__ mm by 1626 mm).
5. Stairway Stringer: 6005-T5 Extruded aluminum channel 5 inches by 1
inch by 1/8 inch (127 mm by 25 mm by 3 mm). Tri-fold design. Steel blade
type hinges. Adjustable feet with plastic Mar-guard. Pitch 63 degrees.
6. Stairway Tread: 6005-T5 extruded aluminum channel 5 3/16 inches by
1 1/4 inches by 1/8 inch (132 mm by 32 mm by 3 mm). Width is 5 3/16 inches
(132 mm). Deeply serrated top surface. Riser Height: 9-1/2 inches (241 mm).
a. Clear Tread Width: 19-1/2 inches (495 mm).
b. Clear Tread Width: ___.
7. Railing: Aluminum bar handrail riveted to stringers, upper section only.
8. Frame: Custom fabricated from 1/8 inch (3 mm) steel with factory-
installed tread to cover the distance from finished ceiling to finished floor
above. Frame shall be on a 63 degree angle on the hinge end in order to
continue the climb from ceiling and beyond on the same incline as the folding
portion of the unit. The frame shall have pre-drilled and mounted brackets to
allow for hanging from and fastening to the floor above.
9. Standard Door: 1/8 inch (3 mm) aluminum panel. Steel piano hinge.
Door overlaps bottom flange of frame. Eye bolt accommodates pole for
opening and closing door.
10. Door: 20 gauge (.912 mm) steel door with 2 hour fire-rated Warnock
Hersey label meeting ASTM E-119 and UBC 43-7 requirements, passing 250
degree F (121 degree C) temperature rise in the first 30 minutes. Steel piano
hinge. Door is flush with bottom of frame. Hole in paddle-latch accommodates
pole for opening and closing door.

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11. Hardware:
a. Steel blade type hinge connecting stringer sections. Zinc plated
and chromate sealed.
b. Steel operating arms, both sides. Zinc plated and chromate
sealed.
c. Double acting steel springs and V-hooks, both sides.
d. Rivets rating at 1100 lb (500 kg) shear.
e. Steel section alignment clips at stringer section joints.
f. Molded rubber guards at corners of aluminum door panel.
12. Finishes: Mill finish on aluminum stairway components. Prime coat on
frame.

11.4 ALUMINUM FIXED VERTICAL LADDER


A. Aluminum Fixed Vertical Ladder and Components: Ladder, cage, rest
platforms, floor mounting brackets, security doors, walk-thru, and side rails.
1. Model: Model FL Aluminum Fixed Vertical Ladder as manufactured by
Precision Ladders LLC.
2. Capacity: Unit shall support a 1000 lb (454 kg) loading without failure.
3. Performance Standard: Units designed and manufactured to meet or
exceed ANSI A14.3 and OSHA 1910.27.

B. Components:
1. Ladder Stringer: 2-1/2 inch by 1-1/16 inch by 1/8 inch (64 mm by 27
mm by 3 mm) extruded 6005-T5 aluminum channel. Pitch: 90 degrees.
2. Ladder Tread: 2-1/4 inch by 3/4 inch by 1/4 inch (57 mm by 19 mm by
6 mm) extruded 6005-T5 aluminum with deeply serrated top surface.
3. Ladder Mounting Bracket: 8-1/2 inch by 2 inch by 3 inch by 1/4 inch
thick (216 mm by 51 mm by 76 mm by 6 mm) aluminum angle.
4. Walk-Thru:
a. Frame: 1-1/4 inch (32 mm) aluminum square tube.
b. Mounting Brackets: 4 inch by 4 inch by 1/4 inch (102 mm by 102
mm by 6 mm) aluminum.
c. Side Rails: 42 inch (1067 mm) side rail extension for through
ladder exits.
5. Safety Cage:
a. Bar Hoops: 1/4 inch by 2 inch (6 mm by 51 mm) 6005-T5
aluminum.
b. Vertical Bars: 1/4 inch by 2 inch (6 mm by 51 mm) 6005-T5
aluminum.
6. Rest Platform:
a. 1/8 inch (3 mm) aluminum tread plate.
b. Platform Size: 37-1/2 inches by 63 inches (953 mm by 1600
mm) standard.
c. Toe Boards. 6005 T-5 aluminum.
d. Handrails: 1-2/4 inch (32 mm) aluminum square tube 42 inches
(1067 mm) high.
7. Security Door: 0.125 inch (3 mm) 3003-H14 aluminum panel 84 inches
(2134 mm) tall with padlock provision.
8. Security Gate: Hinged gate at bottom of cage with padlock provision.

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9. Fall Prevention System: Complete system with rail, sleeves, and
harness to limit any fall to 6 inches (152 mm) or less.
10. Floor Brackets: Floor bracket at foot of each stringer, 3 by 2 by 1/4
inch (76 by 51 by 6 mm).
11. Finishes:
a. Mill finish on aluminum ladder components.
b. Anodized.
c. Painted.
d. Powder Coat.

11.5 ALUMINUM SHIPS LADDER


A. Aluminum Ships Ladder and Components: Ladder, mounting brackets and
handrails on both sides.
1. Model: Model SL Aluminum Ships Ladder as manufactured by
Precision Ladders LLC.
2. Capacity: Unit shall support a 500 lb (227 kg) total load without failure.
3. Ladder Stringer: 5 inch by 2 inch by 3/16 inch (127 mm by 51 mm by 5
mm) extruded 6005-T5 aluminum channel. Pitch: 60 to 75 degrees.
4. Ladder Tread: 5-3/16 inch (132 mm).
a. Standard Tread Material: Extruded 6005-T5 aluminum channel
with deeply serrated top surface on top tread.
b. Custom Tread Material: Checkered plate.
c. Custom Tread Material: Aluminum grating.
d. Standard Clear Tread Width: 26 inches (61 mm); ladder
width 30 inches (762 mm).
e. Maximum Clear Tread Width: 44 inches (1118 mm); ladder with
48 inches (1219 mm).
f. Clear Tread Width: __ inches (___ mm).
5. Ladder Mounting Brackets:
a. Floor Bracket: 2 inch by 3 inch by 1/4 inch (51 mm by 76 mm by
6 mm) aluminum angle.
b. Top Bracket: 4-3/4 inch by 5 inch by 1/4 inch (121 mm by 127
mm by 6 mm) aluminum angle.
6. Handrails: 1-1/4 inches (32 mm) Schedule 40, 6005-T5 aluminum pipe
provided with internal aluminum fittings.
7. Finishes:
a. Mill finish on aluminum ladder components.
b. Anodize.
c. Painted.
d. Powder Coat.

11.6 FABRICATION
A. Completely fabricate ladder ready for installation before shipment to the site.

B. Completely fabricate handrail components ready for field assembly to ladder


before shipment to site.

PART 12 EXECUTION

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12.1 EXAMINATION
A. Do not begin installation until rough opening and structural support have been
properly prepared.

B. If substrate preparation is the responsibility of another installer, notify


Architect of unsatisfactory preparation before proceeding.

C. Examine materials upon arrival at site. Notify the carrier and manufacturer of
any damage.

12.2 INSTALLATION
A. Install in accordance with manufacturer's instructions.

12.3 PROTECTION
A. Protect installed products until completion of project.

B. Touch-up, repair or replace damaged products before Substantial Completion.

END OF SECTION

SECTION 05520

HANDRAILS AND RAILINGS

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PART 13 GENERAL
13.1 SECTION INCLUDES
A. Roof edge protection.

B. Collapsible guard rails.

C. Permanent warning line system.

D. Leading edge fall protection.

E. Roof hatch/skylight systems.

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F. Grab bars.

G. Self-closing safety gate.

H. Modular railing system.

I. Non-penetrating railing system for roof edge fall protection.

J. Portable warning/barrier system.

K. Portable guard rail system.

L. Pipe fittings.

13.2 RELATED SECTIONS


A. Section 05500 - Metal Fabrications: Associated metal supports.

B. Section 07411 - Metal Roof Panels: Coordination of roof edge protection


installation.

C. Section 07500 - Membrane Roofing: Coordination of roof edge protection


installation.

13.3 REFERENCES
A. British Standard BS 970 - Specification for wrought steels for mechanical and
allied engineering purposes. General inspection and testing procedures and specific
requirements for carbon, carbon manganese, alloy and stainless steels.

B. British Standard BS EN 1562 - Founding. Malleable Cast Irons.

C. British Standard BS 3100 - Specification for Steel Castings for General


Engineering Purposes.

D. California Occupational Safety & Health Administration (CAL OSHA): 1620 -


Design of Temporary Railing.

E. California Occupational Safety & Health Administration (CAL OSHA): 1621 -


Railings and Toe Boards.

F. California Occupational Safety & Health Administration (CAL OSHA): 1633 -


Elevator Shafts to be Guarded.

G. California Occupational Safety & Health Administration (CAL OSHA): 3209 -


Standard Guardrails.

H. California Occupational Safety & Health Administration (CAL OSHA): 3210 -


Guardrails at Elevated Locations.

I. California Occupational Safety & Health Administration (CAL OSHA): 3211 -


Wall Openings.

J. California Occupational Safety & Health Administration (CAL OSHA): 3212 -

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Floor Openings, Floor Holes and Roofs.

K. California Occupational Safety & Health Administration (CAL OSHA): 3213 -


Service Pits and Yard Surface Openings.

L. California Occupational Safety & Health Administration (CAL OSHA): 3214 -


Stair Rails and Handrails.

M. Occupational Safety & Health Administration (OSHA): 29 CFR 1910.23 -


Guarding Floor and Wall Openings and Holes.

N. Occupational Safety & Health Administration (OSHA): 29 CFR 1910.27 -


Fixed Ladders.

O. Occupational Safety & Health Administration (OSHA): 29 CFR 1926.500 -


Scope, Application, And Definitions Applicable to this Subpart.

P. Occupational Safety & Health Administration (OSHA): 29 CFR 1926.501 -


Duty to Have Fall Protection.

Q. Occupational Safety & Health Administration (OSHA): 29 CFR 1926.502 - Fall


Protection Systems Criteria and Practices.

R. Occupational Safety & Health Administration (OSHA): 29 CFR 1926.503 -


Training Requirements.

S. Occupational Safety & Health Administration (OSHA): Warning Line


Interpretations dated May 12, 2000, November 15, 2002, and January 3, 2005.

13.4 SUBMITTALS
A. Submit under provisions of Section 01300.

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: Drawings showing plans, elevations, sections and details of


components.

D. Selection Samples: For each finish product specified, two complete sets of
color chips representing manufacturer's full range of available colors and patterns.

E. Verification Samples: For each finish product specified, two samples,


minimum size 6 inches (150 mm) square, representing actual product, color, and
patterns.

13.5 DELIVERY, STORAGE, AND HANDLING


A. Deliver materials to the job site in good condition and adequately protected
against damage as handrails are a finished product.

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B. Inspect rail sections for damage before signing the receipt from the trucking
company. Truck driver must note damaged goods on the bill of lading if damaged
product is found.

C. Store products in manufacturer's unopened packaging until ready for


installation.

13.6 PROJECT CONDITIONS


A. Field Measurements: Where handrails and railings are indicated to fit to other
construction, check actual dimensions of other construction by accurate field
measurements before fabrication.

13.7 WARRANTY
A. Warranty: Provide manufacture's two (2) year warranty.

PART 14 PRODUCTS
14.1 MANUFACTURERS
A. Acceptable Manufacturer: BlueWater Mfg., Inc., which is located at: 4064
Peavey Rd. ; Chaska, MN 55318; Toll Free Tel: 866-933-2935; Tel: 952-448-2935;
Email: request info (info@bluewater-mfg.com); Web: www.bluewater-mfg.com

B. Substitutions: Not permitted.

C. Requests for substitutions will be considered in accordance with provisions of


Section 01600.

14.2 SYSTEMS
A. Roof Edge Protection: Provide freestanding pedestrian egress barrier system
on roof, including pipe railings, uprights, bases, and fittings.
1. Approved Product: SafetyRail 2000.
2. Standards: System shall have top and mid rail in accordance with
OSHA Standards - 29 CFR 1910.23 (a)(2).
3. Structural Load: 200 lb (90.7 kg), minimum, in any direction to all
components in accordance with OSHA Regulation 29 CFR 1926.502.
4. Height: 42 inches (1067 mm), minimum.
5. Railings: 1-5/8 inch (41 mm) O.D. hot rolled pickled electric weld
tubing, free of sharp edges and snag points.
6. Mounting Bases: Class 30 gray iron material cast with four receiver
posts. Provide rubber pads on bottom of bases.
7. Receiver Posts: Shall have a positive locking system into slots that
allow rails to be mounted in any direction. Friction locking systems are not
allowed. Receiver posts shall have drain holes.
8. Accessories:
a. Toe Board Brackets: Provide brackets and friction knobs as
manufactured by BlueWater Mfg. Inc.
b. Step-Rail: Variable height railing enables a continuous run of
SafetyRail 2000 when the roof steps up or down.
c. Raised Mid-Rail: Railing to fit over duct work for continuous run

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of SafetyRail2000.
d. LP Outrigger: Supports placed under ducting or conduit to
continue run of SafetyRail 2000 when rail section cannot be used.
e. SG2000: Sliding gate.
f. Finishing Rail: D-shaped railing extension for ladder landings,
length of rail section and D-loop as indicated on the Drawings.
9. Hardware: Securing pins shall be 1010 carbon steel, zinc plated and
yellow chromate dipped. Pins shall consist of collared pin and lanyard that
connects to lynch pin.

B. Collapsible Guard Rails: Provide collapsible portable guard rail section with
one-way pivot assembly that allows guardrail to fold down to horizontal surface for
clean sightlines; requires no penetrations in substrates for installation. Rails shall be
compatible with SafetyRail 2000 Guardrail System.
1. Approved Product: Stealth Rail.
2. Standards: Guard rail system shall meet or exceed OSHA (Standards -
29 CFR) 1926.501 and 1926.502.
3. Hardware: Detent pin on each pivot assembly shall lock rail in upright
position.

C. Permanent Warning Line System: Provide non-penetrating, permanent, highly


visible warning line system for roof edge fall protection. System shall not be used as
a motion stopping device.
1. Approved Product: Perma-Line.
2. Standards: Warning line system shall meet or exceed the requirements
in OSHA Standards - 29 CFR 1926.502(f)(2).

D. Leading Edge Fall Protection: Provide non-penetrating, self-supporting


leading edge roof top safety and fall protection system that allows full access to
leading edge of flat roof or parapet.
1. Approved Product: ParaRail.
2. System Description: Portable.
3. System Description: Permanent.
4. Standards: System shall meet or exceed the requirements in OSHA
Standards - 29 CFR 1910.23 and 1926.502.
5. Size: Custom, as indicated on Drawings.

E. Roof Hatch/Skylight Systems: Provide non-penetrating railing system with top


rail, mid rail, and OSHA approved swinging gate, with the hatch curb acting as toe
plate. System shall be capable of being dismantled for roof repair.
1. Approved Product: SR2K.
2. Standards: System shall meet or exceed the requirements in OSHA
Standards - 29 CFR 1910.23, including 1910.23 (a)(3)(i); 1910.27.
3. Structural Load: 200 lb (90.7 kg), minimum, in any direction to all
components in accordance with OSHA Regulation 29 CFR 1910.23 (e) (3)
(iv).
4. Height: 42 inches (1067 mm), minimum.
5. Width: As indicated on Drawings.
6. Side Rail Length: As indicated on Drawings.
7. Railings: 1-5/8 inch (41 mm) O.D. hot rolled pickled electric weld
tubing, free of sharp edges and snag points.

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8. Mounting Bases: Class 30 gray iron material cast with four receiver
posts. Provide rubber pads on bottom of bases.
9. Receiver Posts: Shall have a positive locking system into slots that
allow rails to be mounted in any direction. Friction locking systems are not
allowed. Receiver posts shall have drain holes.
10. Railing Hardware: Securing pins shall be 1010 carbon steel, zinc plated
and yellow chromate dipped. Pins shall consist of collared pin and lanyard
that connects to a lynch pin.
11. Gate Hardware: Bolts and washers shall be 3/8 inch by 3-1/2 inch (9.5
mm by 89 mm) and 3/8 inch by 3 inch (9.5 mm by 76 mm) grade 5, zinc
plated.
12. Gate Opener: Latch pole.
13. Gate Opener: Latch.
14. Installation: Locate within 6 inches of open roof hatch or roof opening.
F. Grab Bar: Mounts to an open receiver on the SafetyRail 2000 base. Width of
bars shall adjust to ladder width inside hatch.
1. Approved Product: Grab Bar.
2. Mount Pad: Adjustable; shall enable bars to be used with curbs or on
uneven surfaces.
3. Hardware: Bars lock into place with securing pin and friction collar.

G. Self-Closing Safety Gate: Fully assembled gate shall be capable of swinging


in either direction by inverting installation position. Gate size shall be laterally
adjusted from minus 1-1/4 inch (32 mm) to plus 2-1/2 inch (64 mm).
1. Approved Product: Self-Closing Safety Gate.
2. Standards: System shall have top and mid rail in accordance with
OSHA Standards - 29 CFR 1910.23 (a)(2).
3. Width: As indicated on Drawings.
4. Height:
a. Top Rail: 42 inches (1067 mm), minimum.
b. Bottom Rail: 21 inches (533 mm).
5. Hardware: Provide the following:
a. Gate Hardware: U-Bolts.
b. Universal Hinge Assembly: Fits railing types up to 2 inches (51
mm) O.D. or flat surface mounting.
c. Railing adapter kit.
d. Self-Closing Springs: Two stainless steel torsion springs.
6. Material: Mild steel, powder coated.
7. Material: Mild steel, hot-dip galvanized.
8. Material: Mild steel, hot-dip galvanized with powder-coated finish.
9. Material: Stainless steel.

H. Modular Railing System: Provide metal handrail system utilizing handrail


brackets, handrail fittings and hex key for assembly.
1. Approved Product: Kwik-Rail; provide the following kit:
a. Kit: 6 Foot Rail Only; Part No. 500136.XX.
b. Kit: 12 Foot Straight Run; Part No. 500137.XX.
c. Kit: 6 ft. by 6 ft. Corner Section; Part No. 500138.XX.
d. Kit: 6 Foot Extension; Part No. 500139.XX.

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e. Kit: 6 Foot 90 Degree Extension; Part No. 500140.XX.
2. Standards: System shall have top and mid rail in accordance with
OSHA Standards - 29 CFR 1910.23 (a)(2).
3. Height: 42 inches (1067 mm), minimum.
4. Railings: 1-1/2 inch pipe (1.90 inch (48 mm) OD).
5. Railings: 1-1/4 inch pipe (1.66 inch (42 mm) OD).
6. Gate: Custom, as indicated on Drawings.
7. Hardware: Anchor bolts.
8. Material: Mild steel, powder coated.
9. Material: Mild steel, hot-dip galvanized.
10. Material: Mild steel, hot-dip galvanized with powder-coated finish.
11. Material: Aluminum.
I. Non-Penetrating Railing System for Roof Edge Fall Protection: Provide metal
handrail system consisting of a top rail, mid rail and base. Stanchions shall be
capable of mounting in any direction.
1. Approved Product: SafetyRail 2000 Architectural Series Guardrail
System.
2. Standards: System shall meet and exceed OSHA Standards - 29 CFR
1926.502 (b) and 1910.23 (e).
3. Height: 42 inches (1067 mm), minimum.
4. Railings and Stanchions: 1-1/4 inch pipe (1.66 inch (42 mm) OD).
a. Curved upright.
b. Inclined upright.
c. Straight upright.
5. Free Standing Base: Class 30 gray cast iron.
6. Hardware: 1010 carbon steel securing pins, zinc plated and yellow
chromate dipped.
7. Finish for Rails: Hot dipped galvanized.
8. Finish for Rails: Powder coat paint.
9. Finish for Bases: Hot dipped galvanized.
10. Finish for Bases: Powder coat paint.
J. Portable Warning/Barrier System: Provide self-contained, hand carried visual
warning system with spindle mount and handle for transporting and hoisting.
1. Approved Product: Kwik-Stand
2. Standards: System shall meet or exceed the requirements in OSHA
Standards - 29 CFR 1926.502 (f).
3. Height: 39 inches (991 mm) tall.
4. Area, Foot Print: 39 inches by 32 inches (991 mm by 813 mm) in use.
5. Weight: 34 lbs. (15.4 kg), each stand.
6. Support Bars: Hole at each end for accessories.
7. Accessories:
a. Extender Feet: For metal roofs.
b. Stakes: For gravel or asphalt roofs.
c. Rubber Pads: For feet of stands.
8. Flags: Bright yellow; OSHA rated.
9. Hardware: Securing pin attached to stanchion with lanyard.

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K. Portable Guard Rail System: Provide C-clamp locking guard rail system with
off-set compression plates and compression rods.
1. Approved Product: Versa-Clamp.
2. Height: Adjustable, to comply with OSHA guardrail heights.
3. Clamps: Expand from 1 inch (25 mm) to 12 inches (305 mm).
4. Accessories:
a. Toe Board Brackets: Provide brackets and friction knobs as
manufactured by BlueWater Mfg. Inc. for deck applications.
b. Adaptors: As manufactured by BlueWater Mfg. Inc., for
permanent placement of Versa-Clamp.

14.3 FITTINGS
A. Pipe Fittings:
1. Approved Product: Kwik-Fit.
2. Type: Provide fittings required for a complete operational system that
meets OSHA requirements.
3. Type: Provide the following:
a. Series 1047 - 90 Degree Elbow.
b. Series 1048 - Short Tee.
c. Series 1049 - Long Tee.
d. Series 1050 - Railing Base Flange.
e. Series 1051 - 3-Way Blind Corner.
f. Series 1052 - 3 Way Open Corner
g. Series 1053 - Short Cross.
h. Series 1054 - Straight Sleeve.
i. Series 1055 - Expanding Connector.
j. Series 1056 - Internal Swivel Tee.
k. Series 1057 - Swivel Base.
l. Series 1058 - Base Flange.
m. Series 1060 - Wall Flange.
n. Series 1061 - Rail Bracket.
o. Series 1062 - Side Outlet Tee.
p. Series 1063 - 4 Way with Center Pipe.
q. Series 1064 - Short Tee Swivel.
r. Series 1065 - Adjustable 2 Socket Cross.
s. Series 1067 - Variable Angle Tee.
t. Series 1068 - Collar.
u. Series 1069 - Gate Eye.
v. Series 1070 - Gate Hinge.
w. Series 1071 - Hook.
x. Series 1072 - Fixing Pad.
y. Series 1073 - Single Male Swivel.
z. Series 1074 - Single Female Swivel.
aa. Series 1075 - Alternate Male Swivel.
bb. Series 1076 - Double Male Swivel.
cc. Series 1077 - 90 Degree Corner Male Swivel.
dd. Series 1078 - Cross Over.

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ee. Series 1079 - Clamp On Tee.
ff. Series 1080 - Single Swivel Kit.
gg. Series 1081 - Base Swivel Kit.
hh. Series 1082 - Double Swivel Kit.
ii. Series 1083 - 90 Degree Corner.
jj. Series 1084 - Spare Screws.
kk. Series 1085 - End Cap.
ll. Series 1086 - Extended Straight Sleeve.
4. Material, Structural Pipe Fittings: Malleable iron, in accordance with BS
EN 1562.
5. Material, Fitting Types 26, 27 and 90: Weldable cast steel, in
accordance with BS 3100.
6. Finish: Pipe fittings shall be galvanized in accordance with BS EN ISO
1461.
7. Fitting, Inside Diameter:
a. 1.38 inch (35 mm).
b. 1.73 inch (44 mm).
c. 1.97 inch (50mm).
8. Hardware: Stainless steel set screws, in accordance with BS 970
Grade 420. Each set screw shall support axial load of 900 kg when tightened
to torque of 40Nm.

14.4 ACCESSORIES
A. Safety/Caution Signage: Cushioned foam strip with self adhesive backing;
UL- rated for indoor/outdoor use.
1. Approved Product: Safety Strip.
2. Thickness: 3/8 inch (9.5 mm).
3. Length: 36 inches (914 mm).
4. Width: 2 inches (51 mm).
5. Width: 4 inches (102 mm).
6. Color: Safety yellow.
7. Color: Safety yellow with black stripes.

B. Roof Pads: Provide the following pad under each base to protect roof
membrane.
1. Approved Product: BUR Pad.
2. Approved Product: EPDM Roof Pad.

C. Rolling Storage Cart: Provide four-wheeled cart for storage and movement of
SafetyRail 2000 components.
1. Approved Product: HYPERLINK "http://www.arcat.com/clickthru.pl?
coid=41461&prodid=121647&loc=www.bluewater-mfg.com/RTC-2000.htm"
RTC-2000.
2. Capacity: 120 lineal feet (36.6 m) of various size railings (70 feet (21
m) usable); 12 individual rail sections.
3. Lockable Storage Box: For storage of toe board brackets and securing
pins.
4. Lifting Rings: For hoisting to elevated areas.

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D. Base Mover: Provide two-wheeled steel cart to transport one base unit.
1. Approved Product: EZ Mover.

14.5 FINISHES
A. Finish: Factory finished powder coat paint.

B. Finish: Hot dipped galvanized.

C. Color: Safety yellow.

D. Color: Match Architect's sample.

14.6 FABRICATION
A. Assemble components with joints tightly fitted and secured. Accurately form
components to suit installation.

PART 15 EXECUTION
15.1 EXAMINATION
A. Do not begin installation until substrates have been properly prepared.

B. If substrate preparation is the responsibility of another installer, notify


Architect of unsatisfactory preparation before proceeding.

15.2 PREPARATION
A. Prepare surfaces using the methods recommended by the manufacturer for
achieving the best result for the substrate under the project conditions.

15.3 INSTALLATION
A. Install in accordance with manufacturer's instructions.

15.4 PROTECTION
A. Protect installed products until completion of project.

B. Touch-up, repair or replace damaged products before Substantial Completion.

END OF SECTION

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