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PHENOLIC SOLID CORE COMPARTMENTS

PART 1 - GENERAL

1.1 SECTION INCLUDES

A. Floor anchored, overhead braced pilasters (Metropolitan style).

B. Floor anchored pilasters (New Yorker style).

C. Ceiling hung pilasters (Empire style).

D. Floor to ceiling pilasters (Gramercy style).

E. Urinal screens.

1.2 QUALITY ASSURANCE

A. Source: Provide partitions and screens which are the products of one manufacturer.

B. Coordination: Coordinate related work such as concealed blocking to ensure proper location and quantity.

1.3 SUBMITTALS

A. Product Data: Submit manufacturer’s product data, installation details and catalog cuts for partitions, hardware and accessories.

B. Shop Drawings: Provide shop drawings for field measurements, fabrication, installation and erection of all parts of the work. Indicate dimensions, details of walls, anchorages, door swings and connections.

C. Manufacturer’s Installation Instructions: Provide details of hardware locations and drilling dimensions.

1.4 FIELD MEASUREMENTS

A. Verify that field measurements are as indicated on shop drawings. Advise manufacturer of any changes.

1.5 DELIVERY, STORAGE AND HANDLING

A. Deliver materials and products in unopened factory labeled packages. Store and handle in strict compliance with manufacturer’s instructions and recommendations. Protect from all possible damage. Inspect cartons at the time of delivery and advise carrier of any damage immediately.

PART 2 - PRODUCTS

2.01 ACCEPTABLE MANUFACTURERS

A. Knickerbocker Partition Corporation

2.02 MATERIALS AND PRODUCTS

A. Solid Phenolic Material: Composed of melamine-impregnated decorative surface papers superimposed over varying number of Kraft phenolic core sheets to achieve a desired thickness and a water-resistant surface. The edges shall be machined with a consistent polished grained finish. All sharp edges to be removed. Material has a standard Class "B" Flame Spread rating.

1. Panels and urinal screens: 1/2” thick solid phenolic core.
2. Doors: 3/4” thick solid phenolic core.
3. Metropolitan Pilasters: 3/4” thick solid phenolic core. Bottom of pilasters shall have adjustable floor anchor, with leveling device, anchor studs and locking nuts to firmly secure pilasters to floor. This entire assembly to be concealed with a 3” high stainless steel plinth, secured in place with one-way head thru bolts. Headrail shall be anti-grip design with built-in curtain track,manufactured of extruded aluminum with a clear anodized satin finish, secured in place with one-way head thru bolts.
4. New Yorker Pilasters: 3/4” thick solid phenolic core. Bottom of pilaster  shall be secured to the concrete floor by a 3/8” thick aluminum bar, fastened to 3/8” diameter cadmium plated bolts with a minimum penetration of two inches, secured rigidly into concrete slab with expansion shields. This entire assembly to be concealed with a 4” high stainless steel plinth, secured in place with one-way head thru bolts.
5. Empire Pilasters: 3/4” thick solid phenolic core. Top of pilaster, when set in place, shall be securely anchored to overhead carrying member (overhead structural steel members to be furnished, installed and drilled by others) by means of 3/8” diameter cadmium plated bolts thru a 3/8” thick aluminum bar. This entire assembly to be concealed with a 4” high stainless steel plinth, secured in place with one-way head thru bolts.
6. Gramercy Pilasters: 3/4” thick solid phenolic core. Both the top and the bottom of the pilasters shall have adjustable anchor and leveling devices. Anchor studs and locking nuts designed to firmly secure the pilaster to the floor and ceiling. Both assemblies to be concealed with 3” high stainless steel plinths, secured in place with one-way head thru bolts.
B. Finish: As selected by architect from manufacturer’s standard complete color selector.

C. Hardware: Stainless Steel: #304 with satin finish.

1. Hinges: Heavy duty, attached with theft-resistant one-way thru bolts.
2. Latch: Surface mounted slide latch.
3. Door Strike and Keeper: 14 gauge with emergency access by lifting door.
4. Coat Hook and Bumper: 12 gauge designed to hit panel before latch, with black resilient bumper.
5. Mounting Brackets: Panels and pilasters shall be attached to one another and/or to walls with “F” or “T” type and “U” types for pilaster to panel connections.
PART 3 - EXECUTION

3.01 INSTALLATION

A. Install partitions secure, rigid, plumb and level in accordance with manufacturer’s instructions.

B. Maintain manufacturer’s recommended spacing between wall and panels, and between wall and pilasters.

C. Attach panels and pilasters to brackets with theft-resistant one-way thru bolted screws.

D. Equip each door with hinges, slide latch, coat hook and bumper; outswing doors with door pull and wall bumper.

3.02 ADJUSTMENT

A. Adjust operating parts to work easily, smoothly and correctly.

B. Adjust and align hardware to uniform clearance at vertical edge of doors, not exceeding 3/16 inch.

C. Adjust hinges to position doors in full closed position when unlatched. Return outswinging doors to a closed position.

D. Adjust adjacent components for consistency of line or plane.

 

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